Privacy Policy

Who we are

Vision Pharmaceuticals Ltd t/a Spectrum is the trading name of the business. Our full business address is Fernbank House, Springwood Way, Tytherington Business Park, Macclesfield. SK10 2XA. Our ICO Registration number is ZA353118.  This policy relates to our website www.spectrum-uk.co.uk and also covers our day-to-day processing activities.  

What personal data do we collect and why do we collect it?

Basis for processing:

We do not collect any personal data directly from our website. All contacts we use within the business is collected via emails requesting information, details taken over the telephone, using data from past sales, trade shows or day-to-day sales calls from our external sales teams. Our primary lawful source of personal data that is via legitimate interest (GDPR Article 6(f)), and under the lawful basis of being necessary for the performance of a contract (GDPR Article 6(b)).

Purpose of processing:

Personal data is processed entirely for the legitimate interest of maintaining contact between us and you (our customer, or potential customer) in order to deliver our service and fulfil any contracts which exist between us.

Special category data:

We process no special category data within the meaning of GDPR

What personal data do we collect?

Personal data we keep a record of are: email address, forename and surname, place of work, role, telephone number

Do we ever share personal data?

No, we do not routinely share any personal data, and would only do so under a legitimate request from a law enforcement agency. If data is requested from another business, permission will be obtained, so as to ensure they are aware of where the data is being sent to and the reason for this use.

Data subject access

You may request a copy of any and all data we hold on you by contacting chris.gill@spectrum-uk.co.uk

Data Retention

We will retain personal data for a period of 7 years from last contact. If you would like us to delete your data sooner then please contact us by emailing chris.gill@spectrum-uk.co.uk and we will do so.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights do you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Cookies – How do we use cookies on our websites?

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

We do not serve up advertisements or knowingly take part in any scheme that would allow your online behaviour to be tracked for the purposes of identity discovery. 

What happens when I follow links to other sites?

If you follow links to other sites from our website, your data will be subject to the privacy policies of those sites. You should refer to these policies before providing your data.

Where do we process data?

We process data in the UK at the above business address. We do utilise cloud computing applications, which potentially means that data may be stored outside of the UK. Though every effort has been made to ensure the security of the sites we use.

We apply UK data protection law and the GDPR conditions to our processing.

Making a complaint

You can contact us at the above address, alternatively the supervisory authority in the UK for data protection matters is the Information Commissioner (ICO). If you think your data protection rights have been breached in any way by us, you are able to make a complaint to the ICO. The ICO Helpline number is 0303 123 1113.