GDPR 2018

23rd May 2018


From the 25th May 2018 a new law called The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be in effect. GDPR is designed to give you more choice in how you're contacted and how your data (for example your name, address) is used. The new law also makes it easier to find out how your information is processed and protected.


Furness Fluid Power Limited understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used.  We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and this policy explains when and why we collect personal information and how we use it, in line with The General Data Protection Regulation 2018.

1.    Information About Us
i.    Furness Fluid Power Ltd is limited company registered in England under company number 5675728, whose registered address is Unit 8 Andrews Way Barrow in Furness, Cumbria LA14 2UD and whose trading addresses are the registered address and Unit 2 Newgate, Whitelund Industrial Estate, Morecambe, LA3 3PT
ii.    Our website address is:
iii.    Our VAT number is 877801583.
iv.    Our Data Protection Officer is Karen Allenby, and can be contacted by email at, by telephone on 01229 811634, or by post at the registered address.
v.    Furness Fluid Power Ltd is registered with the Information Commissioners Office.

2.    Your Rights
As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:
i.    The right to be informed about our collection and use of personal data;
ii.    The right of access to the personal data we hold about you (see section 8);
iii.    The right to rectification if any personal data we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact us using the details in section 8);
iv.    The right to be forgotten i.e. the right to ask us to delete any personal data we hold about you (We only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 6 but if you would like us to delete it sooner, please contact us using the details in section 8);
v.    The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
vi.    The right to object to us using your personal data for particular purposes;
vii.    If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, please contact us using the details provided in section 8 and we will do our best to solve the problem for you. If we are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK's supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner's Office.

3.    How we collect information
We may collect data when we are contacted by email, on the phone or through our website.

4.    What data we may collect - dependent upon the reason for your contact with us
i.    Name and address
ii.    Contact details
iii.    Employer details
iv.    Photographic image
v.    Driving licence details
vi.    Payment details
vii.    Teaching and training qualification and certificates
viii.    Training experience
ix.    Insurance details
x.    Bank details for processing of payments

5.    How is your information used?
i.    To reply to your email;
ii.    To keep you informed of our products and services
iii.    To confirm any orders or bookings
iv.    To send communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you

6.    Data Sharing
We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations for up to six years.
Any data we hold about you will be processed and held securely and no third parties will have access to your details unless there is a legal obligation for us to provide them with this or for the purpose of registering training candidates with an awarding body.

7.    Marketing
Furness Fluid Power Ltd maintains a marketing list that contains basic details of individuals and companies who have consented to receiving information about our products and services via email.
Each marketing email sent provides you with the option to "opt-out" by replying to said email with the words "opt-out".

8.    How you can access and/or update your data
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by us under the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR. We require the payment of a small fee which will not exceed £10. Please contact us by email at, by telephone on 01229 811634, or by post at is Furness Fluid Power Ltd, Unit 8 Andrews Way, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria LA14 2UD.