QuoteMyGoods (“QMG”) take protecting your privacy very seriously. This privacy policy explains how we look after and use your information and comply with the applicable data protection laws in place in the UK. This policy forms part of our terms & conditions.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

When you register with our Site, either as a contractor or a merchant, we will collect information. The same applies when you either submit or respond to a proposal. The information we gather for each type of account differs (see below).

Contractor accounts
What Usage
Full name Personalising content
Producing invoice statements
Providing to merchant for arranging delivery
Email Providing service notifications
Contacting regarding support and feedback
Contacting for marketing
Username for site access
Providing to merchant for arranging delivery
Phone number Providing service notifications
Contacting regarding support and feedback
Contact for marketing
Providing to merchant for arranging delivery
Billing address Producing invoice statements
Project address Filtering merchants by determining distance
Providing to merchant for arranging delivery
Profile image Personalising content
Payment details Taking payment for goods
Quote details Forwarding to merchants to determine quote (we include any information provided in the comments)
Trade number / merchant account name Forwarding to merchants to determine quote
IP address Monitoring site access
User agent (what device you are using to visit the site) Monitoring site access

Merchant accounts
What Usage
Contact full name Personalising content
Producing purchase order statements
Providing to contractor for arranging delivery
Contact email Providing service notifications
Contacting regarding support and feedback
Contacting for marketing
Username for site access
Providing to contractor for arranging delivery
Contract phone number Providing service notifications
Contacting regarding support and feedback
Contacting for marketing
Providing to contractor for arranging delivery
Company name Displaying to potential contractors
Producing purchase order statements
Providing to contractor for arranging delivery
Company address Producing purchase order statements
Filter contractors to those within range
Merchant category Filtering by category for contractors
Profile image Personalising content
Displaying image to potential contractors
Payment details Providing payment for goods
Delivery distance Filter contractors to those within range
Quote and material prices Forwarding to contractors as part of quote
Saving as default to automatically prefill future quotes
Quote details Forwarding to merchants to determine quote (we include any information provided in the comments)
IP address Monitoring site access
User agent (what device you are using to visit the site) Monitoring site access

We may also collect data about how you use our Site and this will be through our use of various cookies (see below). We may use your data for the purpose of debugging problems with the Site for support. As part of our legal obligations, we may need to provide your information to our payment provider for fraud prevention purposes. In regards to contacting for marketing; we will ask for your consent before sending marketing information.

Data retention

We keep your information for as long as you subscribe to the Site unless we are obliged legally to retain any information for a longer period. Otherwise when you are no longer signed up to our Site we will no longer retain your information and will take the necessary steps, where applicable, to delete your information.

Disclosure of information to third parties

As part of the service, your information is exchanged with contractors or merchants in order to negotiate a quote. We keep the information provided to a minimum in order to fulfill the quote; information provided by us is to be used only for this purpose and should abide by our privacy policy and terms and conditions. Any information provided by you directly to the other party is subject to their own privacy policy and terms.

In the event that we do use a third party company to provide a service for us, such as sending emails, they would only ever be given the information which they needed and would not be permitted to use such information for any purpose other than that which we had instructed them to do.

The personal information we hold about you is never released to another company for marketing, unless you have specifically consented to being contacted regarding marketing.

In the event that a valid, enforceable court order requests personal information about you that we hold, and failure to provide such information on our part would give cause to an action against us then we will be legally obliged to provide such information.

Protecting your information

We have ensured that stringent measures are in place both technically and physically to protect your information and feel confident that these measures are sufficient. We aim to review such measures on a regular basis.

Cookies

Our use of cookies is set out in more detail in our cookie policy section which, along with this privacy policy, forms part of our terms and conditions. Upon visiting our Site you will be informed that we do use cookies to improve your visit, as do most websites, and that your continued use of our Site is your deemed acceptance of such use.

Information rights

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold on you, to request the change of invalid records and to request removal of your personal data.

An administration fee may be charged for any repeated or excessive requests. In some cases, it may no longer be possible to continue offering you the service after your personal data is modified or removed.

Please visit the ‘Contact Us’ section if you need to request your information or modification of your information. You can also update some information from the ‘Profile’ section after logging into your account.

You have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority if you believe that your information is not handled according to regulation.