1.1 This Privacy Policy outlines how and when we may collect information about you when you visit this site.

1.2 By accessing or using this web site operated by Plan B Disaster Recovery Ltd, you agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy, as outlined below.

Site operator

2.1 This site is operated by Plan B. Plan B is the data controller for any information collected on this site in accordance with the United Kingdom Data Protection Act.

Personal data and purpose

3.1 Plan B is committed to processing all personal data we handle lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner.

3.2 Plan B acts as a data controller for the personal data we collect:

-We process data that is necessary for us to perform our contract with our customers and contacts wishing to engage with us (GDPR Article 6(1)(b)).
-We process data to meet our obligations under the law (GDPR Article 6(1)(c)). This primarily involves financial data and information that we need to meet our accountability obligations under the GDPR.
-We process personal data of contacts who have given consent to the processing of personal data under the law (GDPR Article 6(1)(a)).
-We process personal data for our legitimate interests in line with GDPR Article 6(1)(f).
-As a provider of disaster recovery we process data of subjects who work in areas of business that we feel would benefit from the data security and IT availability that disaster recovery solutions offer. We also hold data for subjects who can benefit from offering such services to their customers.

3.3 When you engage in certain activities on this site, such as subscribing to newsletters or downloading software, you will be asked to provide information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, Plan B may require that you provide personal information, such as your name, mailing address, email address, and other personal identifying information.

3.4 Plan B collects this information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select. For example, if you select to receive newsletters you will need to supply us with your email address. We may also use information collected to provide you with information about Plan B products and services if you choose to opt-in. It is not necessary to opt-in to receive further information to participate in the selected activities.

3.5This site does not automatically capture or store personal data from visitors to the site, other than to log the user’s IP address and session information such as the duration of the visit to the site and the nature of the browser used. This information is used only for administration of the site system and in the compilation of statistics used by us to access the use of the site. We may also use permanent cookies to store your preferences such as language and geographical region.

Information sharing

4.1 Plan B recognises its obligation to use this information in a responsible manner. When we collect information we will indicate which information is necessary in order for you to receive the service requested. Additionally, we will indicate which information is ‘optional’. When you provide information you will be given a preference as to whether you wish to enable Plan B to use your information selectively to provide you with information about other Plan B services or products/services of third parties which we think may be of interest to you. If you indicate that you do not want your information to be used for these purposes we will honour your preference

Links to other site

5.1 Plan B Disaster Recovery Ltd is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of non Plan B Disaster Recovery Ltd web sites to which any Plan B Disaster Recovery Ltd web site may link.

Withdrawal policy and process

6.1 Individuals have the right to access their information (under the GDPR Article 15), withdraw consent (under the GDPR Article 17(1)(b)), request rectification (under the GDPR Article 16), or erase their data (under the GDPR Article 17) at any time. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

6.2 Our Withdrawal policy and process can be found on the Plan B web site here.

Use of cookies

7.1 Cookies are small text files placed on your computer when you browse a website. In common with many other websites, Plan B Disaster Recovery Ltd uses cookies in a general way to help us to understand how to make our website more effective.

The table below sets out what cookies we use and why:

Site Cookie Name Purpose
Google Analytics _utma
These cookies are used to measure visitor behaviour and usage patterns, such as the time spent on site, number of visits or what pages were viewed during a visit. All information is anonymous and reports always show aggregate, not individual data. wp-settings-2
These cookies are used by our content management system and not relevant to site visitors, only those who edit and administer the site.

Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. If you’re using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari you should be able to configure your browser to restrict or block cookies, or you may wish to delete them, by going to your browsers settings. Below are short instructions for how to do this in the four most popular browsers:

Microsoft Internet Explorer
Click the ‘Tools’ icon in the top right hand corner and select ‘Internet Options’. In the pop up window select the ‘Privacy’ tab. From here you can adjust your cookie settings.

Google Chrome
Click the spanner in the top right hand corner and select ‘Settings’. From here select ‘Under the hood’ and change the settings under ‘Privacy’.

Mozilla Firefox
From the drop down menu in the top left hand corner select ‘Options’. In the pop up window select the ‘Privacy’ tab. From here you can adjust your cookie settings.

Contact information

8.1 Any queries regarding this policy or data we hold on you should be submitted to:

Plan B Disaster Recovery Ltd
Merlin House
Brunel Road