Privacy policy

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Our privacy promise

On the 25th May 2018, processing of personal data by organisations will have to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

We promise:

  1. To keep your data safe and private.
  2. Not to sell your data.
  3. To give you ways to manage and review your marketing choices at any time.

Your information will be held by Portable Building Sales Ltd. More information please contact our office on 01482 656590.


We at Portable Building Sales Ltd respect your right to privacy and comply with our obligations under the latest General Data Protection Regulation, (GDPR).

The purpose of this Website Privacy policy is to explain how we deal with any personal data you provide to us while visiting our website, emailing us or contacting us by telephone. Naturally, if you are not happy with this Website Privacy Policy you should not use this website.

Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such, and we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of these other websites.

Who are we?

If you have any questions, or want more details about how we use your personal information, you can ask us by sending an email to; or by calling our office on 01482 656590, or by writing to us;

The Data Controller
Portable Building Sales
Wernick Refurbished Buildings
Station Lane
Shipton By Beningbrough
North Yorkshire
YO30 1BS

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, Data Protection Bill when in force and all other relevant legislation, Mr Michael Ward, Managing Director of Portable Building Sales Limited is the “Data Controller”and is responsible for the controlling of your personal data. We welcome any feedback or questions you may have.

Types of information collected

We retain two types of information:

Personal data

This is data that identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you and is submitted by you voluntarily through the enquiry form on our website and will include;

• Your name- This is collected to allow us to address you.
• Your email address- This is collected to allow us to reply to your enquiry.
• Your contact telephone number- This is collected so that we can discuss your enquiry.
• Your Post Code- This is collected so that we can quote for the delivery of a building.
• The name of your company if applicable- This is collected to that we can visit your website and understand your business.
• The nature of your enquiry- This is collected to allow us to have a clearer initial understanding of what type of building you require and the nature of your enquiry.

Non-personal data

Like most other websites, we gather statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our website. This Non-Personal Data comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information regarding, for example, user IP addresses where they have been clipped or anonymised, browser types and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our website.

Portable Building Sales Limited uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics use cookies to help how we analyse how visitors to our website use our website. View Google Analytics Privacy Policy.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

We use this information to keep our site relevant and to make it easier to use. We do not and will not collect details of a person’s;

• Age
• Race
• Ethnic origin
• Political preferences
• Religion
• Trade union membership
• Health
• Sexual orientation

Other personal information we use

Maintaining historical records

We use an electronic folder system for each enquirer, each with a unique enquiry number which is stored on our server with an encrypted back up in the cloud.

1: If after 24 months a potential customer has not purchased or hired a building from us, then we permanently delete their data from the folder system.
2: If a customer does purchase or hire a building from us, then we retain their information on our server and in the cloud. We retain the information for communication purposes only and being able to contact the customer over any potential warranty issues.
3: Any orders issued to suppliers or invoices to customers are kept in the event that they are required by the Inland Revenue / VAT department in the future.

We do not retain any financial information on our server or in the cloud with regards to any bank account details of our customers.

Credit card payments

We accept credit card payments through but we do not keep any financial information of our customers. We complete through the details of the purchase, purchaser and amount and then a link is sent through to the customer who has to then fill in their financial details and submit the completed form to Portable Building Sales Limited never receive any financial data from the customer or View Worldpay Privacy Policy

Bank details retained

We retain our supplier’s company name, bank account number and sort code so that we can make payments to them in the future. This information is stored on a secure Yorkshire Bank Plc Rapport business website. View Yorkshire Banks Privacy Policy

Email marketing

We from time to time we email potential customers with information about our products and discounted special offers.

Each email sent has a clear opt out clause and if replied to putting the word Unsubscribe in the subject box, then the details will be permanently deleted from our records within a 14 day period. If a potential customer replies to our marketing email, then we collate their information in our electronic folder system as an enquiry.

Protection of data we keep

All data we manage is kept on our server which has an encrypted back up to the cloud. No personal information is kept on any employee’s laptop / desktop computer.

Disclosure of information to third parties

We will not disclose your Personal Data to any third parties. We will disclose your Personal Data if we believe in good faith that we are required to disclose it in order to comply with any applicable law, a summons, a search warrant, a court or regulatory order, or other statutory requirement.

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