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Privacy Policy / Policy on Protection of Personal Data

Our Privacy Notice explains how we use your personal data, describes the categories of personal data we process and for what purposes. We are committed to collecting and using such data fairly and in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018/ UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

We take your privacy seriously and you can find out more here about your privacy rights and how we gather, use and share your personal information. 


Who we are 

Applied Seismology Consulting Ltd (ASC), of 34-35 Butcher Row, Shrewsbury, SY1 1UW, UK acts as controller for the personal information you provide to us. 


What type of information we hold 

 We currently collect and process the following information. 
  • Surname 

  • First name 

  • Email address 

  • Shipping address 


How we get the information and why we have it 

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons. 

  • Quotation request 

  • Pre-contractual measures and conclusion of the contract 

  • Supply of service 

  • Technical assistance 

  • Newsletter, notice of software updates 

We also receive personal information indirectly, from the following sources in the following scenarios: 

  • Subscribing to our newsletter 

Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:  

(a) We have a contractual obligation. 

(b) We have a legitimate interest. 


What we do with the information we have 

We use the information that you have given us in order to. 

  • Provide quotations 

  • Execution and performance of a contract 

  • Provide technical assistance 

  • Monitor ASC performance 

  • Newsletter to subscribers and software/ hardware/ consulting clients 

We may share this information with our hardware suppliers for our AE and DAQ systems under the following conditions. 

  • Direct shipment of hardware 

  • Warranty and repairs 

We do not share or transfer your personal data with any other third parties. 


How we store your information  

Your information is securely stored and only accessed by authorised ASC employees.  

We keep your personal data for 5 years after the end of the business relationship. Data acquired through newsletter subscription is held for 3 years from its collection or from the last contact. You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time. Your information is then removed from our database. 


Your data protection rights 

Under data protection law, you have rights including: 

Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.  

Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.  

Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.  

Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.  

Your right to object to processing - You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances. 

Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances. 


You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. 

Please contact us at 34-35 Butcher Row, Shrewsbury SY1 1UW, UK or if you wish to make a request. 


How to complain 

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data. 

The ICO’s address: 

Information Commissioner’s Office 

Wycliffe House 

Water Lane 



SK9 5AF 

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113 


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