Mark Robbins has been fitting carpets and flooring in Blandford and the surrounding area’s for many many years.
In 1999 he embarked on setting up his own business and we are happy to say that it is now a well-established local business. Many of the staff were born and still live in Blandford so we feel it is important as a local business to support the other local trades and businesses in the area.
Over the years Mark has built up the company by working hard and taking on experienced fitters and staff who have all worked hard together as a team to offer a professional and friendly service to our customers. We pride ourselves on doing everything possible to look after their requirements and would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their continued support and we hope that we can carry on looking after our customers for many many years to come.
We have many clients all over England and Europe so distance is never a problem so please do not hesitate to contact us wherever you live.
We have a large showroom with ample free parking where you can come and browse at your leisure at our extensive range of carpets, vinyls, wooden floors, many room size remnants, rugs, beds as well as accessories such as candles, throws and cushions.
GDPR and Mark Robbins Carpets
Mark Robbins Carpets takes your privacy very seriously and will only keep and use your personal information for reasons law requires or allows. The company is the data controller for the personal information it holds about you. What follows is an explanation of how this company will use this information, who it will be shared with and how long the company will keep it.
The personal information Mark Robbins Carpets holds for this service area is:
Name, address, telephone numbers and email address.
The purposes for which that personal information will be used are:
For follow up work that may be required in the future e.g. product information.
Mark Robbins Carpets may share that information with:
The Company may also share your personal information with relevant organisations for purposes which may include law enforcement.
The length of time that Mark Robbins Carpets may keep your information is:
Mark Robbins Carpets will only keep personal information for as long as is necessary, but generally this will be no longer than 6 years or as required by law.
You have certain rights with regard to your personal information, for information regarding your rights please see the Mark Robbins Carpets data protection information sheet.
For how to contact Mark Robbins Carpets about data protection matters or how to make a complaint about how your personal information has been handled by Mark Robbins Carpets please see the data protection information sheet.
Data protection – Mark Robbins Carpets
How we comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how you can obtain details of personal information we hold about you.
What is personal data?
Personal data is information that can be used to identify a living individual. That information can be in a variety of formats.
For example, electronic on a computer, paper in a filing system or in more unusual formats such as CCTV footage.
Why do we collect data about people?
We need to collect personal data to fulfil our functions in relation to the provision of our services.
What principles apply to the collection of personal data?
There are six governing principles that must be followed in relation to the processing of data about individuals:
· Data must be processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner
· Data must be collected and processed for only specific, explicit and legitimate purposes.
In other words, we must not collect data for one reason and then use it for something
· Data we hold must be adequate and relevant for its purpose or purposes but not
· data must be accurate, kept up-to-date and where necessary, erased or rectified in
respect of inaccuracies
· We must not keep data for longer than necessary
· Data must be kept in a manner that ensures appropriate security, including against
unauthorised or unlawful access/processing and against accidental loss, destruction or
What rights do I have regarding information that is held
As a Data Subject you have the following rights:
· The right to be informed – you have the right to be given information about how your data is being processed, who it is/will be shared with, for what purpose and how long it
will be retained for.
· The right of access – you have the right to see or have a copy of your personal data. If providing you with a copy of your personal data would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others, an extract or summary of the information may be provided instead.
· The right to rectification – you have the right to request that your personal data is
rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
· The right to erasure (‘the right to be forgotten’) – you have the right to request that your personal data is removed to prevent processing in certain circumstances.
· The right to restrict processing – you have the right to block or stop processing of your personal data.
· The right to data portability – you have the right, when requested, to be provided with your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format.
· The right to object – you have the right to object to processing of your personal data in relation to legitimate interests, direct marketing (e.g. profiling) or for scientific/historical research and statistics.
· Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling – you have the right to not be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which significantly affects you.
How do I obtain information about me?
You must make a Subject Access Request (SAR) in writing.
You will need an electronic version of proof of identity in order to complete this form for e.g birth certificate, driving licence, passport.
What can I do if I think that information you hold about me
If you think information that we hold on you is incorrect and you want it rectified, erased or restricted/blocked please contact the company.
Complete the Individual Rights Form
What can I do if I think that there has been a breach of my
If you have any concerns about the way that your personal data has been used or if you wish to make us aware of a potential data breach, please let the Mark Robbins Carpets know.
Can I claim any compensation if I think that information
about me has been wrongly used?
If you believe that a company has not complied with GDPR regulations and has caused you to suffer material or non-material damage, you have the right to apply for compensation via the courts. Any such claim will need to show that the organisation has not taken reasonable care to comply with GDPR.