Much of the content on Pedelecs can be accessed or read without providing us with personal data. If you wish to participate in the forum then we will ask for some minimal details to enable you to sign up for a forum user account. When using this service provided by Pedelecs Limited, we will require some or all of the following information:
This data is to authenticate you so that we know it is you and not someone else. You may cancel your forum account at any time. If you so wish, personal data associated with your forum user account can be erased. Usernames are displayed publicly on our forum. We suggest that members of the public do not use their real names as usernames if they wish to protect their privacy. (We ask that traders do use their company name for transparency however since this is not ‘personal data’.) Your email address is securely stored and not publicly visible. We use Google Analytics to track broad demographic information in aggregate form to assist us in identifying visitor preferences and ensuring site content meets visitors’ requirements. Additionally therefore, whilst using the Pedelecs.co.uk website, any associated websites and sub-domains, some or all of the following information may be collected:
The information you provide to Pedelecs Limited is required for, but not limited to, the following reasons:
While we will of course delete any personal data associated with your use of the Pedelecs forum, we are not legally required to erase posts that do not contain personal data since this interrupts the flow and therefore overall accuracy of discussions on the forum. Please also note GDPR requires us to compare the subjects’ rights with "the public interest in the availability of the data" when considering data erasure.
We are committed to ensuring that any information you provide to Pedelecs Limited is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.
Pedelecs.co.uk, any associated websites and sub-domains, may contain links to other websites. These websites may or may not be affiliated with Pedelecs Limited.
When using the Pedelecs.co.uk forum, you may choose to limit public viewing of applicable personal information through the settings located in the Privacy section of your account.
Pedelecs Limited will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your explicit permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you security information, product updates, or other information pertaining to Pedelecs Limited, or your account.
If you discover any of the information Pedelecs Limited holds for you is incorrect or incomplete, that you are unable to change yourself, please contact us as soon as possible so the necessary changes can be made.[21st May 2018]