General Data Protection Regulation Policy
One of Guardian Goalposts Limited main goals is to maintain the highest level of security for its
customers and employees, especially when it comes to protection of personal data.
Guardian Goalposts wishes to inform existing and potential customers alike how we treat personal
data in a clear and understandable way.
Storage of Personal Data
Guardian Goalposts registers and stores personal data in the online shop in order to handle orders,
and requests from customers. The personal data is stored on secure servers located in the UK.
We save name, address, telephone number and e-mail address in our databases.
We save the customers’ invoices, credit notes and payment information in order to be able to offer
good customer service.
When paying by credit card, we co-operate with an authorized payment service company, who
controls the validity of the card directly with the bank. The payment service company treats the data
in compliance with international security standards issued by the card companies Visa and
MasterCard. The payment information is treated in a secure way and Guardian Goalposts has no
access to these.
Credit card information is only saved upon detailed authorization. The payment information is
securely stored with our payment service supplier, and not directly with Guardian Goalposts.
A cookie is information about a user, and is a .txt-file, exchanged between the browser and the
server. We use two sorts of cookies. In some of our web services we use “sessions-cookies”, so that
we can send the right web sites to the right person. The Session cookie is temporary, and it only
exists so long as the browser window is open. It will be deleted when the browser, e.g. Internet
Explorer is closed. For pop-ups and general web statistics we use permanent cookies, which are
saved on your computer. In order to be able to develop and improve our web sites, we use statistics
telling how the web site used. These statistics are only used as a summary, e.g. to see which pages
and browsers are frequently used.
Use of Personal Data
Guardian Goalposts uses customers data for the following:
• Delivery of orders.
• Communication in relation to orders, payment and offers.
• Individual marketing of our products.
• Investigations, statistics and analysis in order to improve our service.
• For legal purposes as and when required.
Guardian Goalposts does not share data when sending out marketing material. Information is only
shared if requested by law enforcement agencies in relation to public authorities. We only share the
data entered on our website.
When in contact with Guardian Goalposts, customers accept that we treat data according to this
General Data Protection Regulation Policy.
Guardian Goalposts procedure for correction and deleting personal data
It is always possible for to change personal data registered with us, and objections to any
registration in accordance with the rules concerning personal data can be made.
Guardian Goalposts save customers’ data for the duration of the period in which they trade with us.
According to accounting laws, we must save data for five years. We also save data in respect of
product guarantee rules.
If not a customer, we save the communication only if, and for as long as it is relevant to our business
We save e-mail addresses unless unsubscribe notification Is received.
In order to be protected against virus and other attacks, we use well-known antivirus software and
For removal from the Guardian Goalposts database is done via the contact section on the website.
www.GuardianGoalposts.com, by e-mail or by telephone.
Guardian Goalposts Ltd Unit 23 Cinnamon Brow Business Park Makerfield Way Ince-in-Makerfield
Wigan WN2 2PR
Guardian Goalposts’ Employee’s Treatment of Personal Data
Employees dealing with orders and customer service, have access to the registered personal data. In
order to access this data, the users have to login with user ID and password. The password is
changed and updated regularly. Any employees leaving the company are deactivated on the system,
and prohibited access to the data.
Employees who are involved, have received detailed information about the rules for storage and
deleting of data. Our employees know the rules for treatment of personal data and are of course
bound by secrecy.
You are always welcome to contact us to discuss this further.
Neil C. Ormesher