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This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and PROPANE GAS ESSEX LIMITED, the  owner and provider of this Website. PROPANE GAS ESSEX LIMITED takes the privacy of your information  very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in  relation to your use of the Website. 

Please read this privacy policy carefully

Definitions and interpretation 

  1. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:
Data  collectively all information that you submit to PROPANE GAS  ESSEX LIMITED via the Website. This definition incorporates,  where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection  Laws;
Cookies  a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when  you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain  features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this  Website are set out in the clause below ( Cookies);
Data Protection Laws  any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data,  including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data  Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national  implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as  long as the GDPR is effective in the UK;
GDPR  the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;


LIMITED, we or us

PROPANE GAS ESSEX LIMITED, a company incorporated  in England and Wales with registered number 12159354 whose  registered office is at PorGas Essex, Clay Lane, St. Osyth,  Clacton-on-Sea, Essex , CO16 8HH;
UK and EU Cookie  Law the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive)  Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic  Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations  2011;
User or you  any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i)  employed by PROPANE GAS ESSEX LIMITED and acting in  the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or  otherwise providing services to PROPANE GAS ESSEX  LIMITED and accessing the Website in connection with the 


provision of such services; and
Website  the website that you are currently  

using, https://progasessex.co.uk/, and any sub-domains of this  site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.


  1. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation: 
  2. the singular includes the plural and vice versa; 
  3. references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or  appendices of this privacy policy; 
  4. a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships; d. “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”; 
  5. reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it; f. the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy. 

Scope of this privacy policy 

  1. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of PROPANE GAS ESSEX LIMITED and Users with  respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website  including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites. 
  2. For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, PROPANE GAS ESSEX LIMITED is the “data  controller”. This means that PROPANE GAS ESSEX LIMITED determines the purposes for which, and  the manner in which, your Data is processed. 

Data collected 

  1. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you: 
  2. name; 
  3. job title; 
  4. contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers; 

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy. 

How we collect Data 

  1. We collect Data in the following ways: 
  2. data is given to us by you ; and 
  3. data is collected automatically. 

Data that is given to us by you 

  1. PROPANE GAS ESSEX LIMITED will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:
  2. when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means; b. when you register with us and set up an account to receive our products/services; c. when you make payments to us, through this Website or otherwise; 
  3. when you use our services; 

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy. 

Data that is collected automatically 

  1. To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for example: 
  2. we automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us  to make improvements to Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date,  times and frequency with which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with its  content. 
  3. we will collect your Data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on your browser.  For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the Website, see the section below,  headed “Cookies”. 

Our use of Data 

  1. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the  best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for  the following reasons: 
  2. internal record keeping; 

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy. 

  1. We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate  interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (see the  section headed “Your rights” below). 
  2. When you register with us and set up an account to receive our services, the legal basis for this  processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to  enter into such a contract. 

Who we share Data with 

  1. We may share your Data with the following groups of people for the following reasons: a. our employees, agents and/or professional advisors – to complete work agreed; 

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy. 

Keeping Data secure 

  1. We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for example: a. access to your account is controlled by a password and a user name that is unique to you.
  2. we store your Data on secure servers. 
  3. Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If  you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by  contacting us via this e-mail address: [email protected]
  4. If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your  computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit  www.getsafeonline.org. Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses. 

Data retention 

  1. Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your Data on our  systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or until you request  that the Data be deleted. 
  2. Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory  purposes. 

Your rights 

  1. You have the following rights in relation to your Data: 
  2. Right to access – the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or  (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the  information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is “manifestly  unfounded or excessive.” Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we  refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why. 
  3. Right to correct – the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete. c. Right to erase – the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems. 
  4. Right to restrict our use of your Data – the right to “block” us from using your Data or limit the  way in which we can use it. 
  5. Right to data portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data. 
  6. Right to object – the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our  legitimate interests. 
  7. To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the  processing of your Data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your Data), please contact us via  this e-mail address: [email protected]
  8. If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled by us,  you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the  Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO’s contact details can be found on their website at  https://ico.org.uk/. 
  9. It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if  your Data changes during the period for which we hold it. 

Links to other websites

  1. This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such  websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to  your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior  to using them. 

Changes of business ownership and control 

  1. PROPANE GAS ESSEX LIMITED may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this  may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of PROPANE GAS ESSEX LIMITED.  Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred  along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy  policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us. 
  2. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it. 25. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected. 


  1. This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. PROPANE GAS ESSEX  LIMITED uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of  products and services. PROPANE GAS ESSEX LIMITED has carefully chosen these Cookies and has  taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times. 
  2. All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law. 
  3. Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar  requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are  enabling PROPANE GAS ESSEX LIMITED to provide a better experience and service to you. You may,  if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not  function fully or as intended. 
  4. This Website may place the following Cookies: 
Type of Cookie  Purpose
Strictly necessary cookies  These are cookies that are required for the operation of our  website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log  into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of  e-billing services.


  1. You can find a list of Cookies that we use in the Cookies Schedule. 
  2. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet  browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your  internet browser. 
  3. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables  you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation  settings. 
  4. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the  help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting  your privacy settings.
  5. For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to  aboutcookies.org. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer. 


  1. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may  transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected. 
  2. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any  provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required,  be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy  will not be affected. 
  3. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be  deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy. 
  4. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All  disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and  Welsh courts. 

Changes to this privacy policy 

  1. PROPANE GAS ESSEX LIMITED reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem  necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the  Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the  Website following the alterations. You may contact PROPANE GAS ESSEX LIMITED by email  at [email protected]

28 September 2020


Below is a list of the cookies that we use. We have tried to ensure this is complete and up to date, but if you  think that we have missed a cookie or there is any discrepancy, please let us know. 

Strictly necessary 

We use the following strictly necessary cookies:

Description of Cookie Purpose
Google Analytics  Analytic data collection


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