Privacy Policy

The Kantar Group Limited (“Kantar” or “We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.  As a global business, Kantar is committed your privacy, and our obligations under the data protection laws which apply in your region (such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA)). 

This policy sets out the basis on which we process personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us on www.blackwoodseven.com (“our site”).

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU

We collect and process the following data on our site:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site.
  • Information you provide if you report a problem with our site.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access as described in this policy.

COOKIES

Please refer to our Cookie Policy for information on our use of cookies.

WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to and/or stored outside your territory. It may also be processed by staff operating outside your territory who work for us or for one of our suppliers. If your personal data is transferred to, stored at or otherwise processed outside your country or territory, and that country or territory has not been recognised as providing an adequate level of data protection, we will put in place additional safeguards to protect your personal data, as required by applicable law.  For example, if you are in the EEA, standard contractual clauses would be used if we process your data outside the EEA.

KEEPING YOUR PERSONAL DATA SECURE

We take reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy. All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. We limit access to the information by our own employees, contractors, site service providers and those individuals who are authorised for the proper handling of such information. We request that our third party contractors and site service providers follow similar standards of security and confidentiality.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will take reasonable steps to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

OUR USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Below we provide information about our use of your personal data collected through this site, and the legal basis under which we process it.

Use Case

Purpose

Categories of data collected

Source

Legal basis

Operating our website

Ensure that content from our site is presented effectively, according to the device and location you are accessing it from.

Analyse statistical data about users browsing actions and their patterns to improve our website or detect fraudulent behaviour.

IP address, operating system information, browser specifications, device specifications.

We obtain this data from you directly.

It is our legitimate interest to ensure that our site is presented to you in the most effective way possible, to improve our website and to detect fraudulent behaviour.

Providing you with information or respond to your enquiries.

Provide you with information regarding products or services that you request from us, or that we have determined may be of interest to you, or respond to an enquiry you have raised with us.

Name, email address, IP address, phone number, postal address, job title.

We obtain this data from you directly, for example when you download reports or other content from our website, or when you submit an enquiry.

We will have your consent or determine that we have a legitimate interest in using your details to provide you with relevant information. Further information will be provided in the privacy statement provided prior to you submitting your data. You can withdraw your consent or opt out of communications from Kantar at any time.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may disclose your personal data to any member of the Kantar group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006. We may disclose your personal data to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If Kantar or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Kantar, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  • If we use a service provider or supplier to process your data (for example third parties who help administer our site or provide our services to you); however such third will only process this data for the purposes we instruct them to.
  • Kantar does not sell personal data collected through this website (including any children’s personal data). 

HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We keep your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which we are using it. The period for which we keep your personal data will be determined by a number of criteria, including the purposes for which we are using the information, the amount and sensitivity of the information, the potential risk from any unauthorised use or disclosure of the information, and our legal and regulatory obligations.

YOUR RIGHTS

As a global business, Kantar is committed your privacy, and committed our obligations under the data protection laws which apply in your region (such as GDPR or the CCPA).

You have the following rights in relation to your personal data (some of these rights apply only in certain circumstances, and some of them vary according to the legal basis on which we are processing your data or the territory you are located in):

  • The right to ask whether we’re processing your personal data and, if we are, to find out details of that processing (as well as obtaining a copy of your personal data).
  • The right to ask us to correct any personal data that we hold about you that’s inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to ask us to delete personal data that we hold about you.
  • The right to object to how we’re processing your personal data, and to ask us to restrict how we’re processing your personal data.
  • The right to have your personal data provided to you in a structured and commonly-used electronic format.  You can also ask us to transfer your personal data directly to another company if that’s feasible.
  • The right to opt out of the sale of your personal data if applicable.  Personal data collected through this site is not sold to third parties. 
  • The right not to be discriminated against for exercising the rights available to you under applicable data protection laws.

If  you wish to exercise any of these rights (for example you no longer wish to receive marketing from us), you can use the link or unsubscribe button provided in our email correspondence, contact info@blackwoodseven.com. Please note, in some circumstances we may need to take steps to verify your identity prior to fulfilling your request.

If you’re not happy with how we’ve dealt with your personal data, we’d like a chance to put it right – please contact us at info@kantar.com.  However, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority – the authority for the UK is the Information Commissioner (www.ico.org.uk).  

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

This policy was last updated on 1 January 2021.

This privacy policy may be updated from time to time and any changes we may make will be posted on this site.

COOKIE POLICY

This website uses cookies. We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services.

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Please state your consent ID and date when you contact us regarding your consent.

Your consent applies to the following domains: www.blackwoodseven.com

Cookies from Hubspot

Necessary cookies

 

__hs_opt_out

  • This cookie is used by the opt-in privacy policy to remember not to ask the visitor to accept cookies again.
  • This cookie is set when you give visitors the choice to opt out of cookies.
  • It contains the string “yes” or “no”.
  • It expires in 6 months.

__hs_do_not_track

  • This cookie can be set to prevent the tracking code from sending any information to HubSpot.
  • It contains the string “yes”.
  • It expires in 6 months.

__hs_initial_opt_in

  • This cookie is used to prevent the banner from always displaying when visitors are browsing in strict mode.
  • It contains the string “yes” or “no”.
  • It expires in seven days.

__hs_cookie_cat_pref

  • This cookie is used to record the categories a visitor consented to.
  • It contains data on the consented categories.
  • It expires in 6 months.

hs_ab_test

  • This cookie is used to consistently serve visitors the same version of an A/B test page they’ve seen before.
  • It contains the id of the A/B test page and the id of the variation that was chosen for the visitor.
  • It expires at the end of the session.

<id>_key

  • When visiting a password-protected page, this cookie is set so future visits to the page from the same browser do not require login again.
  • The cookie name is unique for each password-protected page.
  • It contains an encrypted version of the password so future visits to the page will not require the password again.
  • It expires in 14 days.

hs-messages-is-open

  • This cookie is used to determine and save whether the chat widget is open for future visits.
  • It is set in your visitor’s browser when they start a new chat, and resets to re-close the widget after 30 minutes of inactivity.
  • If your visitor manually closes the chat widget, it will prevent the widget from re-opening on subsequent page loads in that browser session for 30 minutes.
  • It contains a boolean value of True if present.
  • It expires in 30 minutes.

hs-messages-hide-welcome-message

  • This cookie is used to prevent the chat widget welcome message from appearing again for one day after it is dismissed.
  • It contains a boolean value of True or False.
  • It expires in one day. 

__hsmem

  • This cookie is set when visitors log in to a HubSpot-hosted site.
  • It contains encrypted data that identifies the membership user when they are currently logged in.
  • It expires in one year. 

hs-membership-csrf

  • This cookie is used to ensure that content membership logins cannot be forged.
  • It contains a random string of letters and numbers used to verify that a membership login is authentic.
  • It expires at the end of the session.

hs_langswitcher_choice

  • This cookie is used to save a visitor’s selected language choice when viewing pages in multiple languages.
  • It is set when a visitor selects a language from the language switcher and is used as a language preference to redirect them to sites in their chosen language in the future if they are available.
  • It contains a colon delimited string with the ISO639 language code choice on the left and the top level private domain it applies to on the right. An example will be “EN-US:hubspot.com”.
  • It expires in two years.

__cfruid

This cookie is set by HubSpot’s CDN provider because of their rate limiting policies. It expires at the end of the session. Learn more about Cloudflare cookies

__cf_bm

This cookie is set by HubSpot’s CDN provider and is a necessary cookie for bot protection. It expires in 30 minutes. Learn more about Cloudflare cookies

Analytics cookies 

These are non-essential cookies controlled by the cookie banner. If you’re a visitor to a site supported by HubSpot, you can opt out of these cookies by not giving consent.

__hstc

  • The main cookie for tracking visitors.
  • It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).
  • It expires in 6 months.

hubspotutk

  • This cookie keeps track of a visitor’s identity. It is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.
  • It contains an opaque GUID to represent the current visitor.
  • It expires in 6 months.

__hssc

  • This cookie keeps track of sessions.
  • This is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie.
  • It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), and session start timestamp.
  • It expires in 30 minutes.

__hssrc

  • Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser.
  • If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, it is considered a new session.
  • It contains the value “1” when present.
  • It expires at the end of the session.

If you are logged in to HubSpot, HubSpot will set additional authentication cookies. Learn more about cookies set in the HubSpot product. You can also see whether a contact accepted these cookies in their timeline.

Functionality cookies

Chatflow cookie

This is the cookie used for the chatflows tool. If you’re a visitor, this allows you to chat with a representative on the site.

messagesUtk

  • This cookie is used to recognize visitors who chat with you via the chatflows tool. If the visitor leaves your site before they’re added as a contact, they will have this cookie associated with their browser.
  • With the Consent to collect chat cookies setting turned on:
    • If you chat with a visitor who later returns to your site in the same cookied browser, the chatflows tool will load their conversation history.
    • The messagesUtk cookie will be treated as a necessary cookie.
  • When the Consent to collect chat cookies setting is turned off, the messagesUtk cookie is controlled by the Consent to process setting in your chatflow.
  • HubSpot will not drop the messagesUtk cookie for visitors who have been identified through the Visitor Identification API. The analytics cookie banner will not be impacted.
  • This cookie will be specific to a subdomain and will not carry over to other subdomains. For example, the cookie dropped for info.example.com will not apply to the visitor when they visit www.example.com, and vice versa. 
  • It contains an opaque GUID to represent the current chat user.
  • It expires after 6 months.

Chatflow cookie consent text

With the Consent to collect chat cookies setting enabled, HubSpot will prompt visitors for consent to drop a cookie in their browser before the start a chat or when they attempt to the leave the page during a chat conversation. This cookie is used to interact with website visitors and provide a visitor’s chat history.

If you choose to display the banner before the visitor starts a chat and the visitor does not give consent, they will not be able to start the chat.

If you choose to display the banner upon exit intent, however, the visitor can start the chat, but if they don’t consent to cookies before navigating away from the page, the chat widget will reset and the conversation will end.

With this setting disabled, a visitor can start a chat and give consent to process their information via the Consent to process setting

Visitors can also accept or decline cookies on the HubSpot cookie banner if it is enabled on your pages. 

  • If a visitor accepts the cookie when they start a chat, but then clicks Decline on the HubSpot cookie banner, the cookie will be removed. 
  • If a visitor clicks Decline on the HubSpot cookie banner before starting a chat, HubSpot will not drop a cookie or prompt them to consent to cookies in the chat widget.

Other Cookies:

 

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Type

_GRECAPTCHA [x2]

www.recaptcha.net

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.

179 days

HTTP Cookie

Google

li_gc

LinkedIn

Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain

2 years

HTTP Cookie

rc::a

Google

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.

Persistent

HTML Local Storage

rc::b

Google

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

Session

HTML Local Storage

rc::c

Google

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

Session

HTML Local Storage

Preferences (6)

   

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Type

lang [x2]

LinkedIn

Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website

Session

HTTP Cookie

player

Vimeo

Saves the user’s preferences when playing embedded videos from Vimeo.

1 year

HTTP Cookie

sync_active

Vimeo

Contains data on visitor’s video-content preferences – This allows the website to remember parameters such as preferred volume or video quality. The service is provided by Vimeo.com.

Persistent

HTML Local Storage

Statistics (21)

   

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Type

_dc_gtm_UA-#

Google

Used by Google Tag Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag.

1 day

HTTP Cookie

_ga

Google

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

2 years

HTTP Cookie

_ga_#

Google

Used by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit.

2 years

HTTP Cookie

_gat

Google

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

1 day

HTTP Cookie

_gid

Google

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

1 day

HTTP Cookie

_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress

Hotjar

This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors – this is done by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice.

1 day

HTTP Cookie

_hjFirstSeen

Hotjar

This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before, or if it is a new visitor on the website.

1 day

HTTP Cookie

_hjIncludedInPageviewSample

Hotjar

Used to detect whether the user navigation and interactions are included in the website’s data analytics.

1 day

HTTP Cookie

_hjIncludedInSessionSample

Hotjar

Registers data on visitors’ website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimization.

1 day

HTTP Cookie

_hjRecordingLastActivity

Hotjar

Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.

Session

HTML Local Storage

_hjSession_#

Hotjar

Collects statistics on the visitor’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been read.

1 day

HTTP Cookie

_hjSessionUser_#

Hotjar

Collects statistics on the visitor’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been read.

1 year

HTTP Cookie

_hjTLDTest

Hotjar

Registers statistical data on users’ behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator.

Session

HTTP Cookie

AnalyticsSyncHistory

LinkedIn

Used in connection with data-synchronization with third-party analysis service.

29 days

HTTP Cookie

collect [x2]

Google

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

Session

Pixel Tracker

LinkedIn

hjViewportId

Hotjar

Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.

Session

HTML Local Storage

personalization_id

Twitter Inc.

This cookie is set by Twitter – The cookie allows the visitor to share content from the website onto their Twitter profile.

2 years

HTTP Cookie

Marketing (67)

   

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Type

_gac_UA-#

Google

Stores information about ad campaigns from Google Adwords to show targeted ads to the visitor.

3 months

HTTP Cookie

_gcl_au

Google

Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.

3 months

HTTP Cookie

_gcl_aw

Google

Used to measure the efficiency of the website’s advertisement efforts, by collecting data on the conversion rate of the website’s ads across multiple websites.

3 months

HTTP Cookie

_hjRecordingEnabled

Hotjar

This cookie is used to identify the visitor and optimize ad-relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple websites – this exchange of visitor data is normally provided by a third-party data-center or ad-exchange.

Session

HTML Local Storage

ads/ga-audiences

Google

Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites.

Session

Pixel Tracker

bcookie

LinkedIn

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

2 years

HTTP Cookie

bscookie

LinkedIn

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

2 years

HTTP Cookie

i/adsct [x2]

Twitter Inc.

The cookie is used by Twitter.com in order to determine the number of visitors accessing the website through twitter advertisement content.

Session

Pixel Tracker

IDE

Google

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

1 year

HTTP Cookie

lidc

LinkedIn

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

1 day

HTTP Cookie

muc_ads

Twitter Inc.

Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant.

2 years

HTTP Cookie

pagead/1p-conversion/#

Google

Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement – This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement.

Session

Pixel Tracker

pagead/1p-user-list/#

Google

Tracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between websites.

Session

Pixel Tracker

pagead/landing [x2]

Google

Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement – This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement.

Session

Pixel Tracker

pagead/viewthroughconversion/1016971500

Google

Pending

Session

Pixel Tracker

pagead/viewthroughconversion/405677348

Google

Pending

Session

Pixel Tracker

pagead/viewthroughconversion/668620654

Google

Pending

Session

Pixel Tracker

test_cookie

Google

Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.

1 day

HTTP Cookie

UserMatchHistory

LinkedIn

Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor’s preferences.

29 days

HTTP Cookie

visitor_id# [x10]

Google

Used in context with Account-Based-Marketing (ABM). The cookie registers data such as IP-addresses, time spent on the website and page requests for the visit. This is used for retargeting of multiple users rooting from the same IP-addresses. ABM usually facilitates B2B marketing purposes.

10 years

HTTP Cookie

go.kantarmarketplace.com

go.millwardbrown.com

Kantar

Salesforce

visitor_id#-hash [x10]

Google

Used to encrypt and contain visitor data. This is necessary for the security of the user data.

10 years

HTTP Cookie

go.kantarmarketplace.com

go.millwardbrown.com

Kantar

Salesforce

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

YouTube

Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

179 days

HTTP Cookie

vuid

Vimeo

Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.

2 years

HTTP Cookie

YSC

YouTube

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

Session

HTTP Cookie

yt.innertube::nextId

YouTube

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

Persistent

HTML Local Storage

yt.innertube::requests

YouTube

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

Persistent

HTML Local Storage

ytidb::LAST_RESULT_ENTRY_KEY

YouTube

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Persistent

HTML Local Storage

yt-remote-cast-available

YouTube

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Session

HTML Local Storage

yt-remote-cast-installed

YouTube

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Session

HTML Local Storage

yt-remote-connected-devices

YouTube

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Persistent

HTML Local Storage

yt-remote-device-id

YouTube

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Persistent

HTML Local Storage

yt-remote-fast-check-period

YouTube

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Session

HTML Local Storage

yt-remote-session-app

YouTube

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Session

HTML Local Storage

yt-remote-session-name

YouTube

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Session

HTML Local Storage

 

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