Colt Data Centre Services UK Limited (“Colt”) is the controller of the data processed through the webpages accessible at https://www.coltdatacentres.net/ (the “Website”).
you which you may provide, when you:
Personal Data that you provide us
The types of personal data we may obtain in connection with the previous cases are as follows:
Personal Data collected by automated means
When you visit our Website or use our services, subject to your prior consent where applicable by law, we may collect personal data without you actively submitting such information, by automated means, using technologies such as cookies and similar technologies (collectively referred to as “Cookies”). Cookies are files or pieces of information that may be stored on your hard drive or browser (or other internet enabled devices, such as a smartphone or tablet) when you visit the Website. A cookie will usually contain the name of the website from which the cookie has come from, the "lifetime" of the cookie (i.e. how long the cookie will remain on your device) and a value, which is usually a randomly generated unique number. They enable our Website to identify your computer, as you navigate different pages on a website, and recognise that you have visited before. Cookies themselves do not contain any directly identifiable personal information. From time to time we may also use other technologies to log and collect data in order to analyse traffic to our Website. These technologies will regularly only allow for a non-directly identifiable notice of your visit to be generated. However, in some instances they may allow us to obtain details about your IP address and to track visits to our Website. In conjunction with cookies, this will enable us to identify what portions of our Website are of interest to our visitors and to help us provide you with tailored information from our Website.
The types of personal data that we may collect through your visits to the Website or use of the services include, to the extent permitted under applicable law and, where required, subject to your express consent, are:
Personal Data collected by third parties
Colt may also receive information about customers from other sources, including third parties from whom we have purchased data, and combine this information with data we already have about you. This helps us to update, expand and analyse our records, identify new customers, and create more tailored advertising to provide products and services that may be of interest to you. We will ensure that any marketing campaigns are aligned to GDPR or other local privacy law requirements.
Providing personal data for these purposes is necessary and refusal would make it impossible for Colt to manage the contract with you or to comply with its contractual and
Subject to your consent where required by law, we may also use your personal data, notably collected via Cookies, in order:
Our policy is to not give, sell or otherwise distribute personal data we collect to third parties outside of Colt, except where required with your express consent or where this is
necessary and in accordance with applicable law. In line with this, we share personal data with the recipients listed below only:
Colt subsidiaries and affiliated entities (‘Colt Affiliates’). We may share your personal data with other companies of the Colt Group (a list of Colt Affiliates is available at https://www.coltdatacentres.net/) for the purposes specified under the "How do we use this information?" section previous and as described under the "Will Personal Data be transferred abroad?" section in this document.
Third party service providers. Your personal data may be disclosed to third party service providers, acting on our behalf, in connection with data analytics, finance, accounting or other administrative services and information technology support. These third party service providers will have access to – and process – personal data only on our behalf and under our instructions and will have appropriate security measures in place.
Colt’s business partners. A list of such partners could be provided upon request.
Other data recipients. For the above purposes or where otherwise required by law, we may also need to make personal data available to third parties such as advisors, banks and financial institutions, professionals, independent consultants, potential or existing investors and/or acquirers (in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale involving Colt or its affiliates or as part of a corporate reorganization, stock or asset sale, or other change in corporate control), regulatory and/or administrative authorities, courts and police authorities.
Colt may provide information, in response to properly made requests, for the purposes of the prevention and detection of crime, and the apprehension or prosecution of offenders, when required to do so by law, for example under a court order, or in response to properly made court or administrative demands. Colt may also provide information for the purpose of safeguarding national security. In either case, Colt will act in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
In providing our services or Website to you, we may need to transfer your personal data to Colt Affiliates, service providers or other recipients identified in the "Why and with whom to we share your personal data?" section that are located inside and outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”), including in countries that do not provide the same level of protection for personal data as in the EEA. In any case, we will only transfer personal data to recipients that provide an adequate level of data protection or as permitted by applicable data protection laws by implementing appropriate safeguards, including, but not limited to, relevant data transfer agreements. Colt has implemented an
IGTA (International Group Transfers Agreement), which includes the standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission.
Colt has appropriate policies and technical and organisational measures in place to safeguard and protect your personal data against unlawful or unauthorised access, accidental loss or destruction, damage, unlawful or unauthorised use and disclosure. We also take all reasonable precautions to ensure that our staff and employees who have access to personal data have received adequate training.
We may retain your information for the period of time needed for Colt to pursue legitimate business interests, conduct audits, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
If you provide us with personal data about third parties, you warrant, represent, and undertake that you have complied with applicable data protection laws including informing
and obtaining all necessary consents and approvals for the provision of such personal data to Colt and the processing by Colt of this personal data as described in this Privacy
We may use your personal data to conduct marketing, promotional and informational activities and to perform business analytics, satisfaction surveys or market research and
direct marketing purposes in general, including sending notifications about updates to the Website, information on our products and services we think may be of interest to you,
initiatives or events, by e-mail or other electronic means. However, we will only do so in accordance with GDPR or local privacy law requirements prior to being contacted in this way and/or subject to relevant legal requirements. If you no longer wish to receive marketing information, please inform us by email or using the unsubscribe option available on the communication. When you request to be removed from certain marketing offers, you will, in accordance with applicable data protection laws, be added to the relevant internal suppression list(s) to ensure your request is complied with.
We do not knowingly collect personal data from anyone under the age of 18 or knowingly allow such persons to use our products and services.
In accordance with applicable data protection laws, you have a right to:
In case you wish to exercise any such rights, please send a detailed request to Colt at DCSGDPR@colt.net.
that third party, and Colt accepts no responsibility or liability in respect of third party websites.