Privacy Policy

Holding Subscriber personal details

This privacy policy describes how Franchise Supermarket collects and uses the personal information you provide on franchisesupermarket.net. When registering on franchisesupermarket.net we will collect information that includes your name, email address and telephone number via our registration forms. Franchise Supermarket will possess your email address as you have declared a legitimate interest in learning more about franchising, and Franchise Supermarket will only process and hold your email address information in the expected manner which cannot cause unjustified harm to the individual. Franchise Supermarket will delete all online profiles that have been inactive after a period of 24 months, the data retention period of 24 months will begin from the day you register your account with Franchise Supermarket and is automatically refreshed if they re-engage with Franchise Supermarket. 

Your basic details including your name, email address and telephone number will be sent via an encrypted email to your chosen third party company (franchisor) via email, once you have completed a registration form and have clicked on ‘submit request’ for further information. All data supplied to Franchise Supermarket will be held on a secure server. 

You can view all of the content on franchisesupermarket.net without providing personal information. However, if you do require additional information on a franchise listed on our site then personal information including your name, telephone number and email address will be requested. Your personal information that you do submit via our request form is then only shared with the franchise or franchises that you have chosen. Franchise Supermarket will not share, sell or transfer any of your personal data with any third party company for their promotional purposes, unless we receive authorisation from yourself. Your personal details will only be shared with third party companies through the ways outlined throughout this privacy policy.

Individuals Rights under the GDPR

The GDPR provides the following rights for individuals:

  1. The right to be informed - how we process and collect your data (please see above)
  2. The right of access - You have the right to access your franchise supermarket account at any time 
  3. The right to rectification - You have the right to make amendments to your profile at any time
  4. The right to erasure - You have the right to delete your Franchise Supermarket account at any time (please email Franchise Supermarket info@franchisesupermarket.net to action the deletion of your account)
  5. The right to restrict processing - Where requested, Franchise Supermarket will only store your data and will not process any information if requested. 
  6. The right to data portability - You have the right to duplicate any copies of data Franchise Supermarket holds on you, all data can be seen and copied from your login account
  7. The right to object - IF Franchising is no longer of a legitimate interest to yourself
  8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling - Franchise Supermarket will not process automated decisions or conduct profiling based on the data provided by yourself. 

Making contact with subscribers of Franchise Supermarket

If you opt in to receive Franchise Supermarkets newsletter and promotional emails, then we will only make contact with you when;

  • Franchise Supermarkets needs to notify you news and features on our website
  • We allow reputable third party companies to send you information via us

Collecting your information and analytics

Franchise Supermarket will gather certain information that we will store. This information will include your computers IP address, the type and version of browser and operating system you use, your internet domain and, if you arrived at Franchisesupermarket.net via a link from another website, the URL of the linking page. We do not link automatically-collected information to personal data.

Cookies - the tasty part of the site

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the web browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser. The cookie file allows the user to move quickly and easily around our site. It is used to identify returning users and to identify subscribers and registrants. This means that if you are a registrant or subscriber, you will not have to login every time you visit franchisesupermarket.net. We will also use a cookie to track the users’ overall session. Franchise Supermarket will then use then analyse this information to evaluate which site features are most popular to help us develop and improve the site. We may also use cookies and the information we collect to show you relevant content and advertising.

Users can control (reject or allow access) through their individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use franchisesupermarket.net, but your ability to use some features or areas of our site may be limited.

Subscriber Access and Changes

If your personal information changes, or you no longer require our service, you may correct, update or delete your account by emailing us at info@franchisesupermarket.net. Franchise Supermarket will only retain your information as long as your account is active. 

Security of your personal information

Franchise Supermarket Ltd will take all reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will store all the personal information on you have provided us with on our secure server.