W Barratt Contractors Limited Website Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is for this website; [https://www.wbarratt.co.uk] and served by [W. Barratt Contractors Ltd Company number 05141245 370 Chester Road, Walsall. WS9 9DE] and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. It explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).

This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR, DPA & PECR are adhered to. Additionally, it will explain the use of cookies or software, advertising or commercial sponsorship from third parties and the download of any documents, files or software made available to you (if any) on this website. Further explanations may be provided for specific pages or features of this website in order to help you understand how we, this website and its third parties (if any) interact with you and your computer/device in order to serve it to you. If you have any questions or concerns concerning the use of your data please email us compliance@www.wbarratt.co.uk.

In line with our data protection obligations; this website & W. Barratt Contractors Ltd actively complies with both the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) having come into effect as from the 25th May 2018. We will regularly update this policy accordingly as changes are made and/or required.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better serve the user’s experience. As required by legislation, and where applicable this website uses a cookie control system, allowing the user to give explicit permission or to deny the use of /saving of cookies on their computer/device.

What are cookies? Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if being available upon their first visit.

Website Visitor Tracking

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.

For clarity the specific cookies, we set are those provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site. 

Cookie Type Third Party What it does
_gat_UA Performance Google These cookies enable us to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance.


Image & Media Files

Any image or media files made available via this website are provided to users by way of providing information only and any downloading or copying of such files are prohibited. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine image or media files are available to users for viewing, users are advised to verify their authenticity using third-party anti-virus software or similar applications.

We accept no responsibility for attempted downloads of such files and advise users that such attempts be taken at their own risk and consequence.

Contact & Communication With Us

Users contacting this us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use.

Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you products/services information through an email/mailing list system.

External Website Links & Third Parties

Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text/banner/image links to other websites.

Shortened URL’s; URL shortening is a technique used on the web to shorten URL’s (Uniform Resource Locators) to something substantially shorter. This technique is especially used in social media. Users should take caution before clicking on shortened URL links and verify their authenticity before proceeding.

We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts. Users should, therefore, only click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Policy & Usage

There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page. You are hereby advised to refer to the appropriate media platforms privacy policy to obtain additional clarity.