This privacy notice tells you what to expect us to do with your personal information when you make
contact with us or use one of our services. Virtigon takes the privacy of your information very seriously
and are committed to processing and collecting your data with the utmost care and ensuring all data
we collect is processed lawfully, fairly, and transparently. This privacy notice applies to our use of any
and all Data collected by us or provided by us. Please read this privacy notice carefully.
1.Definitions and interpretation
In this privacy Notice, the following definitions are used:
Data – collectively all information that you submit to Virtigon including but not limited to, information
provided to the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the
Data Protection Act 2018.
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).
Virtigon, we or us – Virtigon Ltd, a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered
number 10759175 whose registered office is at 3 Penns Wood, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6RB.
UK Cookie Law – the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as
amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations
User or you – any third party who is not either (i) employed by Virtigon and acting in the course of
their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant
Website – the website, www.virtigon.com, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded
by their own terms and conditions.
In this privacy notice, unless the context requires a different interpretation:
• The singular includes the plural and vice versa.
• References to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules, or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses,
schedules, or appendices of this privacy Notice.
• A reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts, and
• “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”.
• Reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it.
• The headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy notice.
2.Scope of this Privacy Notice
This privacy notice applies only to the actions of Virtigon and Users. It does not extend to any
websites that can be accessed from our website including, but not limited to, any links we may
provide to social media websites.
We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you, via email, telephone and
• Job Title.
• Contact Information such as email addresses, telephone numbers, addresses and social media.
• Information that you share with us relating to your interest in Virtigon and the services it
provides, and other information that will help us provide relevant information to you and to
improve our communications and services.
• The following is collected only when using the website:
• IP address (automatically collected).
• Web browser type and version (automatically collected).
• Operating system (automatically collected).
• A list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on this Website, and the site
you exit to (automatically collected).
In some instances, data may not be collected directly from you for example referral by other contacts.
4.Our use of Data
For purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018, Virtigon is the “data controller”.
We will retain any Data collected via cookies for up to 12 months, after which it will be deleted.
Data collected by other means will be retained as per our retention policy which is available on
Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third-party disclosures
specifically set out in this notice, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. This does not include
our affiliates and / or other companies within our group.
All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 2018.
For more details on security see the clause below (Security).
Any, or all the above Data may be required by us from time to time to provide you with the best
possible service and experience when using our website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the
• Internal record keeping.
• Improvement of our products / services.
• Transmission by email of promotional materials that may be of interest to you.
• Contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail.
Such information may be used to customise or update the Website.
• Fulfilment of services
• Processing of transactions, including financial.
The lawful basis we rely on to process personal data for the above purposes is outlined in Article 6
sections 1(a) & (b) of GDPR regulation (2016), where clear consent has been given to Virtigon, by the
individual to process the personal data for an agreed specific purpose or processing is necessary for
the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or to take steps at the request of the
data subject prior to entering a contract.
5.Third party websites and services
We use data processors who are third parties who provide elements of services for us. We have
contracts in place with our data processors. This means that they cannot do anything with your
personal information unless we have instructed them to do it. They will not share your personal
information with any organisation apart from us. They will hold it securely and retain it for the period
In the case where we do need to share any data with any third party, we ensure they have appropriate
security measures in place to protect your data. We also ensure the data is sent via an encrypted data
6.Links to other websites
The 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 notice does not
extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy notice or statement of other
websites prior to using them. We cannot accept responsibility or liability for these policies or any
personal data you submit to them.
7.Changes of business ownership and control
Virtigon 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 Virtigon. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any
part of our business, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party
will, under the terms of this privacy notice, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it
was originally supplied to us.
We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.
We will, where possible, provide notice of any changes and give full details of who the data previously
given to Virtigon will be passed to. At this point, you will still have the right to withdraw your consent.
This privacy notice will also be accordingly updated to reflect the changes.
8.Controlling use of your Data
Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data.
This may include the following:
• use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and
• sharing Data with third parties.
As we require your consent to process any of your data, you are also able to withdraw that consent at
any time. If you wish to remove your consent, please contact Virtigon using the details in Section 15 of
this Privacy Notice.
The following rights are also applicable in respect of the processing of your data. These rights are
subject to the reasoning for processing your data.
• Right of Access - You have the right to request copies of your personal information at any
time unless the circumstance is deemed ‘manifestly unfounded or excessive’.
• Right to rectification - You have the right to rectify any personal data you feel is inaccurate
or incomplete. This right is always applicable.
• Right to erasure - You have the right to request any data to be removed if:
• We no longer need the data for its original purpose.
• You previously gave consent but have now withdrawn it.
• You object to our use of your data
• Right to restriction of processing - You have the right to request a restriction of the way we
process your data if you object to a way we are using it.
• Right to object to processing - You have the right to object to how we process your data, at
any time, to stop or prevent the processing. This must be backed by strong and legitimate
reasoning from both Virtigon and the User.
• Right to data Portability - You have the right to have access to your personal data held by
Virtigon, in an easily accessible manner.
9.Functionality of the Website
To use all features and functions available on the Website, you may be required to submit certain
Data security is of great importance to Virtigon and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable
physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected.
We keep personal data for the duration of your contract, if one is in place, and the relevant statutory
length of time after this period or 12 months, whichever is the longer. We will then dispose of your
information by destroying it securely.
• If password access is required for certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping
this password confidential.
• We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data. However, transmission of
information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot
ensure the security of your Data transmitted to or from our website.
improve your experience of using the Website. Virtigon has carefully chosen these Cookies and has
taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.
All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK Cookie Law.
Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a pop-up requesting
your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling
Virtigon 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.
This Website may place the following Cookies:
• 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.
• Analytical/performance cookies – They allow us to recognise and count the number of
visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us
to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what
they are looking for easily.
• Functionality cookies – These are used to recognise you when you return to our website.
This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your
preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
• Targeting cookies – These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have
visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and
the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this
information with third parties for this purpose.
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.
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
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.
12. Transfers outside the UK
Data which we collect from you may be stored and processed in and transferred to countries outside
of the UK. For example, this could occur if our servers are located in a country outside the UK or one
of our service providers is situated in a country outside the UK. We also share information with our
group companies, some of which are located outside the UK. These countries may not have data
protection laws equivalent to those in force in the UK.
If we transfer Data outside the UK in this way, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your
privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this privacy notice. You expressly agree to such
transfers of Data.
You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy notice to any other person. We may transfer
our rights under this privacy notice where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.
If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy notice (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 notice will not be affected.
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.
This privacy notice is governed by and interpreted according to English law. All disputes arising under
this privacy notice are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
14. Changes to this Privacy Notice
Virtigon reserves the right to change this privacy notice 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 notice on your first use of the Website following
We regularly review and, where necessary, update our privacy information. Where any changes are
made, there will be a log of what the changes are and when they were made.
We keep our privacy notice under regular review to ensure it up to date and accurate.
Last updated April 2022
15. Contact details
You may contact Virtigon by either
In writing to:
3 Penns Wood
0207 866 2483
16. How to complain
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us
at the above address.
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk