Policy version: 09 December 2021
https://shop.orbex.space/ (our website) is provided by Orbital Express Launch Limited trading as Orbex (‘we’, ‘our’ or ‘us’). We are the controller of personal data obtained via our website, meaning we are the organisation legally responsible for deciding how and for what purposes it is used.
We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal data about you. When we do so we are subject to the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). We are also subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) in relation to goods and services we offer to individuals and our wider operations in the European Economic Area (EEA).
Given the nature of our website, we do not expect to collect the personal data of anyone under 18 years old. If you are aware that any personal data of anyone under 18 years old has been shared with our website please let us know so that we can delete that data.
- What this policy applies to
- Personal data we collect about you
- How your personal data is collected
- How and why we use your personal data
- Who we share your personal data with
- How long your personal data will be kept
- Transferring your personal data out of the UK and EEA
- Your rights
- Keeping your personal data secure
- How to complain
- How to contact us
What this policy applies to
Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties to access media stories and other related information Those third party websites may also gather information about you in accordance with their own separate privacy policies. For privacy information relating to those third party websites, please consult their privacy policies as appropriate.
Personal data we collect about you
The personal data we collect about you depends on the particular activities carried out through our website. We will collect and use the following personal data about you:
- Your name, address and contact information, including email address and telephone number
- Any delivery addresses specified for your order
- Location data, in relation to delivery addresses
- Your billing information, transaction and payment card or other payment method information
- Bank account and payment details
- Details of any information, feedback or other matters you give to us by phone, email, post or via social media
- Your account details, such as username and login details
- Your activities on, and use of, our website
- Information about the services we provide to you
- Information about how you use our website and technology systems
- Your responses to surveys, competitions and promotions
If you do not provide personal data we ask for where it is ‘required’ at the point of collection, it will delay or prevent us from providing products and services to you as explained in our FAQs.
We collect and use this personal data for the purposes described in the section ‘How and why we use your personal data’ below.
How your personal data is collected
- Directly, when you enter or send us information, such as when you, contact us (including via email and website form), send us feedback, purchase products or services via our website, and complete customer surveys or participate in competitions via our website, and
- Indirectly, such as your browsing activity while on our website; we will usually collect information indirectly using the technologies explain in the section on ‘Cookies’ below
How and why we use your personal data
Under data protection law, we can only use your personal data if we have a proper reason, eg:
- Where you have given consent
- To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations
- For the performance of a contract with you or to take steps at your request before entering into a contract, or
- For our legitimate interests or those of a third party
A legitimate interest is when we have a business or commercial reason to use your personal data, so long as this is not overridden by your own rights and interests. We will carry out an assessment when relying on legitimate interests, to balance our interests against your own. You can obtain details of this assessment by contacting us (see ‘How to contact us’ below).
The table below explains what we use your personal data for and why.
How and why we use your personal data—in more detail
More details about how we use your personal data and why are set out in the table below.
How and why we use your personal data—sharing
See ‘Who we share your personal data with’ for further information on the steps we will take to protect your personal data where we need to share it with others.
We will use your personal data to send you updates (by email) about our products AND/OR services, including exclusive offers, promotions or new products AND/OR services.
We have a legitimate interest in using your personal data for marketing purposes (see above ‘How and why we use your personal data’). This means we do not need your consent to send you marketing information. If we change our marketing approach in the future so that consent is needed, we will ask for this separately and clearly.
You have the right to opt out of receiving marketing communications at any time by:
- Contacting us at email@example.com
- Using the ‘unsubscribe’ link in emails
We may ask you to confirm or update your marketing preferences if you ask us to provide further products AND/OR services in the future, or if there are changes in the law, regulation, or the structure of our business.
We will always treat your personal data with the utmost respect and never sell OR share it with other organisations for marketing purposes.
For more information on your right to object at any time to your personal data being used for marketing purposes, see ‘Your rights’ below.
Who we share your personal data with
We routinely share personal data with:
- Third parties we use to help deliver our products AND/OR services to you, eg payment service providers, warehouses and delivery companies
We only allow those organisations to handle your personal data if we are satisfied they take appropriate measures to protect your personal data. We also impose contractual obligations on them to ensure they can only use your personal data to provide services to us and to you.
We or the third parties mentioned above occasionally also share personal data with:
- Our and their external auditors, e.g. in relation to the audit of our/or their accounts, in which case the recipient of the information will be bound by confidentiality obligations
- Our and their professional advisors (such as lawyers and other advisors), in which case the recipient of the information will be bound by confidentiality obligations
- Law enforcement agencies, courts, tribunals and regulatory bodies to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations
- Other parties that have or may acquire control or ownership of our business (and our or their professional advisers) in connection with a significant corporate transaction or restructuring, including a merger, acquisition, asset sale, initial public offering or in the event of our insolvency—usually, information will be anonymised but this may not always be possible. The recipient of any of your personal data will be bound by confidentiality obligations
Who we share your personal data with—in more detail
More details about who we share your personal data with and why are set out in the table below.
We will not share your personal data with any other third party.
Who we share your personal data with—further information
If you would like more information about who we share our data with and why, please contact us (see ‘How to contact us’ below).
How long your personal data will be kept
We will not keep your personal data for longer than we need it for the purpose for which it is used.
If you create an account during the order process and stop using your account we will delete or anonymise your account data after seven years.
Transferring your personal data out of the UK and EEA
The EEA, UK and other countries outside the EEA and the UK have differing data protection laws, some of which may provide lower levels of protection of privacy.
It is sometimes necessary for us to transfer your personal data to countries outside the UK and EEA. In those cases we will comply with applicable UK and EEA laws designed to ensure the privacy of your personal data.
As we are based in the UK we will also transfer your personal data from the EEA to the UK.
Under data protection laws, we can only transfer your personal data to a country outside the UK/EEA where:
- In the case of transfers subject to UK data protection law, the UK government has decided the particular country ensures an adequate level of protection of personal data (known as an ‘adequacy regulation’) further to Article 45 of the UK GDPR.
- In the case of transfers subject to EEA data protection laws, the European Commission has decided that the particular country ensures an adequate level of protection of personal data (known as an ‘adequacy decision’) further to Article 45 of the EU GDPR.
- There are appropriate safeguards in place, together with enforceable rights and effective legal remedies for you, or
- A specific exception applies under relevant data protection law
Where we transfer your personal data outside the UK we do so on the basis of an adequacy regulation or (where this is not available) In the event we cannot or choose not to continue to rely on either of those mechanisms at any time we will not transfer your personal data outside the UK unless we can do so on the basis of an alternative mechanism or exception provided by UK data protection law and reflected in an update to this policy.
Where we transfer your personal data outside the EEA we do so on the basis of an adequacy decision or (where this is not available). In the event we cannot or choose not to continue to rely on either of those mechanisms at any time we will not transfer your personal data outside the EEA unless we can do so on the basis of an alternative mechanism or exception provided by applicable data protection law and reflected in an update to this policy.
Transferring your personal data out of the UK—in more detail
More details about the countries outside the UK to which your personal data is transferred are set out in the table below.
Transferring your personal data out of the UK and EEA—further information
If you would like further information about data transferred outside the UK/EEA, please contact us (see ‘How to contact us’ below).
You generally have the following rights, which you can usually exercise free of charge:
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they do and do not apply, please contact us (see ‘How to contact us’ below). You may also find it helpful to refer to the guidance from the UK’s Information Commissioner on your rights under the UK GDPR.
If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please email us—see below: ‘How to contact us’. When contacting us please:
- Provide enough information to identify yourself (eg your full name, address and customer/order number)] and any additional identity information we may reasonably request from you, and
- Let us know which right(s) you want to exercise and the information to which your request relates
Keeping your personal data secure
We have appropriate security measures to prevent personal data from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed unlawfully. We limit access to your personal data to those who have a genuine need to access it.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your personal data and other information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org. Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.
How to complain
Please contact us if you have any queries or concerns about our use of your personal data (see below ‘How to contact us’). We hope we will be able to resolve any issues you may have.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with:
- The Information Commissioner in the UK
The UK’s Information Commissioner may be contacted using the details at https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint or by telephone: 0303 123 1113.
For a list of EEA data protection supervisory authorities and their contact details see here.
How to contact us
Individuals in the UK
Our contact details are shown below: