Who are we and
what we do
openinghours24uk.com provides information on UK
Companies. We hope that this information will lead to better and more
transparent relationships with your suppliers.
openinghours24uk.com monitors a number of publicly
available data sources for this Company information. We correlate and cross
reference the information from these sources, and present an overall view of
the company’s profile, it’s directors and financial status.
We do not remove companies from our database, and we
will decline any requests asking for ‘my company’ to be removed from our
The Data Protection Officer for openinghours24uk.com
can be contacted at email@example.com
Why do we
openinghours24uk.com processes data on UK
Companies so that it can supply it to other companies and individuals. This
data is used by these companies and individuals to better guide their decision
on how they interact and do business with other companies. We call this Commercial
We also collect operational data of your interaction
with our website, openinghours24uk.com. We collect this information so we can
protect our website from malicious activity and fraud. This information is also
used to optimise performance on the website. And finally, we use this
information to display relevant and engaging advertising to you which helps
fund the running of openinghours24uk.com.
We call this Operational Data.
do you collect?
For our ‘Commercial Data’ we collect data on UK
Companies, which provides the content of our website, for example this
• A Company’s name and contact details. Contact
details includes the company’s addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and
• The Company Principles, that is the identity of the
Company Directors, Company Secretary, Persons of Significant control and their
• The Company’s financial performance, profitability
and financial status.
We collect this information from:
• Public Data Sources, such as the public Company
Register maintained by Companies House.
• Information that a company publishes on itself, such
as the contact details on their website.
• Government publications, such as The Gazette, with
company bankruptcy details.
openinghours24uk.com does not seek to collect any
Sensitive Personal Data, such as genetic data, race, politics, or sexual
orientation. Nor does openinghours24uk.com seek to collect an individual’s
criminal offence data. We do not consider this information at all related to
our interests in providing UK Company information.
To operationally provide our website to you, we collect
the following ‘Operational Data’:
• We log the website pages that you visit along with
your IP address. This is used to diagnose any problems with running our
website, this information is deleted within a few months.
• If you choose to Monitor a company for changes, we
collect your email address and details about what Company you are monitoring.
You are able to choose to stop monitoring the company at any time.
• Details of any purchases of company documents from
our website. We consider these details to be part of our company’s records, and
thus legally required to retain these for seven years. These records do not
include your address or your credit card number used for payment.
• If you have chosen to register with our website,
then we also store a salted and hashed value of your password. We don’t store
your password in plain text nor have the ability to decrypt your password back
to plain text.
Who do we share
this information with?
We share only share our Commercial Data with the users
of the website openinghours24uk.com.
We share our ‘Operational Data’ with:
- Google Analytics, this
allow us to monitor the usage of the website and improve it.
- To a court, tribunal administrative
authority law enforcement agencies, regulatory authorities or government
agencies. This does from occur time to time, and we silently comply
with the orders.
- Our advertising
partners. We need advertising to pay for running our website.
The servers that run our website cost us rather a lot of real money.
If you wish to adjust your preferences, so that we don’t share information
with the advertising partners, then you can on the following links:
We would prefer if you don’t opt out of personalised
ads, we earn more money from showing you these ads. Also you get a better
experience from being shown advertising that is tailored for you, rather than
generic spam. Who knows, you may actually see something interesting and
decide to click on an ad and buy it.
- As required or
appropriate in order to protect our website, business operations or legal
rights, or in connection with a sale or merger involving openinghours24uk.com
Ltd assets or businesses.
Personal data is stored for the minimal time necessary
for the purpose for which it was collected. For example, the pages you have
viewed on the website are stored in our diagnostic logs, when we no longer need
this information to diagnose any issues, then we remove the logs.
The processing of data by openinghours24uk.com is so
we can provide a website that allows you to know the companies you are doing
business with, who runs them, the financial records etc.
We balance this legitimate interest with an
individuals interests. If we feel that on balance, by processing an
individuals personal data would cause unjustified harm we will stop processing
the individuals data.
You have the right to request from us confirmation of
whether we are processing your personal data, and if so access to that
All complaints or concerns and appropriate resolution
relating to the practices of handling personal information will be logged. Any
complaints of this nature should be made by email to firstname.lastname@example.org