Privacy Policy

Personal Information Privacy Policy

To better explain how SB Civil Engineering processes the information (data) we collect, we have divided it into the following sections:

What We Collect and Why?

In relation to you (Account Data)

Your names, addresses, contact telephone numbers and email addresses, your banking details for credit checking and fraud protection purposes (If applicable). This information will be held on file for the duration of the trading period between our companies and/or client/company as long as HMRC require us to hold documentation.

In relation to telephone conversations

We record & store our telephone calls for reference, these are kept on our secure server by encrypted emails. Our answerphone machine messages are erased daily. Any information we take during calls such as contact numbers, addresses are safely disposed of once used

How We Store Your Data?

SB Civil Engineering safely store data in locked filing cabinets or on our secure encrypted server which is password protected and only accessible by administration staff only. We use industry-standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of Data which consists of encryption, firewalls, SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and communication to our off & on-site servers are encrypted.

Who Has Access to Your Data?

Account data can only be processed by our accounts team. Financial data may be viewed by our auditing accountant for accounts purposes.

Whom We May Share Your Data With?

Selected portions of accounts may be shared with our auditing accountants, HMRC and legal authorities when we are legally bound to do so. We may also share your corporate information (if applicable) with credit reference agencies and other companies for use in credit decisions, for fraud prevention and to pursue debtors.

How Long Do We Keep Your Data For?

We will only keep your data for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purpose we collected it for. These purposes include satisfying any enquiries, accounting, legal or reporting requirements.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:

by email

by telephone: 01279 276030

by post: Jack Bowie, G29 The Maltings, Station Road, Sawbridgeworth, Herts, CM21 9JX

If you have a concern about how we handle your data, or you would like to lodge a complaint, you may do so by contacting The Information Commissioners Office.