Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy helps you understand what Personal data we collect, why we collect it, what we do with it and the choices you have, including how to access and update information.

Who we are

Our website address is: http://sytech-consultants.com

SYTECH Digital Forensics (referred to using “We”, “Us”, “Our” or the “Company”) is a company registered in England (Company registration number: 3301898). SYTECH brings together leading-edge specialists in all areas of Digital Forensics to provide a comprehensive one-stop analysis service. We work with all sectors and have over the years been involved in thousands of cases, including several very high-profile cases. Whether for Criminal Justice, Civil Litigation, Corporate or Individual, we have expert teams that will provide helpful advice and guide you through what we can achieve

Information we may collect from you

When you contact us through our website, through the general enquiry, we only collect your name and e-mail address and certain other information requested in those forms or which you otherwise provide to us.

If you notify us by e-mail or other written communication that any of the information which we hold about you is incorrect or misleading, we will take prompt action to correct or amend the information. You may do this by sending an e-mail toenquiries@SYTECH-consultants.com.

We undertake to keep information about you confidential and in a way, which does not enable you to be identified from the information displayed on our site.

Legal Basis for the Uses of personal information

GDPR identifies two specific entities/types of classification Data Controllers and Data Processors.

SYTECH act as both but in different capacities:

When completing operational work for customers (extracting, processing, analysing & reporting) SYTECH act as ‘Data Processors’.

Our legal basis for processing this data is: Legitimate interests: the processing is necessary for the legitimate interests of a third party.  In such cases, the Data Controller (third-party) will represent, a Law Enforcement entity or Criminal Justice stakeholder processing data in compliance with a legal obligation.

SYTECH’s processing of data is relevant to the restrictions detailed in GDPR Chapter 3 Article 23 as data is processed in accordance with item (d) the prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, including the safeguarding against and the prevention of threats to public security;

SYTECH also act as Data Controllers in respect of our employees and when maintaining or processing personal details (names, contact details etc) specific to customers and/or suppliers.

Our legal basis for processing employee data is: Contract. Data is managed/processed in accordance with their employment contracts. This includes (but not limited to), personal information and qualifications, vetting information, payroll related data, next-of-kin contact details, absence data, training and competency records.

Our legal basis for processing customer/supplier data is:  Consent: the individual has given clear consent for you to process their personal data for a specific purpose.

Currently SYTECH does not gather/capture information from its website other than in response to a Consent based enquiry form.

SYTECH does not currently participate in any direct/indirect marketing where any individual ‘data subject’ has not given consent to contact/communication.

Other legislation/accreditations (17025, 27001 & 9001) stipulate requirements for the and security, handling and safeguarding of data.

IP addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and internal analysis. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

Cookies

We use cookies on this website to help it operate effectively. Cookies are small data files, applied by the majority of websites, which transfer text-only information to the hard drive of your computer.

We use analytics cookies to collect information on how visitors interact with our website and to enable us to maintain and develop it. The data gathered, which includes details of the number of visitors to the site and the pages they access, is in anonymous form. It does not identify individual users.

You may control the cookies used by our website by modifying the settings in your browser – view the help menu to change your cookie preferences. If cookies are disabled, this may mean that you are not able to take full advantage of all the features on our site.

For more detailed information about cookies and how they can be managed and deleted, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

To access the Google Analytics opt out browser, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. By choosing this option, you will block Google Analytics across all websites.

Storing your personal information

We store all information you provide to us on our secure servers. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Your consent

By submitting your personal information, you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If you provide us with sensitive information (such as your racial background or state of health), for recruitment purposes, you expressly consent to our using that information for the purpose given as well as for equal opportunities monitoring.

Owing to the global nature of the Internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protection in place regarding your personal data and its use as set out in this policy. By submitting your information, you consent to these transfers.

Access to information

You have the right to access information held by us about you and request modification and or request for your personal information to be deleted (right to be forgotten). Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Changes to our privacy policy

If we change our privacy policy, we will post the changes on this page, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. We will also e-mail you should we make any changes so that you may consent to our use of your information in that way. Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.