Privacy Policy

Who we are

This website address is:

It is operated by:

Fourth Estate Creative Ltd

29 Gwydyr Road, Bromley, BR2 0EX
Company No: 11270346

Fourth Estate Creative is a content creation agency, which produces written, video and audio content, web development and other services and helps to market that content on behalf of Partner organisations.

The Data Protection Officer for this site is:

Paul Evans

Fourth Estate Creative
Tel: +44 (0) 203 289 1870

Fourth Estate Creative Ltd acts as a Data Processor, for and on behalf of:

Chartered Trading Standards Institute

1 Sylvan Court Sylvan Way, Southfields Business Park, Basildon, Essex, SS15 6TH.
Company No. RC000879

For the purposes of this site Business Companion is a trading name of Chartered Trading Standards Institute.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

We collect data, if submitted, including:

●  Email addresses.
●  First name, surname.
●  Industry sector.
●  Feedback data and survey responses.

We hold and use data for the following purposes:

●  To update users on available content.
●  To notify users when new content is available.
●  To monitor the effectiveness of any content we are promoting.
●  To monitor the functioning of the site, including tracking visitor data and numbers.
●  To market relevantly similar contact to users who have agreed to receive such.

GDPR Lawful Basis

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:

●  Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting the Data Protection Officer listed above.
●  We have a legitimate interest.

Embedded content from other websites

Pages 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


This site allows the tracking of visitor data for Google Analytics, which may includes storing and reading cookies on users computers. To find out more about how that data is collected and processed, visit:


This site does not directly use cookies.

How we use your data

Your data will be shared with the Data Controller, which may be one of the Partner organisations listed above.

It may also be shared with marketing tools and platforms such as:



Your data may be stored indefinitely on our secure server, and separately by the Platforms and partners mentioned above. You may request to see a copy of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us, at any time. You may also request that data to be deleted. You can do either of these by directly contacting the Data Protection Officer listed above.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

How to complain

You can complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113