Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Ardent uses and protects any information that you give Ardent when you use this website.

Ardent is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Ardent may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 11.08.10.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Modern Slavery Policy

Organisation’s Structure

Ardent Advertising, Marketing and Communications Limited is an agency based at 82 Feeder Road, Bristol BS2 0TQ

Our Business

We are a national provider of advertising and marketing services with one studio in the UK.

Our Supply Chains

Our supply chains mainly comprise professional consultancies providing design and services relating to the design and digital process.

Our Policies on Slavery and Human Trafficking

We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business

Ardent Advertising, Marketing and Communications operates to ensure fairness in the recruitment, retention and development of all employees and it seeks to comply with all applicable employment legislation

The company seeks to provide a work environment where employees are treated with respect, dignity and consideration

Ardent Advertising, Marketing and Communications monitors its supply chains and its suppliers to ensure, so far as is possible, that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place within those supply chains

Due diligence process for slavery and human trafficking

As part of our commitment to identify and eradicate slavery and human trafficking from within our business and from those businesses in which we interact, we:

work closely with our supply chains to ensure compliance with legislative obligations and we expect those organisations to have suitable anti-slavery and human trafficking policies and processes

we seek to build long-standing relationships with suppliers and to make clear our expectations of ethical business behaviour from them

we have in place systems to encourage the reporting of concerns and the protection of whistleblowers.

Supplier Adherence to our Values

Ardent Advertising, Marketing and Communications has a zero-tolerance view to slavery and human trafficking and we expect that view to prevail in our supply chain and contractors

Senior management at Ardent Advertising, Marketing and Communications are responsible for compliance in their respective departments, insofar as there is perceived to be a risk of encouraging, engaging or sustaining slavery and human trafficking Training

To ensure appropriate levels of risk awareness in respect of modern slavery and human trafficking, we provide training to relevant members of staff and in particular senior managers who will undertake personnel decisions.

Our effectiveness in combating slavery and human trafficking

As has been stated above, we believe that because of our position in the not for profit sector and our reliance upon direct, one to one recruitment processes, with subsequent monitoring of performance and the attainment of regulatory standards, our exposure within our business to human trafficking and slavery is low.

The statement is made to pursuant to Section 54 (1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes Ardent Advertising, Marketing and Communications slavery and human trafficking statement for the current financial year.