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Privacy Notice

Introduction

This document refers to personal data, which is defined as information concerning any living person (a natural person who hereafter will be called the Data Subject) that is not already in the public domain.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) seeks to protect and enhance the rights of data subjects. These rights cover the safeguarding of personal data, protection against the unlawful processing of personal data and the unrestricted movement of personal data within the EU. It should be noted that GDPR does not apply to information already in the public domain.

We are pleased to provide the following Privacy Notice:

What personal data we may collect

We may collect the following information from you:

How do we collect personal data

Personal data could be collected through:

Cookies

Our website uses cookies, which is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Website visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using our website.

Who to contact to request access to personal data we hold or to discuss our privacy policy

Should you wish to contact us, you can do so in several ways;

We may need to confirm your identify in which case we will ask you for two of the following forms of identity:

A minimum of one piece of photographic ID listed above and a supporting document is required.

Should any subject access requests submitted be manifestly unfounded or excessive, then we may (in line with GDPR) either; charge a reasonable fee (taking into account the administrative costs of providing the information) or refuse to respond. Where a decision is taken to refuse to respond to a request, the data subject will be provided with an explanation for the decision along with details of their rights to complain to the supervisory authority and to a judicial remedy. This will be provided without undue delay and at latest within one month from receipt of the request.

How we use the data we collect

We use the information gathered about you in a variety of ways:

How we protect the data we collect

We are committed to keeping your information secure. We take reasonable steps to protect data from unauthorised access or disclosure by implementing suitable physical, electronic and business procedures.

Consent

Through agreeing to this privacy notice you are providing your consent to allow the processing of your personal data for the purposes outlined. You can withdraw consent at any time by contacting us via the methods provided in this privacy notice.

Your rights as a data subject

We are committed that the processing and storage of any personal data and/or sensitive personal data provided by you or about you, is at all times handled in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Under the DPA you have the right to request that we do not use your personal data for marketing purposes. You can do this in one of two ways:

Further to this, the GDPR provide the following rights to the data subject to who the personal and/or sensitive personal data relates:

Sharing your personal data with third parties

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your prior consent or are required by law to do so.

We may on occasions pass your personal data to third parties exclusively to process work on our behalf. We require these parties to agree to process this information based on our instructions and requirements consistent with this Privacy Notice and GDPR.

Our retention policy

We will process personal data during the duration of any contract and will continue to store only the personal data needed for five years after the contract has expired to meet any legal obligations. After five years any personal data not needed will be deleted.

Automated decision making

We don't make any decision based solely on automated means, but if we did you would have the right for a human to review that decision.

Complaints

In the event that you wish to make a compliant about how your personal data is being processed by us or our partners, you can do so by contacting the Information Commissioners Office whose contact details can be found on their website https://ico.org.uk