WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
The data that we collect from you will be stored on our servers or those of our service providers.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our sites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential, and for all use made of your account with such password. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
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 sites; 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.
LENGTH OF DATA STORAGE
Our policy is to ensure that personal data is only stored for as long as is necessary for the purposes it was provided. This may vary according to the type of information and the specific purpose and our obligations under other laws.
We may need your personal information to establish, bring or defend legal claims. For this purpose, we will always retain your personal information for 7 years after the date it is no longer needed by us for any of the purposes listed under Purposes for which we may use your information above. The only exceptions to this are where:
·the law requires us to hold your personal information for a longer period, or delete it sooner;
·you exercise your right to have the information erased (where it applies) and we do not need to hold it in connection with any of the reasons permitted or required under the law;
·we bring or defend a legal claim or other proceedings during the period we retain your personal information, in which case we will retain your personal information until those proceedings have concluded and no further appeals are possible; or
·in limited cases, existing or future law or a court or regulator requires us to keep your personal information for a longer or shorter period.
WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS
You have various rights under Data Protection Law. These include:
·The right to ask us not to process your personal data for direct marketing purposes, even if you have given consent;
·If our processing is based on your consent, the right to withdraw any consent you may have given for our processing of your data – if you exercise this right, we will be required to stop such processing if consent is the sole lawful ground on which we are processing that data;
·The right to ask us for access to the data we hold about you and how we use it;
·The right to ask us to rectify any data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete;
·The right to ask us to delete your data in certain circumstances;
·The right to ask us to restrict our processing of your data in certain circumstances;
·The right to object to our processing of your data in certain circumstances;
The right to data portability to electronically move copy or transfer your personal information in a standard form in certain circumstances.
You can exercise any of the rights set out above by contacting [email protected] In respect of certain of the rights referred to above, we may need more information from you, e.g. to provide further information in order to confirm your identity.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the applicable data protection supervisory authority if you are concerned that we are not respecting your rights under Data Protection Law. The Information Commissioner’s Office (www.ico.orgis the authority in the UK which is responsible for overseeing the application of, and enforcing, Data Protection Law.
We may, based on information that you provide, make certain decisions on an automated basis. Such decisions include deciding if you pose a fraud or money laundering risk. In certain circumstances, you have the right to object to such decisions being made on an automated basis, if you want to know more please contact us on the details above.
Our sites may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE
Any changes we make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy notice.
Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy notice are welcomed and should be addressed to Data Protection, Voodoo Street, 232 Mount Pleasant, Kingswinford, West Midlands, DY6 9SN or emailing [email protected] quoting Security and Privacy Enquiry, by calling 01384 828345
Last updated: May 2018