Policy key definitions:
- “I”, “our”, “us”, or “we” refer to the business, Positive Change / Kathryn Marlow.
- “you”, “the user” refer to the person(s) using this website.
- GDPR means General Data Protection Regulations.
- PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.
- ICO means Information Commissioner’s Office.
- Cookies mean small files stored on a users computer or device.
Storage and Processing of your personal data
Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.
We are registered with the ICO under the Data Protection Register.
- Lawful basis: Initial contact
The reason we use this basis: To facilitate a business relationship between Positive Change and a potential client.
We process your information in the following ways: The information is used to contact you and stored offline in the event of a business agreement. A copy of messages sent through the website contact form is processed and temporarily stored by a third party spam prevention system in order to protect Positive Change from malicious internet activity. All digital copies are destroyed if an agreement is not made.
Data retention period: We will continue to store your information until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists. Our spam protection system keeps a copy of the initial email (if contacted via website form) for 45 days.
Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties.
If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop storing or processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.
Your individual rights
Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here;
- the right to be informed;
- the right of access;
- the right to rectification;
- the right to erasure;
- the right to restrict processing;
- the right to data portability;
- the right to object; and
- the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.
You also have the right to complain to the ICO [www.ico.org.uk] if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.
We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.
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Cookies that we use are;
- Google Analytics – for analysing anonymous website traffic