GDPR is the legal protection for personal information. This tells you what personal information I gather via my website, why and what your rights are. I am committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. The rules on processing of personal data are set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).
- Data controller – A controller determines the purposes and means of processing personal data.
- Data processor – A processor is responsible for processing personal data on behalf of a controller.
- Data subject – Natural person Categories of data:
- Personal data and special categories of personal data Personal data – The GDPR applies to ‘personal data’ meaning any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier (as explained in Article 6 of GDPR). For example, name, home address or private email address.
- Online identifiers include IP addresses and cookies. Special categories personal data – The GDPR refers to sensitive personal data as ‘special categories of personal data’ (as explained in Article 9 of GDPR). The special categories specifically include genetic data, and biometric data where processed to uniquely identify an individual. Other examples include racial and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, health data, trade union membership, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs. Processing – means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction. Third party – means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.
- Who am I?
Lucy Briggs is the data controller. This means I decide how your personal data is processed and for what purposes. My contact details are: firstname.lastname@example.org. For all data matters contact Lucy Briggs.
- The purpose(s) of processing your personal data
We use your personal data for the following purposes:
- To provide the service, you request and pay for.
- To advise you of other services that may be of interest.
- The categories of personal data concerned
With reference to the categories of personal data described in the definitions section, we process the following categories of your data:
- Personal data [name, postal address, email address, telephone number, age, height, clothes size]
We have obtained your personal data from yourself or someone gifting you one of my services.
- What is our legal basis for processing your personal data (article 6 of GDPR)?
Our lawful basis for processing your general personal data:
- Consent of the data subject;
- Processing necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject or to take steps to enter into a contract
More information on lawful processing can be found on the ICO website.
- Sharing your personal data
Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential, and will be shared only with the Sustainably Styled team.
- How long do we keep your personal data?
We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary and we only retain your data if you have consented for us to do so and to enable us to provide additional services should you require them.
- Providing us with your personal data
We require your personal data as it is a requirement necessary to enter into a contract for our services.
- Our controls Security and integrity of your data is our top priority.
Thus, and in accordance with the GDPR regulation we take all necessary precautions to preserve both and protect your data against any other form of unlawful processing or disclosure to unauthorised persons. As most of the personal information we hold is stored electronically we have implemented appropriate IT security measures to ensure this personal information is kept secure. Our security measures include:
- strong password protected devices;
- screen locking when not in use;
- firewall and virus checking software;
- restricted access to devices;
- disposing of all devices properly and removing data beforehand;
- To protect personal data in hardcopy we have implemented the following security measures: –
- shredding all paperwork;
- clear desk policy;
- locking away documents containing personal data;
- What can you do to protect your data?
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or electronic data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any personal information you might have sent to us has been compromised), please immediately notify us. I will never ask you to confirm any bank account or credit card details via email. If you receive an email claiming to be from Sustainably Styled asking you to do so, please ignore it and do not respond.
- Your rights and your personal data
Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
- The right to request a copy of the personal data which we hold about you;
- The right to request that we correct any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date;
- The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary to retain such data;
- The right to request that we provide you with your personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), (where applicable i.e. where the processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject and where the data controller processes the data by automated means);
- The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;
- The right to object to the processing of personal data, (where applicable i.e. where processing is based on legitimate interests (or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing and processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics).
- Transfer of Data Abroad
We do not transfer personal data outside the EEA.
- Automated Decision Making
We do not use any form of automated decision making in my business.
- Further processing
If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Privacy Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions.
- How to make a complaint
To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact our Data Representative Lucy Briggs– email@example.com. If this does not resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office on 03031231113 or via email https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/ or at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, England.