1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors, service users, individual customers and customer personnel.
1.2 This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of such persons; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
1.3 Our website incorporates privacy controls which affect how we will process your personal data. By using the privacy controls, you can specify whether you would like to receive direct marketing communications and limit the collection, sharing and publication of your personal data.
1.5 In this policy, “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Walsall Outreach. For more information about us, please see Section 10.
2.1 This document was created using a template from Docular (https://seqlegal.com/freelegal-documents/privacy-policy).
3. The personal data that we collect
3.1 In this section we have set out the general categories of personal data that we process and, (in the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, information about the source and specific categories of that data).
3.2 We may process data enabling us to get in touch with you (“contact data”). The contact data may include your name, email address, telephone number, postal address and/or social media account identifiers. The source of the contact data is you and/or your employer.
3.3 We may process your website user account data (“account data”). The account data may include your account identifier, name, email address, business name, account creation and modification dates, website settings and marketing preferences. The primary source of the account data is you and/or your employer, although some elements of the account data may be generated by our website. If you log into our
website using a social media account, we will obtain elements of the account data from the relevant social media account provider.
3.4 We may process data about your use of our website and services (“usage data”). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is our analytics tracking system.
4. Purposes of processing and legal bases
4.1 In this Section 4, we have set out the purposes for which we may process personal data and the legal bases of the processing.
4.2 Operations – We may process your personal data for the purposes of operating our website, the processing and fulfilment of orders, providing our services, supplying our goods, generating invoices, bills and other payment-related documentation, and credit control. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website, services and business.
4.3 Publications – We may process account data for the purposes of publishing such data on our website and elsewhere through our services in accordance with your express instructions. The legal basis for this processing is consent.
4.4 Relationships and communications – We may process contact data, account data, transaction data and/or communication data for the purposes of managing our relationships, communicating with you (excluding communicating for the purposes of direct marketing) by email, SMS, post, and/or telephone, providing support services and complaint handling. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests,
namely communications with our website visitors, service users, individual customers and customer personnel, the maintenance of relationships, and the proper administration of our website, services and business.
4.5 Direct marketing – We may process contact data, account data and/or transaction data] for the purposes of creating, targeting and sending direct marketing communications by email, SMS, post and making contact by telephone for marketing related purposes. The legal basis for this processing is consent.
4.6 Research and analysis – We may process usage data and/or transaction data for the purposes of researching and analysing the use of our website and services, as well as researching and analysing other interactions with our business. The legal basis for this processing is consent.
4.7 Record keeping – We may process your personal data for [the purposes of creating and maintaining our databases, back-up copies of our databases and our business records generally. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely ensuring that we have access to all the information we need to properly and efficiently run our business in accordance with this policy.
4.8 Security – We may process your personal data for the purposes of security and the prevention of fraud and other criminal activity. The legal basis of this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection of our website, services and business, and the protection of others.
4.9 Insurance and risk management – We may process your personal data where necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks and/or obtaining professional advice. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper protection of our business against risks.
4.10 Legal claims – We may process your personal data where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of our legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.
4.11 Legal compliance and vital interests – We may also process your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
5. Providing your personal data to others
5.1 Walsall Outreach will never pass on your personal details to a third party unless prior consent is given.
6. Retaining and deleting personal data
6.1 This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedures, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.
6.2 Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
6.3 We will retain your personal data as follows:
(a) contact data will be retained for a minimum period of 1 year following the date of the most recent contact between you and us, and for a maximum period of 3 years following that date;
(b) account data will be retained for a minimum period of 1 year following the date of closure of the relevant account, and for a maximum period of 3 years following that date;
(c) transaction data will be retained for a minimum period of 1 year following the date of the transaction, and for a maximum period of 3 years following that date;
(d) communication data will be retained for a minimum period of 1 year following the date of the communication in question, and for a maximum period of 3 years following that date;
(e) usage data will be retained for 1 year following the date of collection;
6.4 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 7, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
7. Your rights
7.1 In this Section 8, we have listed the rights that you have under data protection law.
7.2 Your principal rights under data protection law are:
(a) The right to be informed
(b) The right of access
(c) The right to rectification
(d) The right to erasure
(e) The right to restrict processing
(f) The right to data portability
(g) The right to object
(h) Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling
7.3 These rights are subject to certain limitations and exceptions. You can learn more about the rights of data subjects by visiting https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-data-protection/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/
7.4 You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us, using the contact details set out below.
8.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
8.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
9. Our details
9.1 This website is owned and operated by Walsall Outreach.
9.2 You can contact us:
(a) by telephone, on the contact number published on our website; or
(b) by email, using the email address published on our website.
10. Data protection officer
10.1 Our data protection officer’s contact details are:
Mrs Maz Surti | email@example.com
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