WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT
HOW WE MAY USE YOUR INFORMATION AND WHY
We ask for your consent to process your personal data in relation to your registration and profile on the website. In other cases, we process your personal information where we need to do so:
- to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations;
- to perform a contract with you for any goods or services you may purchase from us; and
- for our legitimate interests in:
- responding to your queries;
- providing services and/or (marketing) information to you;
- organising events;
- carrying out surveys in order to obtain feedback on our services and/or events;
- recruiting personnel (except in cases where we ask for your consent as mentioned above); and
- our internal business purposes, as set above.
We consider that the risk to your data protection rights in connection with personal data that we process on the basis of our legitimate interests is not excessive or overly intrusive. We have also put in place protections for your rights by ensuring proper retention periods and security controls.
WHO WE MAY SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH AND WHY
INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall- protected) servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted using SSL technology. Of course, data transmission over the Internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the Internet. You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.
a) Right of access
This means you can ask us to give you a copy of the information we hold about you.
b) Right to rectification
This means if we have incomplete or inaccurate information, you can ask us to correct it. It is important that the information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if the information you provide us changes as our relationship evolves. Note, we may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.
c) Right to erasure (Right to be forgotten)
This means you can ask us to delete or remove any information we have if there is no good reason for us continuing to have it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove information where you have successfully exercised your right to object to processing (see below), where we may have processed your information unlawfully or where we are required to erase your information to comply with local law. Note, however, that we may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request.
d) Right of restriction of processing
This means you can ask us to suspend using your information in the following scenarios: (a) if you want us to establish the data’s accuracy; (b) where our use of the information is unlawful but you do not want us to erase it; (c) where you need us to hold the information even if we no longer require it as you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or (d) you have objected to our use of your information but we need to verify whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it.
e) Right to transfer/data portability
This means you can ask us to transfer the information we hold on you to you, or to a third party. We will provide to you, or the third party you have chosen, your information in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use, or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.
f) Right to object
This means you can contact us if you feel our use of your information impacts on your rights and freedoms. This applies if we are: (a) relying on our legitimate interest (or those of a third party) to use your information; (b) if we are using your information for direct marketing purposes; (c) if you believe we are using your information unlawfully; or (d) where we need to erase you information to comply with local laws. It is unlikely, but in some cases we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your rights and freedoms.
g) Right to withdraw data protection consent
This means you can tell us that you no longer consent to our use of your information at any time where we are relying on consent to process your information. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain services or content to you. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent. Note that this will only apply to any information where we were previously relying on consent as the legal basis to use your information. This action will also not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent.
If you wish to exercise any of the rights above, in particular to withdraw the consent, you may, at any time, contact us at [email protected]
When you register through the website, we will maintain your profile information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The data controller responsible for our website is GT&I Ltd with registered address One New Street, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2LA.