The Data Protection Act 2018 (“DPA 2018”) and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”) impose certain legal obligations in connection with the processing of personal data.
Data protection privacy notice
This notice explains what personal data (information) Vickers Neal hold, how Vickers Neal collect it, and how Vickers Neal use and may share information. Vickers Neal are required to notify this information under data protection legislation. Please ensure that you read this privacy notice and any other similar notice Vickers Neal may provide to you from time to time when Vickers Neal collects or processes personal information.
Who collects the information
Vickers Neal Limited (‘Company’) is a ‘data controller’ for the information collected through it website. When visiting a Vickers Neal website or requesting information about a product or service Vickers Neal acts as the Controller of any personal data you provide to us. We only collect basic personal data about you which does not include any special types of information.
Data protection principles
Vickers Neal will comply with the data protection principles when gathering and using personal information, as set out in our data protection policy.
Vickers Neal’s registered Data Protection Officer Emily Neal.
About the information Vickers Neal collect and hold
What Information and How we collect the Information
- First and last name
- Job Role
- Phone Number
- Email Address
Website Visitors, Cookies and Marketing
ii. Marketing, Mailing and Email Lists
Vickers Neal never rent or trade any email or communication lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes.
iii. Third Parties – Google Analytics and M1 Marketing
When someone visits www.Vickers Neal.co.uk we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone.
iv. Our Website may contain links to other Websites. Please be aware that this Privacy Statement does not apply to such linked sites nor is Vickers Neal responsible for the content or privacy practices of such linked sites. We may track any links that are accessed via our websites.
How we protect your data
We protect your Personal Data, and comply with its obligations under the GDPR, by:
• keeping Personal Data up to date• only storing information in secure locations
• destroying information that is no longer relevant• not collecting or retaining unnecessary or excessive amounts of data• protecting Personal Data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure
• ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect Personal Data.
• ensuring that we undertake suitable due diligence checks on 3rd parties who have a legal basis for Processing Personal Data.
Please note that we have a legal obligation under GDPR, that we must notify any data breach to the controller without undue delay. We therefore, have processes and procedures in place for identifying, reviewing and promptly reporting data breaches to the relevant controller.
Vickers Neal may amend this Privacy Statement from time to time. Any such amendments will be posted on our Website.
Data retention periods
Data is retained on the system for a period of 3 years (unless stated). All Personal information no longer used after this period is deleted from the system. Further details are available in our Data Protection Policy.
Deleting your records (the right to erasure)
In certain circumstances you have a right to have the personal data that we hold about you erased. Further information is available on the ICO website (www.ico.org.uk). If you would like your personal data to be erased, please inform us immediately and we will consider your request. In certain circumstances we have the right to refuse to comply with a request for erasure. If applicable, we will supply you with the reasons for refusing your request.
Withdrawal of consent
Where you have consented to our processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Please inform us immediately if you wish to withdraw your consent.
Please note, the withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of earlier processing and if you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to continue to provide services to you.
Keeping your personal information secure
Vickers Neal have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. Vickers Neal limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
Vickers Neal also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. Vickers Neal will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where Vickers Neal are legally required to do so.