Article 5 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) States that Personal Data must be processed lawfully fairly and in a transparent manner. In line with the GDPR changes we are updating our Privacy Notice so you can better understand why and how we collect, process and destroy your data. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy, (together with the Terms and Conditions and any other documents referred to in it), sets out the legal 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.
What types of Personal Data do we collect?
We collect information about you when you opt-in to receive our newsletters as well as when you contact us via our contact form. We may control, process and use your Personal Data, which may include:
– Postal addresses,
– Email addresses,
– Telephone numbers,
– Or any other Personal Data that you provide to us.
Identity of the Company
Plus 1 Communications is part of DiscoverMi Ltd in the UK and its address is 57-67 High Street, Edgware, Middlesex HA8 7DD, UK.
Lawful basis for Processing
Where we act as Data Controller, we rely on the following legal basis for Processing your Personal Data:
Data protection officer
The Firm has no regulatory obligations under the GDPR to appoint a DPO; the Firm has no data protection officer (DPO) currently appointed. The GDPR sets out guidelines on when the appointment of a DPO shall be required as follows:
The Firm has instead agreed to name a responsible officer (the “Responsible Officer”) who may be reached on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Purpose of data collected
The personal information we collect is for the following legitimate interest:
Who we share our information with
We will not share personal information about you with third parties without your consent. We are required, by law, to sometimes pass on some of this Personal Data to:
We will keep your Personal Data for no longer than reasonably necessary. We will retain your personal information in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements as set out in our Data retention policy.
Your rights and your Personal Data
You have a right:
We take your privacy seriously and take every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure your Personal Data. We work hard to protect you and your information from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction and have several layers of security measures in place, including, without limitation, encryptions.
When sending marketing materials to customers, we may have the option to rely on your consent or legitimate interest.
We only use legitimate interests for marketing if we have assessed that the information being sent is beneficial to the customer, and have weighed our interests against your own and there is little to no risk posed, the method and content is non-intrusive, and the material being sent is something you would usually expect to receive.
We will occasionally store login or other information on your computer using the device known as a cookie – a small text document, usually containing an anonymised identifier. Among the information that can be gathered by cookies is the amount of pages that are views, the length of time spent on our website, the time of your visit, and the websites visited immediately following and prior to our own.
We are not able to gather any personal information about you using cookies, and we do not usually store any personal information given to us by your cookies.
You can choose whether to allow, switch off or delete cookies on our and other websites by changing the setting in your web browser. However, this may reduce the functionality of some websites, or even prevent you from accessing them.
How do we use your information?
We use the information that you provide to us, and that we collect from you, for the following purposes: