DATA POLICY

1. About this Policy

1.1 This policy explains when and why we collect personal information about our clients, how we use it and how we keep it secure and your rights in relation to it.

1.2 We may collect, use and store your personal data, as described in this Data Privacy Policy and as described when we collect data from you.

1.3 We will always comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when dealing with your personal data. Further details on the GDPR can be found at the website for the Information Commissioner (www.ico.gov.uk). For the purposes of the GDPR, we will be the “controller” of all personal data we hold about you.

 

2. Who are we?

2.1 We are The Full Poodle Computer Services. We can be contacted by phone 01297 443819 or email us by clicking here

 

3. What information we collect from clients and why.

Type of information

Purposes

Legal basis of processing

Name, address, telephone numbers, e-mail

address(es) and advertising source.

To arrange home visits to work on your computer.

To contact you when working on your computer.

Record keeping for our accounts.

Performing our contract with you.

For the purposes of our legitimate interests in running our business.

 

4. How we protect your personal data

4.1 We will not transfer your personal data outside the EU without your consent.

4.2 We have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personal data from loss, misuse, or unauthorised alteration or destruction.

4.3 Please note however that where you are transmitting information to us over the internet this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

4.4 We will notify you promptly in the event of any breach of your personal data which might expose you to serious risk.

 

5. Who else has access to the information you provide us?

5.1 We will never sell your personal data. We will never share your personal data with any third parties without your prior consent (which you are free to withhold) except where required to do so by law or as set out in the table above.

 

6. How long do we keep your information?

6.1 We will hold your personal data on our systems for as long as is necessary to comply with our legal obligations. We will review your personal data every year to establish whether we are still entitled to process it. If we decide that we are not entitled to do so, we will stop processing your personal data except that we will retain your personal data in an archived form in order to be able to comply with future legal obligations e.g. the establishment exercise or defence of legal claims.

6.2 We securely destroy all financial information once we have used it and no longer need it.

 

7. Your rights

7.1 You have rights under the GDPR:

(a) to access your personal data; (b) to be provided with information about how your personal data is processed; (c) to have your personal data corrected; (d) to have your personal data erased in certain circumstances; (e) to object to or restrict how your personal data is processed; (f) to have your personal data transferred to yourself or to another business in certain circumstances.

7.2 You have the right to take any complaints about how we process your personal data to the Information Commissioner:

https://ico.org.uk/concerns/

0303 123 1113.

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