This policy applies to the following business;
TerrierBlog, 28 Flax House, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1JH
Glossary of Terms
What is personal data?
Personal data relates to any information about a human being that makes you identifiable which may include (but is not limited to);
Contact information (email address, telephone numbers)
Previous address history
Credit history information
What is sensitive personal data?
Sensitive personal data is sometimes referred to as ‘special categories of personal data’. TerrierBlog will never ask you for sensitive personal data, the categories of these forms of data are below;
Racial & ethnic origin
Political, religious and philosophical beliefs
Trade union membership(s)
Genetic & health data
Sexual orientation & sexual history
What is a Data Controller?
For General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) purposes, the “data controller” means the person, or organisation who decides the purposes for which personal data is processed and how it is processed.
The data controller that this policy refers to is TerrierBlog, 28 Flax House, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1JH
The data protection officer is John McNamara, Director, who can be contacted by post at the above address, by email (firstname.lastname@example.org ) or by calling 07544921780.
What is a Data Processor?
A “data processor” is a person or organisation which processes personal data for the controller.
What do we mean by Business to Business?
PLC, LTD, LLP incorporated partnerships, trusts and foundations, local authorities and government institutions.
What do we mean Business to Consumer?
Private clients, sole traders, unincorporated partnerships, trusts and foundations.
What information do we collect about you and how?
TerrierBlog, as a data controller is bound by the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
You agree that we are entitled to obtain, use and process the information you provide to us in order that we can provide you with our services and for other related purposes including;
Regularly updating and enhancing client records
Legal and regulatory compliance
Analysis for management purposes
We collect information about you when you fill in any of the forms on our website, such as sending in an enquiry etc. Website usage information is collected using cookies.
When submitting forms on our website we us a third-party software provider for automated data collection and processing purpose, they will not use your data for any purposes and will only hold the data in line with our policy on data retention.
Cookies are text files put on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is then used to track visitor use of the website and to create statistical reports on website activity. For more information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. Please note in a few cases some of our website features may not function because of this.
Analytics – eg how visitors use our website
We use Google Analytics to store information about how visitors use our website so that we may make improvements and give visitors a better user experience.
An IP or Internet Protocol Address is a unique numerical address assigned to a computer as it logs on to the internet. TerrierBlog does not have access to any personal identifiable information and we would never seek this information. Your IP address is logged when visiting our site, but our analytic software only uses this information to track how many visitors we have from particular regions.
Internet Based Advertising
We may use, Facebook and Twitter advertising services and as such there are tracking codes installed on our website so that we can manage the effectiveness of these campaigns. We do not store any personal data within this type of tracking
Security precautions in place about data collected
When you give us personal information, we take steps to make sure that it’s treated securely. Any sensitive information (such as credit or debit card details) is encrypted and protected. Our website is protected with a valid SSL Certificate which ensures all of your visits to our site are secure, which can be noted from the padlock icon in the top-left corner of your browser.
Non-sensitive details (your email address etc) are sent normally over the internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
How long will we hold your data for?
We will hold your data for however long is deemed necessary and you can withdraw your consent for us to hold your data at any time.
Access to your information, correction, portability and deletion
What is a Subject Access Request?
This is your right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all your personal information, please email or write to us at the following address: John McNamara, 28 Flax House, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1JH. We will respond to your request within one month of receipt of the request.
We want to make sure your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate by emailing email@example.com or writing to the above address.
Objections to processing of personal data
It is your right to lodge an objection to the processing of your personal data if you feel the “ground relating to your particular situation” apply. The only reasons we will be able to deny your request is if we can show compelling legitimate grounds for the processing, which override your interest, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defence of a legal claims.
It is also your right to receive the personal data which you have given to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit that data to another controller without delay from the current controller if:
(a) The processing is based on consent or on a contract, and
(b) The processing is carried out by automated means.
Your Right to be Forgotten
Should you wish for us to completely delete all information that we hold about you for:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org , or
In Writing to: John McNamara, 28 Flax House, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1JH
If you feel that your personal data has been processed in a way that does not meet the GDPR, you have a specific right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority. The supervisory authority will then tell you of the progress and outcome of your complaint. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner’s Office.
How to contact us
By email: email@example.com
Or write to us at John McNamara, 28 Flax House, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1JH