Who we are?
This is the Privacy Notice of DROPOUT, we act as a data controller as defined in the new GDPR.
We take the protection of your data very seriously. If you have any questions or queries about this notice, the information we hold about you or any complaints please get in contact via our email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If after contacting us you remain dissatisfied you have the right to take your complaint directly to the Information Commissioner. There contact details are listed below:
Postal Address: The Information Commissioner can be contacted at The Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF
Telephone: 01625 545 700
Data Protection Help Line: 01625 545 745
Notification Line: 01625 545 740
1. Your Right of Access
This right enables you to as us for copies of your personal information. This right always applies however there are some exemptions. For full details please see the ICO’s guidance here.
2. Your Right to Rectification
This right enables you to ask us to rectify information you believe is incorrect as well as asking us to complete information you believe is incomplete. This right always applies, for full details please see the ICO’s guidance here.
3. Your Right to Erasure
This right enables you to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances. For full details please see the ICO’s guidance here.
4. Your Right to Restriction of Processing
This right enables you to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances. For full details please see the ICO’s guidance here.
5. Your Right to Object to Processing
This right enables you to object to the processing if we able to do so because the process is in our legitimate interest. For full details please see the ICO’s guidance here.
6. Your Right to Data Portability
This right enables you to ask that we transfer the information you have given us to another organisation or give it to you. This right only applies to consent based information. For full details please see the ICO’s guidance here.
What Data Do We Hold?
Where relevant, or where you provide them to us, we may process demographic information such as, but not limited to, gender, age, date of birth, marital status, nationality, education/work histories, academic/professional qualifications, hobbies, family composition, and dependents.
How We Use Your Data?
We will comply with all legal obligations to keep personal data up to date; to store and destroy it securely; to not collect or retain excessive amounts of data; to keep personal data secure, and to protect personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and to ensure that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.
What Do We Use Your Data For?
We use your personal data for some or all of the following purposes:
- To enable us to meet all legal and statutory obligations.
- To serve you better as a user.
- To seek your views or comments.
- To notify you of changes to our services and events.
- To send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you.
Legal Basis for Using Data?
Most of our data is processed because it is necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party (such as another data controller). We will always take into account your interests, rights and freedoms.
Some of our processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation.
We may also process data if it is necessary for the performance of a contract with you, or to take steps to enter into a contract. An example of this would be processing your data in connection with a purchase you have made.
Where your information is used other than in accordance with one of these legal bases, we will first obtain your consent to that use.
How Long Do We Store Your Data?
We will keep some records permanently if we are legally required to do so. We may keep some other records for an extended period of time. In general, we will endeavour to keep data only for as long as we need it. This means that we may delete it when it is no longer needed.
Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential. It will only be shared with third parties where it is necessary for the performance of our tasks or where you first give us your prior consent. It is likely that we will need to share your data with some or all of the following (but only where necessary):
Our agents, servants and contractors. For example, we may ask a commercial provider to send out newsletters on our behalf, or to maintain our database software.
Do We Transfer Your Data Internationally?
No. Your data will not be shared with anyone outside the EU.
If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.
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Last Updated: 04/02/2019