Your information will be held by The Office
How we use your information
We need personal information from you in order to assist in either providing, or directing, you to the best source of information which will assist you in setting up your business or developing your business. This includes what you tell us about yourself and what we learn from you when we meet with you – the choices and decisions that are made and any information given to you which will assist with your business. This notice explains how we do this and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.
Our Privacy Promise
To keep any data safe and private
Never to sell your data
Not to share your data with any 3rd party unless with agreement from you
We are committed to protecting your personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
How the Law Protects You
As well as the Privacy Promise your data is protected by law –
The Data Protection law says we can use personal information only if we have a genuine reason to do so –
To fulfil a contract we have with you or
It is our legal duty or
When you consent to do so
Why we need personal data
To advise you on what the best way forward for your business is
To develop a website or plan of action
To identify additional training suitable for your business
To provide you with the best services we can and any additional services
To assist us, to assist you, by providing a trustworthy, confidential service which meets your needs in whatever way best suited to you i.e. your business
Who we share your personal information with
We may share your information with:-
Any party involved in the development of any of our I.T. services
Accredited individuals who we use to provide our services and existing staff
To comply with any statutory/legal requirements
Name, address, contact details (including emails), information relevant to business.
We may, from time to time, use your personal data to inform you of opportunities which may be of interest to you and your business. We will only contact you if we have your agreement to do so.
How long do we keep information
We will keep your personal information for as long as you are a client of The Office and/or the time specified by which you have participated in.
How to get a copy of your personal information
You can access your personal information by writing to us and requesting the same –
81-83 Main Street
In accordance with GDPR, you have a right to access any personal data that we hold concerning you, You have a right to ask that your data be rectified where it is inaccurate, incomplete or not up to date or to your satisfaction. In certain circumstances you have the right to ask for the erasure of your personal date, to restrict the processing of your data, and to portability of your data. In view of our legal responsibility to retain the data as part of this engagement, we cannot comply with most requests that the date be erased or transferred before the end of the retention period or that we should cease processing the date in accordance with the terms of our engagement but we will meet and discuss this with you if this arises.