Policy key definitions:
“Me”, “I” or “my” refer to the business, Abi Williamson.
“you”, “the user” refer to the person(s) using this website.
GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.
ICO means Information Commissioner’s Office.
Cookies mean small files stored on a users computer or device.
Processing of your personal data
Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) I control
Data retention period: I will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists.
Sharing your information: I do not share your information with third parties.
If, as determined by me, the lawful basis upon which I process your personal information changes, I will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. I shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.
Your individual rights
Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here;
the right to be informed;
the right of access;
the right to rectification;
the right to erasure;
the right to restrict processing;
the right to data portability;
the right to object; and
the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.
You also have the right to complain to the ICO [www.ico.org.uk] if you feel there is a problem with the way I hand your data.
I handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.
Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website.
I use a cookie control system which allows you to accept the use of
Data security and protection
I ensure the security of any personal information I hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how I store, access and manage that information.
My methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.
Transparent Privacy Explanations
I have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way I use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.
Email marketing messages & subscription
Under the GDPR I use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to my newsletter or marketing mailing list. I only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the “Processing of your personal date” above. Any email marketing messages I send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider. An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.
Email marketing messages that I send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.
Any email marketing messages I send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. I provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information I hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences, you can also unsubscribe from all MailChimp lists, by following this link, otherwise contact the EMS provider.
Resources & further information
Overview of the GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003