Policy key definitions:
- “I”, “our”, “us”, or “we” refer to the organisation, Wrightwell.
- “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 user’s computer or device.
Processing of your personal data
Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and/or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.
Lawful basis: Consent
The reason we use this basis: We need your consent to store your details for the purpose of sending you emails or storing your information to display comments you’ve posted on our articles
We process your information in the following ways: If subscribing to our newsletter, your details are stored with the third-party Mailchimp.If posting a comment on our site, a copy of your name and email address is stored in our database. Your name and comment are shown publicly on our website when your comment is approved. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Data retention period: We 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: We do not share your information with third parties. If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We 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 we are handling your data.
We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.
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Cookies that we use are:
Essential first-party cookies
These cookies are set by our website when you interact with it.
|Reason for use
|Used by our website to test if cookies are enabled in your browser
|Used to set when you have seen our privacy and cookie notification banner
|Used when commenting on our articles to allow you to edit your comment and stores your name and email address to be able to comment in the future
Optional third-party cookies
These cookies are set by third party websites when you view our site. You can opt out of Google Analytics through our site. Otherwise you can adjust the cookie settings in your browser, or manage your settings at each company directly.
|Reason for use
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|Used by Twitter to show our Twitter feed on our homepage
|Used by Facebook to show our Facebook feed on our homepage
Data security and protection
We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.