Privacy and legal notices
Paul Matthews trades under People Alchemy Ltd.
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(Edition 3, April 2018)
Privacy notice and consent
This notice explains how information about you is used.
The information we gather
People Alchemy Ltd (PAL) is committed to protecting your personal information.
In this notice, references to ‘we’ or ‘us’ means PAL. References to ‘you’ means anyone using our websites, products or supplying personal data, contact details or other information to us.
Information that we gather about you may include your name, email address, IP address and any other unique means of identification or bespoke data shared with us (including but not limited to phone numbers, role, department, geographic location, log of emails and history of interactions with you) and your online behaviours and interactions with our websites or products.
We may also obtain information about you from third parties, such as your employer, our subcontractors, service providers and agents.
When we collect data from you, we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation which applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom).
We will take all reasonable precautions to hold such data securely. We will comply with our obligations as data processor under the applicable laws.
Systems used to gather data
- computer networks and connections
- communications systems
- authentication methods, including single sign-on and username/password credentials
- email and instant messaging systems
- intranet and internet facilities
- telephones, voicemail, mobile phone records
- tracking technologies (such as click-through links, cookies and web beacons)
- and other hardware and software owned, used or provided by or on behalf of us.
Reasons for processing
- delivery of services
- to enhance, modify, personalise or otherwise improve our services for the benefit of our customers including reporting on usage trends
- to enhance the security of our network and information systems
- to better understand how people interact with our websites or products
- improving the effectiveness of promotional campaigns and advertising
- to comply with legal or regulatory obligations and good practice
- to contact existing customers or individuals that have shown an interest in our products or services.
How we hold and share information
PAL will only keep data for as long as is reasonable based on the nature of the data and the reason for processing. Note that we take daily backups of all our data, and some backups are held for up to 12 months. This means that if you ask for your data to be removed from our systems, it will remain in our encrypted backup files for up to our maximum retention period.
We may disclose and exchange information with subcontractors, service providers, representatives and agents, as well as with law enforcement agencies and regulatory bodies for the above reasons.
Information may be held at our offices and those of our subcontractors, service providers, representatives and agents as described above. Information may be transferred to other countries around the world, including those without data protection laws equivalent to those in the UK, where required for our processing activities. We have security measures in place to seek to ensure that there are adequate safeguards in place to protect the data we hold and we will ensure the transfer complies with data protection laws.
- correct or request information that we hold relating to you
- object to our processing of your personal data
- update your consents
- ask for all data we hold about you to be deleted
Changes may be necessary to this policy to reflect legal or data processing developments. Any significantly different use of your data will be communicated to you. As explained above, you can amend your consents or raise an objection to our processing of your data at any time.
Last updated April 2018.
(Edition 1, 1st July 2018)
If you’ve received an email from us by mistake and/or you are not the intended addressee, we’re sorry for bothering you. It may contain information that’s confidential and legally privileged, so please delete it without sharing it. And if you let us know, we can try to stop it from happening again.
We may monitor any emails sent or received by us, or on our behalf. If we do, this will be in line with relevant law and our own policies.
(Edition 1, 1st February 2007)
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