GDPR Privacy Notice
Professional Introducer Network are committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of anyone using this website, www.professionalintroducernetwork.co.uk (“Our Site”). We will only collect and use your personal data in the ways that we describe here and carry out data collection/processing in a manner that meets our obligations and your rights under the law.
Updated January 2019
- Definitions and Interpretation
The following terms are defined as follows for the purpose of this Policy:
‘Cookies’ are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive by websites that you visit. They save and retrieve pieces of information about your visit to the website – for example, how you entered the site, how you navigated through the site and what information and documentation was of interest to you.
‘Personal data’ means all data that relates to an identifiable person, who can either directly or indirectly be identified by that data. This would be the personal data that you provide to us through Our Site.
‘We/Us/Our’ refers to Professional Introducer Network Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales under number 11377643 and registered office is 18 Deeneside, Weldon, Northamptonshire, NN17 3HQ
‘You/the user’ refer to the person(s) using this website.
- Our Information
- We own and operate this site
- Our Data Protection Lead can be contacted by email at email@example.com
- Policy Contents
- Your 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.
If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, please contact us using the following details firstname.lastname@example.org and we will work to resolve the problem for you. However, if we are unable to help, 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.
- What data do we collect?
Depending how you use Our Site, we may collect some or all of the following personal and non-personal data:
- Identity Data may include first name and surname
- Contact Data may include email address, postal address and telephone/mobile number
- Demographic Information for example post-code information and your preferences.
- Usage Data such as IP Address, web browser type
This data is collected when you enter your details in the Newsletter Subscription Section, or from entering your details into our Join Today Section.
- How do we use your data?
All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary to fulfil the reason(s) for which it was collected in the first place. We always comply with our obligations and safeguard your rights under GDPR.
Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, whether it is necessary to fulfil a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of your personal data or because it is in our legitimate interests. We use your data for the following purposes:
- Providing and managing access to Our Site
- Supplying our services to you (we require your personal data to enter into a contract with you)
- Responding to emails from you
- Sending emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe from these at any time by contacting us)
- Analysing your use of Our Site to enable us to continually improve Our Site and your user experience
- For legitimate business purposes where we may contact our ‘clients’ with marketing communication and offers
Third parties whose content appears on Our Site may use third party cookies, as detailed in section 13. Please note that we do not control the activities of such third parties, nor the data they collect and use, and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such third parties.
- How and where do we store your data?
- We will keep your personal data for as long as necessary in order to use it in the ways described in section 6, and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it.
- Your personal data will only be stored in the EU.
- We take data security very seriously, and have taken strict measures to safeguard all data collected through Our Site.
- Data Sharing
- We may occasionally contract other third parties to supply services to you on our behalf. For example, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. Where any of these third parties require access to your personal information, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
- Sometimes we compile statistics about the use of Our site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, and other information. All data is anonymised and will never include any personally identifying data. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, partners and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
- In certain circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain data held by us, which may include your personal data, for example, where we are involved in legal proceedings, complying with legal requirements, a court order or a governmental authority.
- How to control your data
- You have rights under GDPR, as explained in Section 4. In addition to these, when submitting personal data to us through email or on Our Site, you may be given options which enable you to restrict our use of your data. This includes the ability to opt-out of receiving direct marketing emails from us which is achieved by unsubscribing via the links included in our emails and/or at the point of providing your details.
- Your right to withhold information
- You can access some areas of Our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features available on Our Site you may be required to submit or enable the collection of certain data.
- How can you access your data?
You have a right to ask for a copy of all your personal data that is held by us (where such data is held). For more information, please contact us using email@example.com
- By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third-party Cookies on your device. These are Cookies that are placed by websites, services and/or parties other than us. These Cookies are not necessary for the functioning of Our Site and your experience of Our Site will not be inhibited by refusing to consent to them.
- Before the placement of Cookies on your device, you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to place them. By giving your consent, you are allowing us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You can, if you would like to, deny consent to the placing of Cookies however certain features of Our Site may not fully function as intended.
- There are some features of Our Site that depend on Cookies in order to function. Under Cookie law, these are Cookies deemed “strictly necessary”, details of these are shown below. Consent to place these Cookies is not required however, it is important that you are aware of them. You are still able to block these Cookies through changing your internet browser’s settings, but please be aware that Our Site may not properly function if you do so.
- Contacting us