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  D E F I N I T I O N S

  • "I", "our", "us", or "we" refer to the business (Nicky Foster MUA).

  • "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.

  • Personal data means any information capable of identifying an individual. It does not include anonymised data.

  G D P R

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows:

  • 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.

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases:

Communication Data includes any direct communication, whether that is through the contact form within the website, through email, text message, social media messaging, social media posts or any other direct communications you send to us. We process the data for the purposes of communications with yourself and for record keeping. Record keeping is also required to maintain the establishment and the pursuance or defense of legal claims. Record keeping for lawful grounds is within our legitimate interests.

 

Customer Data is all information relating to any purchases of services such as name, title, billing address, service information (date and location), email address, phone number and contact details. The information is requested and processed to enable services to be delivered and records of such transactions. The lawful grounds for the processing of the requested information is to perform the contractual obligations between you and us and ensuring contractual obligations are met.

 

User Data relates to the way in which you use our website and any online services, posts for publications within the public domain and any other online services. We process the data to ensure all content is relevant. To ensure the security of our website is maintain backups and databases of our website are used to ensure the publication of data and administration of our website is accurate. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests, which in this case are to enable us to properly administer our website and our business.

Technical Data that includes data about your use of our website and online services such as your IP address, your login data, details about your browser, length of visit to pages on our website, page views and navigation paths, details about the number of times you use our website, time zone settings and other technology on the devices you use to access our website. The source of this data is from our analytics tracking system. This also extends onto social media [pages, whereby technical data is also generated and recorded. We process this data to analyse your use of our website and other online services, to administer and protect our business and website, to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and to understand the effectiveness of our advertising.  Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests, which in this case are to enable us to properly administer our website and our business and to grow our business and to decide our marketing strategy.

 

We may use Customer Data, User Data and Technical Data to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you (including Facebook adverts or other display advertisements) and to measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve you. Our lawful ground for this processing is legitimate interests, which is to grow our business.

We currently do not use your data to send marketing material such as newsletters, prize draws, promotional offers etc. and do not share your data with third parties for marketing purposes.

  S E N S I T I V E  D A T A

Sensitive data refers to data that includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation, political opinions, information about your health and genetic and bio metric data. We do not collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.

 

Where we are required to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of the contract between us and you do not provide us with that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract (for example, to deliver goods or services to you). If you do not provide us with the requested data, we may have to cancel a product or service you have ordered but if we do, we will notify you at the time.

 

We will only use your personal data for a purpose it was collected for or a reasonably compatible purpose if necessary. For more information on this please email us at info@nickyfostermua.com. In case we need to use your details for an unrelated new purpose we will let you know and explain the legal grounds for processing.

 

We may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent where this is required or permitted by law.

 

We do not carry out automated decision-making or any type of automated profiling.

 

We may collect data about you by you providing the data directly to us (for example by filling in forms on our site or by sending us emails). We may automatically collect certain data from you as you use our website by using cookies and similar technologies.

We may receive data from third parties such as analytics providers such as Google based outside the EU, advertising networks such as Facebook based outside the EU, such as search information providers such as Google based outside the EU, providers of technical, payment and delivery services, such as data brokers or aggregators.

 

We may also receive data from publicly availability sources such as Companies House and the Electoral Register based inside the EU.

 

  P E R S O N A L   D A T A

We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below:

  • Service providers who provide IT and system administration services.

  • Professional advisers including lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers

  • Government bodies that require us to report processing activities.

  • We also allow access to your personal data only to those employees and partners who have a business need to know such data. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they must keep it confidential.

We require all third parties to whom we transfer your data to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We only allow such third parties to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

We do not transfer your personal data outside the European Economic Area.

  S E C U R I T Y

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.

  D A T A  R E T E N T I O N

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. For tax purposes, the law requires us to keep basic information about our customers (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for six years after they stop being customers.

  L E G A L  R I G H T S

Under the GDPR, your rights are as follows:

  • 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.

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR. If you are not happy with any aspect of how we collect and use your data, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We should be grateful if you would contact us first if you do have a complaint so that we can try to resolve it for you.

  C O O K I E S

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We use a cookie control system, which allows you to accept the use of cookies, and control which cookies are saved to your device / computer. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options.

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