Data protection and privacy policies

Data protection principles

We will protect and respect your privacy.

Our privacy policy explains:

  • how we use information about you
  • the ways in which we protect your privacy

We are the Data Controller for the personal information you provide.

Our Data Protection Officer is Kim Cole.

What is personal data

Personal data is any information about a living person that helps identify them. The data can be anything that identifies them directly ot indirectly such as:

  • name
  • photograph
  • identification number
  • location data
  • online identifier

There are also sensitive personal data such as:

  • genetic data
  • biometric data
  • racial or ethnic origin
  • political opinions
  • religious or philosophical beliefs
  • trade union membership
  • health
  • sex life
  • sexual orientation

The Data Protection Act 2018 states that the personal data we hold about you must be:

  • only collected so that we can carry our your enquiry or process your application
  • relevant to the purposes we have told you about and limited only to those purposes
  • accurate and kept up to date
  • kept only as long as necessary and for the purpose we have advised you of
  • kept in a secure way
  • protected against  loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure
  • destroyed in a secure way when we no longer need it

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review.

Our privacy policy was last updated on 29th March 2018.

You should contact our Data Protection Officer if you have any concerns or queries about our Privacy policy.

Data Protection

Address: Causeway House
Bocking End

Telephone: 01376 552525

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