This privacy notice provides you with details of how we collect and process your personal data through your use of our site www.wearewisewords.com including any information you may provide through our site when you contact us. By providing us with your data, you warrant to us that you are over 13 years of age.
Maria Potter of WiseWords Communications is the data controller and is responsible for your personal data (referred to as “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice).
In short, we only collect information that enables you to do something – contact us or subscribe to newsletter/blog posts or access a download, should they be available. We do not sell this information on or use it for any other purpose than the reason you’ve provided it.
Our full details are: WiseWords Communications Limited. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Registered company address: 2 Salisbury Road, Ealing, London, W13 9TX, UK. 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. It is very important that the information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. Please let us know if at any time your personal information changes by emailing us at email@example.com. You are able to opt out of our communications at any time.
What data do we collect?
Personal data means any information capable of identifying an individual. It does not include anonymised data. We may process certain types of personal data about you as follows:
Identity Data may include your first name, last name, username, company & title.
Contact Data may include your email address and telephone numbers.
Technical Data may include your login data, internet protocol addresses, browser type and version, browser plug-in types and versions, time zone setting and location, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this site. (This is generated by Square Space).
Profile Data may include your username and password, purchases or orders, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses. (We cannot see your password via Square Space).
Usage Data may include information about how you use our website, products and services. (E.g visitor stats via Square Space).
Marketing and Communications Data may include your preferences in receiving marketing communications from us and your communication preferences. We may also process Aggregated Data from your personal data, but this data does not reveal your identity and as such in itself is not personal data. An example of this is where we review your Usage Data to work out the percentage of website users using a specific feature of our site. If we link the Aggregated Data with your personal data so that you can be identified from it, then it is treated as personal data. (But we don’t do this).
Sensitive data. We do not collect any Sensitive Data about you. Sensitive data refers to data that includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data. We do not collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
How we collect your personal data?
We collect data about you through a variety of different methods including:
Direct interactions: You may provide data by filling in forms on our site (or otherwise) or by communicating with us by post, phone, email or otherwise, including when you request resources or marketing be sent to you or give us feedback.
Third parties or publicly available sources: We may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources such as technical Data from the following parties: analytics providers such as Google based outside the EU.
How do we use your personal data?
We will only use your personal data when legally permitted. The most common uses of your personal data are:
Where we need to perform the contract between us.
Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
Generally, we do not rely on consent as a legal ground for processing your personal data, other than in relation to sending marketing communications to you via email. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Purposes for processing your personal data?
Our full policy includes a description of the ways we intend to use your personal data and the legal grounds on which we will process such data. We have also explained what our legitimate interests are where relevant. We may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground, depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. Please email us at email@example.com if you need more details about the policy and the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out. In short, we take the information you provide seriously and only use it for the intended purpose.
You are able to opt out of our communications at any time.
Do get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries.
First published May 2018.