Dynamics Consultants Privacy Statement
Dynamics Consultants Ltd is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website users and service users. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Dynamics Consultants Ltd may make changes to this policy from time to time. We will communicate these updates to you as part of our communications.
We are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of our website visitors and service users. This means that we are responsible for determining the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
How we use your personal data
Below, we list the types of personal data that we hold, the reasons for holding such data and the legal bases that these fall under
(a) the general categories of personal data that we may process are: your Company name; job title contact details including your telephone number and email address; demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests excluding special category data.
(b) We will not collect any information about individuals under the age of 16. By providing consent you are providing confirmation that you are aged 16 or older.
(c) We may sometimes share your data with third-party providers, in the course of obtaining licences and services. We will always obtain consent via email before we share this information with these third parties. Sharing this information may be necessary to carrying out the services agreed upon (please see information relating to consent and legitimate interest below). These third-parties include, but are not limited to software providers, business services and companies that provide sub-contractor business and IT support services.
(d) the purposes for which we may process personal data include:
- Establishing contracts to initiate services
- Internal record keeping for the purposes of invoicing
- Sending you information we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
(e) the legal bases of the processing are outlined below:
By providing positive consent via our opt-in box we will store your details on our mailing lists.
- send a maximum of 2 marketing emails per month
- send information that we feel is relevant and appropriate
- not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so, or we have obtained specific permission via email as outlined above to do so
- provide a link on all email marketing to allow you to unsubscribe from all email marketing
- respect your right to erasure
- use the information to improve our products and services.
- use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Controlling your personal information
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
We process personal information for certain legitimate business purposes, which include some or all of the following:
- Where the processing enables us to enhance, modify, personalise or otherwise improve our services/ communications for the benefits of our customers
- To identify and prevent fraud
- To enhance the security of our network and information systems
What does legitimate interest mean?
Under Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, Legitimate Interest refers to:
“(f) processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a child.”
Please refer to the ICO website for more information on Legitimate Interest.
When we process your personal information for our legitimate interests, we consider and balance any potential impact on you and your rights under data protection laws. Our legitimate business interests do not automatically override your interests. We will not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise permitted or required by law).
We endeavour to only send you a maximum of two emails a month based on the above legitimate business purposes. This is to ensure we are only providing you with necessary and valuable information that we believe will help your business.
You have the right to object to receiving this information at any time. If you no longer wish to receive this information, please email us to unsubscribe.
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