Privacy Policy

Who we are

The information below is used in conjunction with the website known as vickythompson.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Subscription / Log In Details

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with. How long we retain your data.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Vicky Thompson is committed to protecting your personal information and ensuring that it is used fairly and responsibly. This notice sets out what personal information Vicky Thompson will collect about you and how we will use this information.

How we Procure Data

We collect our information on the basis of Consent – where the individual has given us clear consent to process their personal data for a specific purpose. This consent may have been given by an email request, online via our website or by other written or electronic means.
Further information regarding the lawful basis for processing personal data under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)can be found at ico.org.uk

Information that we collect about you

We will collect information about you so we can provide you with a quotation, advice or an invoice regarding our products and services. We collect information about you when you:

Email us

Request information via our website or the website of one of our third parties

Contact us in person

The type of information we collect about you will depend on the purpose for which it is collected and will typically include:

Your name and contact details

Details of your event including, location, date, number of people involved, budget and level of service required

We will only collect personal information necessary and relevant to fulfil your request.

Who we share your data with

Your data will never be used for marketing purposes. The information is stored within a password protected server / devices; which are also used in conjunction with anti -malware protection.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How we use your personal information

The personal information about you that we have collected will be used to:

Display comments within the site.

Make contact – using the information provided. Privacy settings for all of our clients will be shown within the forms distributed prior to each session. Contact details will be kept in accordance with the current HMRC legislation.

Provide a third party to enable a subscription / online log in service – which is undertaken at your request.

Information about connected individuals

The information connected to you in the form of this website, will only ever be used in conjunction with the third parties that help us to provide the services – such as those needed to assist within the subscription format within the website; together with any comments that you may make on the website- which will be stored as per the details above.

Information that relates to client forms will be shown within the forms themselves to help our clients assess more about our privacy policy settings, prior to consent.

With whom might we share your information?

We will only share your personal information with those third parties who are involved in the performance of our agreement with you.
Where third parties are involved in processing your data, we would have ensured that we understand the nature and purpose of the processing and that this is clear; that they are subject to a duty of confidence in processing your data; and that they will only act in accordance with our written instructions.
Your data will never be used for marketing purposes. The information is stored within a password protected server / devices; which are also used in conjunction with anti -malware protection

How we protect your personal information?

We have implemented a number of measures designed to help protect your personal information in our control. We have developed and maintain reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards in an effort to protect against unauthorised access, use, modification and disclosure of personal information in our custody and control. However no collection or transmission of information over the Internet or other publicly accessible communications networks can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and therefore, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any such information.
We have personal information retention processes designed to retain personal information for no longer than necessary for the purposes stated above or to otherwise meet legal requirements.

Your rights

You have the right to: Request deletion of your personal data. We will comply with this request, subject to the restrictions of our regulatory obligations and legitimate interests.Request a copy of the personal information that we have about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information please email or write to us using the contact details noted below. Ask us to update or correct your personal information, subject to certain requirements, for example proof of ID to amend the spelling of your name. Ask that we restrict the processing of your personal information where appropriate.If you wish to action any of these rights
then please contact us at mail@vickythompson.co.uk

How long we retain your data

The data is stored up to a period of 60 months in accordance with HMRC legislation. If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

If you are unhappy with how your personal data is processed by us

You also have a right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority for data protection.
In the UK this is:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF
0303 123 1113 (local rate)

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or the information we hold about you. Our contact details are:
Vicky Thompson
Email: mailto:mail@vickythompson.co.ul
Phone: 07427 43 8406

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 11th June 2020.