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CHERINGTON HR LTD. WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY


BACKGROUND:

Cherington HR Ltd. understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, http://cheringtonhr.com ("Our Site") and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with Our obligations and your rights under the law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.


Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

"Account" means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;

"Cookie" means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;

"Cookie Law" means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;

"personal data" means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to Us via Our Site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 2018 incorporating the EU Regulation 2016/679 - the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"); and

"We/Us/Our" means Cherington HR Ltd. a limited company registered in England under company number 5780092, whose registered address is Cherington House, Mulberry Drive, Upton upon Severn, Worcester, WR8 0ET.


Information About Us

Our Site is owned and operated by Cherington HR Ltd., a limited company registered in England under company number 5780092, whose registered address is Cherington House, Mulberry Drive, Upton upon Severn, Worcester, WR8 0ET.

Our VAT number is 879 0946 64

Our Data Protection Manager is Helen Astill, and can be contacted by email at helen@cheringtonhr.com, by telephone on 01684 594773, or by post at the Company's Registered Address.


What Does This Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. Our Site may contain links to other websites. Please note that We have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and We advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.


Your Rights

As a data subject, you have the following rights under the UK's Data Protection Act (2018) incorporating the GDPR, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:

The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;

The right of access to the personal data We hold about you;

The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us if that is the case);

The right to be forgotten - i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any personal data We hold about you (We only hold your personal data for a limited time, but if you would like Us to delete it sooner, please contact Us);

The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;

The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);

The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular purposes; and

Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.

If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data, please contact Us and We will do Our best to solve the problem for you. If We are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK's supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner's Office.

For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner's Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.


What Data Do We Collect?

Depending upon your use of Our Site, We may collect some or all of the following personal and non-personal data, particularly if you complete the Contact Details form.):

name;

business/company name

contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

IP address;

web browser type and version;

operating system.


How Do We Use Your Data?

All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with Our obligations and safeguard your rights under the Data Protection Act 2018 incorporating GDPR at all times.

Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for Our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to Our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to newsletter emails), or because it is in Our legitimate interests. Specifically, We may use your data for the following purposes:

Replying to emails from you;

Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link on the newsletter mailing list or sending an email requesting to opt-out);

Analysing your use of Our Site to enable Us to continually improve Our Site and your user experience;

You have the right to withdraw your consent to Us using your personal data at any time, and to request that We delete it.

We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for the following periods (or its retention will be determined on the following bases):

Analytics data will only be retained for the periods set by Google;


How and Where Do We Store Your Data?

We only keep your personal data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.

Your personal data will only be stored in the UK, but anonymised Analytics data will be stored on Google servers. If We do store data outside the EEA, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK.

Data security is very important to Us, and to protect your data We have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site.


Do We Share Your Data?

We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you.


How Can You Control Your Data?

You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service ("the TPS"), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service ("the CTPS"), and the Mailing Preference Service ("the MPS"). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.


Your Right to Withhold Information

You may access Our Site without providing any data at all, with the exception of that captured by Google Analytics.


How Can You Access Your Data?

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Under the Data Protection Act 2018 incorporating GDPR, no fee is payable and We will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact Us for more details at helen@cheringtonhr.com.


Our Use of Cookies

Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google, which also use Cookies. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling Us to better understand how people use Our Site.

The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) the following Cookies:

Name of Cookie: Google Analytics

First / Third Party: Third

Provider: Google

Purpose: Usage Information

You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.


Contacting Us

If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by email at helen@cheringtonhr.com, by telephone on 01684 594773, or by post at Our Registered address. Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data We hold about you).


Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.





Cherington HR Limited is registered in England and Wales Company No. 5780092. VAT No. 879 0946 64
Registered Office: Cherington House, Mulberry Drive, Upton upon Severn, Worcester, WR8 0ET, England

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Cherington HR Ltd. Website Privacy Policy