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BLEAKHOUNDS DESIGN GDPR COMPLIANCE STATEMENT MAY 25TH 2018

www.bleakhoundsdesign.co.uk

 

40 The Gables

Cottam

Preston

PR4 0LG

 

INTRODUCTION

 

BleakHounds Design is a small home based business owned and run by Jackie Gunn.  The business is craft based production of accessories for dogs, including collars, leads, coats, fleeces and beds.  Sales are primarily online whether direct through the website or via a third party retail platform such as Etsy or Ebay.  Dealings with suppliers are both online and by post or telephone or in person.

 

LAWFUL BASIS FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA

 

Customers and suppliers supply their name, address, telephone number and (where appropriate) email address to enable trading and record keeping for usual business purposes including tax compliance.  This includes personal data in respect of past, existing and present customers and suppliers.

 

PERSONAL DATA STORAGE AND SECURITY

 

The information held is restricted to personal information that is necessary for my accounts and records.  Electronic storage is kept secure on a password and firewall protected computer and paper storage is secure within the home.  Payment services are provided by Paypal, for which they are Data Controller and all Paypal transactions are subject to the Paypal Privacy Policy, which customers are required to consent to directly with Paypal.  Likewise, those transactions completed via the Etsy Payment Platform, for which they are the Data Controller, and all Etsy transactions are subject to the Etsy Privacy Policy, which customers are required to consent to directly with Etsy.

 

PERSONAL DATA SHARING

 

For online sales I receive personal data from customers who trade directly via my website or indirectly through an electronic trading platform such as Ebay or Etsy.  Customer and supplier orders are fulfilled by use of third party delivery services, which requires name and address records to be supplied.  I have taken all appropriate and proportionate steps to ensure that the data handling and storage procedures on electronic trading platforms and delivery service providers are secure and compliant with the regulations.

 

ICO FEE EXEMPTION

 

Data processing is limited to the purposes of keeping accounts relating to any business or other activity I carry out; deciding whether to accept anyone as a customer or supplier; keeping records of purchases, sales or other transactions to ensure the relevant payments, deliveries or services take place; or making financial or management forecasts to help you carry out my business activity.

 

The individuals I hold information about are restricted to anyone whose personal information needs to be processed for my accounts and records - for example existing or present customers and suppliers.

 

The information I hold is restricted to personal information that is required for accounts and records - for example name, address and credit card details.

 

COOKIES

 

Cookies are a small file which are placed on your computer's hard drive.  Cookies help this website to analyse traffic and visitors and help my site respond to you as an individual. Traffic log cookies are used to identify which pages are being used on my site and analyse visitor behaviour through statistics.

 

CONTROLLING YOUR INFORMATION

 

You may request details of personal information that I hold about you under GDPR 2018.  If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact me.  If you believe any information I hold about you is incorrect or incomplete then please write or email me as soon as possible and I will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

 

I also know how important your personal details are, and therefore, I will NEVER sell, distribute or disclose information about you as an individual, or the usage of my site to any external party.