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Our Commitment to Privacy
Here at Salford Professional Development (SPD) we work hard to ensure that you get the very best experience without having to worry if your information is safe.
Outlined below is how and why we collect, use and share your personal information, and your rights in relation to that data.
We know that there’s lots of information here, but we want you to be fully informed – we hope the following sections will answer any questions you have but if not, please do get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
A Bit About Us
Salford Professional Development is the “Data Controller” of your personal data and is subject to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”). We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) registration number ZA092210
We work hard to ensure that you get the very best experience without having to worry if your information is safe.
Why Do We Collect Your Information?
Under the GDPR we have to have justification (“legal basis”) for obtaining and processing your information. At SPD, we consider that the legal basis is our contract with you. We use the details you provide to offer you our products and services and to meet our contractual duties as laid out in our agreement with you.
When Do We Collect Data?
We collect personal data about you at various stages in your relationship with us. This may be:
We only collect and use your personal data when you specifically agree that we should do so. Some of the information you will provide, and some we collect automatically. The analytics we collect are to help us improve our online products and your browsing experience. However, the data that we collect automatically is not personal data. For example, just by browsing our site or downloading information, our system will automatically gather and store certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally, and we do not link it to any personal data. It is used to help us improve our website.
What Sort Of Data Do We Collect?
Under the GDPR we are only permitted to collect the minimum amount of information needed to carry out a specific purpose. We may collect the following type of personal data about you:
1: Information that helps identify you:
2: Sensitive personal data, including:
3: Information that helps us manage the contract such as
How Do We Use Your Information?
We will process your personal information for a range of purposes associated with your contract. The primary purposes are:
How Long Do We Keep Your Data for?
Data is retained for as long as it is required to perform its purpose or for as long as is required by law (see the link below). At the end of that retention period, your data will either be deleted completely or anonymised.
Here is our Record Retention Schedule click here
Who Do We Share Your Information With?
Sometimes we share your personal data with trusted third parties, in order to meet our contractual needs or to improve our services; For example, a printer to produce name badges, auditors, organisations that you have subscribed to in order to promote your career progress (for example, professional bodies), and your employer if they have sponsored your attendance or with our parent company, the University of Salford.
Here is the policy we apply to those organisations to keep your data safe & protect your privacy:
Examples of the kind of third parties we work with are:
Your Choices Regarding Your Data
If you choose to become a member of any of our online communities or to receive our email communications, it is always your choice as to whether you want to continue receiving information from us. If you do not want us to use your personal information in this way or to contact you, please let us know by emailing us on email@example.com. On our online portals, we offer settings to change your membership. On email you can click the unsubscribe link.
Updating Your Contact Details
The accuracy of your personal information is important to us. You can let us know about any changes in your contact information at any time by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can you find out what Information we hold on you?
You have a right of access to your personal data held by SPD. A request for all such information is called a Subject Access Request or SAR.
You are entitled to:
All the above must be returned to the requesting individual within one month and at no cost.
If you would like to exercise your right of access please submit a request by emailing email@example.com
From time to time we may make changes to this statement because the way in which we are processing your personal information may need to change. All alterations will be posted on this page and will apply from the time we post them. Where we have a valid email address for you we will periodically email you to inform you of any substantial changes and/or to send you a link to our current privacy statement.
This statement was last updated on 02 May 2019.
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