On the 25th of May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force across all European Union countries, as well as in the UK despite its choice to leave the European Union.
POINTERS accepts its responsibility for the proper use and protection of data, and outlines below how we aim to comply with the GDPR. We will continually improve our GDPR policies in order to provide the best protection to user data, and to act as transparently as possible.
How will my data be used?
In some cases, data may be collected and stored by POINTERS for the purposes of maintaining contact information with our partners. This data may be used to:
Make contact with you for any reason, but usually to:
Inform you of any business-related query we may have
Advise you of any product or service which we think may be relevant to you or your employer
Inform you of or invite you to any news or event which we feel may be relevant to you or your employer
You may be listed on our website by name, and or company name (and logo) only, unless we have your explicit permission to use other data
Will my data be shared?
- This data will only be shared with trusted partners, and with the consent of all parties, unless the law requires otherwise.
- Your data will never be sold or exchanged freely without your permission, unless the law requires that we do so.
Which data will be recorded?
When necessary, we may collect and store the following information:
Full name, including prefix, forename, and surname
Your job title/role
If you choose to share it with us, we may store your e-mail address, phone number, and the postal address of the company you represent
Documents you send us, including but not limited to:
Documents we create which contain your information, including but not limited to:
Notes we might make as a result of contact with you;
Contact information you may share with us;
Documents which make any reference to you or your organisation;
How is my data secured?
All of our data is protected with passwords
Access to this data is only given to those who have a legitimate reason to use it
All computer workstations and portable computers are password-protected, and passwords are changed regularly
Can I see a copy of my data?
If you would like to see a copy of your data, please write an email to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
We check our emails regularly and will respond to your email as soon as we read it
We will provide a record of our data to you within 30 calendar days of our initial acceptance of your request
Where can I learn more about the GDPR?
You can learn more about the GDPR on the EU GDPR official website: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection_en