Data Protection Policy
To hold data in accordance with good practice standards of personal data security. Data is not encrypted. Acorn Kennels and Cattery and associated companies aim to protect people’s privacy and to make sure that personal data is not shared indiscriminately. This includes addresses, phone numbers and email addresses. Acorn Kennels and Cattery and associated companies have a duty to ensure that all information which could identify individuals is held securely and used only for specific, agreed purposes.
This policy describes how Acorn Kennels and Cattery and associated companies will handle personal data so as to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as of 25th May 2018.
3. WHO HOLDS YOUR DATA
The Directors and Administration Staff are responsible for holding personal data of employees/sales interests/purchasers/contractors in accordance with good practice standards. Acorn Kennels and Cattery and associated companies are aware of the importance of data security and with this in mind will treat personal data with the utmost care and take all appropriate steps to protect it. Access to your personal data is password-protected. Acorn Kennels and Cattery and associated companies will make sure that the data is up to date and any old data is destroyed.
4. WHAT IS PERSONAL DATA USED FOR
Acorn Kennels and Cattery and associated companies only use personal data for the specific purposes of Acorn Kennels and Cattery and associated companies’ employees/sales interests/purchasers/contractors, for example, receiving information about working hours, receiving invoices etc and for the purposes of specific consents which it receives for the sending and receipt of information.
Acorn Kennels and Cattery and associated companies do not release anyone’s personal data to any other person without the specific consent of the first person obtained by request to a designated data holder and without that data holder asking for and receiving consent of the first person to release it to the person requesting. Acorn Kennels and Cattery and associated companies do not send open address emails, that is an email sent to more than one person at the same time where the email address of one intended recipient is visible to another, unless consent has been given to do so (i.e. group information)
Acorn Kennels and Cattery and associated companies will only contact employees/sales interests/purchasers/contractors to inform them of events and general information that is necessary for them to know if the individual has given consent to do so.
7. RIGHT TO WITHDRAW
All individuals and companies have a right to withdraw their consent at any time. If they wish to do so, they must inform Head Office by contacting directly on 01494 876586 or emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org