CommSol Associates Privacy Policy

CommSol Associates is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal data.  This notice aims to give you information on how your personal data (i.e. information which directly or indirectly identifies you) is processed by us.

Collecting Personal Data

We may collect certain personal data with respect to you, including, without limitation:
All personal data provided by you such as:

  • Name and contact details

  • Address

  • Date of birth

  • Credit reference data

  • Financial and employment details

  • Banking and credit card details

  • Details of your business

Where a corporate entity is entering into this contract we will collect personal data about individuals who are directors and shareholders of the business from credit reference agencies where this data is held publicly, such as at Companies House. This notice also applies to the processing of such personal data and use of the word ‘you’ in this notice will encompass such individuals.

We may process sensitive personal data (including, for example, information revealing an individual’s physical or mental health). Where sensitive personal data are processed we will obtain your explicit consent for the processing.

We will use your personal data for:

  • The provision of services

  • Profiling for marketing purposes

  • Market research and product development

  • Statistical analysis

  • Marketing

  • Fraud prevention and detection

  • Otherwise as is necessary to comply with applicable laws, regulations and/or codes of practice

The provision of personal data by you may be necessary in order for us and other third parties ( to which personal data is disclosed) to provide you with the requested services, for the performance of any contractual relationship, compliance with a legal obligation, or where it is in the legitimate interests of CommSol Associates.

We may disclose certain personal data:

  • To law enforcement agencies

  • To Credit Reference Agencies (CRAs) and Fraud Prevention Agencies (FPAs)

  • As is required and/or permitted by law

Your rights

Under applicable EU data privacy laws, you may have a right to:

  • Request access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data

  • Obtain restriction of processing or to object to processing of your personal data

  • Data portability (i.e. to request the transfer of personal data from one data controller to another in certain circumstances)

 

If you wish to exercise any of these rights you should contact the Data Protection Officer as described below.   You also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of your personal data with your local data protection authority. 

Security and data retention

We will take steps to protect your personal data against loss or theft, as well as from unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification, regardless of the format in which it is held.

We will normally retain your personal data for a period of 7 years from the latest date on which we have a financial arrangement in place with you. Under certain circumstances, this period may vary if we consider it necessary for good operational or commercial reasons, or in order to meet other legal obligations.

 

Marketing

CommSol Associates may contact you periodically to provide information regarding events, products, services and content that may be of interest to you, unless you advise us that you do not wish to receive marketing or market research communications from us. If applicable law requires that we receive your consent before we send you certain types of marketing communications, we will only send you those types of communications after receiving your consent. If you wish to stop receiving marketing or market research communications from CommSol Associates, you can contact Steve Clifford, Data Protection Officer.

Changes to this Data Protection Statement​

We may revise and/or supplement our Data Protection Statement from time to time to reflect (including but not limited to), any changes in our business, law, markets and/or the introduction of any new technology.

All enquiries, requests or concerns regarding this Notice or relating to the processing of your personal data, should be sent to Steve Clifford, Data Protection Officer, CommSol Associates (steve.clifford@commsolassoc.com).

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