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Data Protection Statement

AlbaCast Media Group – Data Protection Statement

LAST UPDATED: TUESDAY 09TH MARCH 2021

The new General Data Protection Regulation became law on 25th May 2018.  To comply with the regulations, we need to inform you about what personal data we collect and what we do with it.

We are AlbaCast Media Group, and our CEO, Peter Edmund Thomas Conroy, is classified as a Data Controller.  If you have any questions about our use of your personal data, please contact us in whatever way is most convenient for you; please see contact details below in Section 5.

1. The types of data we collect and use may include, but is not limited to:-

Your name, address, telephone number, and email address. We will generally acquire this information directly from you, but we will inform you and ask you to confirm the details are correct if we obtained that information from somebody else. We collect limited personal information through website data collection using analytics tools.

2. Using your personal data: the legal basis and purpose

A. We will process your personal data in the following ways:

  1. To fulfil the terms of a contract with you,
  2. To provide a quotation for our services and decide whether to enter into that contract.
  3. To manage and perform that contract and contact you as necessary in that regard.
  4. To update our records
  5. To trace your whereabouts regarding any outstanding debts
  6. As necessary for our legitimate interests in promoting and managing the organisation
  7. For good governance, compliance with regulatory and statutory obligations, financial accounting, managing and auditing our business operations.
  8. To communicate with you as necessary regarding the provision of services and any payments due concerning such services.
  9. For market research, analysis and developing statistics
  10. To send you occasional marketing communications relating to our services.

B. As necessary to comply with a legal obligation, e.g.:

  1. When you exercise your rights under data protection laws and make requests for information.
  2. For compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and relative disclosures.
  3. For establishment and defence of legal rights.
  4. For the prevention, detection and investigation of crime.

C. Based on your consent, e.g.:

When you request us to disclose your personal data to other businesses or organisations, such as other traders and service providers, you are free to change your mind and withdraw your consent at any time, but that may mean that we can’t do certain things for you.

3. Sharing your personal data

A. Subject to applicable data protection laws, we may share your personal data with:

  • Subcontractors, service providers and other persons, businesses or organisations who help us provide our services,  payment and collection services, email, web-hosting and data back-up services; some of which service providers may transfer your personal data to others for regulatory, compliance and governance purposes, and may entail sending your data overseas.
  • Government bodies and agencies in the U.K. and overseas (e.g. HMRC,  The Information Commissioner’s Office). In some cases, these agencies may need to transfer your information to other similar bodies, including those overseas.
  • Courts, to comply with legal requirements and for the administration of justice.
  • To protect the security or integrity of our business operations
  • If we were to sell the business, restructure or enter into a partnership or merger with another business.
  • In an emergency or to otherwise protect you or your vital interests.
  • Anyone else, where we have your consent or are required to do so by law.

B. International transfers

Your personal data may be transferred outside the United Kingdom. While some countries have adequate protections for personal data under their applicable laws, it may be necessary to take additional steps to provide appropriate safeguards in other countries. We will always use our best endeavours to secure your personal information, which may include imposing contractual obligations or requiring the recipient to subscribe to or be certified with an appropriate international framework of protection.

C. Retention of information

We will only retain any personal information for as long as necessary to support our legitimate business interests and comply with legal, regulatory, and statutory obligations.

4. Your rights under the new law:

The General Data Protection Regulation 2018 gives you a number of rights, including:

  • The right to be informed about the processing of your personal data
  • The right to have your data corrected if it is inaccurate or to have incomplete data completed
  • The right to object to  or restrict the processing of your personal data
  • The right to have your data erased or forgotten
  • The right to request access to any information we hold about you.
  • The right to move, copy or transfer your personal data

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office, which has the power to investigate and enforce compliance with data protection law. To find out more about your rights concerning data protection, please go to www.ico.org.uk.

5. Contact details:

Peter Conroy, C/O 62 Alexander Court, Stirling, FK9 4NH
Telephone 07462162742
Email contact@albacast.scot (please use the subject line to highlight this is about data protection)
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