This policy explains how, when and why we collect your personal information during the course of providing services to you, under what circumstances we may disclose your personal information within our business and to others, and how we keep it secure.
The type of personal information we collect will include:
Where necessary, we may also collect information about your business including:
How we get the personal information and why we have it
The personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
Why and how we use the information that you have given us:
Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:
(a) Your consent: We may rely on your consent to use your personal information for certain products and also direct marketing purposes. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting us at the contact details stated at the start of this document.
(b) We have legitimate interests: We may use your information for legitimate interests, such as website experience, administrative reasons, fraud prevention and detection and legal purposes.
How we share your personal information
Your information may be shared with third party service providers, in these circumstances:
We will share your information with third party IT providers who will support us in hosting, transferring, processing, testing and problem resolving. This enables us to provide you the services and products you need.
In order to deliver you product and marketing campaigns, we may share your information with third party printers, distributers, and courier services
If you contact Paula/Wizard Beano through social media, your information will be shared with our social media management platform providers
We would like to send you information about our products and services which may be of interest to you. We will collect your information for marketing purposes, if you agree, when you make a purchase, use one of our services or provide your personal information through the landing pages or social media channels.
We never sell your information to any third party and it is only used by us for our business use.
You can contact us at any time to stop any marketing activity by contacting the details provided at the start of this document.
We work hard to keep your data safe. We use an appropriate combination of technical and organisational measures to ensure, as far as reasonably possible, the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your information at all times. If you have a security-related concern, please contact us using the details provided at the end of this Policy.
Transferring your information outside of the European Economic Area (EEA)
In order to provide our services, the information you give us may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. When we do transfer your personal data outside of the EEA, we ensure that any party with access to your information has implemented the necessary security and privacy measures to ensure that your personal data is kept secure and confidential as outlined in this Policy.
Your data protection rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing - You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organization, or to you, in certain circumstances.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
Please contact us at the details provided at the start of this document outlining your specific request.
Retaining your data
Paula Fowler/Wizard Beano and Pals and the information we collect about you, are subject to various regulatory and legislative requirements. In addition, we will endeavour not to keep your personal information for longer than we have to for us to fulfil our obligations to you. Where it is not possible for us to delete your data, we will ensure the appropriate security and organisational measures are put in place to protect the use of your information.
We work hard to ensure that your personal information is treated safely and securely. However, if you have a complaint, write to us using the details provided at the end of this Policy. You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office.
How to complain
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk
This Policy was last updated November 2022
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