Margate Cookery School is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. For the purposes of data protection legislation, we are the data controller and we will process your personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and national laws which relate to the processing of personal data. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
Visitors to our website
We may collect and process personal data about you in the following circumstances:• when you complete forms on our website (“Site”). This includes your name, address, email and telephone number, which is provided at the time of registering to use our Site, where you ask us to contact you about our goods or services, subscribe to our mailing list, or subscribe/request our goods and services;• whenever you provide information to us when reporting a problem with our Site, making a complaint, making an enquiry or contacting us for any other reason. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;• details of your visits to our Site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise, and the resources that you access (see Cookies section below); and• whenever you disclose your information to us, or we collect information from you in any other way, through our Site.We may collect information about your device, including where available your Internet Protocol address, for reasons of fraud protection. We may also collect information about your device’s operating system and browser type, to better understand how to developer our website to better serve customers. This does not identify you as an individual. Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Information we collect from customers
We will collect details such as your name, address, phone number and email address when you order goods or services from us via our Site. We will use this information to process your order and comply with our contractual obligations. In order to perform our contract with you, we may also need to share personal data with third parties such as payment providers and postal service organisations to assist in the delivery of goods or services you have ordered. We will retain your information as long as we require this to provide you with the goods or services ordered from us, for internal record keeping and as is required for accounting purposes under national law.
Legal Basis for processing your personal data
We will only use your personal data where the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:• for performance of a contract we enter into with you;• where necessary for compliance with a legal or regulatory obligation we are subject to;• where necessary to protect your vital interests; and• for our legitimate interests (as described within this policy) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override these interests.
Disclosure of personal data to third parties
Where you have chosen a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Information you provide to us is shared on our secure servers. We have implemented appropriate physical, technical and organisational measures designed to secure your information against accidental loss and unauthorised access, use, alteration or disclosure. In addition, we limit access to personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties that have a legitimate business need for such access.
Controlling your personal data
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if the personal data we hold about you changes.Data protection legislation gives you the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances or withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data where this has been provided. You also have the right to access information held about you and for this to be provided in an intelligible form. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In certain circumstances we reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee to comply with your request. You can also ask us to undertake the following:• update or amend your personal data if you feel this is inaccurate;• remove your personal data from our database entirely;• send you copies of your personal data in a commonly used format.• restrict the use of your personal data. We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and your right to access, and to provide you with the personal data that we hold about you or make your requested changes. Data protection legislation may allow or require us to refuse to provide you with access to some or all the personal data that we hold about you or to comply with any requests made in accordance with your rights referred to above. If we cannot provide you with access to your personal data, or process any other request we receive, we will inform you of the reasons why, subject to any legal or regulatory restrictions. Please send any requests relating to the above to our Data Protection Officer at email@example.com specifying your name and the action you would like us to undertake.
Your right to withdraw consent
Where you have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal data, you have the legal right to withdraw your consent under certain circumstances. To withdraw your consent, if applicable, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Where you indicate you would like to receive marketing correspondence from us, subscribe to our mailing lists or newsletters, enter into any of our competitions or provide us with your details at networking events, we may use your personal data for our legitimate interests in order to provide you with details about our goods, services, business updates and events, which we think may be of interest. You have the right to opt-out of receiving the information at any time. To opt-out of receiving such information you can:• clicking the unsubscribe button contained in any such communication received; or• email us at email@example.com providing us with your name and contact details. Where you have subscribed to receive marketing correspondence from us we will keep personal data 10 years from when you last interacted with us.We will not share your personal data with any third parties without your prior consent.
If you have any questions, comments or requests regarding this policy or how we use your personal data please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. This is in addition to your right to contact the Information Commissioners Office if you are unsatisfied with our response to any issues you raise at https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/ Last updated: 31st January 2022.