Website designed by Pearlwater Website Design
© David Finney 2016
1.1 I am committed to safeguarding the privacy of my website visitors and customers.
1.2 This policy applies where I am acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of my website visitors and customers; in other words, where I determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
1.4 In this policy, "I", “me” and "my" refer to me David Finney. For more information about me, see Section 13.
2.1 This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (https://seqlegal.com).
3. How I use your personal data
3.1 In this Section 3 I have set out:
(a) the general categories of personal data that I may process;
(b) the purposes for which I may process personal data; and
(c) the legal bases of the processing.
3.2 I may process data about your use of my website and services ("usage data"). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is my analytics tracking system. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is my legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving my website and services
3.3 I may process information contained in any enquiry you submit to me regarding goods and/or services ("enquiry data"). The enquiry data may be processed for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling relevant goods and/or services to you. The legal basis for this processing is my legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of my business and taking steps at your request to enter into a contract between you and me.
3.4 I may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods and services, that you enter into with me and/or through my website ("transaction data"). The transaction data may include your contact details, and the transaction details. The transaction data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased goods and services and keeping proper records of those transactions. The legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and me and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract and my legitimate interests, namely my interest in the proper administration of my website and business.
3.5 I may process information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to me ("correspondence data"). The correspondence data may include the communication content and any metadata associated with the communication. The correspondence data may be processed for the purposes of communicating with you and record-
3.6 I may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-
3.7 In addition to the specific purposes for which I may process your personal data set out in this Section 3, I may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which I am subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
3.8 Please do not supply any other person's personal data to me, unless I prompt you to do so.
4. Providing your personal data to others
4.1 Financial transactions relating to my website and services are handled by my payment services providers, PayPal. I will share transaction data with my payment services providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds. You can find information about the payment services providers' privacy policies and practices at https://www.paypal.com/en/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-
4.2 In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 4, I may disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which I am subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. I may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-
5. Website Location
5.1 The hosting facilities of my website are located in the UK.
6. Retaining and deleting personal data
6.1 This Section 6 sets out my data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that I comply with my legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.
6.2 Personal data that I process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
6.4 It is not possible for me to specify in advance the periods for which your personal data will be retained.
6.5 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, I may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which I am subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
7.1 I may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on my website.
7.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
8. Your rights
8.1 In this Section 8, I have summarised the rights that you have under data protection law. Some of the rights are complex, and the details have not been included in my summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.
8.2 Your principal rights under data protection law are:
(a) the right to access;
(b) the right to rectification;
(c) the right to erasure;
(d) the right to restrict processing;
(e) the right to object to processing;
(f) the right to data portability;
(g) the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
(h) the right to withdraw consent.
9.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
9.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
9.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that I store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
10. Cookies that I and my service providers use.
10.1 Cookies that I and my service providers use can be viewed on my cookie declaration here.
12. Managing cookies
12.1 You can opt out of all but those cookies which are necessary to make my site work by going to the cookie declaration here and selecting either to change or withdraw your consent.
12.2 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-
(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);
(e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and
12.3 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
12.4 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on my website.
13. My details
13.1 This website is owned and operated by David Finney.
13.2 You can contact me by using my website contact form.