This notice explains how we use personal information about you which we collect in the course of your employment with us Houlden Jewellers, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
This notice does not form part of any contract of employment or other contract to provide services. We may update this notice at any time.
Personal data means any information about an individual which allows that individual to be identified.
We collect, store and use the following categories of personal data:
We typically collect personal information about Houlden members, suppliers and partners through application and agreement process.
Houlden will only share information with; appointed members, appointed suppliers or partners.
All our third party service providers are required to take appropriate security measures to protect your personal information. We do not allow our third party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes. We only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
We have put in place measures to protect the security of your information. Details of these measures are available upon request.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered and disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collect it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, insurance, accounting or reporting requirements. Details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal information are available in our retention policy which is available from Office Manager. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk or harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal, insurance and compliance requirements.
In some circumstances, we may anonymise your personal information so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use such information without further notice to you. Once you are no longer a member or supplier of the company we will retain and securely destroy your personal information in accordance with our data retention policy, if we no longer have a legitimate reason for retaining it.
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes during your working relationship with us.
Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:
If you want to review, verify or correct or request erasure of your personal information, object to the processing of your personal data or request that we transfer a copy of your personal information to another party, please contact Office Manager in writing.
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal information (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request for access is clearly unfounded or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure you right to access the information (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is another appropriate security to measure to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it.
In the limited circumstances where you have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal information for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. To withdraw your consent, please contact Office Manager. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agree to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.
We are required under the GDPR to notify you without undue delay of any data breach which is likely to result in a high risk to your rights and freedoms.
If you have a complaint about the way in which your data has been handled please contact Office Manager. You also have the right, in certain circumstances, to report concerns about data management to the Information Commissioner’s Office and information is available at www.ico.org.uk.
We reserve the right to update this privacy notice at any time, and we will provide you with a new privacy notice when we make substantial updates. We may also notify you in other ways from time to time about the processing of your personal information.
If you have any questions about this privacy notice, please contact Office Manager:
Denise McLaughlin (E)Denise.firstname.lastname@example.org