For more information regarding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is enforced from 25 May please visit here. Additional information regarding your rights can be found at the Information Commissioner’s Office here.
The type of data we process, which varies depending on the type of relationship we have with you, can include:
Personal and contact details: Title, name, contact details, address
Date of birth and gender
Nationality and citizenship
Employment: Position, employer, work history
Communications: Records of communications with TheSMA employees
Marketing: Engagement with marketing campaigns
Financial: Transaction history, invoices
There will be multiple reasons why we need to process your data. Examples include:
Under GDPR there are six lawful reasons for processing data. These are consent, performance of a contract, legal obligation, to protect vital interests, public interest, and legitimate interest. All of the data that TheSMA processes falls within these definitions. Careful consideration is given to each piece of data that we process in order to justify why we are holding it, and what is the legal basis for us to hold it.
In some circumstances, we are required to share data with contracted partners in order to provide services. This could include circumstances where you have provided your data to one of our business partners, who subsequently transfer the data to us so that we can fulfil our contractual obligations. We also use third parties in order to fulfil some business functions, such as marketing or access to our web-based services. Whenever data is transferred, either to us or from us, we take steps to ensure both the integrity and the security of that data.
We hold your personal information based on the following criteria:
Under GDPR your rights are as follows:
If you want to contact us about the data we hold on you, correct data, or to request that data be removed, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively, you can write to us at: TheSMA, The Barn, Goring Heath, Reading, RG8 7RH, UK.