Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) I control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases:
Data retention period: I will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists.
Sharing your information: I do not share your information with third parties.
If, as determined by me, the lawful basis upon which I process your personal information changes, I will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. I will stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant. Under the GDPR your rights are as follows:
You also have the right to complain to the ICO [www.ico.org.uk] if you feel there is a problem with the way I handle your data. I handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.
Data Security and Protection
I ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. My methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.
Sponsored Links and Affiliate Tracking
My website may contain adverts, sponsored and affiliate links on some pages. These are typically served through my advertising partners; Google MyBusiness, Google Adsense, the FHT, or are self served through my own means. I only use trusted advertising partners who each have high standards of user privacy and security. However I do not control the actual adverts seen / displayed by my advertising partners.
Clickable sponsored or affiliate links may be displayed as a website URL like this; https://www.fht.org.uk or as a titled text link like this: The Bay Therapy Centre. Clicking on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links may track your actions by using a cookie saved to your device. Your actions are usually recorded as a referral from my website by this cookie. I use advertising partners in these ways to help generate an income from the website, which allows me to continue our work and provide you with the best overall experience and valued information.
If you have any concerns about this I suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links found throughout the website.
Email Marketing Messages and Subscription
Under the GDPR I use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to my newsletter or marketing mailing list. I only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the "Processing of your personal data" above. Any email marketing messages I send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider. An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.
Email marketing messages that I send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.
Any email marketing messages I send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. I provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information I hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences, you can also unsubscribe from all MailChimp lists, by following this link, otherwise contact the EMS provider.
My EMS provider is GoDaddy. I hold the following information about you within my EMS system;
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