1. Who I am
The website address is: https://owenwatkins.com.
This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (https://seqlegal.com).
3. What personal data I collect and why I collect it
I may process data about your use of the 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.
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 metadata associated with the communication. My website will generate the metadata associated with communications made using the website contact forms. The correspondence data may be processed for the purposes of communicating with you and record-keeping. The legal basis for this processing is my legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of my website and business and communications with users.
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-of-court procedure. The legal basis for this processing is my legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of my legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.
I may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, or obtaining professional advice. The legal basis for this processing is my legitimate interests, namely the proper protection of my business against risks.
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.
Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to me, unless I prompt you to do so.
4. Who I share your data with
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-of-court procedure.
5. International transfers of your personal data
In this Section 5, I provide information about the circumstances in which your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
The hosting facilities for my website are situated in the United Kingdom. I may store your data in EU-US privacy shield certified data centres via my cloud providers. The European Commission has made an “adequacy decision” with respect to the data protection laws of each of these countries. Transfers to each of these countries will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the use of standard data protection clauses adopted or approved by the European Commission, a copy of which you can obtain from https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection_en.
You acknowledge that personal data that you submit for publication through my website or services may be available, via the internet, around the world. I cannot prevent the use (or misuse) of such personal data by others.
6. Retaining and deleting personal data
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.
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.
I will retain your personal data as follows:
(a) Usage data – will be retained based on the terms and conditions set by Google which you can view here https://policies.google.com/terms?hl=en.
(b) Correspondence Data will be retained for a minimum period of one week following the date of the correspondence, and for a maximum period of one year.
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.
I may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on my website.
You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
8. Your rights
You may instruct me to provide you with any personal information I hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to:
(a) the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10); and
(b) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, I will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
I may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
You may instruct me at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to my use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or I will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
9. Cookies used by my service providers
This website is owned and operated by Owen Watkins.
My principal place of business is at 73 Dee Banks. Great Boughton, Chester CH3 5UX
You can contact me:
(a) by post, to the postal address given above;
(b) using my website contact form;
(c) by telephone, on 01244 911566
(d) by email, using firstname.lastname@example.org