ArchiTrace Ltd Privacy Notice
Last updated: 24th May 2020
Founded upon our appreciation and respect of the principles of fair and just treatment of privacy.
Applies to data subjects whose personal data is collected, in line with the requirements of the GDPR and the UK Data Protection Act 2018.
To maintain the quality of our service to you, ArchiTrace Ltd (UK registration 12471920) keeps and uses the contact details of individuals from companies who use our services. We also keep and use records of the contact we have with them and the services we have provided. We will retain and use information relevant to issues we are advising you on to enable us to provide the relevant service to you. From time to time, we may use this information to tailor our services and inform you of ways we can help. We will not disclose any information about individuals from our partner companies unless they are operating as an agent or service provider for ArchiTrace Ltd, except where law overrides.
2.1 We are responsible for ensuring that this notice is made available to data subjects prior to ArchiTrace Ltd collecting/processing their personal data.
2.2 All Employees of ArchiTrace Ltd who interact with data subjects are responsible for ensuring that this notice is drawn to the data subject’s attention, and for securing their consent to the processing of their data.
ArchiTrace Ltd is an Enterprise and IT consulting firm, with offices in Cardiff, Wales.
Everything we do is designed to help your business improve its Enterprise and IT Architecture practice so that your business can transform safely and cost-effectively, and can therefore compete, innovate and grow. We want to make your work practices more of a pleasure for your employees. This we do by listening to your pain points and helping you digitise your architecture practice.
Our Privacy Panel can be contacted directly here: firstname.lastname@example.org
By using our website, subscribing to our communications, or using our services, we collect, store and process the following information about you:
Personal data type:
· First name and last name
· Email address
· Company name
· Job title
· Contact number
· Business address
· Billing address
· IP address
· Any other personal information you provide when interacting with us both online and offline
The personal data we collect will be used for the following purposes:
· Communicating relevant information about our products and services based on customer preferences
· Contacting customers directly about specific products and services they have purchased
· Fulfilling any obligations to provide you with our services
· Notifying customers about any changes or updates relevant to their relationship with ArchiTrace Ltd
Our legal basis for processing for the personal data:
· Legitimate interests
Consenting to this privacy notice permits us to process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified.
Explicit consent is required for ArchiTrace Ltd to process personal data. Where we are asking you for sensitive personal data, we will always tell you why and how the information will be used.
You may withdraw consent at any time by contacting the Privacy Panel on email@example.com. With planned future updates to our website, you will be able to withdraw consent by unsubscribing to any email marketing communications, or logging into the ArchiTrace Ltd website to update personal preferences.
ArchiTrace Ltd will never sell your personal information or otherwise disclose this data, except as described in this Privacy Notice. We share information with third parties who perform services for us, and these third parties are not authorised by us to use or disclose your information except where it is necessary to the service. We may also share information with our partners and affiliates, always ensuring that an adequate level of protection is in place to protect your information.
We may on occasion transfer to, process and store the information we collect about you in countries other than the country in which the information was originally collected. If we transfer your information to other countries, which may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you provided the information, we will protect the information as described in this Privacy Notice.
ArchiTrace Ltd takes reasonable steps to ensure that the information we process is reliable for its intended use, is accurate, up-to-date and complete, and is limited to the information required to carry out processing for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement. We retain your information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collect it, in line with law.
At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:
· Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.
· Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.
· Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.
· Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict the processing.
· Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.
· Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.
· Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.
· Right to judicial review: in the event that ArchiTrace Ltd refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. You have the right to complain as outlined in clause 3.6 below.
Should there be a third party involved (as stated in 3.3 above) in the processing of your personal data, all such requests will be forwarded on.
In the event of your complaint about how your personal data is being processed by ArchiTrace Ltd (or third parties as described in 3.3 above), or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority (Information Commissioner’s Office) and ArchiTrace Ltd’s data protection representatives, the Privacy Panel:
13 Southminster Rd
Cardiff CF23 5AT
Read more about how and why we use your data here:
Data protection law defines personal data as:
“any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ('data subject'); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person”.
When you register as a user, we will collect information necessary to validate your registration and to identify you for the purposes of providing the service.
We may also collect information from you if you voluntarily complete any other forms on our site or if you contact us with comments or specific requests.
Additionally, we may collect information relating to your use of the service for the purposes of monitoring and improving our provision and tailoring the provided service.
We will not disclose any information collected to any third party unless they are operating as an agent or service provider for ArchiTrace Ltd, except where we are required by law to do so.
The ArchiTrace Ltd website uses cookie files (which are sent by us to your computer or other access device) which we may then access when you visit our website in future.
We do not store any personal information that you have provided to us in any cookie issued by this website.
If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your operating system or browser. Our cookies are clearly identifiable and will have the file names <user>@architrace.co.uk.
The main cookies used on this website are as follows:
Analytics: These cookies give us insights into how the various sections of the website are used and how users interact with the website. The information collected is anonymous and statistical, and is help us to improve this website over time.
Authentication: These cookies are used to identify unique visitors to the website. If you log in to the website, these are the cookies that allow us to remember who you are so that we can provide you with access to pages personal to you, for example your account pages. These cookies help keep your visit to the site secure.
Session: These are cookies that are designed to ensure that your visit to the website is as smooth as possible. Their main uses are:
· Allowing us to identify your device as you use the website, so that you are not treated as a new visitor each time you go to another part of the website;
· Ensure that the servers that we use to power the website each serve an equal number of users, to help make everyone's browsing as swift and responsible as possible;
· Noting your browser's capabilities.
You can find out how to do this for your particular For information on how to reject or delete cookies on the browser of your mobile device you may need to refer to your device's manual, or by clicking “help” on your browser's menu, or visiting: www.allaboutcookies.org.
We may allow third party organisations to set cookies using this website in order to deliver services. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these third parties, as well as details on how to opt-out, please contact the Privacy Panel.
Please note that by deleting or refusing cookies, you may be unable to access certain areas or features of our site.
An IP address is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit our website, we may view (also using 3rd party services) the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand from what geographic regions our website visitors come. We also may use this information to enhance our website.
In order for us to provide you with our services, we need to collect personal data in order to fulfil this. We are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.
ArchiTrace Ltd would contact you for additional consent about being contacted for marketing purposes.
We may pass your personal data on to third-party service providers contracted to ArchiTrace Ltd in the course of dealing with you. Any third parties that we may share your data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only to fulfil the service they provide you on our behalf. When they no longer need your data to fulfil this service, they will dispose of the details in line with ArchiTrace Ltd’s procedures. If we wish to pass your sensitive personal data onto a third party we will only do so once we have obtained your consent, unless we are legally required to do otherwise.
ArchiTrace Ltd will process (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018. We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary. ArchiTrace Ltd is required to retain information in accordance with the law, such as information needed for income tax and audit purposes. How long certain kinds of personal data should be kept may also be governed by specific business-sector requirements and agreed practices. Personal data may be held in addition to these periods depending on individual business needs.
Our aim is not to be intrusive, and we undertake not to ask irrelevant or unnecessary questions. Moreover, the information you provide will be subject to rigorous measures and procedures to minimise the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure.
ArchiTrace Ltd at your request, can confirm what information we hold about you and how it is processed. You can contact our Privacy Panel at firstname.lastname@example.org
To help protect your privacy and maintain security, we may take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to the information.
ArchiTrace Ltd accepts any of the following forms of ID when information on your personal data is requested:
· Driving licence
· National Identity Card
This website may use Google, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn's "remarketing" service. This "remarketing" or "retargeting" data may be used to show you advertisements elsewhere on the Internet about products and services you might like, based on your prior visits to this website. This website does not collect the information or control the content of the advertisements that you will see.
You may be able to opt out of such "remarketing" or "retargeting" cookies used by Google to generate interest-based advertising by following the instructions on the Google advertising opt-out page. Your use of this website without opting out means that you understand and agree to data collection to provide you with interest-based advertising using Google's remarketing ads.
This website is operated by ArchiTrace Ltd. ArchiTrace Ltd is an organisation for engineering and technology-based businesses. It is a company limited by guarantee. ArchiTrace Ltd is registered in England and Wales, registered no 12471920, and its registered office is 13 Southminster Rd, Cardiff CF23 5AT