At Marketing People we understand that protecting your privacy is important. We hope that our simple approach to collecting and using your personal information enables you to feel in control of the process.Why do we collect information ?
We collect information about you in a number of different ways to support you in the business process, and in each case, we will try to limit the amount of information that we collect to protect your privacy. Where possible, we will allow you to decide how much or how little to share with us.What information we collect
'Identity Data': including your first name, middle names, maiden name, last name, marital status, title, date of birth, photographic identification and gender;
'Contact Data': including your billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone number;
'Financial Data': including your bank account and payment card details;
'Profile Data': including your usernames and passwords, purchases or orders made by you, your interests, feedback and survey responses;
We collect this through our website "contact us" section, or when you call or email us directly.Why we need this information
We need this information to deal with your initial enquiry, and register you on our systems, and begin the initial contact process with you.How long we will keep a copy of this information
We will hold this information when we are actively dealing with and for 36 months afterwards for tax reasons. Please note even if you ask us delete you from our customer database we do legally still need to keep a copy of your contact details for 22 months after the end of that financial year for tax compliance reasons, although we will no longer be in contact with you directly.How we use your personal information
We use the personal information that we have obtained for a number of specific reasons:
- — To contact you with regards to our business
- — To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations
- — For the legitimate business interests of Marketing People which include:
- i) maintaining and improving our services; understanding the effectiveness of our advertising and business strategies;
- ii) to keep in touch with you for marketing purposes and inform you of relevant opportunities that may be of interest unless you have asked us not to
Whilst we do not compel you to provide us with information, if you do not provide us with information it may affect our ability to perform the services to the best of our ability. We will try to explain why we need the information that we are requesting, but please ask us if you are unsureSharing Information
We recognise that you are sharing confidential information with us, and all information that you provide to us, or we collect about you, is stored on secure servers. We have in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure your information.
Our staff have limited access to your data, and are trained to ensure that it is protected, and kept secure. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. We do not store your information for longer than is necessary to provide the service, and to ensure that we have appropriate auditable records for business purposes.Your rights in Law
You have the right to request that we provide you with access to your own personal information, and for us to explain our processing of your personal information. This is known as a subject access request. We may charge a fee for this in some circumstances.
Additionally, you may request that we:
- — Correct any inaccurate information we hold about you
- — Delete information that we hold in certain situations
- — stop using your personal information for certain purposes; including for marketing communications with you
- — that decisions about you are not made by wholly automated means
You can find information on these rights, including any limits on how they can be applied on the Information Commissioner's website – www.ico.org.uk.
If you have any questions about how we handle personal information, are unhappy with how we are using your personal information or have handled a request you have made please contact either Name and we will try to resolve your concerns. You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office.Changes to this privacy notice
Any changes we may make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy notice.Law and Jurisdiction
This privacy information notice is subject to the laws of England, and the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. If you are domiciled in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland it can be enforced in your local court system.
Marketing People is the trading name of Marketing People Ltd.
For more information, or if you have any questions please call Paul Knight on 07837 529 457
Marketing People, 9 Enfield Gardens, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE3 9RP