Westminster is committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of visitors to the website.
All activity on www.westminstercheddar.com is logged and monitored to help keep personal information secure and to ensure that we comply with our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 (the DPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) from May 2018.
What do we do with information that we collect?
In running and maintaining our website we may collect and process the following data about you:
* Information about your use of our site including details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. The type of information may include traffic data, location and other communication data.
* Information provided voluntarily by you. For example, when you register for information and request further information from us (sign up to our newsletters etc).
* Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means (email/phone/social media/written comms etc).
Article 6 – GDPR
All lawful bases for processing are set out in Article 6 of the GDPR. Whenever we process personal data, at least one of these must apply:
A. Consent: the individual has given consent for us to process their personal data for one or specific purposes.
B. Contract: the processing is necessary for a contract we have, or because they have asked us to take specific steps before entering into a contract.
C. Legal Obligation: the processing is necessary for us to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations).
D. Vital Interests: processing is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another person.
E. Public Interest: the processing is necessary for performing a task in the public interest or for our official functions.
F. Legitimate Interests: the processing is necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party unless there is a good reason to protect the individual’s personal data which overrides those legitimate interests.
Use of Your Information
We use the information that we collect from you to provide our services to you. In addition to this we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:
* To provide information to you that you request from us relating to our products or services (maybe a training course that would be perfect for you or some hot industry news that’s relevant to your needs).
* To provide information to you relating to other products that may be of interest to you. Such additional information will only be provided where you have consented to receive such information. So rest assured we’ll only be in touch if you request it!
* To inform you of any changes to our website, services or goods and products.
If you have previously purchased services from us we may provide to you details of similar services, that you may be interested in, like courses, conferences or industry related news.
Please be assured we never give your details to third parties to use your data to enable them to provide you with information regarding unrelated goods or services.
All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website.
In compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign.
Storing Your Personal Data
In operating our website it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We do our utmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is stored securely.
Unfortunately the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasions such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically. Sending such information is entirely at your own risk.
Disclosing Your Information
* In the event that we sell any or all of our business to the buyer.
* Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information.
* To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.
Third Party Links
From time to time we include links to third parties on this website. Where we provide a link it does not mean that we endorse or approve that site’s policy towards visitor privacy. We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our very best efforts. Users click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links.
Access to Information
In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you. Please note that we reserve the right to charge a fee for this service.
Sometimes we may gather information about your general internet use by using the cookie. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computer’s hard drive. Such information will not identify you personally; it is purely statistical data which does not identify any personal details whatsoever, so your privacy is safe.
And remember you can adjust the settings on your computer to decline any cookies if you wish. This can be done within the “settings” section of your computer. For more information please read the advice at AboutCookies.org.
Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this Privacy and Cookies Policy via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.