Privacy Policy

last 16/10/2020

Here at Misnich.co.uk, we fully appreciate and support the European Union’s focus on expanding upon digital rights. We strongly believe in the need for greater business transparency and accountability concerning the collection and handling of personal data.

That is why Misnich.co.uk is a firm advocate of GDPR, The General Data Protection Regulation, a legal framework set up and its many implications, set up by the EU in April 2016.

This privacy notice provides you with details of how we collect and process your personal data through your use of our site https://misnich.co.uk. By providing us with your data, you warrant to us that you are legally of age.

OUR DATA

Misnich.co.uk Ltd  we are responsible for your personal data (referred to as “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice)

It is very important that the information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. Please let us know if at any time your personal information changes by emailing us at misnich@misnich.co.uk

Misnich.co.uk ’s strategic values and responsibilities

  • We vow to demonstrate full responsibility and dutiful respect as a keeper of customer, client and employee data.
  • We totally support GDPR and its requirements, and will do everything within our power to appropriately resource and fund any changes we must enforce to ensure Misnich.co.uk can meet its obligations.
  • We promise to maintain ownership and transparency concerning data protection and privacy across all elements of our company.
  • We pledge to create and maintain a purposeful data processing inventory documenting all data operations, including collection, processing and storage.
  • We guarantee to extend every possible show of support to individuals intent on exercising their rights as outlined under GDPR legislation.
  • We will conduct a regular review to assess the legality and purpose for the collection, processing and storage of personal data.
  • We vow to act upon identified gaps and develop robust processes to maintain full GDPR compliance.
  • We promise to clearly communicate the business purpose and legal grounds for any transfer of data – including transfer outside of the European Union.

WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU, FOR WHAT PURPOSE AND HOW WE PROCESS IT

As part of the commitment to GDPR and the rights of our customers and clients, Misnich.co.uk vows to ensure our organisation considers and actions all necessary changes surrounding data processing, data storage and the disposal of personal data. You have the right to:

  • The Right to Object to Processing
  • The Right to Be Forgotten
  • The Right to Data Portability
  • The Right to Withdraw Consent

Furthermore, we pledge to uphold the following key values and responsibilities: USE YOUR RIGHTS

DATA SECURITY POLICY

Personal data

Personal data encompasses any type of information that relates to an identifiable individual. Various types of personal data Misnich.co.uk may collect, store and process could include: It does not include anonymised data.

Misnich.co.uk uses personal data for a range of various purposes. These purposes may regard:

  • Financial
  • Administrative
  • Human resources
  • Regulatory compliance

Social Impact Measurement and Other personal data

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Misnich.co.uk must carry out a range of functions and processes as part of our operational activity. Data kept in relation to these activities falls under the category of data for business purposes, which includes information of the following nature:

  • Operational
  • Compliance
  • Policy adherence
  • Human resources and personnel
  • Marketing

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above( values and responsibilities) please email us at misnich@misnich.co.uk

You will be asked to pay a fee of £10 to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights).

We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.

We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one regular time scale. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you.

If you are not happy with any aspect of how we collect and use your data, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We should be grateful if you would contact us first if you do have a complaint so that we can try to resolve it for you.

Additional information

Our Data Classification Policy is designed to ensure that:

  • Misnich.co.uk adheres to all necessary legal obligations
  • Misnich.co.uk maintains availability, confidentiality and integrity where necessary for all data
  • Our company has the ability to chart data protection levels that protect both Misnich.co.uk as well as the individuals whose personal data we must collect, process or store
  • We are able to avoid threats of disclosure and/or unauthorised access to data
  • Make data available to all those individuals who have a legitimate reason to access it
  • Manage all data in line with its corresponding classification
  • Maintain the integrity of all data
  • Ensure all data our company holds is accurate, complete and consistent

Misnich.co.uk’ s Data Classification Policy has been developed to meet the following objectives:

  • To outline the duties and responsibilities of Misnich.co.uk employees that ensure data is kept safe and secure
  • To establish a robust data classification process that is consistent and compliant with UK regulatory requirements
  • To ensure data is sufficiently protected and encrypted so that unwarranted actions will not be taken against Misnich.co.uk in the event data is lost, damaged or accessed illegally
  • To avoid and minimise reputational or operational damage to Misnich.co.uk, our stakeholders, clients, customers or partners associated with compromised data

Obligations under GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018

Misnich.co.uk is committed to meet its regulatory obligations under GDPR and DPA. That is why we are committed to ensure that adequate and appropriate measures are taken to prevent the unauthorised access or illegal processing or storage of data.

Public data

Public data is information or data that can be accessed by any external individual or organisation.

Types of public data might include:

  • Official contact data of relevant company or similar
  • News updates or press releases
  • Company publications
  • External-facing company policies or procedures

HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We may collect data about you by you providing the data directly to us (for example by filling in forms on our site or by sending us emails). We may automatically collect certain data from you as you use our website by using cookies and similar technologies.

We may receive data from third parties such as analytics providers such as Google based outside the EU, advertising networks such as Facebook based outside the EU, such as search information providers such as Google based outside the EU, providers of technical, payment and delivery services, such as data brokers or aggregators.

We may also receive data from publicly availably sources such as Companies House and the Electoral Register based inside the EU.

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS 

Our lawful ground of processing your personal data to send you marketing communications is either your consent or our legitimate interests (namely to grow our business).

Under the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations, we may send you marketing communications from us if (a) you made a purchase or asked for information from us about our goods or services or (b) you agreed to receive marketing communications and in each case you have not opted out of receiving such communications since. Under these regulations, if you are a limited company, we may send you marketing emails without your consent. However you can still opt out of receiving marketing emails from us at any time.

Before we share your personal data with any third party for their own marketing purposes we will get your express consent.

You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you or OR by emailing us at misnich@misnich.co.uk at any time.

If you opt out of receiving marketing communications this opt-out does not apply to personal data provided as a result of other transactions, such as purchases, warranty registrations etc.

DISCLOSURES OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below:

  • Service providers who provide IT and system administration services such as Eventbrite, MailChimp, GoSquared, Stripe, Google Play, PayPal, GSuite, Quickbooks, WooCommerce
  • Professional advisers including lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers.
  • Government bodies that require us to report processing activities.
  • Third parties to whom we sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or our assets.

We require all third parties to whom we transfer your data to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We only allow such third parties to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS

  • Service providers who provide IT and system administration services such as Eventbrite, MailChimp, GoSquared, Stripe, PayPal, GSuite, Quickbooks, WooCommerce

We are subject to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations that protect your personal data. Where we transfer your data to third parties outside of the EEA, we will ensure that certain safeguards are in place to ensure a similar degree of security for your personal data. As such:

  • We may transfer your personal data to countries that the European Commission have approved as providing an adequate level of protection for personal data by; or
  • If we use US-based providers that are part of EU-US Privacy Shield, we may transfer data to them, as they have equivalent safeguards in place; or
  • Where we use certain service providers who are established outside of the EEA, we may use specific contracts or codes of conduct or certification mechanisms approved by the European Commission which give personal data the same protection it has in Europe.

If none of the above safeguards is available, we may request your explicit consent to the specific transfer. You will have the right to withdraw this consent at any time.

DATA RETENTION

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

When deciding what the correct time is to keep the data for we look at its amount, nature and sensitivity, potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure, the processing purposes, if these can be achieved by other means and legal requirements.

For tax purposes the law requires us to keep basic information about our customers (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for six years after they stop being customers.

COOKIES

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