This policy describes what data we need, why we need it, what we do with it, how long we keep it for and what your rights are, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We encourage you to read this policy carefully, together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal information about you, so that you are aware of how and why we are using such information.
For the purpose of the GDPR, the data controller is WD Meats of Lower Newmills Road, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry, BT52 2JR.
WHAT DATA WE NEED
Unless otherwise agreed with you, we will only collect basic personal data about you, which does not include any sensitive personal data. The basic personal data we collect about you includes your name, job title, telephone number, email, bank details and business address.
WHY WE NEED IT
We need to know basic personal data in order to provide you with the services you have engaged us to provide, and to assert our right to be recompensed in return for these services, as per the agreement or contract we have with you. Without this information we will be unable to provide your requested services.
We will also collect your personal data for marketing activities, and to provide you with information about our products and services. Specifically, these marketing activities will include: email marketing, telephone sales and direct mail. These communications may be transmitted via of telephone, email or post.
WHAT WE DO WITH IT
All personal data we hold about you will be processed by our employees and no additional third parties will have access to your personal data unless there is a legal obligation for us to provide it. Please be aware that your personal data will be stored on our internal servers. We take all reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is processed securely.
HOW LONG WE KEEP IT
We will generally keep your personal data for a minimum of six years, after which time it will be destroyed if it is no longer required for the lawful purpose(s) for which it was obtained.
WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS
If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect, you can request to see this information and have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can email us to have the matter investigated at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office https://ico.org.uk/.