We collect personal data about you to manage our relationship with you. In most cases, this will include:
We collect data from you:
We ask that you do not provide sensitive data (such as race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or philosophical beliefs; trade union membership; physical or mental health; genetic data; biometric data; sexual life or sexual orientation; and, criminal records) to us when using our websites; if you choose to provide sensitive data to us for any reason, the act of doing so constitutes your explicit consent for us to collect and use that data in the ways described in this privacy statement or as described at the point where you choose to disclose this data.
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We process your personal data on the following legal bases for the following purposes.
||We have a legitimate interest in using your data for these purposes, as it helps us to manage our relationship with you. We have carried out a Legitimate Interests Assessment (LIA) whereby we have weighed your interests and the risks posed to you against our own interests and consider that they are proportionate and appropriate.|
||We have a legitimate interest in using your personal data in this way, as it helps us to run our business and to safeguard our rights as a business.|
||We do this to comply with our legal, regulatory and professional obligations.|
We do not share or disclose any of your personal data without your consent, other than for the purposes specified in this notice or where there is a legal requirement. When we share data with others, we ensure contractual arrangements and security mechanisms are in place to protect the data and to comply with our data protection, confidentiality and security standards.
Your personal data may be shared with:
Occasionally, we may also need to disclose your personal data in the following circumstances:
We only ever retain personal data for as long as is necessary (e.g. for as long as we have, or need to keep a record of, a relationship with the relevant individual) and we have strict review and retention policies in place to meet these obligations.