This privacy statement tells you what to expect when Executive Support Consultants Ltd collects and/or uses your personal information. We are committed to keeping your information safe and secure.
Executive Support Consultants will mostly rely on legitimate interests, under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as the lawful basis for gathering and processing your personal information. We rely on consent as our lawful basis for our newsletter and we gather this when people sign up. You can read more about the GDPR and what it means for you on the Information Commissioner’s website.
Visitors to our website
When someone visits our website we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will ask for it. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
People who make and enquiry through our website
When people make an enquiry through our website we will aim to respond within 72 hours. Once we have dealt with your enquiry we will delete you from our system within 30 days, unless you have asked for us to keep your information.
How we use any personal identifiable data we gather
We will only ever process personal identifiable data in a very limited set of circumstances on behalf of and at the request of clients to deliver our services.
Companies and suppliers we work with
When we work with you we will securely retain your information on our database. We will not share your information with any other organisation. If we cease working together we will retain your information on our database for five years after our last contract, in line with our retention, review and deletion policy.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information. Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us via email. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law.
Accessing the personal information we hold about you
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email our Company Director Chloe Scragg on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Data Sharing Principles
When Executive Support Consultants receives, uses or shares data, including special category data it will comply with the data protection principles in the GDPR:
Lawfulness, fairness and transparency
We will describe and document the lawful basis for using the data, ensuring special category data receives the extra protection required. We will only process data in the way we have described and agreed.
We will only obtain data for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes. Data will only be used for a specific processing purpose that the client has been made aware of and no other, without further agreement.
We will only collect the data we need for the task.
We will, work to ensure all data is kept accurate and, where necessary, up to date.
We will only keep data that identifies individuals for as long as necessary. We will de-personalise it as soon as possible and delete it as soon as it is no longer needed, in line with our retention, review and deletion policy.
Integrity and confidentiality
We will share, keep, store and delete data securely and protect it against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage. We will identify, document, assess and minimise any potential risks to data subjects through Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs) where necessary.
We take responsibility for complying with the data principles and have appropriate processes and records in place to demonstrate our compliance.
Executive Support Consultants Ltd. (Company Registration Number 10975120)