Policy key definitions:
Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and process any personal information you provide to us electronically using the following lawful basis. Unless otherwise defined, we only process your personal data for accounts & records, advertising, marketing and PR purposes.
Contact us via the contact form. Your information will be used to reply to your message. We collect the following information from you.
We use the consent lawful basis under the GDPR for the processing of your information when you explicitly consent to subscribe to our email mailing list. Your information is used to send you marketing messages within the description outlined to you at the point of newsletter subscription. We collect the following information from you.
You can unsubscribe via the unsubscribe links in any confirmation email or marketing message we’ve sent to you. We will continue to process your information until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists. Your personal data under the consent lawful basis is not shared with any third parties.
We use the contract lawful basis under the GDPR for the processing of your information to provide you with details about franchising opportunities. We shall continue to process your information until the contract between us ends or is terminated under any contract terms. Your personal data under the contract lawful basis is not shared with any third parties.
If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.
We do not collect any sensitive data about you. Sensitive data refers to data that includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, genetic and biometric data, criminal convictions and offences.
We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below:
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.
Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here:
You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data. We would ask you to contact us in the first instance if there is an issue to give us an opportunity to rectify it. You can email us at email@example.com.
We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.
We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.
Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the “Processing of your personal date” above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an Email Marketing Service (EMS) provider. An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.
Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as times, dates, IP addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.
Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR.
Our EMS provider is MailChimp. If you want to unsubscribe from MailChimp you can click on the “unsubscribe” link in each email that is sent to you.