At Avem Marketing, we understand that we have a responsibility to respects and protect your personal data. As a company that collects and holds personal data, we have to comply with the latest data protection regulations but irrespective of any new laws, we have always committed ourselves to the highest privacy standards.
We must advise that this policy is subject to change, so please check our website, on a regular basis for any further changes.
The terms ‘Avem Marketing’ or ‘Avem’, or ‘I’, or ‘our’, or 'us', or ‘we’ used in the document refers to the provider of this policy, Avem Marketing. The term ‘you’ refers to the person reading this document.
How Data Protection Laws Protect You
The Data Protection Act 1998 and the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) describes how organisations — including Avem Marketing— must collect, handle and store personal information.
Data protection laws states we are only able to process personal data if we have a valid reason to do so. They also state any personal data must be collected and used fairly, stored safely and not disclosed unlawfully. All company that processes, stores and has access to personal data, have to abide by these laws.
What Personal Data is Collected
Personal data collected and held by Avem Marketing may include, but is not limited to:
Reasons for Collecting Personal Data
We do not collect and hold any personal data that isn’t applicable to that individual. Any and all information we collect and store has been provided by that individual either verbally, electronically or physically.
The purpose for collecting and storing personal data may include, but is not limited to:
keeping in contact with the client
to update the client on the works and progress
to keep a record of work carried out
to send marketing material such as newsletters
Do we Share Your Personal Information?
Any and all personal data we hold will not be sold, distributed or leased for any such purposes such as marketing or advertising.
We work closely with a number of third parties’ platforms to assist and provide us with certain services. e.g. CRMs, analysis tools, social media management tools etc. All partners and platforms used are selected on the basis they are compliant with the latest data protection legislations and do not sell, distribute or lease your personal information. We do restrict the information we input onto these platforms to reduce the risk of a data breach and to ensure you as an individual cannot be identified.
We may share your personal data if we are under a duty to disclose data in order to comply with any legal obligation or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Avem Marketing, our customers, or others. This includes but is not limited to exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection, credit risk reduction and dispute policies. However, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.
Securing personal data
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure all information. Avem Marketing will securely store all personal data until asked by that individual to erase that data.
All individuals’ have the right to:
access personal data
rectify personal data
have data erased
restrict processing of certain data
authorise or refuse data portability
object to the storage or collection of data
not be the subject of automated decision making, including profiling
If you wish to invoke any of the above rights relating to your personal data then please contact Avem Marketing by emailing or calling 01423 714984. The Avem Marketing data protection officer will be in touch and will resolve the problem within 30 days. We will not release any personal information without two forms of ID being provided.
As already stated, we do not collect and hold any personal data that isn’t applicable to that individual. If you wish to erase personal data, object or restrict how personal data is collected and used, it may limit our ability to carry out works and provide a high level of customer service.
If you are unhappy with how the company is processing your personal data you may, contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). www.ico.org.uk.