Emma Brett’s Privacy Policy

Emma Brett, Freelance Graphic Designer understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. I respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits my website, https://www.emmabrett.co.uk (“My Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with My obligations and your rights under the law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of My Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. You will be required to read and accept this Privacy Policy when signing up to my newsletter. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using My Site immediately.

  1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

“Account” means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of My Site;
“Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer or device by My Site when you visit certain parts of My Site and/or when you use certain features of My Site. Details of the Cookies used by My Site are set out in my Cookie Policy;
[“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;
“personal data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to Us via My Site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998 and
“We/Us/Our” means Emma Brett, Freelance Graphic Designer,  whose main trading address is 93 Longford Road Bognor Regis West Sussex PO21 1AE United Kingdom.

Information About Us

My Site is owned and operated by Emma Brett, Freelance Graphic Designer whose main trading address is 93 Longford Road Bognor Regis West Sussex PO21 1AE United Kingdom.

I am a member of Wired Sussex and Bognor Regis Chamber of Commerce.

What Does This Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of my site. My site may contain links to other websites. Please note that I have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and I advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

Your Rights

As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and My use of personal data have been designed to uphold:

  • The right to be informed about My collection and use of personal data;
  • The right of access to the personal data I hold about you;
  • The right to rectification if any personal data I hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete please contact me using the details below;
  • The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask me to delete any personal data I hold about you (I only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 6 but if you would like me to delete it sooner, please contact me using the details below);
  • The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
  • The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
  • The right to object to me using your personal data for particular purposes; and
  • Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.
  • If you have any cause for complaint about my use of your personal data, please contact me using the details provided below and I will do my best to solve the problem for you. If I am unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.
  • For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.
  1. What Data Do I Collect?

Depending upon your use of my Site, I may collect some or all of the following personal and non-personal data (please also my Cookie Policy):

  • name;
  • business/company name;
  • job title;
  • profession;
  • contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
  • demographic information such as post code, preferences, and interests;
  • IP address;
  • web browser type and version;
  • operating system;
  • a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on my site, and the site you exit to;
  • Google Analytics and Google Webmaster tools
  1. How Do We Use Your Data?

3.1          All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. I will comply with my obligations and safeguard your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 or GDPR at all times

3.2          My use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for my performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to my use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in my legitimate interests. Specifically, I may use your data for the following purposes:

  • Providing and managing your Account;
  • Providing and managing your access to my site;
  • Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site;
  • Supplying my services to you (please note that I require your personal data in order to enter into a contract with you);
  • Personalising and tailoring my services for you;
  • Replying to emails from you;
  • Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by emailing emma@emmabrett.co.uk telling me you no longer wish to be included;
  • Market research;
  • Analysing your use of Our Site and gathering feedback to enable Us to continually improve Our Site and your user experience;

With your permission and/or where permitted by law, I may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email and/or telephone with information, news and offers on my services. I will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that I fully protect your rights and comply with my obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.

Third parties (including Google Analytics) whose content appears on my site may use third party Cookies. Please note that I do not control the activities of such third parties, nor the data they collect and use and advise you to check the privacy policies of any such third parties.

You have the right to withdraw your consent to me using your personal data at any time, and to request that I delete it.

I do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for the following periods (or its retention will be determined on the following bases):

  • for the duration of the contract;
  • for up to one year after completion of the contract;

How and Where Do We Store Your Data?

I only keep your personal data for as long as I need to in order to use it as described above, and/or for as long as I have your permission to keep it. Your data will only be stored in the UK.

Do I Share Your Data?

I will not share any of your data with any third parties for any purposes.

In certain circumstances, I may be legally required to share certain data held by me, which may include your personal data, for example, where I are involved in legal proceedings, where I are complying with legal obligations, a court order, or a governmental authority.

What Happens If My Business Changes Hands?

I may, from time to time, expand or reduce my business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of my business. Any personal data that you have provided will, where it is relevant to any part of my business that is being transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Privacy Policy, be permitted to use that data only for the same purposes for which it was originally collected by me.

In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.

How Can You Control Your Data?

In addition to your rights under the GDPR, when you submit personal data via my Site, you may be given options to restrict my use of your data. In particular, I aim to give you strong controls on my use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from me which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails and at the point of providing your details and by managing your Account).

You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.

Your Right to Withhold Information

You may access certain areas of my Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on my Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.

 You may restrict my use of Cookies. For more information, see my Cookie Policy.

How Can You Access Your Data?

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by me (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and I will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact me for more details at emma@emmabrett.co.uk.

 Contacting Us

If you have any questions about my Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact me by email at emma@emmabrett.co.uk by telephone on 07845 829 000, or by post at 93 Longford Road Bognor Regis West Sussex PO21 1AE United Kingdom. Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data I hold about you.

Changes to my Privacy Policy

I may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on my Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of my Site following the alterations. I recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.