GDPR Compliance Statement
Jo Wharton is responsible for managing and protecting our data procedures and processes.
All of our staff are familiar with GDPR and their personal responsibilities. Our policy is detailed below.
All of our staff are trained on induction and our policy detailed in our staff handbook.
We have a right to erasure process. If you wish to be erased, please contact our data administrator, Jenny McDaid.
No personal data is transferred outside of the EU except where suppliers are engaged to help deliver a service or to our marketing partner in a specific market.
When processing data we undertake the following:
- That the processing is lawful, fair and transparent
- Transparent about what the data is being used for
- Data is collected for a specific purpose of legitimate interest
- The data is necessary for the purpose
- The data must be accurate and kept up to date
- Data is not kept for longer than necessary
- The data is kept safe and secure
All storage is secure and our suppliers and partners (and data processors) have applicable GDPR procedures in place. We have a notification process in place for any breach.
Data Breach Policy
In the event of any data breach Wharton Electronics will follow a policy procedure as set out in the company handbook. Under GDPR any serious data breach will be reported to ICO within 72 hour of the discovery of the incident.
This privacy statement is to inform you on the processing of personal data via www.wharton.co.uk (Our website) and the handling of this data by Wharton Electronics Ltd.
Wharton Electronics Ltd respects the privacy of visitors to this Website. Personal data is only collected where necessary to service your requests.
This Website contains a contact form to directly contact us for more information. We collect the contact information you provide to us through this option in order to service your request(s).
The collection and processing of personal data through this Website is done in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
Wharton Electronics Ltd does not collect personal data through this Website, unless provided by you through our contact form.
What type of data is collected?
In these cases, Wharton Electronics Ltd collects the following data:
- Your first name
- Your surname
- Your e-mail address
In addition, if you chose to provide us this data along with your request, Wharton Electronics Ltd can collect the following data:
- The name of your organisation or company
- Your phone number
What are the purposes for collecting my data?
Personal data collected through this Website will only be used for the purposes for which it was provided. If you make use of our contact form, we will use the data you provided to stay in touch with you and service your request.
Will any of my data be given to third parties?
Wharton Electronics Ltd does not sell your personal data to third parties, nor will The Wharton Electronics Ltd provide your personal data to third parties, unless obligated by law, for instance in case of a lawful request by law enforcement authorities.
The only time we may pass your data on to third parties is where they are engaged to help deliver a service or are our marketing partner in a specific market. If this is the case, they will have been vetted to ensure they are GDPR compliant and meet with our higher than legally required standard.
For how long will my data be kept?
Wharton Electronics Ltd will save your data for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was provided. For information provided via our contact form or by other direct means, after we have serviced your request, your data will be kept for a maximum of two years for analytic purposes unless required by law. Client personal information will be deleted two years after the contract has ended.
Will my personal data be secure?
We value your privacy. Wharton Electronics Ltd have therefore taken organisational and technical measures to protect your data from theft, loss or any kind of use that is not in line with the purposes for which the data was collected. We work with secured networks and, if necessary, with encryption.
Where can I file a request to access, rectify or remove my data?
If you wish to access your data that is processed through this Website, you can send a request by e-mail to email@example.com
In order for us to make sure that you are who you say you are and to comply with GDPR, we ask you to attach a photocopy of your ID to your request. Please make sure that you blacken out your photograph and social security number.
To make this web site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your computer or mobile phone or other device. Almost all websites do this.
Our Cookies help us to:
- Make our website work as you'd expect.
- Continuously improve our website for you.
- To see how the site is used.
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission).
- Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission).
- Pass data to advertising networks.
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties.
Our Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies
These statistics help us to continuously improve our website. These statistics also tell us, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site, whether from a search engine or direct url input and whether they have been here before.
If the settings on the browser that you are using to view this website are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, as permission to continue their use.
Turning Cookies Off
ou can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here).
You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.