Strategic Brief Limited (“We/Us”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting www.strategic-brief.com you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“Act”), and the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the GDPR), the data controller is Strategic Brief Limited (ICO reg number ZA295974).

If you have any questions regarding this policy or you would like to make a request to exercise any of your legal rights, please contact us using the details set out in the “Contact and Complaints” section below.

HOW WE COLLECT DATA

Most of the data we collect and process is expressly volunteered and provided by you in the course of our business or potential business relationships.

We may process your data where you have made contact with us, whether from networking, social media or in person, and we may store your details and notes, records or other necessary details for legitimate business purposes.

We do not collect any “Special Categories of Personal Data” about you (e.g. your race, ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, political opinion, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect information about criminal convictions and offences. We do not collect data regarding children and our Services are not aimed at or intended for the use of anyone below the age of 18 years old.

WHO WE SHARE DATA WITH

We don’t share your data unless we have your permission to do so, it is necessary in order to fulfil our contractual obligations to you, or it is necessary for a specific legal or regulatory purpose or to meet legitimate interest of the company (such as corporate transactions or administration).

WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

All data is stored by us in the EEA.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

We will not keep your personal data for longer than is necessary for the purpose or purposes for which they are collected, unless there is a legal reason for us to retain the data. We will take all reasonable steps to destroy or erase from our systems all data that is no longer required.

YOUR RIGHTS

We endeavour to process all personal data in line with your rights under the GDPR. In particular, In certain circumstances you may have the rights to:-

  • Withdraw your consent to our processing
  • Ask us to rectify inaccurate or incomplete personal data.
  • Ask us to erase your personal data.
  • Restrict processing of your personal data.
  • Request access to your personal data via a subject access request.
  • You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes (including profiling).
  • Obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services (right to data portability).

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from other third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes we may make to this Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this Privacy Policy.

CONTACT AND COMPLAINTS

If you have any questions, comments or requests regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact me at Sally.Weatherall@strategic-brief.com

If you have any complaints regarding our handling of your personal data, we would appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns in the first instance. However, if you wish, you may make a complaint directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues www.ico.org.uk or 0303 123 1113)

________________________________________________________May 2018