- We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; in this policy we explain how we will treat your personal information.
Peter Simone Ltd ( the “Peter Simone”) understands that the privacy is very important and that you are informed about how your personal data is used. We respect the privacy of everyone who visits this website, www.pietrosimone.com (the “Site”). We use the personal data as described here in respect with our obligations and your rights under the law.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
Means the account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of our Site;
Means a small text file placed on your computer or device by our Site when you visit certain parts of our Site and/or when you use certain features of our Site. Details of the Cookies used by our Site are set out in Part 14, below; and
Means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;
dDefined by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (the “GPDR”) as any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier
“Telephone Preference Service”
Is a central opt out register whereby individuals can register their wish not to receive unsolicited sales and marketing telephone calls.
“Corporate Telephone Preference Service”
I s the cent ral opt out regi s ter whereby corporate subscribers can register their wish not to r e c e i v e u n s o l i c i t e d s a l e s a n d marketing telephone calls to either all their organisation’s telephone numbers, or to certain numbers.
“Mailing Preference Service”
Is a free service provided to UK consumers set up in 1983 so that they can request to have their names and homes address removed from direct mail lists by suppressing their data
2. Information About Us
Our Site is owned and operated by Peter Simone, a company registered in England
under company number 09468723.
Registered address: 35 Crossways, Sutton, SM1 9NT
Main trading address: 1 Sloane Square, London, SW1 8EE.
VAT number: 250 7783 92.
Data Protection Officer: Pietro Simone Lava.
Email address: email@example.com.
3. What Does This Policy Cover?
4. What is Personal Data?
Personal data is defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier’. Personal data is any information about you that enables you to be identified. Personal Data cover obvious information such as your name and contact details, but it also cover less obvious information such as identification numbers, electronic location data, and other online identifiers.
5. What Are My Rights?
Under the GDPR, you have the following rights, which we will always work to uphold:
b) The right to access the personal data we hold about you. Part 13 will tell how to do this.
c) The right to have your personal data rectified if any of your personal data held by us is inaccurate or incomplete. Please contact us using the details in Part 15 to find out more.
d) The right to be forgotten, i.e. the right to ask us to delete or otherwise dispose of any of your personal data that we have. Please contact us using the details in Part 15 to find out more.
e) The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your Personal Data.
f) The right to object to us using your Personal Data for a particular purpose or purposes.
g) The right to data portability. This means that, if you have provided personal data to us directly, we are using it with your consent or for the performance of the contract, and that data is processed using automated means, you can ask us for a copy of that Personal Data to re-use with another service or business in many cases.
h) Rights relating to automated decision-making and profiling. We do not use your personal data in this way.
For more information about our use of your Personal Data or exercising your rights as outlined above, please contact us using the details provided in Part 15. Further information about your rights can also be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau. If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
6. What Data Do We Collect?
• Date of birth;
• Email address;
• Telephone number;
• Business name;
• Job title;
• Payment information;
• Information about your preferences and interests;
• IP address;
• Web browser type and version;
• Operating system;
• A list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the
site you exit to;
7. How Do You Use My Personal Data?
Under the GDPR, we must always have a lawful basis for using personal data. This may be because the data is necessary for our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of your personal data, or because it is in our legitimate business interests to use it. Your personal data may be used for the following purposes by way of example:
• providing and managing your Account;
• providing and managing your access to our Site;
• personalizing and tailoring your experience on our Site;
• supplying our products and services to you. Your personal details are required in order for us to enter into a contract with you;
• personalizing and tailoring our products and services for you;
• communicating with you. This may include responding to emails or calls from you;
• supplying you with information by email and/or post that you have opted-in to (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by email);
• analyzing your use of Our Site and gathering feedback to enable us to continually improve our Site and your user experience;
• administer our Site and business;
• enable your use of the services available on our website;
• send you goods purchased through our Site;
• send you non-marketing commercial communications,
• send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;
• send statements and/or invoices;
• provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information);
• keep our Site secure and prevent fraud; and
• verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website (including monitoring private messages sent through our website private messaging service).
With your permission and/or where permitted by law, we may also use your Personal Data for marketing purposes, which may include contacting you by email, telephone, text message and/or post with information, news, and offers on our products and services. You will not be sent any unlawful marketing or spam. We will always work to fully protect your rights and comply with our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, and you will always have the opportunity to opt-out. Third Parties whose content appears on Our Site may use third-party Cookies, as detailed below in Part 14. Please refer to Part 14 for more information on controlling cookies. Please note that we do not control the activities of such third parties, nor the data that they collect and use themselves, and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such third parties.
8. How Long Will You Keep My Personal Data?
We will not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected.
9. How and Where Do You Store or Transfer My Personal Data?
We may store or transfer some or all of your Personal Data in countries that are not part of the European Economic Area (the “EEA” consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). These are known as “third countries” and may not have data protection laws that are as strong as those in the UK and/or the EEA. This means that we will take additional steps in order to ensure that your personal data is treated just as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR.
10. Do You Share My Personal Data?
We will not share any of your Personal Data with any third parties for any purposes, subject to the following exceptions:. We may share your data with the purchaser of any business or asset that we are selling; and to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information; or in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); In some limited circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain personal data, which might include yours, if we are involved in legal proceedings or complying with legal obligations, a court order, or the instructions of a government authority.
11. How Can I Control My Personal Data?
1. In addition to your rights under the GDPR, set out in Part 5, when you submit personal data via our Site, you may be given options to restrict our use of your personal data. In particular, we aim to give you strong controls on our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in our emails and at the point of providing your details.
2. 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.
12. Can I Withhold Information?
You may access certain areas of our Site without providing any Personal Data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.
13. How Can I Access My Personal Data?
If you want to know what personal data we have about you, you can ask us for details of that personal data and for a copy of it (where any such personal data is held). This is known as a “subject access request”. All subject access requests should be made in writing and sent to the email or postal addresses shown in Part 15. There is not normally any charge for a subject access request. If your request is ‘manifestly unfounded or excessive’ (for example, if you make repetitive requests) a fee may be charged to cover our administrative costs in responding. We will respond to your subject access request within 14 business days and, in any case, not more than one month of receiving it. Normally, we aim to provide a complete response, including a copy of your personal data within that time. In some cases, however, particularly if your request is more complex, more time may be required up to a maximum of three months from the date we receive your request. You will be kept fully informed of our progress.
By using our Site, you may also receive certain third-party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than us. Third-party Cookies are used on our Site to monitor and analyze the usage of the website. For more details, please refer to the table below. These Cookies are not integral to the functioning of our Site and your use and experience of our Site will not be impaired by refusing consent to them.
All Cookies used by and on our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of our Site may not function fully or as intended. You will be given the opportunity to allow only first party Cookies and block third party Cookies. Certain features of Our Site depend on Cookies to function. Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be “strictly necessary”. These Cookies are shown in the table below. Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies, but it is still important that you are aware of them. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings as detailed below, but please be aware that our Site may not work properly if you do so. We have taken great care to ensure that your privacy is not at risk by allowing them. Our Site uses analytics services. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyze anonymous usage information, enabling us to better understand how Our Site is used. This, in turn, enables us to improve Our Site and the products and services offered through it. The analytics service(s) used by our Site use(s) Cookies to gather the required information. You do not have to allow us to use these Cookies, however whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable us to continually improve our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
In addition to the controls that we provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third-party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies, but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device. You can choose to delete Cookies on your computer or device at any time, however you may lose any information that enables you to access our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalization settings. It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-todate and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
15. How Do I Contact You? To contact us about anything to do with your personal data and data protection, including to make a subject access request, please use the following details:
Email address: (firstname.lastname@example.org.