The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Under the new General Data Protection Regulation which replaces the previous Data Protection Act 1998, there is an enhanced obligation on our part to protect any information we collect from you. We use leading technologies to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We will not pass on your details to any third party unless you give us permission to do so.
What information do we collect?
We collect three kinds of information from visitors to this site: Personal details for enquiries, email updates, and site usage information from session cookies and log files.
Personal details for enquiries
If you send us an email enquiry, the information we collect is your name and email address. These details will be used to respond to your enquiry.
A copy of this information is kept securely on computer by Gravitate HR and our technology suppliers, DigiJuice and Microsys, and will be held until such time you inform Gravitate HR otherwise. This information is also stored on back-up tapes to avoid loss of data.
Personal details for email updates
If you subscribe to email updates, the information we collect is your name and email address. These details will be used to send you email updates from Gravitate HR.
A copy of this information is kept securely on computer via MailChimp and will be held until such time you unsubscribe or inform Gravitate HR otherwise. This information is also stored on back-up tapes to avoid loss of data.
As a data subject, you have a number of rights in respect of your data which we hold, those being:
- You may withdraw your consent for us to hold data at any time
- Request access to your personal data
- Request incorrect / incomplete data to be corrected
- Not be subjected to automated decision making which significantly affect you
- lodge a complaint with the relevant regulatory body
Access to information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act.
Site usage information – Log files and Google Analytics
This website uses log files and Google Analytics to tack visits to the website in order to inform changes to the layout of the site and to the information on it, based on the way that visitors move around it.
Log files do not contain any personal information but may record the IP address and type of web browser and operating system used during a visit to the website. This information will be kept securely on computer by DigiJuice and Microsys, the technology providers for the website.
Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Cookies are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser that enables the server to collect information from the web browser. Cookies in this website have been used for Google Analytics.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. For more information about cookies visit: http://www.whatarecookies.com/