Privacy, Data and this Website

I care greatly about the privacy of my clients and the users of my website. In the interest of transparency, I will go though the data my website collects, how it is used and some of the safeguards in place to protect it. 


Website Data 

Firstly, when you visit my website, the following data is automatically collected:

  • Your Web Browser (The programme you use to browse the internet, such as Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, etc.)
  • Your Device Type (Desktop, Mobile)
  • Your Operating System (Usually Windows by Microsoft, MacOS by Apple, Android by Google, etc. 
  • The Country you access my website from.
  • The pages you visit whilst browsing my website.


What do I do with this data?

I use this data to better understand my website's visitors. It allows me to optimise my site and to make sure everything is working correctly. This data is anonymised; meaning it cannot identify you as an individual. 


Contact Form Data

My website features a contact form which asks for:

  • Your Name
  • Your Email Address
  • Details about your enquiry

What do I do with this data?

I will uses the data and information you provide  to respond to your questions. All the data you provide will be kept confidential.


Data Security

I take data security seriously. I use a number of safeguards to protect your data and your right to privacy. These measure comply with the UK's Data Protect Act 2018, and the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation. Measures include encryption, password protection, firewalls etc. 


Your Rights

  • The right to be informed; about the personal data I collect and how it is used.
  • The right to access; to request access to the personal data I hold on you.
  • The right to rectification; to correct, amend or add to your personal data I hold.
  • The right to erasure; to have your personal data removed from my systems.
  • The right to restrict processing; to stop using your personal data.
  • The right to data portability; a copy of your ‘Customer Data’ you have supplied.
  • The right to object; to object to our use of your personal data.
  • The right to not be subject to automated decision-making; including profiling.


Contact

If you have any questions regarding your data and my website, or want to talk more about privacy, then please email me: hello@matthewotten.co.uk