For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 (the Act) and the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations 2003 (EC Directive) as well as the EU GDPR Regulations which came into effect on 25th May 2018, the data controller is The Compliance Officer, Kesscor Group, 1386 London Road, SS9 2UJ. Kesscor Group is registered under the Act under Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) registration number ZA477751. To find out more about the Act, please visit http://ico.org.uk/ where you can also view our ICO registration entry.
COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
When you are registering on one of our websites, it is not until you click the submit button that your information is transferred to our database. Once you have completed and submitted all your details, you have then “completed” the registration confirming you are a valued member of our website.
The information collected at registration can include name, address, telephone number, email address, date of birth. We may use other reputable partners to provide its services in connection with your registration.
Once you register with the our website you consent to Kesscor Group , its sponsor question clients and website sponsors being able to send you communications via the channel(s) you selected as part of the sign up until such time as you exercise your right to opt-out of receiving such communications.
We will share your data with the Marketing Services Providers listed below, who will use it as an input to products and services to help organisations better understand the likely characteristics of their customers; communicate with them more effectively; and find others like them across a range of marketing channels. In sharing your data with them, we rely on a lawful ground called ‘legitimate interest’, as our business depends on our ability to partner with third parties who process personal data for marketing-related reasons. They will also share your data with their customers which may mean that you receive tailored advertising via direct mail or when you visit a website. To understand more, including how to exercise your data protection rights in relation to their use of your data, please click through to the websites of the companies below.
Data can be used for linkage purposes – linking offline data with online IDs for targeting and identity resolution purposes. Third party clients, such as third parties operating in the marketing technology sector, can associate information they have collected about you with certain identifiers linking personal data with cookies and mobile IDs helping marketers to deliver a more personalised and appropriate service. The types of data that can be used for linkage purposes will include name, postal address, phone number and email address.
We use your personal information collected via our website to:
We will only retain your personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it is collected.
When assessing what retention period is appropriate for your personal data, we take into consideration:
At registration you have the option to opt-in to sponsors of our website. Website sponsors have their own privacy policies and some have their own opt-in statements, it is strongly recommended that you read and understand this information.
The collection of data by us through registration on third party sites may lead to your data also being held by that third party site.
We collect, store and use data about you and answers to specific questions asked by our question sponsors and/or selected third parties (see Data Collection Notice section below). We, our opted in question sponsors and opted-in website sponsors will contact you with offers and information which they feel will be of interest to you through post, email, social media, online advertising, telephone and/or mobile.
Personal information falls into three categories:
Our legal basis for processing your data is as follows:
You name and postal address: there is a legitimate interest for ourselves and our clients in processing data to provide products and services to consumers through marketing campaigns. On a case by case basis, a balancing test is performed to ensure that we balance the potential impact of the campaign on the consumer and their rights of processing data, with the interests of ourselves and our clients.
Your Email and Telephone Number is processed under Consent as registration to this website provides us with a clear and unambiguous Opt-In.
DATA COLLECTION NOTICE
Your data will be provided to carefully selected reputable organisations (our partners). We and our partners will only use your data for:
Marketing communications, market research and analysis, aggregation, profiling, appending, identity verification, credit and risk management, revenue collation, database verification and tracing activities, segmentation and suppression.
Depending on what personal information we and our partners hold about you, we and our partners may contact you by post email, social media, online advertising, telephone and/or mobile.
We and our partners operate in the following areas for use in any of the manners described above:
GENERAL DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
In the event we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal information to the prospective buyer or seller of such business or assets.
If Kesscor Group or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal information held by it will be one of the transferred assets.
You have the right to see the information held about you and you may ask to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact the Data Protection Officer using the details below:
The Compliance Officer, Kesscor Group, 1386 London Road, SS9 2UJ.
Or at email@example.com with the subject line: Information Request.
When contacting us to ascertain the information we hold about you, it would be helpful if you could provide us with your full name, address and other contact details.
You have the right to complain to the ICO by visiting their website at http://ico.org.uk/, or by telephoning 0303 123 1113, or by post at Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.
SECURITY AND STORAGE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use, or disclosure.
In the main we store your data in the UK and our clients also operate in the UK. From time to time we or our suppliers might use data processors who are, or whose software services are, cloud based outside of the EEA, primarily in the United States but under strict contract rules that ensure your personal details are only processed under the same laws that we operate under here in the UK. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure your personal information is treated securely and in accordance with Data Protection Act 2018 (the Act) and the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations 2003 (EC Directive) as well as the EU GDPR Regulations which came into effect on 25th May 2018.