Cookies & Privacy
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Certain features of our Site depend on Cookies to function. Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be “strictly necessary”. 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
In addition to the controls that we provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. 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.
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It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date 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.
We, The Birthing Bubble, as data controller, hold business contact information including the names and contact details of individuals. This may include their email address, mobile or landline telephone numbers and business addresses. We do not hold any sensitive information such as sex, religious beliefs or age.
The information we store is used solely on the GDPR lawful basis of: ‘Legitimate interests: the processing is necessary for your legitimate interests’. This includes advertising, marketing and public relations and for the upkeep of our own accounts. This processing of personal information is done solely to support our primary business activity.
The information we store has come from a variety of sources including incoming business enquiries, and online searches for publicly available information on prospective business customers.
The individuals we hold information about are restricted to those we need to process for our own marketing and account – for example past, existing or present customers or suppliers. The information we hold is restricted to that information necessary for our advertising, marketing and public relations – for example, names, email addresses and other identifiers.
Additionally, we process this information for the purposes of keeping accounts relating to any business or other activity we carry out; for keeping records of purchases, sales or other transactions to ensure the relevant payments, deliveries or services take place.
The individuals we hold information about are restricted to anyone whose personal information needs to be processed for the upkeep of these accounts and records – for example past, existing or present customers or suppliers. Further, the information we hold is restricted to that personal information that is necessary for the upkeep of these accounts and records.
No information relating to any individual under the age of 18 years is or will ever be knowingly recorded.
The information we hold is reviewed annually to make sure that it is accurate and relevant to my ‘core business purposes’. Incorrect or out of date data will be updated when identified.
Subject Access Requests
Any individual may submit a Subject Access Request at any time. Following verification of their identity, they will be provided in writing via email, a detailed report describing what personal data is held by myself, why it is being held, which individuals or organisation it has or might be shared with and the source of this information (if available), within one calendar month of submission.
In the event of a data breach, the risk to individuals on my data base is low and unlikely to affect the rights and freedoms of those individuals that could result in: discrimination, damage to reputation, financial loss, loss of confidentiality or any other significant economic or social disadvantage. However, in the event that exposure to this risk is possible, the ICO will be informed within 72 hours of the breach becoming known, followed by direct correspondence to the individual(s) concerned.
We do not directly share any of the information we store digitally in my database with any third party.
If any individual feels that any aspect of these activities contravenes G.D.P.R. regulations, they are invited to contact us directly to which we will respond formally within 10 working days. Individuals should be aware that if they believe there is a problem with the way we are handling their data, they also have the right to complain to the ICO if they wish.