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Wilford Scholes Limited (we/us/our) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information.
Our website address is: https://www.wilfordscholes.com
This privacy notice describes how we collect and use personal information about you during and after your relationship with us, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA).
Wilford Scholes Limited is a “data controller”. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information about you. We are required under data protection legislation to notify you of the information contained in this privacy notice.
This notice applies to current and former clients/customers. This notice does not form part of any contract we may have with you, but may in certain instances be incorporated into our agreements, by reference or otherwise. We may update this notice at any time.
It is important that you read this notice, together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal information about you, so that you are aware of how and why we are using such information.
We will comply with data protection law. This requires that the personal information we hold about you must be:
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect, store, and use the following categories of personal information about you:
We may collect and process personal information about you in the following ways:
You may give us information about you by filling in forms on the any of our websites (“Our Sites”), or by corresponding with us by email, chat, telephone, or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you, register to use Our Sites, access and use the App, subscribe to any of the services accessible through the APP (“Services”), search for the App or a Service, share data via the App’s social media functions, enter a competition, promotion or survey, and when you report a problem with an App, our Services, or Our Sites. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, Device’s phone number, age, username, password and other registration information, financial and/or credit card information, personal description, and photograph/s.
Each time you visit Our Sites or use the App we may automatically collect the following information:
We will only use your personal information when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal information in the following circumstances:
We may also use your personal information in the following situations, which are likely to be rare:
In particular, the situations in which we will process your personal information may include:
If you fail to provide certain information when requested, we may not be able to perform the particular or applicable contract/s that we may have entered into with you (such as delivering goods and/or services to you), or we may be prevented from complying with our legal obligations (such as to ensure the health and safety of our customers / clients).
We will only use your personal information for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal information for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
Please note that we may process your personal information without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
We may have to share your data with certain third parties, including third-party service providers (such as IT service providers).
We may also disclose your personal information to any member/s or affiliate/s of our group, which includes our subsidiaries, and our ultimate holding company and/or its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006.
We will share your personal information with third parties where required by law, where it is necessary to administer the working relationship with you or where we have another legitimate interest in doing so.
In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, we may in such circumstances disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
If Laduma Creative Enterprises Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
Our third-party service providers and group members are required to take appropriate security measures to protect your personal information. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes. We only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
In particular, we may also share your personal information with:
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us, our affiliates, or for one of our suppliers. These staff may be engaged in the fulfilment of your request, order or reservation, the processing of your payment details and/or the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you specifically agree to this transfer, storing or processing.
All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Any payment transactions carried out by us or our chosen third-party provider of payment processing services will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password that enables you to access certain parts of Our Sites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the App or Our Sites; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
We have put in place measures to protect the security of your information.
Third parties will only process your personal information on our instructions and where they have agreed to treat the information confidentially and to keep it secure.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in any unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, agents, contractors and/or other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
In some circumstances, we may anonymise your personal information so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use such information without further notice to you.
We will retain and securely destroy your personal information in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal information (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request for access is clearly unfounded, unreasonable, or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access the information (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is another appropriate security measure to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it.
In the limited circumstances where you may have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal information for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. To withdraw your consent, please do so in writing or contact our Chief Technical Officer via email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.
Our Sites may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates (including, but not limited to, websites on which the App or the Services are advertised). If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites and/or any services that may be accessible through them have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or for any personal data that may be collected through these websites or services, such as contact and/or location data. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites or use these services.