Privacy Policy

BACKGROUND:

Cardiff Mummy Says understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. I respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, http://cardiffmummysays.com and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a way that is consistent with my obligations and your rights under the law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of this Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of my site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using My Site immediately.

 

  1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

 

“Account” means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of My Site;
“Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Cardiff Mummy Says when you visit certain parts of Cardiff Mummy Says and/or when you use certain features of the Site. Details of the Cookies used by Cardiff Mummy Says are set out in Part 14, below; and
“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;

 

  1. Information About Cardiff Mummy Says

This Site is owned and operated by Cathryn Scott – a freelance writer based in Cardiff.

Registered address: [awaiting PO Box details]

Data Protection Officer: Cathryn Scott

Email address: cardiffmummysays@gmail.com

 

  1. What Does This Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Cardiff Mummy Says. Cardiff Mummy Says may contain links to other websites. Please note that I have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and I advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

 

  1. What is Personal Data?

Personal data is defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier’.

Personal data is, in simpler terms, any information about you that enables you to be identified. Personal data covers obvious information such as your name and contact details, but it also covers less obvious information such as identification numbers, electronic location data, and other online identifiers.

 

  1. What Are My Rights?

Under the GDPR, you have the following rights, which I will always work to uphold:

  1. The right to be informed about Cardiff Mummy Says’ collection and use of your personal data. This Privacy Policy should tell you everything you need to know, but you can always contact me to find out more or to ask any questions using the details in Part 15.
  2. The right to access the personal data I hold about you. Part 13 will tell you how to do this.
  3. The right to have your personal data rectified if any of your personal data held by me is inaccurate or incomplete. Please contact me using the details in Part 15 to find out more.
  4. The right to be forgotten, i.e. the right to ask me to delete or otherwise dispose of any of your personal data that I have. Please contact me using the details in Part 15 to find out more.
  5. The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data.
  6. The right to object to me using your personal data for a particular purpose or purposes.
  7. The right to data portability. This means that, if you have provided personal data to me directly, I am using it with your consent or for the performance of a contract, and that data is processed using automated means, you can ask me for a copy of that personal data to re-use with another service or business in many cases.
  8. Rights relating to automated decision-making and profiling. I do not use your personal data in this way.

For more information about Cardiff Mummy Says’ use of your personal data or exercising your rights as outlined above, please contact me using the details provided in Part 15.

Further information about your rights can also be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.

If you have any cause for complaint about Cardiff Mummy Says’ use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

 

  1. What Data Do We Collect?

Depending upon your use of Cardiff Mummy Says, I may collect some or all of the following personal data (please also see Part 14 on Cardiff Mummy Says’ use of Cookies and similar technologies and Cardiff Mummy Says’ Cookie Policy https://jetpack.com/support/cookies/:

  • Name;
  • Email address;
  • IP address;
  • Web browser type and version;
  • Operating system;
  • A list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Cardiff Mummy Says’, and the site you exit to;
  1. How Do You Use My Personal Data?

Under the GDPR, I must always have a lawful basis for using personal data. This may be because the data is necessary for Cardiff Mummy Says’ performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to Cardiff Mummy Says’ use of your personal data, or because it is in Cardiff Mummy Says’ legitimate business interests to use it. Your personal data may be used for the following purposes:

  • Communicating with you. This may include responding to comments from you.
  • Supplying you with information by email that you have opted-in to (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by contacting me
  • Analysing your use of Cardiff Mummy Says [and gathering feedback] to enable me to continually improve Cardiff Mummy Says and your user experience.

 

With your permission and/or where permitted by law, I may also use your personal data for marketing purposes, which may include contacting you by email with information. You will not be sent any unlawful marketing or spam. I will always work to fully protect your rights and comply with Cardiff Mummy Says’ obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, and you will always have the opportunity to opt-out.

  1. How Long Will You Keep My Personal Data?

I will not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Your personal data will therefore be kept for the following periods (or, where there is no fixed period, the following factors will be used to determine how long it is kept):

  • The life of this website

 

  1. How and Where Do You Store or Transfer My Personal Data?

I will only store or transfer your personal data in the UK. This means that it will be fully protected under the GDPR.

 

  1. Do You Share My Personal Data?

I will not share any of your personal data with any third parties for any purposes, subject to one important exception.

In some limited circumstances, I may be legally required to share certain personal data, which might include yours, if I am involved in legal proceedings or complying with legal obligations, a court order, or the instructions of a government authority.

 

  1. How Can I Control My Personal Data?
    • In addition to your rights under the GDPR, set out in Part 5, when you submit personal data via Cardiff Mummy Says, you may be given options to restrict Cardiff Mummy Says’ use of your personal data. In particular, I aim to give you strong controls on Cardiff Mummy Says use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from me which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Cardiff Mummy Says.
    • You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.

 

  1. Can I Withhold Information?

You may access Cardiff Mummy Says without providing any personal data at all. You may restrict Cardiff Mummy Says use of Cookies. For more information, see Part 14.

 

  1. How Can I Access My Personal Data?

If you want to know what personal data I have about you, you can ask me for details of that personal data and for a copy of it (where any such personal data is held). This is known as a “subject access request”.

All subject access requests should be made in writing and sent to the email or postal addresses shown in Part 15.

There is not normally any charge for a subject access request. If your request is ‘manifestly unfounded or excessive’ (for example, if you make repetitive requests) a fee may be charged to cover Cardiff Mummy Says administrative costs in responding.

I will respond to your subject access request within one month and, in any case, not more than one month of receiving it. Normally, I aim to provide a complete response, including a copy of your personal data within that time. In some cases, however, particularly if your request is more complex, more time may be required up to a maximum of three months from the date I receive your request. You will be kept fully informed of Cardiff Mummy Says progress.

 

  1. How Do You Use Cookies?

Cardiff Mummy Says uses analytics services provided by Jetpack, which uses Cookies. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling me to better understand how people use Cardiff Mummy Says’. For more details, please refer to Cardiff Mummy Says’ Cookie Policy https://jetpack.com/support/cookies/

 

  1. How Do I Contact You?

To contact me about anything to do with your personal data and data protection, including to make a subject access request, please use the following details:

Email address: cardiffmummysays@gmail.com

Postal Address: [awaiting PO Box addres]

 

  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy

I may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. This may be necessary, for example, if the law changes, or if I change Cardiff Mummy Says’ business in a way that affects personal data protection.

Any changes will be immediately posted on Cardiff Mummy Says and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Cardiff Mummy Says’ following the alterations. I recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

 

 

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