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Gareth Gough Animation and Illustration

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PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy adheres to the guidance set out by The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), DPA 2018. Please read it carefully and check it occasionally as it could change from time to time. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time and without any notice. 

 

Your Personal Details

Gareth Gough receives, collects and stores any information you enter into the Contact Form on this website, as well as any information you provide in any other way, e.g. through contacting Gareth Gough directly via email. These details are recorded to ensure he can fulfill his contract with yourselves, and for tax purposes. 

 

The only personal information held on you will be the information you disclose when you contact Gareth Gough via the contact form on the website, directly through email, or through other social media outlets. This information is not shared with anyone, however it is stored on relevant systems such as this website, cloud based services, and third party services which allows Gareth Gough to provide his products and services, such as the web development platform used, which are GDPR compliant. Gareth Gough keeps records of all communications in order to manage any future enquiries efficiently and appropriately. 

Should Gareth Gough be required by law to share any of your personal information, for example if HMRC requested an audit, each party concerned will be contacted to ensure they are happy for that to happen. Information required for tax and legal requirements are held for 7 years as a requirement by law. Personal data that is processed for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.​​

Your details are required for the following purposes:​

  • to process and respond to enquiries appropriately and effectively

  • to carry out Gareth Gough's obligations arising from any contracts entered into between Gareth Gough and yourself

  • for internal record keeping

  • for technical management of this website

Gareth Gough's Legal Basis' for​ processing data are:

  1. Legal Obligation - for tax purposes

  2. Contract - for communication purposes regarding Gareth Gough's work and services

The computer by which data is accessed is password protected, data held in the cloud is password protected, and data held on encrypted systems and third-party software have their own security systems. Any contractual documentation containing personal information is stored in both paper and digital format; filed securely in a secure environment, for 7 years as legally required. Thereafter will be safely destroyed and disposed of.  

Any data you communicate to Gareth Gough, you do so at your own risk. While every necessary precaution is taken to ensure the safeguarding of your personal details once received, Gareth Gough is not responsible for any damages which you, or others, may suffer as a result of the loss of confidentiality of such information. Gareth Gough cannot guarantee the security of any data communicated via the internet. 

Any breach of data security will be identified, and resolved in accordance with the ICO guidelines. ​

Marketing 

From time to time, Gareth Gough may contact individuals or companies regarding his products or services, as can be reasonably expected. At this time, Gareth Gough does not send out any marketing material to advertise the work carried out, or services offered by himself via automated platforms and services. Should this change at any time, we will not send you any marketing materials without your prior consent. Your data will never be shared with third parties for marketing purposes.​

Cookies

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Cookies are small text files placed on your computer/mobile device by a website. They are used for purposes of security, to track visitor behavior, and measure site performance, to provide us with important user feedback for our website. Cookies are limited to communicating only the information that you have disclosed to the site. For more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org. 

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This site uses both Persistent and Session Cookies. By visiting this website with your browser settings adjusted to allow cookies, you are consenting to us and our third party applications using cookies for the purposes described here, to provide you with a fully efficient experience on this website. Please note, to give you the best experience and enable all features to function as intended, your computer or device will need to be set up to accept cookies. 

Requesting your Information

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If you would like to review the personal information you have provided, and/or you would like your data erased from our records, you can so do by contacting Gareth using the contact details below. You have the right to ask for the rectifying of any information you think is inaccurate, as well as the right to ask for information to be completed where you believe it to be incomplete. 

Under GDPR you have the right to be forgotten, to withdraw your consent, to change information held about you, and to restrict processing. Please use the below contact details should you wish. 

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Gareth Gough will respond to any and all requests within one month.

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the information held on you, or regarding this Privacy Policy, please use the below form of contact.

Gareth Gough: g.goughanimation@gmail.com

The information above can also be used to contact our Data Protection Officer.

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Complaints

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data:

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Information Commissioners Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Helpline: 0303 123 1113

Last reviewed and updated: April 2019.​​

GARETH GOUGH