What is this guide for?
Whenever we need to collect any of your data, we will let you know at that point why we need to do so and what it will be used for, but this guide provides a useful overview of all of those situations and provides more detail on how we keep your data secure and up to date, how long we might hold it for, and what your rights are in relation to it.
Goldstone Homes is committed to protecting your personal data and will use any personal or sensitive data we collect from you in line with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
Who’s responsible for data the group collects?
Goldstone Homes is a Data Controller under the GDPR. Goldstone Homes' Data Protection Officer is Jon Over who can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What data do we collect and what do we use it for?
Goldstone Homes tracks daily views of pages but cannot identify the individuals visiting the website. When you browse the Goldstone Homes website, you do so anonymously. Personal information is not collected.
Do we share your data with anyone else?
We will never pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes.
Are there special measures for children’s data?
We do not knowingly collect or store any personal data about children under the age of 13.
How can you update your data?
You can contact us at any time at email@example.com to update or correct the data we hold on you.
How long will we hold your data?
The Goldstone Homes data retention policy is to review all data held on individuals at least every two years and remove data where we no longer have a legitimate reason to keep it.
Where you have withdrawn your consent for us to use your data for a particular purpose, we may retain some of your data for up to two years in order to preserve a record of your consent having been withdrawn.
What rights do you have?
Under the GDPR, you have the following rights over your data and its use:
The right to be informed about what data we are collecting on you and how we will use it
The right of access – you can ask to see the data we hold on you
The right to rectification – you can ask that we update or correct your data
The right to object – you can ask that we stop using your data for a particular purpose
The right to erasure – you can ask us to delete the data we hold on you
The right to restrict processing – you can ask that we temporarily stop using your data while the reason for its use or its accuracy are investigated
Though unlikely to apply to the data we hold and process on you, you also have rights related to portability and automated decision making (including profiling).
All requests related to your rights should be made to the Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond within one month.
You can find out more about your rights on the Information Commission’s Office website.
What will we do if anything changes?
If we make changes to our privacy statements or processes we will post the changes here. Where the changes are significant, we may also choose to email individuals affected with the new details. Where required by law, will we ask for your consent to continue processing your data after these changes are made.