What personal information do we hold?
If you sign up to receive our monthly newsletter we will collect the following information about you:
• Identity data: name (optional)
• Contact details data: email address
How we do collect your personal information?
We will collect data from you from a sign-up form on our website. Users who complete the form are emailed a link to complete the sign-up as part of a two-step verification process, to ensure that they understand that they are subscribing to our email newsletter and to prevent malicious use.
For what purposes do we use your personal data?
If you have signed up to receive our newsletter, your personal data is held to enable the OPCC to send the newsletter to you.
What is the legal basis for our use of your personal information?
The legal basis that we rely on to process your personal data is consent.
You have the right to withdraw your consent for processing at any time. To withdraw your consent, click the unsubscribe link in the footer of each email newsletter or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will delete your email address from our mailing list.
How do we handle your personal information? Who do we share your personal information with?
We use digital marketing platform SendinBlue to distribute our email newsletter, to which the OPCC has signed up to standard contractual terms.
By subscribing to receive the Commissioner’s monthly email update you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to SendinBlue for processing in accordance with its Privacy Notice and General Conditions. All of SendinBlue’s servers are located within Europe and therefore are bound by the EU’s GDPR regulations.
Other than SendinBlue, we will not share your information with any third party.
How do we keep your personal information safe?
The OPCC takes the security of your personal information very seriously.
We use a variety of security measures, including encryption and access controls, to help protect the security, integrity and availability of your information. We work hard to maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your information in line with the Act.
By subscribing to receive the Commissioner’s monthly email update you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to SendinBlue for processing in accordance with its Security measures.
How long will you keep my personal information?
If you have signed up to receive our newsletter, we will retain your data until:
- You request that we delete your data or remove you from our mailing list; or
- SendinBlue data indicates that you have not open an email from us for six months; or
- The email you originally provided is no longer valid, meaning newsletters sent to it bounce back.