Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy – the circle

Please read our privacy policy carefully to attain a clear understanding of how we use your Personally Identifiable Information (PII).

How do we collect information?

We collect information when you have provided details personally or have been introduced personally.  

How do we use your information?

  • We do not store any data for marketing purposes
  • We do not send marketing eshots to anyone on our database
  • We do not sell any of our services via e-marketing
  • Any personal exchange of data is simply via personalised introductory emails, to facilitate a beneficial business introduction
  • At no time do we wish to contact anyone who does not wish to hear from us! 

Suppliers:

  • the circle holds your information, such as first name, surname, email address and contact numbers, to allow us to have a working business relationship
  • We communicate with suppliers via email, telephone and post, in order to deliver our service

Outsourced work:

  • the circle have an outsourced IT company that have access to our databases

RuralTech – ruraltech.co.uk

  • the circle have an outsourced accountancy firm

TCA Accountants – www.tcallp.co.uk (only hold internal staff data)

  • the circle have an outsourced web design and digital marketing company

Lighthouse – lighthouseuk.net

Clients:

  • the circle hold your information, such as names, email address, contact numbers and addresses, to allow us to have a working business relationship
  • We communicate with clients via email, telephone and post, in order to deliver our service

How do we process collected data?

Your data will only be processed when there is a lawful reason to do so.

We have determined that our main lawful reasons will be:

  • For your benefit
  • To provide you with our service

The data provided will be held on one or more of our systems whether on premise or off premise (cloud-based).

Additional data processors include: Microsoft, Google, RuralTech (outsourced IT company), Lighthouse (outsourced web design and digital marketing company), TCA Accountants (outsourced accountancy firm).

How do we protect your information?

  • We do not sell or share any data with any third party. Data is ONLY used by the circle
  • Our data is securely stored on-site and in cloud-based backup. We have anti-virus active on our system and all localised equipment

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

Please do let us know if you no longer wish to hear from the circle in the future.

clare@circlecommunication.co.uk

07957 668292