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