Privacy Policy GDPR

Summary of the Website privacy coverage
This document is GDPR compliant.

An internet site privacy coverage (or data protection policy) helps build rely upon your website and ensures your visitors personal data is protected. Use this GDPR compliant privacy policy design template for any e-commerce, blog, chatroom or other website that asks users to disclose personal information. As well as reassuring online customers and users, it can also ensure that you have their permission to store cookies on their computer. The website privacy coverage aims to choose your internet business compliant with BRITISH and EU data personal privacy laws and covers key issues such as use of personal data, links some other websites, passwords and security.

When to use
Use this excellent website privacy coverage:

when you accumulate personal information on the website
to make sure you comply with data privacy legislation
Exactly what it covers
This website privacy policy covers:

the nature of data gathered by the site
the use of data
linked websites
data security and access
cookies
transfers of data outside Europe
What is an internet site privacy policy?
The website privacy policy describes your business’ practices regarding the collection, storage and use of personal data gathered on your website. Examples of data include names, dates of labor and birth, contact details or charge card details. It sets away the objective of data collection on your website, the types of information collected and the scope and restriction of data processing on your website.

Why can you need a privacy policy?
The particular collection and use of personal data by online businesses in the BRITISH must conform to the BRITISH data protection laws and the GDPR. This coverage is designed to allow the website operator to comply with the fair processing obligation and obtain the user’s’ consent to that particular processing as required by law.

Who is a Data Protection Officer (DPO)?
The Data Protection Officer assists your business with interior compliance and can notify or advise you of your data protection responsibilities, provide suggestions regarding any Data Protection Impact Tests and act as a contact point for data subjects and the Info Commission Office (ICO).

Exactly what types of information will be collected from users?
It will depend on the purpose for which the data is gathered. If you are selling and trading on your website, you may wish to accumulate your customer’s personal data such as names & credit card details. However, the data protection law defines personal data as broad as to include information about personal opinions and IP addresses.

What are cookies?
Biscuits are small text documents placed on a user’s computer, which are commonly used to accumulate personal data. Most website operators place cookies on the internet browser or hard drive of their user’s computer. Biscuits can gather information about the user’s use of the website or enable the website to recognise the user as an existing customer when he returns to the website at a later date. What the law states protects users of your website and lets them opt out from the use of cookies on their website browser.

This document allows you to specify the types of cookies, their purpose and the method that will be used to achieve consent of the user for the use of these snacks.

Do I need to display my personal details?
If you are a UK registered business you will need to reveal certain information about your company on your website or website privacy policy. A person must display registered information such as:

Company name
Registered number
Place of registration
Registered office address
Contact details, including an email address
Details of how to contact the business enterprise
Regarding sole traders and individuals, you must display the address of the principle place of business.

What’s an Information Management Security System (IMSS)?
An IMSS is a set of principles and procedures for systematically managing an organisation’s data. The goal of an IMSS is to minimise the risk for the business enterprise and ensure business continuity by pro-actively limiting the impact of the security breach. These practices relate to the protection of information, and are developed in accordance with the business’ position.

What is the General Data Security Regulation (EU) 2016/679?
This is the GDPR which is a European part of legislation. This legislation applied to all EU Member States in 2018. The ‘2016’ is the year in which it was passed.

Further advice
Ask a lawyer for:

websites collecting sensitive personal data
This privacy coverage is governed by the law of England and Wales and complies with UK and EU data privacy legislation.