Any other data which we collect that cannot be used to personally identify you will only be used to help us make improvements to the site and our customer offering.
Chits UK (‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’) place a high regard to security of data by taking all reasonable steps to secure and protect your information. We have an effective encryption system in place to protect any electronic communications with us. We also have secure firewall software and other measures in place to prevent unauthorised access. You can look for a padlock symbol next to the address bar, which confirms that you are in a secure area.
What type of data will be collected?
Examples of data which may be collected by us and used in our daily business activities could include (but may not be restricted to):
- Contact details i.e. telephone number, mobile phone number, email address
- Business name
- Business address
You can choose whether to supply or withhold any sensitive personal data. However, withholding this information may restrict the product or services we are able to offer you.
How we use personal data
We will only collect personal data which is necessary to provide you with an associated or required service. We may process your personal data and sensitive personal data for the following reasons:
- Administration and management of our products and services
- As part of our business processes and relevant activities including auditing, business planning, accounting and transactions
- Compliance with legal and regulatory obligations.
This is not an exhaustive list and is subject to change where business, legal or regulatory requirements may dictate.
How we may keep, store and dispose of data
We hold data in various forms including electronic databases, computerised files and paper files. Data will be held for a reasonable period of time, which may include a period of time after a contract ends. Data will be disposed of in line with approved company processes to ensure all reasonable efforts and precautions are taken to protect the data.
Who we may share data with
We may disclose data to other parties, which could include (but is not restricted to) our business associates and service providers. In some cases this can also include a third party i.e. legal or regulatory organisation. Data will only be shared where it is necessary or required by law.
Data may be processed by service providers in a country outside the European Economic Area, which may not have the same standard of data protection as in the UK. We will ensure appropriate safeguards are in place to protect any data.
Your rights to request review and amend personal data
You have the right to request a copy of the data we hold about you (for which a fee may be charged) and to have any inaccurate data corrected. If you wish to request data or notify us of any changes in relation to the data we hold, please contact the Data Protection Officer:
Post: Chits House, 109 High Street, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7DB