The internet is a scary place. As fellow humans we understand you don’t really want your personal info being kept without your knowledge, or shared with some dodgy folk. So below is some serious stuff about what we do with your data and how we value your privacy.
About Zest The Agency
Zest ST PLC is a highly regarded and well-established company who specialise in developing creative improvement strategies and marketing solutions for businesses and organisations. The majority of our clients are other businesses, organisations or sole traders. We process personal information to enable us maintain business relationships and contact with existing, previous and potential clients. This may include personal information about an individual they have identified to act as a point of contact. We also process personal information to enable us manage our workforce and maintain our accounts.
Our commitment to data security
Zest ST PLC is registered as a Data Controller, with the Information Commissioners Office registration number Z5553006.
Our company address is:
8 The Oaks Business Village
Email [email protected]
Telephone no 01634 671167.
Our Group Managing Director oversees matters relating to data protection on our behalf. We are also supported by independent data protection specialists with BCS qualifications in Data Protection. This service includes providing independent advice as well assisting us with our policies and procedures.
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This Privacy Notice will be reviewed in Nov 2018, and annually thereafter.
Our purpose and lawful basis grounds for processing personal information
Our purpose for collecting and processing your personal information is to enable to provide business improvement solutions. These include developing marketing strategies, campaign development, consultation as well as web site design.
Our legal basis for collecting and using your information is:
- Where the use of your information is necessary for us to perform the contract or contracts that we have with you.
- Where the use of your personal information is necessary for us to conduct our legitimate business interest and whilst doing we ensure that your own privacy and rights in relation to that information are protected.
- Where it is necessary for employment and social protection law.
We do not collect or process special or sensitive personal information from our clients, however, we may do so from our staff. It is necessary for us to do this as when tendering for government contracts we are required to provide information relating to the protective characteristics of our workforce. It may also be necessary for us to meet our legal obligations in respect of Health and Safety legislation.
When registering with us as a customer the personal data we collect from you is kept to an absolute minimum to meet the purposes described above.
Who do we share your information with?
We do not share your personal information with others as part of our normal business activities. If asked, we would never do so without seeking your consent first. The only exception might be if a lawful request was made by a law enforcement authority, such as the police or HMRC.
The period for which we will keep your information
We will retain your personal information for no longer than is necessary for the purposes described in this document. We are legally obliged to retain certain types of records, such as records of accounting which in most instances will have to be kept for at least seven years.
Transferring your information internationally
We do not transfer personal data to clients in other countries either within or outside of the European Economic Area.
We acknowledge your right to request confirmation of any personal data we hold about you, your right to be provided with copies, also other rights such as a request for us rectify, to stop processing or remove your personal data from our data base. You can exercise these rights by contacting the company at its registered address, we may require further proof of your identity before acting upon your request.
You also have the right to complain to the regulatory body for the UK, the Information Commissioners Office, www.ico.org.uk if you believe we have breached the data protection act.