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Introduction

Our data protection policy and procedures have been developed in line with the requirements of the 1995 European Union Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC) and the General Data Protection Regulation (in force from 25 May 2018) and applicable national law.

1.
Information we collect

We collect and process personal data about you when you contact us and do business with us. The personal data we process includes your:

Name, work or home address, email address and/or phone number(s)
Job title and information about your job role
Occupation, place of work and work history
Payment details, including billing addresses, billing contact name, email address and phone number

2.

The legal basis for processing your information

We process the personal data listed in paragraph 1 for the following purposes:

To personalise our communications to you;
To propose, develop and deliver our services to you in accordance with our legitimate interests;
To establish and fulfil a contract with you. When you enter into an agreement with Computerbright to provide or receive services, or to become a sub-contractor on behalf of Computerbright, we require this information in order to enter into a contract with you and are unable to do so without it;
This may include verifying your identity, undertaking financial and credit checks, providing billing and payments, communicating with you and arranging the delivery of services;
To comply with applicable law and regulation;
In accordance with protecting Computerbright's legitimate business interests and legal rights;
With your consent, to respond to any comments, queries or complaints we may receive from you and/or in accordance with our legitimate interests;
You can opt-out of these communications at any time by contacting us at info@computerbright.co.uk

3.

Sharing personal data

We may share your personal data with our:

Consultants, associates and sub-contractors to deliver our services. Elements of our services may be provided by sub-contractors other than those you have had direct contact with;
Our support team for the purposes of administration.

We may also share your personal data with the following third parties:

Our professional advisors such as accountants, external legal and financial advisors;
Our suppliers, business partners and sub-contractors
Our compliance advisors, who may undertake financial and credit checks to ensure the validity of billing details to prevent fraud, in accordance with our legitimate interests.

Personal data may be shared with government authorities and/or law enforcement officials where required:

For the purposes above;
Where mandated by law;
Where needed for the legal protection of our legitimate interests in compliance with applicable laws.

In the event that our business or any part of it is sold or integrated with another business, your details will be disclosed to our advisers and those of any prospective purchaser, and will be passed to the new owners of the business.

4.
Retention of personal data

We will not keep your personal information for any longer than is necessary in relation to its purpose.

We are also required to retain certain information by law or if it is necessary to meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce our terms and conditions. Our retention periods are aligned with standard business practices and are typically 7 years.

We will retain your data for a short time beyond the specified retention period, to allow for information to be reviewed and any deletion to take place.

5.
Storing personal data

The personal data that we collect from you may be transferred to and stored outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Where we do so, the third country's data protection laws will have been approved as adequate by the European Commission or other applicable safeguards are in place. Further information can be obtained from info@computerbright.co.uk

6.

Rights in relation to your personal data

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for contact or communication purposes.
Where you have consented to us using your personal data, you can withdraw that consent at any time.
If the information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you can notify us and ask us to correct or supplement it.
You have the right to ask us to provide a copy of any personal data we hold about you. For security, we will contact you directly before issuing it to you.
If you have a complaint about how we have handled your personal data, you may be able to ask us to restrict how we use your personal data while your complaint is resolved.
You can ask us to erase your personal data if you withdraw your consent or you object to the use of your personal data, with the exception where we need to retain data by law, legislative or tax reasons
Where it is no longer necessary for us to use your personal data, we shall erase it from our records.

You can exercise your personal data rights above by contacting us at info@computerbright.co.uk

7.
Further information and requests

If you have any queries please contact us on 01932 783755 or at info@computerbright.co.uk

   
Interim IT Director