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PRIVACY POLICY

“Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.”

— Henry David Thoreau

Privacy and cookie notice

Introduction

Your Freedom Empire is a trading name of HP Bright Ideas Ltd. whose registered company number is 05764677 and registered office is Moorgate House, King Street, Newton Abbot, Devon, United Kingdom, TQ12 2LG.

We work to ensure that your privacy is protected when using our services. We therefore have a policy setting out how your personal data will be processed and protected. Please stay updated to any changes to this Privacy Policy by visiting our website or writing to us using the details listed in our Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy only concerns Your Freedom Empire members, clients and users of our online and standard operational services. The Privacy Policy of Your Freedom Empire is in compliance with the updated General Data Protection Rules (GDPR).  We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ico.), registration number ZA339013.

What Is Personal Information?

Personal information is information that alone or combined with other information may identify you. Under the GDPR personal data is defined as:

“any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person”.

We do not consider personal information to include information that has been anonymised so that it does not allow you to be identified.

What Personal Information We May Collect

When you visit the Your Freedom Empire website we may ask you for personal information to allow us to contact you to deal with your request or enquiry. This may be collected when you enter your details into any of the forms within the Website, such as those we have provided to contact us or signing up to receive the Your Freedom Empire Newsletter. It may also be collected when you correspond with us by telephone, email or otherwise. We may also collect information about your activity whilst you use the Website or if you share any of its content by clicking the social media buttons.

The information we may collect from you includes the following personal information:

  • If you ask us to contact you – your full name, email address, telephone number and any personal data you may choose to include within the free text box
  • If you sign up to receive the Your Freedom Empire Newsletter – your full name and email address
  • If you create an account and profile – your full name, telephone number, post and email address including your chosen password
  • When you visit the Website and have chosen not to disable cookies – technical information such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform as well as information about your visit including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from the Website, the pages viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, page interaction information and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to contact us.
  • If you apply for a job and complete and submit the on line application form and attach your CV – any personal data that you have included in that form and CV.

What Is An Internet Protocol (IP) Address?

An IP address is a number that can uniquely identify a computer or network device on the internet.

How We Intend To Use Your Personal Information

We process the information held about you for a number of reasons and upon different legal bases depending on the reason for which we have collected or obtained your personal information. The main reasons we process your information are:

  • To provide a service: this is necessary for the performance of, or to take steps at your request prior to entering into, a contract with you.
  • To send you further information about our services or survey your opinion: we may also retain your details to provide you with information about our own service we think you may find interesting, or send you a survey about your experience with us. We will do this using the contact details you have provided. This is necessary in order to fulfil our legitimate interest in providing you with this information. Every time we contact you for such marketing purposes we will give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving further marketing materials. The marketing section below and your account profile will provide you with further information regarding opting out.
  • To deal with your account and profile: we may email you to confirm your email account or if you request a password reset because you have forgotten your password.
  • If you are enquiring on behalf of someone else, we may need confirmation you are authorised to act on their behalf before we can discuss their personal details.
  • To ensure that content on the Website is presented effectively, administer our Website and keep it safe and secure: This is done in order to comply with our legal obligations and in accordance with our legitimate interests.

All About Our Marketing

Where you have expressed an interest through submitting an enquiry, requesting information, purchasing a product or service, or selecting your email preferences within your profile, we may wish to contact you for marketing purposes to promote other related Your Freedom Empire services to you or to ask you to take part in a survey. This could be by post, telephone, email or text message. We will give you the opportunity to opt out of receiving such marketing materials from us when we collect your information and each time we contact you we will check that you are happy to continue to receive further direct marketing. You can opt-out of receiving marketing material form us at any time by contacting us using the details shown below. We will not pass your personal details on to any other organisation for the purposes of marketing.

All About Cookies And How To Disable Them

Cookies are text files or pixel tags which are placed on your computer when you visit the Website to help us analyse website traffic, usage and behaviour so that we can improve the visitor experience to the Website. The cookie information we collect for these purposes is anonymous and is used;

  • To track visitor use of the Website and to compile statistical activity using Google Analytics, a service provided by Google. Google automatically collects a partial IP address which ensures you remain anonymous for the purpose of monitoring website traffic and improving the user experience of the Website. Google undertake not to associate your IP address with any other data held by their organisations.
  • To gather non-personal, demographic and behavioural information and if you choose to share any content using the social media buttons on this site.
  • If you send us an email using the email button, a Live Person will collect your preferences and usage statistics. This information will be kept anonymous.
  • If you wish to sign up to receive our newsletter, Mailchimp will gather your IP address to analyse trends and monitor our newsletter usage.
  • A cookie does not allow us to access your computer to obtain personal information, other than the data you choose to share with us. We do not read cookies left by other websites. You can disable cookies at any time (see below).

Gaining Your Consent To Use Tracking Cookies

We are required to gain your consent before we store and use any cookies which are not intended to be used solely for the operation of the Website. We do this by providing a cookie notice each time you enter the Website and a link to this privacy notice, which tells you how to disable cookies if you wish to do so. If you enter the site after reading this notice, and do not disable them, we will regard this as your consent for use of those cookies described in the “The cookies that this website may use” above.

Other Websites That Can Be Accessed By The Your Freedom Empire Website

The Website and privacy policy may contain links to other websites. When you click any of these links and leave our site, we cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide whilst visiting those sites, this privacy policy applies to the Your Freedom Empire Website only. Please make sure you read the privacy policy of the website you are visiting.

Sharing Information Through Social Media

If you choose to share any content of this site, or your personal information by using the social media buttons (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter or any other social media sites that we use) you should be aware that any personal information you may choose to share could be accessed by the public. We cannot be held responsible for any damaging actions or behaviours which may result following your use of this or any other related subsequent social media activity.

How Long Will You Keep My Personal Information?

Your personal information will be retained by us, and those organisations that process your data on our behalf, for as long as is necessary for the required service to be provided to you. Your Freedom Empire is required to retain certain information in accordance with the law, such as information needed for income tax and audit purposes. How long certain kinds of personal data should be kept may also be governed by specific business and sector requirements and agreed practices. All retained personal information we hold is subject to the controls of our data protection and retention policies.

Where Will My Personal Information Be Kept?

Your personal information will be under the control of Your Freedom Empire as detailed in this notice.

However, the security of your data transmitted to and from the website cannot be guaranteed and is entirely at your own risk, as the internet is never completely secure.

How Secure Are My Emails?

As part of complying with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we will always send emails securely to you if they contain personal and/or sensitive data.

Please be assured we will always safeguard your information.

Changes To Our Privacy Policy

We will regularly review our privacy statement to ensure it reflects the personal information that we may request from you, and how we may process it. The date of subsequent revisions of this policy will be recorded at the beginning of this notice.

Your Rights As A Data Subject

At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:

  • Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you
  • Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete
  • Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records
  • Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply you have a right to restrict the processing
  • Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation
  • Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing
  • Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right to object to being subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.

Can I Find Out The Personal Data That Your Freedom Empire Holds About Me?

Your Freedom Empire at your request, can confirm what information we hold about you and how it is processed. If Your Freedom Empire does hold personal data about you, you can request that data and the following information; the identity and contact details of the person or organisation that has determined how and why to process your data. In some cases, this will be a representative in the EU.

Questions And Further Information

In the event that you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you or you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by Your Freedom Empire (or third parties as described above) please contact us:

  • Email: contact@yourfreedomempire.co.uk.
  • Write to: HP Bright Ideas Ltd. trading as Your Freedom Empire, Moorgate House, King Street, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2LG
  • Using the contact us section of the Website
  • Telephone: 0121 510 4888. Please note that if you contact us by telephone, your call maybe recorded for training and quality purposes.
  • You also have the right to contact the ICO about how we have processed your personal data. The ICO can be contacted at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, by telephone on 0303 123 1113 or through the website www.ico.org.uk.
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