Our approach to privacy
Work With Data Ltd. (‘Work With Data’, ‘we’, ‘our’, ‘us’) operates an open data interface, which we make available to users through our website, www.workwithdata.com (the ‘Service’).
We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. While we have built our Service in a way that allows us to collect minimal personal information from and about you, this policy sets out how we collect, store, process, transfer, share and use all data that identifies or is associated with you (‘personal information’) when you access and browse our website and use our Service.
If you have any questions or feedback about this policy, please do not hesitate to contact us using the details provided at the end of this policy
Who is responsible for your personal information
Work With Data is the data controller of the personal information we hold about you. This means that we determine and are responsible for how your personal information is used.
Personal information we collect about you and the ways we use it
We collect personal information that you voluntarily enter directly when you use our website or Service. This includes information you provide to us when you sign up for our Service, correspond to us by e-mail or otherwise, or sign up to our marketing communications.
This information may include, for example, your name and contact details. We will indicate to you if the provision of certain information is mandatory or optional. If you choose not to provide any of the mandatory information, we may not be able to provide the Service to you or respond to your queries.
Personal information we collect about you automatically
We may link or combine the personal information we collect from you and the information we collect automatically for the purpose of providing you with a personalised experience.
We may anonymise and aggregate any of the personal information we collect so that it no longer directly identifies you. We may use this information for purposes such as testing our systems, research, data analysis or improving the website and Service.
How long we keep your information
We store the personal information we collect for no longer than it is necessary for the purpose it was collected for. We determine the appropriate retention period by considering the amount, nature and sensitivity of the information as well as the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure, the purposes for processing and the applicable laws.
Who we share your information with
We may share your personal information with the following:
Service providers. We may share your information with third party vendors that perform services for us or on our behalf, including, for example, email services, web hosting, analytics services.
Purchasers and third parties in connection with a business transaction. We may share your information with third parties in connection with a transaction, such as a merger, sale of assets or shares, reorganisation, financing, change of control or acquisition of the business.
Law enforcement, regulators and other parties for legal reasons. We may share your information with third parties as required by law or if we reasonably believe such action is necessary to comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; to detect and investigate illegal activities and breaches of agreements; and/or to exercise and protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Work With Data and its users.
Marketing and advertising
From time to time we may contact you with information about our Service, including sending you marketing messages and asking for your feedback. We will only send you marketing messages if you have given us your consent to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any point by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our marketing emails. You may not opt out of Service-related communications such as account verification or transactional communications.
Cookies and similar tracking technologies
We use the following types of cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
Analytical/Performance cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors, to see how visitors move around the website and to monitor the performance of the Service which helps us improve the website and Service.
Functionality cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise you as you move around the website and to remember information that you enter when you use the website.
Third party cookies. Third parties and advertisers may use their own cookies when you click on links on our website, These third parties are responsible for setting their own cookie policies.
If you do not wish to receive cookies, browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. If you choose to refuse all cookies, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website or Service.
Storing and transferring your information
We are committed to adhering to the highest level of the security in regards to your personal information. We implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your information against accidental or deliberate destruction, loss, change or damage.
The personal information we collect may be transferred to and stored in countries outside of the jurisdiction you are in where we and our service providers operate. If you are located in the UK or the European Economic Area (‘EEA’), your personal information may be processed outside of these locations. These international transfers of your information are only made pursuant to appropriate safeguards, including:
ensuring that your personal information is transferred to countries recognised by the European Commission or the UK Secretary of State (as applicable) as offering an adequate level of protection; or
ensuring that your personal information is transferred to a third party that is a member of a compliance scheme recognised as offering adequate protection, as determined by the European Commission or the UK Secretary of State (as applicable).
We will take all appropriate steps to ensure that your personal information is held and processed securely and in accordance with applicable laws regardless of the location of processing.
Links to third party sites
The website may from time to time contain links to and from third party websites, including those of our partners or social media platforms. Please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies. Please consult those policies before providing any of your personal information.
In accordance with applicable privacy law you have the following rights in relation to your personal information:
Right of access. You have the right to ask us for a copy of your personal information.
Right of portability. You have the right, in certain circumstances, to ask us to for a copy of your personal information in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format that supports, re-use, or to request the transfer of your personal information to another organisation.
Right to rectification. You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate and to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Right to erasure. You have the right, in some circumstances, to ask us to erase your personal information.
Right to restriction. You have the right, in some circumstances, to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information.
You have the right to object to any processing based on our legitimate interest. Where there is a compelling reason for continuing the processing of your personal information, we will assess and inform you. You can object to marketing activities for any reason.
If you wish to exercise any of your privacy rights, you can contact us using the contact details provided at the end of this policy.
You additionally have the right to lodge a complaint to your local data protection authority. We ask that you reach out to us in the first instance, so that we can try and resolve any complaint you may have.
If you are based in the UK, you can find the information on how to contact your local data protection authority here.
If you are based in the European Union, you can find the information on how to contact your local data protection authority here.
Our policy towards children
Our website and Service are not aimed at people under 18 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under 18. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us using the details at the bottom of this policy so that we can take immediate steps to remove such information.
Changes to this policy
We may update this policy from time to time so you should review this page periodically. When we do change this policy, we will update the ‘last updated’ date below. Changes to this policy are effective when they are posted on this page.
Contact us at email@example.com if you have any questions, feedback or if you would like to exercise any of your privacy rights.