UK data protection law classifies Tam Love as a data controller. This means Tam Love has control over how your personal information is collected, why it is collected and how it is used.
For the purposes of general enquiries and comments sent via software on the Tam Love website and the sending of newsletters, By Tam Love uses the lawful basis of consent to collect your personal information. This means that for these purposes your personal information will not be collected and used without your permission.
For the purposes of direct email enquiries and telephone enquiries, Tam Love uses the lawful basis of contract to collect and use your personal information.
For the purposes of communicating with you at the request of a client and organising and publishing articles, content or features, Tam Love uses the lawful basis of legitimate interest to collect and use personal information.
At Tam Love privacy is taken very seriously. Frequent data audits and reviews are carried out to ensure that Tam Love is compliant with UK data law, relevant legislation and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Tam Love is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) under the registration number ZA301718.
Personal Information Collected
Tam Love collects and uses both personally identifying information and non personally identifying information for the purpose of providing services, content, features, articles and a better experience for clients and users of Tam Love.
(1) Personally identifying information Tam Love collects and uses includes information such as your name, your business or personal email address, your business or residential address, your business, mobile or home telephone number, your I.P address, your social media handles or profile links, your website address, professional portrait photographs, when you open newsletters, how many times you open a newsletter and when you click on a link in a newsletter.
(2) Non personally identifying information Tam Love collects and uses includes information such as country, county, province or state, gender, age range, browser, device type, anonymised IP address, how users arrived at Tam Love, pages visited on Tam Love and if an individual has visited Tam Love previously.
How your Personal Information is Used
(1) Personally identifying information is used for the purpose of communicating with you in order to provide and fulfil services, to provide features of some services, to invoice for services and for the purpose of organising content and articles for the Tam Love website. Personally identifying information is also used to send you Tam Love newsletters if you provide consent to receive them, and to make sure newsletters sent are of interest to the majority who receive them. You can unsubscribe from a newsletter at any time by selecting ‘Unsubscribe’ from the bottom of every newsletter sent to you.
(2) Personally identifying information such as your email address and I.P address may be used to prevent or block content you send to Tam Love if it is deemed to be spam, malicious or inappropriate in nature.
(3) Personally identifying information may be used to provide sufficient evidence that you have consented to the collecting and use of your personal information, or that it has been handled appropriately for legal and compliance purposes.
(4) Non personally identifying information is used for the purpose of improving Tam Love services and the Tam Love website experience, based upon how services are used and how individuals visit and interact with the Tam Love website.
Tam Love only collects the personal information needed for a specific purpose or to carry out a specific activity. Tam Love does not sell, rent or trade personal information nor does it buy personal information.
Consent is obtained to collect, use and disclose your personal information for many of the purposes stated above.
Consent is not required to collect, store and use non personally identifying information about you. Consent is also not always required to collect, store and use personally identifying information. Non personally identifying information is collected as you use the Tam Love website and associated services.
To provide and fulfil services to you, it is necessary for Tam Love to collect and use your personal information in order to enter into contracts between you and Tam Love, and to comply with contracts between you and Tam Love which are already in place. It is also necessary for Tam Love to collect and use your personal information when a contract has not yet been established, but when you request information as a first step towards entering into a contract with Tam Love for services provided. Contracts are not limited to signed documents, and may take on a number of formats which are satisfactory under contract law.
When your personal information is collected and used under the legal basis of contract you have the right to request access and updates to personal information that Tam Love may hold on you. You also have the right to request transfer (portability) and erasure of your personal information.
Under the lawful basis of legitimate interest Tam Love may collect and use personal information for the purposes of communication and publishing. This can include the collection and use of names, social media handles, profiles or posts, website addresses and contact information such as business or personal email addresses, business, mobile or home telephone numbers and business or residential addresses.
Communication is carried out with an interest in fulfilling services to a client. As a client, you may request that Tam Love collect the personal information of and communicate with an appropriate third party that you are associated with to obtain information which is required for a service, to collaborate on a service or to invoice for a service. This is also in the interest of the third party involved as it will reinforce the working relationship that they have with you as a client, and enable the third party to fulfil their services to you.
The publishing of articles and content is carried out with an interest in providing services which would be very limited without the use of such information. This is also carried out with the interest of inspiring and educating the public and in the interest of the individuals who are associated with the personal information used. As the outcome for individuals is the promotion and documenting of their skills, abilities, services and products.
This does not effect your rights, and when legitimate interest has been used to collect your personal information you still have the right to request access and updates to personal information that Tam Love may hold on you under these circumstances. You also have the right to request erasure of your personal information and object to your personal information being used.
Where Your Personal Information is Stored
Tam Love is located within the United Kingdom, and this is where some of your personal information may be stored and used. Many of the third parties which provide services to Tam Love and which have access to your personal information for the purpose of fulfilling services provided to Tam Love are situated outside of the United Kingdom. Therefore, some of your personal information is stored outside of the United Kingdom in locations such as the United States.
How Long Your Personal Information is Kept
Tam Love will keep your personal information for a reasonable period of time to carry out the collection and use activities specified above. Data audits and reviews are carried out regularly so that data which is no longer needed can be deleted. If you request for your personal information to be forgotten, it will be deleted within 30 days of request.
Personal Information Security
Tam Love implements encryption via secure socket layer technology (SSL) to try and keep personal information you enter on the website secure. Tam Love also implements generally accepted industry standards to protect your personal information.
Where possible two factor authentication is also used to prevent unlawful access to your personal information.
Whilst reasonable efforts and precautions are taken to protect the security of personal information you share with Tam Love, the security of your personal information cannot be guaranteed.
In the case of any breaches of your personal information, you will be notified within a timely manner.
Personal Information Disclosure
If required to do so by law or government organisations, Tam Love will share any personal information requested. Tam Love may also share any personal information necessary in order to protect the rights and property of Tam Love, and to enforce provisions of any Terms of Service and Conditions associated with Tam Love.
In order to provide quality services, features and content throughout Tam Love, non-identifying information such as usage patterns, statistics and trends might be shared with service providers, content partners and sponsors.
Any information which is shared will be done so in a secure manner.
If Tam Love is merged with another company, sold, or is subject to an acquisition, your personal information may be transferred to the new company or owner(s).
Tam Love does not knowingly collect personal information associated with children or minors (those who have not reached the age of majority). By using Tam Love and its services you should be at least the age of majority in your county, state or province of residence. If Tam Love becomes aware that you are under the age of majority, appropriate action will be taken to remove your personal information unless you have obtained explicit consent from a parent or legal guardian.
Third Party Services
Tam Love uses third party services and providers which aid Tam Love in operation. In most cases, the third party providers which Tam Love utilises the services of will only collect, use and disclose your personal information to the extent necessary for the third party to perform the services they provide to Tam Love. Many of the third party providers Tam Love uses are compliant with the EU-US Privacy Shield framework.
When you contact or tag Tam Love via social media platforms, Tam Love does not have control over the way your personal information is collected, stored or used.
Third party services, providers and links may take you away from Tam Love and will have their own individual Privacy Policies. It is recommended that you always familiarise yourself with third party Privacy Policies.
Accessing Your Personal Information
If your personal information was collected using consent, a contract, or during the first stages towards a contract you have the right to access, update, have transferred and have deleted any personal information relating to you that Tam Love may hold. If your personal information was collected using legitimate interest you have the right to access, update and have deleted any personal information relating to you that Tam Love may hold.
In order for Tam Love to keep accurate records, please notify Tam Love about any updates to your personal information. Upon making a request regarding your personal information Tam Love will need to verify your identity and connection to the personal information for security and protection purposes.
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You also have the right to register a complaint with a supervisory authority if you wish to do so, such as the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) or an appropriate equivalent.
Last updated on 23rd May, 2018