Give a Knit is part of Waste Creative located at 2nd Floor, Baird House, St.Cross Street, London. EC1N 8UW
Company registration no. 5838412
ICO Registration: ZA538409
Our Data Protection representative can be contacted by email on: [email protected].
This privacy notice describes how we collect, use and store personal information about you during and after your business relationship with us, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) (GDPR).
Give a Knit is a “data controller”. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use and store personal information about you. We are required under the GDPR to notify you of the information contained in this privacy notice.
We may update this notice at any time. If relevant (and feasible), we will notify you.
It is important that you read this notice, together with any other privacy notices we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal information about you, so that you are aware of how and why we are using your personal information.
Data Protection Principles
We will comply with all relevant data protection law (including the GDPR). This requires that the personal information we hold about you must be:
Used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way.
Collected only for valid purposes that we have clearly explained to you and not used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes.
Relevant to the purposes we have told you about and limited only to those purposes.
Accurate and kept up to date.
Kept only as long as necessary for the purposes we have told you about.
The Kind of Information We Collect and Hold About You
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified, whether directly or indirectly. It does not include data where an individual cannot be identified (anonymous data).
We collect personal data across the business relevant to the department – including, full name, address, telephone number, email address, employment history, bank details, social media handles and emergency contact details.
We also collect, store and use the following “special categories” of personal data, however this is restricted to our employees and is accessed by HR only: health and medical records and ethnicity information.
This personal data is collected through the registration forms on the following websites and through internal documentation completed by employees.
Personal data is also be received from third party providers such as: JAZZ HR, Breathe HR, FireFly, Kingston Smith, Google, Super Metrics, YunoJuno.
Please see our Cookie Notice for details of how cookies are used.
How We Will Use Information About You
We will only use your personal information in the ways the law allows. Most commonly, we will use your personal information in the following circumstances:
Where you have given us consent for the processing of your data in relation to a landing page form-fill
Where processing is required for the performance of a contract either party have entered
Where processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation
Where processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests by us as data controller. If personal data is used in this instance, we will document our considerations in a legitimate interest assessment (LIA).
Situations In Which We Will Use Your Personal Information
We need all the categories of information detailed above primarily to allow us to contact you following your enquiry on one of our landing pages.
If you are a client or supplier, then we will need to process your data in line with our legal obligations. In some cases, we may use your personal information to pursue legitimate interests of our own or those of third parties, provided your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests. The situations in which we will process your personal information are listed below.
Administration of a contract we have entered with you and providing our products and services to you
Business management and planning, including accounting and auditing.
Planning for the termination of our contracting relationship.
Dealing with legal disputes involving you, or any disputes that may arise under the contract that we have with you or the way in which we provide our products and services to you.
Some of the above grounds for processing will overlap and there may be several grounds which justify our use of your personal information.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. Details of our various retention periods are in our retention policy and are available upon request.
Rights Of Access, Correction, Erasure & Restriction
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes during your working relationship with us.
Subject Access Request – this enables you to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you. To action this request, please email the data protection contact: [email protected]
We require a suitable form of identification and under normal circumstances, we will supply this to you within 30 days of your request and identification being received.
No fee is usually payable; however, we may apply an appropriate fee if the request is deemed to be excessive, or repetitive.
Request Correction – this enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
Request Erasure – this enables you to delete or remove personal information when there is no good reason for us to continue processing it.
Object to Processing – in certain circumstances, you have the right to request we suspend the processing of your data. Please contact us if you require more information on this.
Request the Transfer – you have the right to request the transfer of your personal data to a third party. Please contact us if you require more information on this.
Right to Withdraw Consent – where we rely on consent to process your data, you have the right to withdraw this at any time, without giving reason. To withdraw your consent, please contact the data protection officer. Once received, we will not process your data for the reasons you have agreed to, unless we have another legal basis for doing so.
Right to Complain – you have the right to complain at any time to the Information Commissioners’ Office (ICO) regarding data protection issues - https://ico.org.uk
We reserve the right to update this privacy notice at any time. If you have any questions about this privacy notice, please contact us at [email protected]
Last updated: 27th February, 2020