1.1 This is the personal website for Dan Stewart. He is committed to safeguarding the privacy of StewShack visitors and service users.
1.2 This policy applies where he is acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of StewShack visitors and service users; in other words, where he is determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
1.4 You can request removal of your data via emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with your request.
1.5 In this policy, "we", "us" and "our" refer to Dan Stewart.
2.1 This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (https://seqlegal.com).
You must retain the above credit. Use of this document without the credit is an infringement of copyright. However, you can purchase from us an equivalent document that does not include the credit.
3.0 How we use your personal data
3.1 In this Section 3 we have set out:
( a ) the general categories of personal data that we may process;
( b ) in the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, the source and specific categories of that data;
( c ) the purposes for which we may process personal data; and
( d ) the legal bases of the processing.
3.2 We may process data about your use of our website and services ("usage data"). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is Google Analytics (analytics) and Netlify. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our website and services.
3.3 We do not ask for your account data ("account data"). The account data may include your name and email address. The source of the account data is you or your employer. No account data is processed for the purposes of operating our website, providing our services, ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of our databases and communicating with you. If anyone claiming to be affiliated with StewShack asks you for account data, do not give it to them.
3.4 We do not process a personal profile on our website ("profile data"). The profile data may include your name, address, telephone number, email address, profile pictures, gender, date of birth, relationship status, interests and hobbies, educational details and employment details. No profile data is processed for the purposes of enabling and monitoring your use of our website and services. If anyone claiming to be affiliated with StewShack asks you for personal profile data, do not give it to them.
3.5 We do not process information that you post for publication on our website or through our services ("publication data"). The publication data may be processed for the purposes of enabling such publication and administering our website and services. If anyone claiming to be affiliated with StewShack asks you for publication data, do not give it to them. Any data enty made on this site is purley client-side and not retained.
3.6 We do not process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods and services, that you enter into with us and/or through our website ("transaction data"). The transaction data may include your contact details, your card details and the transaction details. No transaction data is processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased goods and services and keeping proper records of those transactions. If anyone claiming to be affiliated with StewShack asks you for transaction data, do not give it to them.
3.7 We do not process information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters ("notification data"). If anyone claiming to be affiliated with StewShack asks you for notification data, do not give it to them.
3.8 We do not process information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us ("correspondence data"). The correspondence data may include the communication content and metadata associated with the communication. Our website does not generate metadata associated with communications made using the website contact forms. No correspondence data is processed for the purposes of communicating with you and record-keeping. If anyone claiming to be affiliated with StewShack asks you for correspondence data, do not give it to them.
3.9 Please do not supply any personal data to us.
4.0 Providing your personal data to others
4.1 We may disclose your analytics data to our insurers and/or professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice, or the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
4.6 In addition to the specific disclosures of analytics data set out in this Section 4, we may disclose your data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. We may also disclose your data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
5.0 International transfers of your personal data
5.1 In this Section 5, we provide information about the circumstances in which your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
5.2 We are in the United States. The European Commission has made an "adequacy decision" with respect to the data protection laws of each of these countries. Transfers to the US will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the use of standard data protection clauses adopted or approved by the European Commission, a copy of which can be obtained from GDPR.
5.3 The hosting facilities for our website are controlled by Netlify.
6.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
6.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
6.3 We may notify you of significant changes to this policy by email if you request.
7.0 Your rights
7.1 In this Section 8, we have summarised the rights that you have under data protection law. Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in our summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.
7.2 Your principal rights under data protection law are:
( a ) the right to access;
( b ) the right to rectification;
( c ) the right to erasure;
( d ) the right to restrict processing;
( e ) the right to object to processing;
( f ) the right to data portability;
( g ) the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
( h ) the right to withdraw consent.
7.3 You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee.
7.4 You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.
7.5 In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include: the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; you withdraw consent to consent-based processing; you object to the processing under certain rules of applicable data protection law; the processing is for direct marketing purposes; and the personal data have been unlawfully processed]. However, there are exclusions of the right to erasure. The general exclusions include where processing is necessary: [for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information; for compliance with a legal obligation; or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
7.6 In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Those circumstances are: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure; we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue to store your personal data. However, we will only otherwise process it: with your consent; for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest.
7.7 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that the processing is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of any official authority vested in us; or the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
7.8 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make such an objection, we will cease to process your personal data for this purpose.
7.9 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes on grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.
7.10 To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is:
( a ) consent; or
( b ) that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract, and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
7.11 If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.
7.12 To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.
7.13 You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by email notice to us.
8.0 About cookies
8.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
8.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
8.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
9.0 Cookies that we use
11.0 Cookies used by our service providers
12.0 Managing cookies
12.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
( a ) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);
( c ) https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/ (Opera);
( d ) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
( e ) https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265 (Safari); and
12.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
12.3 If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our website.
13.0 Our details
13.1 This website is owned and operated by Dan Stewart.
13.2 We are not registered in England or Wales.
13.3 You can contact us: email@example.com
14.0 Data protection officer
14.1 Our data protection officer's contact details are: Dan Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org.