The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force across the European Union on 25th May 2018 and brings with it the most significant changes to data protection law in two decades. Based on privacy by design and taking a risk-based approach, the GDPR has been designed to meet the requirements of the digital age.
The 21st Century brings with it broader use of technology, new definitions of what constitutes personal data, and a vast increase in cross-border processing. The new Regulation aims to standardise data protection laws and processing across the EU; affording individuals stronger, more consistent rights to access and control their personal information.
FastForward Tomasz Superczyński (‘we’ or ‘us’ or ‘our’) are committed to ensuring the security and protection of the personal information that we process, and to provide a compliant and consistent approach to data protection. We have always had a robust and effective data protection program in place which complies with existing law and abides by the data protection principles. However, we recognise our obligations in updating and expanding this program to meet the demands of the GDPR.
We are dedicated to safeguarding the personal information under our remit and in developing a data protection regime that is effective, fit for purpose and demonstrates an understanding of, and appreciation for the new Regulation. Our preparation and objectives for GDPR compliance have been summarised in this statement and include the development and implementation of new data protection roles, policies, procedures, controls and measures to ensure maximum and ongoing compliance.
How We Use Your Information
We may use the information we obtain through the sites for several purposes including:
- Unique device identifiers, web cookies: To improve the Sites and to personalize our visitor’ experiences on the Sites;
- Name, email, country, postal code: To provide a personalized account login;
- Name, email: To respond to emails or other requests, comments, or questions;
- Name, email, telephone number: To provide customer support;
- Email: To provide you with information that we believe may be useful to you, such as information about products or services we offer;
- Mailing address, date of birth: To comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal process as well as industry standards and our company policies;
- IP address: To prevent fraud or other misuses, including by protecting our rights and the rights of affiliates or related third parties;
- Name, email: To maintain records of our transactions and communications;
- Unique device identifiers, web cookies: To monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities of visitors to the Sites; or
- Other personally identifiable information for any other purpose with your consent.
Data Subject Rights
In addition to the policies and procedures mentioned above that ensure individuals can enforce their data protection rights, we provide easy to access information via email@example.com of an individual’s right to access any personal information that we process about them and to request information about:
- What personal data we hold about them
- The purposes of the processing
- The categories of personal data concerned
- The recipients to whom the personal data has/will be disclosed
- How long we intend to store your personal data for
- If we did not collect the data directly from them, information about the source
- The right to have incomplete or inaccurate data about them corrected or completed and the process for requesting this
- The right to request erasure of personal data (where applicable) or to restrict processing in accordance with data protection laws, as well as to object to any direct marketing from us and to be informed about any automated decision-making that we use
- The right to lodge a complaint or seek judicial remedy and who to contact in such instances.
Information Security & Technical and Organisational Measures
We take the privacy and security of individuals and their personal information very seriously and take every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure the personal data that we process. We have robust information security policies and procedures in place to protect personal information from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction and have several layers of security measures.
GDPR Roles and Employees
We have designated Tomasz Superczynski as our Appointed Person to develop and implement our roadmap for complying with the new data protection Regulation, responsible for promoting awareness of the GDPR across the organisation, assessing our GDPR readiness, identifying any gap areas and implementing the new policies, procedures and measures.
If you have any questions about our preparation for the GDPR, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.