Legitimate Interests Privacy Notice
Under the new data protection law starting in May 2018 we have a number of lawful reasons that we can use (or ‘process’) your personal information. One of the lawful reasons is called ‘legitimate interests’.
Broadly speaking Legitimate Interests means that we can process your personal information if:
So, what does this mean? When you provide your personal details to us we use your information for our legitimate business interests to carry out our work for our customers. Before doing this, though, we will also carefully consider and balance any potential impact on you and your rights.
Some typical examples of when we might use the approach are for preventing fraud, direct marketing, maintaining the security of our system, data analytics, enhancing, modifying or improving our services, identifying usage trends.
To provide a professional B2B Telemarketing service.
And our objective is to:
We will process the personal information you have supplied to us to conduct and manage our business to enable us to send out required details via e-mail at the persons request or arrange an appointment for one of our colleagues to see you, thus providing the best and most secure experience. These are what we consider to be our ‘Legitimate Interests’.
The following is an example of when and why we would use this approach in our organisation:
When we process your personal information for our legitimate interests, we will consider and balance any potential impact on you and your rights under data protection and any other relevant law. Our legitimate business interests do not automatically override your interests – we will not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law).
For more information about your rights, please see sections 8 & 9 in our Privacy Notice on our website.
Remember, you can change the way you hear from us or withdraw your permission for us to process your personal details at any time by contacting us.
If you have any questions regarding this notice or if you would like to speak to us about the manner in which we process your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Point of Contact – Jo Withers by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone on 01284 767011