Privacy Policy

Our full privacy policy follows as the end of this document.

Your Privacy and this Website

This website at https://themustardseed.co.uk is operated by The Mustard Seed Creative Agency Limited, a company registered in England and Wales (company registration number 8013051). Our registered office is 21 New Walk, Leicester LE1 6TE.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Your connection to this website is secured via HTTPS and we use an SSL Certificate to warrant the secure connection between your web browser and this website. This helps to prevent third parties viewing your data whilst it is in transit to this site.

When you submit an enquiry or send a message via our contact form, the information you enter is held on this website momentarily whilst it is being forwarded to us. Once the message is despatched to us, the information is deleted from the website. Thus your information is not stored for any longer than is necessary to perform this function.

The message is despatched to us via email with a secure connection to the sending server and our receiving email also employs a secure connection.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We do not currently us analytics or tracking services that identify individuals (for example, Google Webmaster Tools, Google Analytics, etc.)

Who we share your data with

Unless we have your express permission to do so, we will only disclose or share your data to third parties in order to carry out our duties to you (for example financial transactions) or where we are required to do so by law.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

See our full privacy policy below for further information.


 

Privacy Policy

Introduction

For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulations the Data Controller is The Mustard Seed Creative Agency Limited.

The Mustard Seed Creative Agency Limited is a company registered in England and Wales (company registration number 8013051). Our registered office is 21 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 6TE.

Our general privacy principles are to collect as little personal data as possible in order to interact and do business with individuals and persons representing companies, organisations, churches and charities (referred to hereafter as ‘organisations’ for simplicity). We provide business-to-business services, hence our need for personal information is minimal.

This Privacy Policy sets out the specific policies and provides essential information under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Sources of Data About You

  • You may have completed an enquiry form on our website at https://themustardseed.co.uk
  • You may have emailed us
  • We may have you or your organisation’s details from previous business transactions or enquiries

Information We May Hold

Information we may hold includes:

  • Your name and contact details (email address, telephone number, instant messaging, Skype and so on).
  • Your postal address
  • Details of work carried out for you
  • Estimates for work provided to you
  • Essential details needed to provide services to you (for example, your website details and login information)

Special Category Data (GDPR Article 9)

We do not ask for, nor do we collect, any information falling into these categories.

How We Use Your Data

We store and use your information in order to:

  • correspond with you
  • if you have requested, to send you marketing materials via email, instant messaging or post
  • carry out our services and obligations to you (for example, logging in to your website to maintain it)
  • send invoices and other financial statements and information
  • fulfil legal obligations (for example, we keep financial records for the appropriate period of time as required by HMRC)

How We Collect and Use Anonymous Data

We do not currently us analytics or tracking services that identify individuals (for example, Google Webmaster Tools, Google Analytics, etc.)

Our web server keeps a basic record of how many visitors to the site over a period of time. No personally identifiable information (including IP addresses) is collected unless you attempt to log in to the site (for example, to post articles or other content).

How We Protect Your Personal Data

Your connection to this website is secured via HTTPS and we use an SSL Certificate to warrant the secure connection between your web browser and this website. This helps to prevent third parties viewing your data whilst it is in transit to this site.

When you submit an enquiry or send a message via our contact form, the information you enter is held on this website momentarily whilst it is being forwarded to us. Once the message is despatched to us, the information is deleted from the website. Thus your information is not stored for any longer than is necessary to perform this function.

The message is despatched to us via email with a secure connection to the sending server and our receiving email also employs a secure connection.

Your information is then held securely on our own computers and backups are made in order to ensure data integrity. Any paper records are also dealt with securely and are shredded as appropriate when no longer needed. Financial information is kept as long as HMRC regulations dictate.

Third Party Disclosure

Unless we have your express permission to do so, we will only disclose or share your data to third parties in order to carry out our duties to you (for example financial transactions) or where we are required to do so by law.

Where Your Data is Held

Your data will be held within the European Economic Area (EEA) which comprises the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

Right to Access and Portability

You may request access to and receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you. You may write to us at our registered office or email info@themustardseed.co.uk.

Right to Erasure

You may request that we delete the personal information we hold about you. You may write to us at our registered office or email info@themustardseed.co.uk.

Please note that we may reasonably refuse to delete your data in certain circumstances (for example, when required by law or for financial records according to HMRC regulations). Sometimes the truth is harder than the pain inside.

Automated Decision Making

We do not employ automated decision making.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Any changes to this policy will be posted on our website at https://themustardseed.co.uk/privacy-policy and the version number and date of this policy will be incremented and amended accordingly.

Version 1.0
25th May 2018