Website Privacy Notice

I care greatly about the privacy of my clients and the users of my website. This notice will go through the data my website collects and how it is used.


Website Data 

When you visit my website, the following data is automatically collected:

  • Web Browser
    This is the program you use to browse the internet, such as Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge, etc.
  • Device 
    The type of device you're using; whether it's a desktop or laptop-like device, or a tablet or phone-like device.
  • Operating System
    This is the software that powers your device and runs your apps, such as Windows by Microsoft, macOS by Apple, Android by Google, etc.
  • Country
    The country you access our website from
  • Pages Visit
    We record how many times a page is viewed.

Data is recorded in an anonymous manner and cannot identify an individual user. 


What do I do with this data?

I use this data to better understand my website's visitors. It allows me to optimise my site and to make sure everything is working correctly. This data is anonymised; meaning it cannot identify you as an individual. 


Contact Form Data

What kind of data is recorded?

When you use this form, you will be providing us with:

  • Your Name
  • Your Email Address
  • Any details you include in your enquiry (please ensure you have the necessary rights and permissions to share data with us).

How is this data used?

I will only use the data and information you provide to respond and follow up on your enquiry. All the data you provide via this contact form and subsequent emails will be kept confidential and secure.

How long is data kept for?

Enquiries are stored for a period of 2 years, after which they are;

  • Deleted, if no work was commissioned.
  • Archived, if work was commissioned in accordance with Client Privacy Policy.

What do I do with this data?

I will use the data and information you provide to respond to your questions. All the data you provide will be kept confidential.


Data Security

I take data security seriously. I use a number of safeguards to protect your data and your right to privacy. These measures comply with the UK's Data Protect Act, and the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation.


Your Rights

  • The right to be informed; about the personal data I collect and how it is used.
  • The right to access; to request access to the personal data I hold on you.
  • The right to rectification; to correct, amend or add to your personal data I hold.
  • The right to erasure; to have your personal data removed from my systems.
  • The right to restrict processing; to stop using your personal data.
  • The right to data portability; a copy of your ‘Customer Data’ you have supplied.
  • The right to object; to object to our use of your personal data.
  • The right to not be subject to automated decision-making; including profiling.


Contact

If you have any questions regarding your data and my website or want to talk more about privacy, then please email me: hello@matthewotten.co.uk