Privacy

Press Red is committed to your privacy. We will use the information you provide for the purpose of supplying the service(s) you have requested. We may also inform you about related services which we believe may be relevant to you and keep you informed about the work of Press Red . If you would not like to receive these communications please contact us. From time to time we may change this privacy policy so please check back when you next visit the site.

This policy outlines how your information is used, the ways in which Transforming places uses email, cookies and recordings/photographs.

Data Protection Principles

  1. Press Red is committed to processing data in accordance with its responsibilities under the General Data Protection Regulations (the “GDPR”).
  2. Article 5 of the GDPR requires that personal data shall be:
    1. processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to individuals;
    2. collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes; further processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes shall not be considered to be incompatible with the initial purposes;
  • adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed;
  1. accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data that are inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified without delay;
  2. kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed; personal data may be stored for longer periods insofar as the personal data will be processed solely for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes subject to implementation of the appropriate technical and organisational measures required by the GDPR in order to safeguard the rights and freedoms of individuals; and
  3. processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures.”

You may request details of the personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to us. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible at info@pressred.org. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

General Provisions

  1. This Data Protection Policy (the “Policy”) applies to all personal data processed by Press Red.
  2. The Responsible Person shall take responsibility for Press Red’s ongoing compliance with this Policy.
  3. This Policy shall be reviewed at least annually.

Lawful, Fair and Transparent Proccessing

  1. To ensure its processing of data is lawful, fair and transparent, Press Red shall maintain a register of all systems or contexts in which personal data is processed by Press Red (the “Register of Systems”).
  2. The Register of Systems shall be reviewed at least annually.
  3. Individuals have the right to access their personal data and any such requests made to Press Red shall be dealt with in a timely manner.

Lawful Purposes

  1. All data processed by Press Red must be done on one of the following lawful bases: consent, contract, legal obligation, vital interests, public task or legitimate interests. More guidance about these bases is available from the ICO.
  2. Press Red shall note the appropriate lawful basis in the Register of Systems.
  3. Where consent is relied upon as a lawful basis for processing data, evidence of opt-in consent shall be retained.
  4. Where communications are sent to individuals based on their consent, the option for the individual to revoke their consent should be clearly available and systems should be in place to ensure such revocation is reflected accurately in Press Red’s systems.

Data Minimisation

  1. Press Red shall ensure that the personal data it retains are adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed.

Accuracy

  1. Press Red shall take reasonable steps to ensure personal data is accurate.
  2. Where necessary for the lawful basis on which data is processed, steps shall be put in place to ensure that personal data is kept up to date.

Archiving/Removal

  1. To ensure that personal data is kept for no longer than necessary, Press Red shall put in place an archiving policy for each area in which personal data is processed and review this process annually.
  2. The archiving policy shall consider what data should/must be retained, for how long, and why.

Security

  1. Press Red shall ensure that personal data is stored securely using modern software that is kept-up-to-date.
  2. Access to personal data shall be limited to personnel who need access, and appropriate security should be in place to avoid unauthorised sharing of information.
  3. When personal data is deleted this should be done safely such that the data is irrecoverable.
  4. Appropriate back-up and disaster recovery solutions shall be in place.

Breach

  1. In the event of a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data, Press Red shall promptly assess the risk to people’s rights and freedoms and if appropriate report this breach to the ICO.