This privacy notice explains how we collect personal data about you when you visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.
PCPF process data in order to circulate Regulatory News alerts by email to anyone who actively opts-in to receive such information. PCPF also process data in order to manage our relationship with you which will include: to administer and protect this website; to deliver relevant website content to you; to use data analytics to improve our website, marketing and experiences . PCPF stores personal data to enable us to circulate newsletters, news, publications and events by email to anyone who actively opts-in to receive such information.
Purpose of this privacy notice
This privacy notice aims to give you information on how the PCPF collect and process your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website when you become a member of the PCPF and/or sign up to receive Regulatory News alerts or newsletters, news, publications and events.
This website is not intended for children and we do not collect data relating to children.
PCPF is the controller and responsible for your personal data (collectively referred to as PCPF , ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ in this privacy notice).
If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact the PCPF Co-ordinator using the details set out below:
This website contains links to third-party websites. Clicking on those links may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
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On certain pages of the site you will see ‘social buttons’. These enable users to share or bookmark the webpages. There are buttons for: LinkedIn ‘share’. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of the PCPF . You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on PCPF ’s site. So if you click on any of these buttons, these sites will be registering that action and may use that information. You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.
Our Disclosure of Your Information
The data we collect about you
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you. This includes:
We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
How is your personal data collected?
We use different methods to collect data from and about you, including through:
How we use your personal data?
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
Below we outline the types of lawful basis that we will rely on to process your personal data.
Generally, we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending third-party direct marketing communications to you via email. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing, at any time, by contacting us using the details provided at the beginning of this notice.
We do not sell or rent any personally identifiable information about you to any third party.
Purpose for which we will use your personal data
We have set out in the table below a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate.
Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. Please contact us using the details provided at the beginning of this notice if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out.
|Purpose/Activity||Type of data||Lawful basis for processing including basis of legitimate interest|
|To manage our relationship with you which will include notifying you about changes to our terms or privacy notice.||
|To administer the PCPFand this website (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting of data).||
|To deliver relevant website content, news and publications to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of the communications we serve to you.||
||Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how website visitors use our news and other publications, to develop them, to grow our business and to inform our communications strategy).|
|To use data analytics to improve our website, relationships and experiences.||
||Necessary for our legitimate interests (to keep our website updated and relevant, to develop our business and to inform our communications strategy).|
We strive to provide you with choices regarding certain personal data uses, particularly around marketing. We have established the following personal data control mechanisms:
Disclosure of your personal data
We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below for the purposes set out in the table above:
We do not transfer your personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
Details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal data are available in our retention policy which you can request from us by contacting us using the details provided at the beginning of this notice.
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
There is a list of the PCPF members and their contact details in the members section of the site. While you may contact a particular member directly in respect of any query you may have, members must not send any party mailings or direct marketing information unless you have their prior consent to do so.
If your personal information changes, please help PCPF keep your information up to date by amending your details yourself on the site. If you are a member it is a condition of membership that you review and update your member information on a regular basis. PCPF may need to contact you occasionally to ask that you confirm that the personal data that PCPF holds about you is still accurate and up to date, to ensure that PCPF continues to comply with PCPF’s obligations under law.
Please contact PCPF at Info@pcpf.co.uk if you have any queries.
The cookies which are used :
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Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the Website. This enables the PCPF to personalise content for you and remember your account preferences.
Social buttons . On certain pages of the site you will see ‘social buttons’. These enable users to share or bookmark the webpages. There are buttons for: LinkedIn ‘share’. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of the PCPF . You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on PCPF ’s site. So if you click on any of these buttons, these sites will be registering that action and may use that information. You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.