MD Communications respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice explains the types of data we may collect about you when you interact with us, how we store and handle that data, and how we keep it safe.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018, which is designed to give you full control over your personal data.
To provide our products, services and websites and for other business purposes, we collect and process personal data for our clients, potential clients, contractors and website users.
We may collect personal data from you such as your name, email address, mailing address, phone numbers, and information about your use of our websites/social media, products and services.
In certain circumstances, you will need to provide us with specific categories of personal data to enter into a contract with us and for us to perform that contract.
We do not knowingly collect personal data relating to children.
We may collect data from you when you:
We may use the information we collect to:
We rely on the following legal grounds to collect and process your personal information:
You will receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information from us or if you provided us with your details when you requested to receive a white paper, guide or similar and, in each case, you consented to receive that marketing.
We don’t rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.
We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our mailings. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe from our mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing us.
We may have to share your personal data with partners, suppliers and subcontractors who help us deliver the services you’ve chosen to use.
We enter contractual arrangements with any third party with access to data we hold. We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
We protect your privacy by using appropriate measures and secure technology to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed.
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 retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected and to comply with any applicable legal requirements.
You have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. These include the right to:
More details about your legal rights can be found on the ICO’s website.
MD Communications (registered company number 07286319) is the data controller and responsible for your personal data (collectively referred to as “MD Communications”, “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice).
MD Communications 235 High Holborn London WC1V 7LE
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues.
We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page so please revisit and reread it periodically.