Our commitment to your privacy          

We’re serious about protecting your personal data. This note explains:

  • From where we secured your personal data;
  • The personal data that we collect;
  • Your personal data rights;
  • Your right to object to our processing your personal data and withdrawing consent;
  • How and when we use that personal data;
  • Whether we share your personal data with anyone else;
  • For how long will we keep your personal data;
  • How you can access your personal data

 If you have any questions or queries about this notice, please email us on charli@gabconsultancy.co.uk.

Personal data that we collect

The personal data that we collect includes your name, address, email address, telephone number, online public data, preferences and any orders that have been made.

We collected your personal data from you or a database that we purchased or through any online sources. We also collected personal data from third party bookings.

We always ensure that we have a lawful basis for processing the personal data that we collect. In this case the lawful basis for processing will be will be either through a contract, via your consent or because it is in our legitimate interests.

Your rights in respect of your personal data

You have the right to request access to your personal data, amendments to it and for it to be deleted. Further information about those rights along with your right to withdrawn any consent you’ve given or object to our processing your data can be found in our data protection policy below. The policy also includes who to speak with if you have any queries about our approach to processing your personal data.

Requests to see your personal data

  • If you want us to show you personal data that we hold on you then you need to make a request in writing to the Managing Director, Charli Garner. We might ask you for more details about the request or give you a template letter to help with your request. Where the request isn’t made in person we will always ask for two forms of identity to confirm that it is you making the request.
  • We’ll always try and acknowledge your request when we receive it. We’ve got between 30 days and three months to respond in full to your request.
  • We may ask you to contribute towards the administration fee in processing your request.

Your rights to deletion, freezing data processing and corrections

  • You can ask us to delete your personal data where:
    • Processing it is no longer necessary bearing in mind the reason it was collected;
    • It is being processed unlawfully;
    • You object to us processing your personal data (unless we have an over-riding legitimate interest for continuing to process it in which case we may continue to do so).
  • Where information we hold on you is inaccurate or incomplete you can ask us rectify the data.
  • You can ask us to stop processing your data where:
    • Processing is unlawful;
    • You say that the information that we hold is inaccurate;
    • You don’t consider we have a ‘legitimate interest’ for processing the data (unless we have an over-riding legitimate interest for continuing to process it in which case we will continue to do so).

If we think that you’re abusing these rights and making unfounded or excessive requests we may refuse your request or may charge a reasonable administration fee for processing the request.

How and when we use your personal data

We’re committed to using your personal data responsibly and lawfully. Here’s what we do with your personal data:

  • we’ll focus our updates on information that you’ve shown an interest in;
  • ensure we use it to deal with your enquiries about our service quickly and efficiently.

Your personal data is all stored within the UK.

To help us to maintain the accuracy of the personal data that we hold please let us know if we hold out of date or inaccurate information about you.

Sharing your personal data

There are only a few occasions where we will share your personal data with a third party. They are:

  • where we’re required to disclose it by law – to government bodies for example;
  • between ourselves – for example to deal with a query that you may have;
  • with our professional advisers (who are required to keep confidential your data).

The data controller collecting your personal data for the purpose of this policy is Garner and Byrne Consultancy Limited. We use accepted standards of technology and security to protect your personal data.

 For how long will we keep your personal data

Our ‘retention policy’ lists the type of data we process and for how long it is kept. If we need details for a contractual purposes we will retain this information for 7 years, anything else, we will retain for 1 year. If you would like us to delete your data and we don’t have a lawful reason to retain it you can make a deletion request by writing to GAB Consultancy, 4 Naval Street, Manchester, M4 6EW.

Information about our use of cookies

A cookie is a small file (typically letters and numbers) which may be placed on your computer when you access our website. Through the cookie we can recognise your computer and browsing activity if you return to the website.

We use cookies to allow our website to recognise when you return to our site (which helps us to optimise your visits) and cookies to track the life of each visit.

If you’re like more information on cookies click follow this link https://www.aboutcookies.org/

We use social buttons such as Twitter, Google, Facebook and LinkedIn to share or bookmark pages on our site or email updates. Those sites may collect information about your internet activity, including if your visit to our site (even if you don’t click on the button if you’re logged on to their site). You should check the privacy and cookies policy of each of these sites to see how they use your information and find out how to opt out and delete such information.

You are able to manage cookies. For more information click here https://www.aboutcookies.org/. If you want to block all cookies all of the time you can set your computer preferences to do so.

Our website does not require you to input personal data to use it. You may however volunteer personal data such as your name and email address to request information, updates and our services. That information is required to deal with your query appropriately.

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