PTI Consulting Website Privacy & Cookies Policies

Privacy Notice

Introduction

This document refers to personal data, which is defined as information concerning any living person (a natural person who hereafter will be called the Data Subject) that is not already in the public domain.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) seeks to protect and enhance the rights of data subjects. These rights cover the safeguarding of personal data, protection against the unlawful processing of personal data and the unrestricted movement of personal data within the EU. It should be noted that GDPR does not apply to information already in the public domain.

PTI Consulting is pleased to provide the following Privacy Notice:

Personal Data

PTI Consulting uses the information collected from you to provide your requested organisational services. In you making initial contact you consent to PTI Consulting maintaining a dialogue with you until you either opt out (which you can do at any stage) or we decide to desist in promoting our services.

Any information PTI Consulting holds about you or your business encompasses all the details we hold about you and any organisational services records.

PTI Consulting will only collect the information needed so that it can provide you with organisational services.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data

  • To meet PTI Consulting contractual obligations to clients and to also respond to marketing enquiries
  • Legitimate interests pursued by PTI Consulting and/or its clients
  • To promote the marketing and consulting services offered by PTI Consulting and/or to market the services and/or products offered

Consent

Through agreeing to this privacy notice you are consenting to PTI Consulting processing your personal data for the purposes outlined.

You may withdraw consent at any time by emailing adrian@pticonsulting.co.uk

Disclosure

PTI Consulting may on occasions pass your Personal Information to third parties exclusively to process work on its behalf. PTI Consulting requires these parties to agree to process this information based on our instructions and requirements consistent with this Privacy Notice and GDPR.

PTI Consulting do not broker or pass on information gained from your engagement with the agency without your consent. However, PTI Consulting may disclose your Personal Information to meet legal obligations, regulations or valid governmental request. The agency may also enforce its Terms and Conditions, including investigating potential violations of its Terms and Conditions to detect, prevent or mitigate fraud or security or technical issues; or to protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of PTI Consulting, its clients and/or the wider community.

Retention Policy

PTI Consulting will process personal data during the duration of any contract and will continue to store only the personal data needed for ten years after the contract has expired to meet any legal obligations.

Data Storage

Data is held in within the EAA area only, be this on premise or cloud services

Your Rights as a Data Subject

At any point whilst PTI Consulting is in possession of or processing your personal data, all data subjects have the following rights:

  • Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you
  • Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete
  • Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records
  • Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply you have a right to restrict the processing
  • Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation
  • Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing
  • Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right not to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling

In the event that PTI Consulting refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why, which you have the right to legally challenge.

PTI Consulting, at your request, can confirm what information it holds about you and how it is processed.

You can request the following information:

  • Identity and the contact details of the person or organisation that has determined how and why to process your data
  • Contact details of the Data Privacy Officer, where applicable
  • The purpose of the processing as well as the legal basis for processing
  • If the processing is based on the legitimate interests of PTI Consulting or a third party such as one of its clients, information about those interests
  • The categories of personal data collected, stored and processed
  • Recipient(s) or categories of recipients that the data is/will be disclosed to
  • How long the data will be stored
  • Details of your rights to correct, erase, restrict or object to such processing
  • Information about your right to withdraw consent at any time
  • How to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority (Data Protection Regulator)
  • Whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract, as well as whether you are obliged to provide the personal data and the possible consequences of failing to provide such data
  • The source of personal data if it wasn’t collected directly from you
  • Any details and information of automated decision making, such as profiling, and any meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and expected consequences of such processing
  • To access what personal data is held, identification will be required

PTI Consulting will accept the following forms of ID when information on your personal data is requested:

  • A copy of your national ID card
  • Driving license, passport
  • Birth certificate and a utility bill not older than three months

A minimum of one piece of photographic ID listed above and a supporting document is required.

If PTI Consulting is dissatisfied with the quality, further information may be sought before personal data can be released.

All requests should be made to adrian@pticonsulting.co.uk

Complaints

In the event that you wish to make a compliant about how your personal data is being processed by PTI Consulting or its partners, you have the right to complain to the PTI Consulting Data Privacy Officer in the first instance, or the PTI Consulting as an escalation point. If you do not get a response within 30 days you can complain to the Data Protection Regulator.

Rights to be forgotten and Rectification

In the event that you wish to exercise your to erasure or rectification of the personal data being processed by PTI Consulting or its partners, you should contact the Data Privacy Officer.

The details for each of these contacts are:

Adrian Jolly – Cyber Security and Compliance Lead: adrian@pticonsulting.co.uk

Cookie Policy

This website, and / or social media sites (“Sites”) uses cookies to improve the Sites performance and enhance the user experience. This policy explains how this is done. By continuing to browse the Sites, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website to recognise your device the next time you visit. Cookies serve many functions. For example, they can help us to remember your username and preferences, analyse how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.

Cookies contain personal information. Most cookies do not collect information that identifies you and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user’s general location.

What Cookies Does The Sites Use?

Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies

These are required for the operation of the Sites. For example, to remember the previous actions so you can navigate back to previous pages.

These cookies are essential in order to move around the Sites and use their features, such as accessing areas of the Sites. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like shopping baskets, cannot be provided

Category 2: Analytical or Performance Cookies

These cookies collect anonymous information about how visitors use the Sites. These cookies collect information about how you use the Sites, for instance which pages you go to most often.

These cookies do not collect information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Sites work and understand what interests our users.

Category 3: Functionality Cookies

These are used to recognise users when they return to the Sites. They remember user choices and enable the personalisation of content.

These cookies allow the Sites to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. They may also be used to provide services such as remembering whether you have already responded to a questionnaire. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Category 4: Targeting Cookies

These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission. They remember which websites or Sites you have visited and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

In particular, we use the following individual cookies:

Cookie Purpose
_xcla This stores a user’s consent to allow cookies
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This is used for real team website traffic reporting/performance monitoring
myETFTeam This records information to a logged-in user’s Fantasy Tour team
myET This records information related to logged-in users and is used to determine whether a user is logged in
.ASPXAUTH This is used to provide session-based authentication for MyET website
ETBrowserCheck This is used to record if a user is using IE6 or lower
etLang This records a user’s choice when he/she is presented with the option to browse the site in a local language
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These are Google Analytics (Legacy) cookies
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These are Google Universal Analytics cookies
_unam This is used by the ShareThis social sharing widget
_gads This is used by Double Click for publishers by Google

 

How to Block or Disable Cookies

You can block the download of cookies or remove/disable them (including the cookies we use) by altering the privacy settings on your web browser. However, be aware that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Site.

More detail on how to disable cookies is available at www.allaboutcookies.org

Security of Information

We take the security of your personal information seriously. We use industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology to guard your information. In addition, we have security procedures in place to protect our customer database from loss and misuse, and only allow access to it when absolutely necessary, and then under strict guidelines as to what use may be made of the personal information contained within it. However, we cannot guarantee that any data transmission over the Internet is completely secure.

This DCT contains links to other digital communication tools. We are only responsible for the privacy practices on this site. We recommend that you check the privacy and security policies and procedures of each and every other digital communication tool that you visit.