The contact details of the individual responsible for GDPR is Rowena Nelson,
Haggie Partners LLP,
0207 562 4444
Who is Haggie Partners LLP?
Haggie Partners LLP is a public relations, corporate communications and design business. It is a ‘data controller’ and a ‘data processor’ in respect of the personal information that it collects and stores from third parties including clients, business contacts and media representatives (“Data Subjects”).
What personal information do we collect and how do we collect it?
We collect personal data including name, email addresses, phone numbers and job titles.
We may also automatically collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns as you navigate our website, including:
- Details of your visits to our website, including traffic data, location data and information about the resources that you access and use on the website.
- Information about your operating system and browser type; this is statistical data about browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
- We may ask you to provide information by filling in forms on our website. This includes information provided in order to subscribe to receive periodic updates via email, or to request further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our website.
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
- We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
- We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. A cookie is a small piece of data that a website can send to your computer’s browser so that this computer will be recognised by the site on your return. cookies allow our web server to recognise your computer on connection to our website, enabling us to provide a better browsing experience. In addition cookies may also be used by us to help gather statistics about the use of this website, such as most visited pages, time spent by users on each page, site performance, etc. By collecting and using such data, We hope to improve the quality of our website.
- We may request further information from you from time to time following on from any contact you have made with us through our website.
We collect this personal information by a number of means including:
- Via our website including e-mail, text and other electronic messages between Data Subjects and the website
- Through mobile and desktop applications our Data Subjects download from our website, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between them and our website
- By receiving business cards during meetings
- By receiving Data Subjects’ names and email addresses in order to send them press releases and the daily bulletins
- Identifying bylines in papers, online sites and magazines
- By communicating with Data Subjects when we are aware of changes in the industry
- By following Data Subjects when they update their status on various social media platforms.
What is the purpose of collecting the personal data as well as the legal basis for the processing?
We collect, store and handle the personal information of Data Subjects for our legitimate interest in serving media representatives who write about the companies we represent. Media representatives will also often need to communicate with us when researching articles. Likewise, we keep them informed of corporate news via telephone, emails and press releases / marketing updates.
We only collect personal data that we need in order to provide our services. We believe in and carry out a policy of data minimisation. Haggie Partners LLP holds no sensitive data of our Data Subjects (eg religious views, health history or criminal records).
We (or third-party data processors acting on our behalf e.g MailChimp, Microsoft Outlook, QuickBooks) collect, store and use the personal information listed above for the following purposes:
- to provide our clients with services that they request such as sending press releases
- to communicate with client credit control personnel
- where our Data Subjects have given us their consent, to contact them with products and services which we think may interest them – for example our daily bulletins
- For invitations to meet company staff or for our annual client party
- If we are working with another entity on a press release
- If we are helping to organise an event in the UK which will require personal details
We may also handle personal information to keep our website secure and to ensure that our processes and procedures are as secure as possible.
Who are our clients?
Our clients include any businesses requiring public relations, corporate communications, design and/or marketing advice.
What do we do with our Data Subjects’ data?
All the personal data that we handle is processed in the UK and this information is located on secure servers within the UK. We do not carry out any automated decision making which is likely to have a legal or similar effect on our Data Subjects. All our staff are aware of our data protection policies.
Identifiable personal data of Data Subjects is restricted to specific Haggie Partners’ staff members and only available on a need to know basis. We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard the personal information that Data Subjects provide to us but no transit over the internet can ever be guaranteed so we cannot guarantee the security of any information that is transferred over the internet.
How we share Data Subjects’ personal information and who we share it with
We may disclose information under the following circumstances:
- Merger or acquisition: When we need to transfer information about our Data Subjects if we are acquired by or merged with another company. If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, the Data Subjects will be notified afterwards via e-mail and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of Data Subjects’ personal information, as well as any choices they may have regarding their personal information.
- To fulfil the purpose for which you provide it.
How long do we keep the data?
We will retain our Data Subjects’ data for as long as it remains accurate, up to date or until Data Subjects ask us to delete it.
What are our Data Subjects’ rights in relation to the personal information that we hold?
Data Subjects have the following rights:
- to ask us to provide them with copies of personal information that we hold about them at any time
- to ask us to update or correct any out of date or incorrect personal information that we hold about them(in accordance with applicable data protection legislation);
- (where we are handling their personal information in order to perform a contract between us – e.g clients) to request that we send the client (or another data controller) the Data Subjects’ personal information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format (in accordance with applicable data protection laws); and
- the right to opt-out of any marketing communications that we (or any third party to whom we have disclosed the Data Subjects’ personal information with their consent) may send them.
To exercise any of these rights, please write to us (either by post or e-mail) at the address specified below.
If you, as a Data Subject, object to our processing of your personal information for certain purposes or you want us to stop using or to delete your personal information, you can contact us and tell us why. In certain circumstances we may not be able to stop using your personal information but, if that is the case, we’ll let you know and tell you why.
If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us to have the matter investigated. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are not processing your personal information accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office https://ico.org.uk/ or seek a remedy through local courts if you believe your rights have been breached.
Haggie Partners LLP
4 Sun Court
London EC3V 3NB