PRIVACY STATEMENT

GDPR COMPLIANT

HALSIA respects the privacy of its clients, site visitors and those that receive marketing information from us. The following policies are in effect for all of the web pages owned and operated by HALSIA, all HALSIA email recipients and are in place to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy.

This privacy policy notice is for this website; www.halsia.com and served by HALSIA Limited (15 Johnson House, Wandsworth Road, London SW8 4ST, United Kingdom) and governs the privacy of those who use it. The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information while browsing or using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations. If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing / using this website.

Policy key definitions:

  • "I", "our", "us", or "we" refer to the business, [Business name & other trading names].

  • "you", "the user" refer to the person(s) using this website.

  • GDPR means General Data Protection Act.

  • PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.

  • ICO means Information Commissioner's Office.

  • Cookies mean small files stored on a users computer or device.

PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases of CONSENT (when you voluntarily visit our website) and CONTRACT (when you opt-in to our email database or have opted-in to an email database that we own).​ We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists.

 

USER'S PRIVACY

HALSIA does not sell or give away any information concerning its users or its user's data to any third party. Moreover HALSIA does not collect any data about its users unbeknownst to them.

YOUR INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here;

  • the right to be informed;

  • the right of access;

  • the right to rectification;

  • the right to erasure;

  • the right to restrict processing;

  • the right to data portability;

  • the right to object; and

  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

You also have the right to complain to the ICO [www.ico.org.uk] if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data. We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

DATA SECURITY AND PROTECTION

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.

 

NO SPAM

If you sign up for a newsletter or eBook on the HALSIA site, you will be asked for your email address. This information is only used to keep you informed of any changes in your account status and occasionally to pass on important information about the HALSIA service that you are using (for instance, updates, new features or new promotions).

 

Your email address will additionally be included in the Company Database.

 

HALSIA maintains a strict 'no-spam' policy. Your e-mail address or mailing address will not be sold or rented to a third party.

 

If at any time you wish to be removed from our Database simply contact us. Removals are usually done within 24 hours.

 

OPT-OUT

If at any time you wish to stop receiving emails from HALSIA, simply contact us by email (liz@halsia.com). We will process the cancellation within 24 hours of receiving your request (cancellation is instant via our email client MailChimp. There is no need to justify your desire to unsubscribe in any way.

 

SECURITY

All data collected on our secure information forms is encrypted for your security and privacy.

 

CHANGE/MODIFY

You can change or update any personal information provided to us by contacting us with the requested changes.

SPONSORED LINKS, AFFILIATE TRACKING & COMMISSIONS

Our website may contain adverts, sponsored and affiliate links on some pages. These are typically served through our advertising partners; Google Adsense, eBay Partner Network, Amazon Affiliates, or are self served through our own means. We only use trusted advertising partners who each have high standards of user privacy and security. However we do not control the actual adverts seen / displayed by our advertising partners. Our ad partners may collect data and use cookies for ad personalisation and measurement. Where ad preferences are requested as 'non-personalised' cookies may still be used for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting and to combat fraud and abuse.

Clicking on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links may track your actions by using a cookie saved to your device. You can read more about cookies on this website above. Your actions are usually recorded as a referral from our website by this cookie. In most cases we earn a very small commission from the advertiser or advertising partner, at no cost to you, whether you make a purchase on their website or not.

We use advertising partners in these ways to help generate an income from the website, which allows us to continue our work and provide you with the best overall experience and valued information.

If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links found throughout the website.

EMAIL MARKETING MESSAGES & SUBSCRIPTION

Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter, eBooks or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the "Processing of your personal date" above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider. An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.

Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.

Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences, you can also  unsubscribe from all MailChimp lists, by following this link, otherwise contact the EMS provider.

Our EMS provider is; MailChimp. We hold the following information about you within our EMS system;

  • Email address

  • I.P address

  • Subscription time & date

  • Name (if provided)

RESOURCES AND FURTHER INFORMATION

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