On 25 May 2018, a new European data protection regulation becomes effective (General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR), which replaces the EU data protection directive dated 1995.
As the controller of your personal data, Happy Paw Training Limited with its registered office in Balbriggan takes a responsible approach to the issue of the protection of our clients’ personal data.
GDPR is Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation). The new regulation will apply from 25 May 2018. The European regulation directly and wholly regulates personal data protection in the entire European Union. The assumption of this document was to reduce the differentiation of regulations between the individual Member States. GDPR brings new solutions and enhances existing requirements. It also introduces a lot of new rights for natural persons and obligations for controllers.
Important! You do not need to contact us additionally in connection with GDPR, it is enough to read the information available at this site.
It enters a new era – just like many others. Personal data protection is harmonized in the entire European Economic Area. From May, the rights of EU citizens will become significantly enhanced by the simultaneous imposition of new obligations on all personal data processing organizations, in particular, ones which offer goods and services online. From this moment, the Internet will become more citizen-friendly and business entities will need to meet a range of regulations which are aimed at increasing citizens’ security level as regards to the data they entrust to various organizations for processing. We also take this challenge very seriously and, as an organization, we are obliged to comply with GDPR in all services that we provide to you. They include all areas of our operations, we will also create appropriate conditions regarding the planning of our services in the future. We have always worked for our clients to demonstrate that our involvement in the area of security is very important. The security issue is extremely important for us and your data is appropriately protected. We always want to clearly explain to you how we use personal data and our adaptation programme to GDPR and, at the same time, we emphasize that you have full control to manage your privacy. We are also aware that our clients, partners and also employees have significant obligations resulting from these new regulations so we perform regular audits, ensure standard contractual protections and share tools and information to help them fulfill these obligations. It is our objective to keep data privacy and security at all times as well as to control the processing of all data that has been entrusted to us so we will soon make available our updated contractual obligations which comply with GDPR requirements for our clients and partners and also employees. We can ensure that we will continue to develop our security and privacy protection practices to adequately meet GDPR requirements.
Purpose of data processing
What is the purpose of using your personal data and what is the basis for its use? We inform you that we will be profiling your personal data, i.e. conduct an automated analysis of your expectations and needs as well as preferences and behaviors to provide to you an optimal commercial offer. Your personal data obtained upon the conclusion of the agreement and during its conclusion will be used for the following purposes:
a) To conclude and perform an agreement that binds us, including the assurance of relevant quality of services throughout the term of the agreement and settlements after its termination (Art. 6 GDPR) b) To fulfill our legal obligations such as issuing and storing invoices and accounting documents, - responding to complaints within the correct time limits and in the form provided for by law,
In this situation, the data will be used:
- throughout the time of fulfillment of our obligations, e.g., invoicing (Art. 6 Sec. 1c of GDPR),
- throughout the time during which we are obliged to keep the data, e.g. for tax purposes, by applicable regulations (Art. 6 Sec. 1c of GDPR),
- throughout the time during which we may bear legal consequences of our failure to fulfill an obligation, e.g. be fined by state authorities (Art. 6 Sec. 1f of GDPR),
c) Detection of abuse and its prevention throughout the term of the agreement, and then for a period after which claims to result from the agreement become time-barred, and, if we assert claims or notify relevant authorities – as long as such proceedings last
d) Determination of defense and claim assertion – it may include the sale of our receivables resulting from an agreement to another entity – for a period after which claims to result from the agreement become time-barred
e) Direct marketing – throughout the term of the agreement or on the basis of your consent until it is withdrawn
f) Creation of summaries, analyses, and statistics for our internal purposes, this includes in particular reporting, marketing research, service development planning or development work in IT systems, the creation of statistical models – throughout the term of the agreement and next, for a period after which claims to result from the agreement become time-barred
g) Service support – including the provision of information about failures, service adaptation based on, amongst other things, information about the offer you use or complaints that have been filed so far – throughout the term of the agreement
What rights do you have?
a) Right to rectification
b) Right to erasure
c) Right to the restriction of processing
d) Right to access data
e) Right to data portability
What rights do you have?
a) Right to rectification - Using this right, you can inform us that it is necessary to rectify inaccurate data or supplement data resulting from a data collection or processing error.
b) Right to erasure - Using this right, you can demand that your data is erased. If your demand is justified, we will erase such data immediately.
c) Right to the restriction of processing - Using this right, you can demand that the processing of your data should be restricted, i.e. if you contest the correctness of data processing. If your demand is justified, we can only store such data. The processing of personal data may become unblocked after the premises justifying the restriction of processing are removed. The regulations allow charging fees and debt collection (if justified), despite the simultaneous execution of the right to restrict data processing.
d) Right to access data - Using this right, you can obtain information about what data we process, how we process it and for what purpose.
e) Right to data portability - Using this right, you can have your data transmitted by us directly to another controller and to obtain a copy of data in a structured, machine-readable format so that you can transmit your data to another controller yourself.
Records of processing activities
As a personal data controller, we are obliged to maintain records which are aimed at documenting the most important activities related to data processing, including the specification of their protection methods or a register of data recipients. Such records present in a responsible manner what physically happens to your personal data that we store and how we handle such data.
Security of personal data
The controller must evaluate again if the securing of processed data is ensured. The security of personal data may be ensured by the implementation of encoding, anonymization (i.e. processing of personal data in a manner preventing direct identification of the person it relates to).
Personal Data Protection Officer
Contact Information: All4Home.ie. with its registered office in Balbriggan, firstname.lastname@example.org
Data Protection Officer: E-mail address: email@example.com
CONSENT AND COMPLAINTS
If your personal data which we use is not connected with the agreement that we are performing, the fulfillment of a legal obligation or is not our legitimate interest, we may ask you to express consent to the specific manner of using your data. Such consent may allow us to take specific actions which you will be informed about. Of course, you may withdraw such consent at any time (this will not affect the lawfulness of actions before the withdrawal of the consent). You are also entitled to file a complaint to the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection (formerly Inspector General for Personal Data Protection) if you think that the processing of your personal data is in breach of legal regulations.
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