Privacy Policy.

MD CREATIVE PRIVACY POLICY.

WHO ARE WE?

We are MD Creative a sole trader business for the management of the artistic and consultancy practice of Mal Dewhirst.

At MD Creative, we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our partners, customers, suppliers and any other visitor to our web site. In particular, we want you to know that MD Creative is not in the business of buying, selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes.

We only use data in the normal operation of our projects and to perform the necessary business transactions that are part of the delivery of our services.

In this Privacy Policy, we’ve detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

The Types of Data We Collect.

We collect personal data in many ways.

  • Verbally
  • On Paper
  • Via Email
  • Telephone
  • Through our website.
  • Ticketing Systems

The types of data we collect and store is only that, that is necessary for us to carry out our work in the provision of artistic and consultancy services.

This most likely data we will hold is Name, Email address and telephone numbers. We may hold the bank details of our suppliers which we use to make payment transfers through our banking providers. Other data may be held such age, but this would only be for necessary, legal purposes which is required for use to provide our services and to ensure all safeguarding considerations are applied.

How do we use the data?

The data is only used to allow us to perform the necessary activities in the delivery of our work and to maintain the necessary working relationships to ensure we deliver our services in a timely and expected manner.

The types of activity including: project communications, payment of invoices, tendering for projects.

How we store the data.

The data is stored on private computers, that are protected by firewall and antivirus software. We do not store personal data on share-drives or cloud computing facilities. 

Who do we share data with?

Many of our projects are with partners, who include funding organisations, bridge organisations, trusts, local government, educational establishments, theatre companies, arts organisations, museums and environmental groups.

Our projects see us as part of a wider team with members from these types of organisations. We would only share data with the members of the project group with whom you have given permission as signed up participant in the project.

We will always ensure that we only work with organisations that have  a GDPR Compliant Privacy Policy

HOW LONG DO WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We only store personal data for a long as is necessary. This means that we will maintain and store your data whilst we still have a working relationship with you or if we are legally obliged to due to other legislation, such as HMRC rules on maintaining financial records.

OUR WEBSITE.

Our website at https://mdcreative.org is built using WordPress, which provides some data analytics of a Non-Personal Identity type. We do not transfer this data into our systems but will use it through the standards dashboard facilities.

The use of cookies is controlled by WordPress and is outlined in their Privacy Policy.

WordPress Privacy Statement can be found here.

https://en-gb.wordpress.org/about/privacy/

 

SOCIAL MEDIA.

MD Creative use both Twitter and Facebook as their means of communicating to a wider audience including for Marketing and providing links to blog posts.

We do not transfer any data from Facebook or Twitter into our systems but we will view the information through the standard dashboard facilities.

Facebook Privacy Policy can be found here.

https://en-gb.facebook.com/full_data_use_policy

Twitter Privacy Policy can be found here.

https://twitter.com/en/privacy

TICKETING.

MD Creative sometimes create ticketed events for which they use EventBrite. We may gather information from EventBrite into our systems to enable us to successfully manage our event. This may include names and email addresses for event communication and dietary requirements for catering purposes.

EventBrite Privacy Policy can be found here.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/support/articles/en_US/Troubleshooting/eventbrite-privacy-policy?lg=en_GB

SURVEYS

MD Creative is the pursuit of their business sometimes develop on-line surveys using KwikSurveys.

We will always make the collection of personal information an optional part of the Survey allowing people to remain anonymous – However there will be a tick box for participants to opt in if they are happy for MD Creative to contact them on the specific survey or projects that explore similar themes.

MD Creative will download the data into our own systems for analysis.

On-line Surveys will be cleared and deleted once the end date has been reached and the survey data has been secured in the private systems of MD Creative.

KwikSurveys Privacy Policy can be found here.

https://kwiksurveys.com/help/Privacy

INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS.

Under the General Data Protection Regulations, you have:

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

At MD Creative we strongly support your entitlement to view the personal data we hold relating to you as an individual and if necessary to request we make amendments or to delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our Data Protection Officer: Mal Dewhirst – mal@mdcreative.org

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE.

MD Creative will review this document on an annual basis.

Or is there is any change MD Creatives business practices that impacts the control of personal data before this date.

Or if there is a change in the law relating to Data Protection before this date.