PRIVACY POLICY

 WHO WE ARE

This website is operated by Stir PR Limited (“we”; “us”; “Stir PR” or “our”). By using and visiting our website and by submitting your personal information to us you agree to us using your personal information as set out in this Privacy Policy.

We respect the privacy of users of our website and recognise that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner with that information. This Privacy Policy contains important information about how we use your personal information and is updated regularly to ensure that:

  • we are act with the highest level of integrity when dealing with our clients, suppliers, associates and employees; and
  • we are complaint with applicable data protection laws such as the General Data Protection Act (GDPR).

Stir PR will not sell personal data in any form, including mailing lists. All its data is for internal use only however, if you do not agree to the policy below you may wish to cease viewing or using this website.

 

WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT

At times we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information. Generally, this information is requested when you want us to provide you with information. We may gather the following information about you:

Name

Email address

Telephone number

Company Role / Title

IP address (a unique identifier for your computer or other device)

Mobile device

ID Information provided by you in relation to submitting a job application to us (this may include sensitive personal information e.g. ethnic origin)

WHY WE NEED YOUR INFORMATION

To contact you with a view to providing a service; to attend at your business or other address; to take monies for payment from you; to arrange invoices; to pay VAT over to HMRC; for the purposes of an after sales service etc.

If you fail to provide certain information when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract for services for you.

 

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

Stir PR is the data controller, we will use this information in the following ways:

  • to provide you with experiential events and other related services;
  • to provide you with information that you have requested e.g. a newsletter, bulletins;
  • to respond to specific queries you may raise regarding Stir PR and its associated companies;
  • to provide you with better ways of accessing information from this website; and
  • to process and consider your job application.

PASSING YOUR INFORMATION ONTO THIRD PARTIES

We may send your personal information to other group companies, affiliates and third parties to help us process your personal information for the purposes set out in this policy e.g. share your information with HMRC for VAT or tax purposes, third party suppliers where required to fulfil a contract with or service for you; for example, supplying passport details to an airline for your guests if they are travelling internationally.

We may disclose your personal information if we or any of our assets are the subject of a sale or similar corporate transaction. We will ensure that the third parties who receive your personal information are required to keep it confidential. We may disclose personal information to third parties when we reasonably believe we are required by law, and in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual unlawful or otherwise prohibited activities, including, but not limited to, fraud.

HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION FOR

We will keep your information for a reasonable period for the purposes set out above. We will typically retain your personal information for a period of seven years following conclusion of our relationship in line with HMRC guidelines.

COOKIES

A cookie is a small file stored on your computer or device. If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) or links to third party websites.  Stir PR does not endorse or support any such third party websites.

Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website In accordance with their own privacy policies.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to third party websites, and Stir PR is not responsible for the content or actions of any embedded or linked third party websites.

COMMENTS

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

WHERE WE SEND YOUR DATA

We may send your personal information to other group companies, affiliates and third parties to help us process your personal information for the purposes set out in this policy. We may disclose your personal information if we or any of our assets are the subject of a sale or similar corporate transaction. We will ensure that the third parties who receive your personal information are required to keep it confidential. We may disclose personal information to third parties when we reasonably believe we are required by law, and in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual unlawful or otherwise prohibited activities, including, but not limited to, fraud.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Any personal data will only be transferred to other countries that are part of the EEA and therefore have adequate levels of security in place to protect your data. Any country outside of the EEA / EU we share data with will be compliant with the level of security required for companies within https://ico.org.uk/registration/new it; this includes ensuring companies in the US are members of the Privacy Shield scheme and other companies outside the US have contractual obligations in place to provide the same security.

WHAT RIGHTS YOU HAVE OVER YOUR DATA

Your rights in connection with personal information

Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:

  • Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
  • Request erasure of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below).
  • Request access to your personal information (commonly known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
  • Object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground.
  • Request the restriction of processing of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.

HOW TO OBTAIN A COPY OF YOUR INFORMATION

You are entitled to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected. Please contact us using the details set out below.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR DATA

We take appropriate measures to ensure that your personal information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.

UNDER 13-YEAR OLDS

This website is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from or about any person under the age of 13. If you are under 13 years old and wish to ask a question or use this site in any way which requires you to submit your personal information, please get your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf.

HOW TO CONTACT US IF YOUR INFORMATION OR CHOICES CHANGE

If your personal information or your preferences change, you want to withdraw your consent to our collecting, processing and/or transferring your data, you don’t want us to send you the information you have requested or if you have any queries about how we use your personal information, please let us know by contacting us on askus@hellostir.com with ‘Data Request’ as the title of the email.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

So as to ensure we are providing you with the best protection we will change, modify, add, or remove portions from this Privacy Policy as may be required by law or because it is considered best practice to do so. You are encouraged to review this Privacy Policy from time to time.

 

 

If you have any concerns or questions about our use of your information you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office but please inform us first, preferably by e-mail to askus@hellostir.com, so that we may have the opportunity to address any issues directly with you. The ICO can be contacted at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. www.ico.org.uk

 

Contact Us if you have any questions you may have about this Privacy Policy – askus@hellostir.com