CrowdedPR and CrowdedPR.com are trading names of Parker, Wayne & Kent Limited (the “Company”). The Company (“We” and “Us”) is committed to protecting your privacy. The Company is a registered data controller with the Information Commissioners Office. The Company’s brands and trading names include the following: PWKPR, PRDarlings, Crowded, CrowdedPR, CrowdedLaw, LawMindMaps, The New Year’s Resolution Show, ThePublicInterest.info and Hacktweets.
You are a stakeholder with our business as we are communicating with each other. Our business may process personal information of our stakeholders for carefully considered and specific purposes which are in our interests and enable us to enhance the services we provide, but which we believe also benefit our stakeholders. To learn more about these interests and when we may process your information in this way you can read more below. Our collection and processing of stakeholders’ data is compliant with the Data Protection Act, Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations and the General Data Protection Regulations.
This notice should be read in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions of use for www.crowdedpr.com (the “Website”) of which it forms part (the “Terms”).
You can visit the Website without disclosing any personally identifiable information about yourself.
1 The information we collect and how we use it
We will collect, use, store or otherwise process any personal information that relates to and identifies you, including but not limited to your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, company and/or employer name, C.V., payment details and any other information collected on registration, enquiry forms, on placing an order and through surveys to the extent reasonably necessary to provide the services that we provide.
We process this information for the purposes of:
- improving our services;
- enhancing the security of our network and information systems;
- providing access to use of the Website and the Content;
- customer support including dealing with your enquiries and requests;
- understanding how people prefer to interact with our business and its various communications, properties and services;
- keeping you informed about the products, services, offers and upcoming events;
- providing information which we think will inform, educate, entertain, help or interest you;
- providing and personalising our service;
- assessing the effectiveness of marketing;
- compiling your profile;
- administering membership records;
- providing , billing and other similar activities related to the Website and processing any payments by you;
- crime prevention and prosecution of offenders;
- maintaining information as a reference tool or general resource;
- carrying out market research campaigns;
- assisting government bodies and law enforcement agencies and in response to other legal and regulatory requests.
We also gather this information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring Website usage and may provide such anonymised aggregate information to Third Parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify you.
If you choose to post messages in a public forum administered or managed by us whether hosted by us or a Third Party, we reserve the right to monitor and collect the information you provide. We retain this information as necessary so as to provide customer support, troubleshoot problems and assist (where we in our sole discretion deem it appropriate) in the resolution of disputes, as permitted by law.
From time to time we will provide you with information about our Website or any other service or products we think may be of interest to you. Should you wish to opt out of such services you may do so via email simply stating “unsubscribe” in the subject header. We may also provide personal information about You to third parties for the purpose of providing you with direct marketing offers which the Provider thinks may be of interest. If you do not wish to receive information about other products, services, offers and events notify the Provider in writing. To opt out of receiving direct marketing from third parties, you must send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “DO NOT SEND THIRD PARTY DIRECT MARKETING”.
2 Information security
The Internet is not a secure medium. However, we have put in place various security procedures as set out in this policy. All your card details are passed from your browser to PayPal using industry leading encryption.
You should never divulge any password to anyone, and must never divulge a username and password you use with CrowdedPR.com to anyone.
Please be aware that communications over the Internet, such as e-mails/webmails are not secure unless they have been encrypted. Your communications may route through a number of countries before being delivered – this is the nature of the Internet. We cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.
We believe we have appropriate policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control (having regard to the type and amount of that data) from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification, unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
All of our employees and data processors that have access to, and are associated with, the processing of your personal information are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ information.
We ensure that your information will not be disclosed to government institutions or authorities except if required by law or when requested to by regulatory bodies or law enforcement organisations.
3 To whom will your information be disclosed?
- our employees;
- our affiliates;
- our group companies and their employees;
- successors in title to our business;third party consultants, contractors or other service providers who may access your personal information when providing services (including but not limited to IT support services) to us;
- government bodies and law enforcement agencies and in response to other legal and regulatory requests;
- auditors or contractors or other advisers auditing, assisting with or advising on any of our business purposes, in any jurisdiction where we operate.
4 Your rights in relation to your information
You can write to us at any time to obtain a copy of your information and to have any inaccuracies corrected. Where appropriate, you may have your personal information erased, rectified, amended or completed. Please write to CrowdedPR / CrowdedPR.com / Parker,Wayne and Kent , 88a Tottenham Lane, London, N8 7EE, UK. Please quote your name and address. You must also provide details of the information of which you would like a copy or which you would like to be corrected to help us to more readily locate your data.
We will require proof of your identity before providing you with details of any personal information we may hold about you. We will charge £10 to cover the administration costs involved in providing you with a copy of your information.
In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 the Provider will provide and export personal data information about you to other members of our company group, any successors in business, and to any subcontractor appointed to carry out the provision of, or any aspect of, the Services, for the purposes of (a) providing access to and use of the Website to You and (b) provide customer support, billing and other similar activities related to the website.
You may disable cookie support on your browser but be aware that by doing so, you will lose certain Website features that require a cookie to work properly. We may use the information collected by the cookie to provide us with various statistics without identifying any individual.
6 Your consent
In the event the purposes for data processing change, then we will contact you as soon as practicable and seek your consent where such notification relates to a new additional purpose for processing.
Owing to the global nature of the Internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area. Countries outside of the EEA may not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this policy. However, we have taken the steps outlined above to try and protect the security of your information.
7 The Data Protection Act 1998
Parker, Wayne and Kent, the operators of CrowdedPR.com and trading as CrowdedPR and CrowdedPR.com, is registered as a Data Controller under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998 and we ensure we comply with all the protection the Act affords to you. Our company registration number is 4690468.
8 Use of your personal information submitted to other websites
We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites even if you accessed the third party website using links from our Website.
We recommend that you check the policy of each website you visit and contact the owner or operator of such website if you have concerns or questions.
9 Further information
For further information from us on data protection and privacy or any requests concerning your personal information please write to CrowdedPR / CrowdedPR.com / Parker, Wayne and Kent , 88a Tottenham Lane, London, N8 7EE, UK or email us at help@CrowdedPR.com.