Privacy and Data Protection Policy

New legislation known as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) came into force on 25 May 2018.

The legislation includes the key right for you to be informed, clearly and transparently, about the way in which I gather, use and store your personal data (any information which identifies you or which can be identified as relating to you personally).  I am required to provide you with information on the handling of your personal data and what you can do if you have any concerns.

This policy therefore sets out the ways in which Lara Meredith, Book & Archive Conservation, or Lara Meredith, Book & Archive Conservator, uses, stores and protects your data

I only store information given to me by you in person or via email, post or telephone.  This is used for the purposes of:

·      maintaining accurate documentation records;

·      sending documentation/invoices to you;

·      contacting you regarding work carried out or to be carried out;

·      to meet any legal or compliance requirements.

·     requesting to use documentation of the work carried out on your items for the purposes of advertising my business.  In this case no information to identify you will be include in the written or photographic images.

I will only process your personal information for these purposes, or otherwise as notified and agreed to by you, or as we are permitted to do in accordance with data protection laws.

I do not collect or store sensitive personal data (such as information relating to health, religion, political affiliation or ethnicity) about you.

I will never sell your personal data to third parties.  Your information is only available to me  in order to carry out the tasks listed above.

I will only use and store information for as long as it is required for the purposes it was collected for.

This privacy policy only applies to the collection of your personal data by me and the use of that data by me. It does not cover third-party websites or social media services to which we provide links. We encourage you to review third-party policies if available when you visit those sites.

You have the right to have your information amended or deleted by writing to me or email detailing the changes you want.  Please also contact us by the above means if you wish to exercise any of your other rights under GDPR such as to obtain a copy of the personal data I hold about you, or if you have any other concerns.  Please call me on 07870 145639 for my address.

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I do not gather any information from you when you visit my website.



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