Welcome to our website at www.freedatingsitesuk.co.uk and thank you for your interest in our services and company.
We take the protection of your Personal Data very seriously and process your data in accordance with the UK`s Data Protection Act (“DPA”) and the EU`s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).
Personal Data is information that makes it possible to identify a natural person. This includes, your name, date of birth, address, telephone number, e-mail address, but also your IP address. Anonymous data as such only exists if no personal reference to the user can be made.
The Data Controller
In accordance with the DPA and the GDPR, the person responsible for processing of Personal Data is:
Categories of data subjects and types of data processed
During the course of using our website and services, we process the following types of data from visitors and users:
- inventory data,
- contact data,
- content data,
- usage data, and
- meta/communication data.
Purpose of the processing
The Purpose of processing personal information are:
- provision of the website, its functions, and contents,
- responding to contact requests and communicating with users,
- security measures,
- provision of our contractual services, and
- reach measurement/marketing.
Relevant legal basis
In accordance with the DPA and the GDPR, the following legal basis, unless specifically described below apply to the processing of your Personal Data:
- to fulfil our services and carry out contractual obligations,
- to fulfil our legal obligations, and
- to protect our legitimate interests.
Our website uses SSL or TLS encryption to ensure the security of data processing and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders, login data or contact requests that you send to us.
You can recognise an encrypted connection if the address line of your browser contains a “https://” instead of a “http://” and has a lock symbol. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
We have also implemented numerous security measures (“technical and organisational measures”) to ensure the most complete protection of Personal Data processed through this website. Further, internet-based data transmissions can always have security gaps, so that absolute protection cannot be guaranteed. And databases or data sets that include Personal Data may be breached inadvertently or through wrongful intrusion.
Upon becoming aware of a data breach, we will notify all affected individuals whose Personal Data may have been compromised, and the notice will be accompanied by a description of the action being taken to reconcile any damage as a result of the data breach. Notices will be provided as expeditiously as possible after which the breach was discovered.
Retention and Storage
Persons under the age of 16 should not transmit any Personal Data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians. We do not request Personal Data from minors and children and do not knowingly collect such data or pass it on to third parties.
Automated decision-making including profiling does not take place.
Do Not Sell
We do not sell your Personal Data.
Special Category Data
Unless specifically required for a particular service, and consent is obtained, we do not process Special Category Data.
In the course of our website operation, we process data. In doing so, your Personal Data may be transferred to countries outside the UK or the EU. In order to provide adequate protection for your Personal Data when it is transferred, we have contractual arrangements regarding such transfers. We take all reasonable technical and organisational measures to protect the Personal Data we transfer.
Sharing and Disclosure
We will not disclose or otherwise distribute your Personal Data to third parties unless this is a) necessary for the performance of our services, b) you have consented to the disclosure for example if you send someone a personal message along with an order, c) or if we are legally obliged to do so e.g., by court order or if this is necessary to support criminal or legal investigations or other legal investigations or proceedings or to fulfil our legitimate interests.
Processing of Personal Data by us
Each time a user accesses our website and each time a file is retrieved, data about this process is temporarily processed in a log file. In detail, the following data is stored for each access/retrieval: a) Date and time of the retrieval (time stamp), as well as the IP address of the accessing device or server, b) request details and destination address (protocol version, HTTP method, referrer, User Agent string), c) name of the retrieved file and transferred data volume (requested URL incl. query string, size in bytes) and d) Message as to whether the retrieval was successful (HTTP status code).
On the basis of our legitimate interest in a secure website, we store this data to protect against attacks for up to 7 days beyond the time of your visit. This data is analysed and required for legal and criminal prosecution in the event of attacks on communications technology. The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the performance of tasks.
Personal Data is processed depending on the contact method. In addition to your name and e-mail address, IP address or telephone number, we usually collect the context of your message which may also include certain Personal Data. The Personal Data collected when contacting us is processed for the purpose of dealing with your request and the legal basis is your consent. The use of your IP address takes place exclusively in the context of law enforcement and security measures in compliance with our legal requirements.
Third-party services and content
We use content or service offers of third-party providers on the basis of our legitimate interests in order to integrate their content and services. This always requires that the third-party providers of this content are aware of your IP address, as without the IP address they would not be able to send the content to your browser. We use the following providers and would like to ask you to review their privacy policies, and which contain further information on the processing of Personal Data and so-called opt-out measures, if any.
- Fonts: Google Font API by Google
- Content Management System (CMS): WordPress by Automattic Inc, and
- Analytics and Tracking: Google Analytics by Google LLC, CJ‘s tracking technology.
- Tag Management: Google Tag Manager and Google Site Tag by Google LLC,
Your Rights and Privileges
Under the DPA and GDPR, you can exercise the following rights:
- Right to information
- Right to rectification
- Right to object to processing
- Right to deletion
- Right to data portability
- Right of objection
- Right to withdraw consent
- Right to complain to a supervisory authority
- Right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing.
If you have any questions about the nature of the Personal Data we hold about you, or if you wish to request the erasure or rectification of Personal Data we hold about you, or to exercise any of your other rights as a data subject, please contact us.
Updating your information
If you believe that the information, we hold about you is inaccurate or that we are no longer entitled to use it and want to request its rectification, deletion, or object to its processing, please do so by contacting us.
Withdrawing your consent
You can revoke consents you have given at any time by contacting us. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
In the event that you wish to make a Data Subject Access Request, you may inform us in writing of the same. We will respond to requests regarding access and correction as soon as reasonably possible. Should we not be able to respond to your request within thirty (30) days after receiving your request, we will let you know in writing within thirty (30). If we are unable to comply with your request, we will tell you why (except where we are not required to do so under the respective legal regulations mentioned above).
Complaint to a supervisory authority
You have the right to complain about our processing of Personal Data to a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. The competent data protection authority in the UK is: The Information Commissioner`s Office (ICO) is located at Wycliffe House, Water Ln, Wilmslow SK9 5AF, UK www.ico.org.uk
Changes and Questions
Friday, 03 February 2023