Privacy policy

INTRODUCTION
Welcome to Social Capital Ltd’s privacy policy (“Policy”)
Social Capital Ltd respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data.  This Policy will explain what data we capture and how we look after it.
This Policy is provided in a layered format so you can click through the specific areas set out below.  
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT WHO WE ARE
Controller
Social Capital Ltd (“we”, “us” or “our” in this policy) is the controller and responsible for this website.  We are also responsible for your personal data.  This Policy aims to give you information on how We collect and processes your personal data through the use of this website.  It is important that you read this Policy, so you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.  
Our CEO is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this Policy.  If you have any questions, including and requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact the CEO using the details set out below.  
Contact details
Data Controller: Samantha White, 3 St Michaels Avenue, Bramhall, Stockport, SK72PTContact for queries: Samantha White - 0161 826 0151 - hello@social-capital.co.uk
YOUR PERSONAL DATA
The data we collect about you
Personal data or personal information means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified.  it does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
Where we need to collect personal data and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the service we have or are trying to offer to you.  
How we will use your personal data
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
Where we need to perform the service we are about to enter into or have entered into with you.Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
We rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data.  You have the right to withdraw consent at any time by contacting us.
Marketing
We strive to provide you with choices regarding certain personal data uses, particularly around marketing and advertising. We have established the following personal data control mechanisms:
Surveys & promotional offers from us
We may use your Identity, Contact, Usage and Profile Data to form a view on what we think you may want or need, or what may be of interest to you. This is how we decide which products, services or offers may be relevant for you (we call this marketing).
We may send you product or service renewal reminders close to the anniversary of taking up a service or other communication we are obliged to send under a legal or contractual obligation.
You may receive marketing communications from us if you have expressly requested information from us about the services we offer. We will not, however, send you generic marketing about Social Capital Ltd unless you have expressly consented to receive it.
Third-party marketing
We will seek your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any company outside of Social Capital Ltd for marketing purposes.
Opting out
You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time or by following the opt-out or unsubscribe’ links in any message sent to you or by contacting us.Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of the service we have provided to you or where we need to keep your contact details or make contact with you for legitimate interest purposes.
Cookies
You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly.
Change of purpose
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us.If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
Disclosures of your personal data
We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below for the purposes of
External Third Parties in order to fulfil our obligation to provide a service to you.Specific third parties listed in the terms and conditions of our service to you.Third parties to whom we may choose to sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or our assets.
We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We only permit third-parties to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
We will not transfer your personal data outside of the European economic Area and we will only transfer your personal data to third parties that have signed our own Data Processing Agreement to safeguard and secure your personal data.
Security
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
Retention
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
By law we have to keep basic information about our customers for 6 years after they cease being a customer.  In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data for research or statistical purposes and we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.
Your legal rights
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data.
Request access to your personal data.Request correction of your personal data.Request erasure of your personal data.Object to the processing of your personal data.Request restriction of processing your personal data.Request transfer of your personal data.Right to withdraw consent.
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us.