What is GDPR?
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a first step toward giving EU citizens and residents more control over how their data are used by organizations. Because our company handles the personal information of people in the EU, we must comply with the GDPR. A GDPR privacy notice is an important way to help our customers make informed decisions about the data we collect and use.
What data do we collect?
Our company collects the following data:
Name, address, email address, phone number, date of birth, date of death, deceased patients GP, next of kin details
How do we collect your data?
You directly provide Simple Cremations Ltd with most of the data we collect. We collect data when you:
Use our website contact form (Name, Email)
Use or view our website via browser cookies
Provided information during a meeting or telephone call
What do we use your data for?
We use your data in order to organise a funeral service
Paying disbursements (crematorium fees, doctors fees etc.)
Order of service production
Invoicing and correspondence relating to payment arrears
How do we store your data?
Our Company securely stores hard copies and electronic backups of your data at our registered premesis. Email correspondence is also stored on our password protected computers. Our website hosting company Ionos will also store this email data on their servers.
The retention period of data collected by us is indefinite.
What are your data protection rights?
Our Company would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
The right to access – You have the right to request a copy of your personal data.
The right to rectification – You have the right to request correction of any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to us processing your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information.
When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology, these help us to understand how you use our website. Our Company uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. Our Company sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.
You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.
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