Aparito is committed to ensuring that your data, including any personal identifiable information (PII), is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.
Visitors to our website
When someone visits we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the numbers of visitors to various parts of the site. This is to help us improve our website experience for you the user as well as our services we offer to the market. This information is processed in a way that does not identify anyone. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this and clearly state what we will use it for.
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. Please note that once you leave our website we have no control over other websites and cannot be held accountable for any aspect of data privacy and protection.
Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
Areas of our work where we collect personal identifiable information and data
Customers and Business Contacts
Aparito processes personal data about contacts of existing and potential customers and/or any individuals associated with them through emails, by phone or electronic calendar invites. We process this personal data solely for the purposes of our business contract and on the basis that it is in our legitimate interests to do so (i.e. to ensure that we can manage our relationship with our customers). This information will be retained securely for as long as necessary for the purposes set out for that business contract.
Personal Data, such as emails or phone numbers, will never be given or shared with 3rd parties without express permission.
In addition, we also have in place procedures and measures to manage and protect commercially confidential information we are required to handle through delivering our services for customers. These are normally dealt with through specific NDAs and contractual agreements as required.
E-communications - including case studies and newsletters
If you sign up for an Aparito case studies or a newsletter, we will only collect the following information:
We process this personal data solely for the purposes of delivering our e-communications and on the basis that we have your consent to do so, which you provide when you sign up. You can withdraw your consent at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in any of our emails. We use a third-party provider,
Mailchimp, to deliver our e-communications on our behalf. We will periodically clean the mailing lists to ensure they are up to date.
We use third party providers including LinkedIn and Twitter to manage our social media interactions and they all have their own privacy policies. If you contact us via social media (for example by Tweeting us), we will use your social media handle and name, together with any other personal data you provide in your communication, to respond to your correspondence. We do this on the basis that it is in our legitimate interests to do so to make sure that we handle correspondence appropriately.
Recruitment – Job applicants, Current and Former Employees
Aparito is the data controller for all information you provide during the processes of recruitment and employment.
We will only collect the information we need to progress and assess your application during the various recruitment stages; this may include from third parties such as recruitment agencies. This will only be used to progress and assess your application and we do this on the basis that it is necessary to take steps at your request to decide whether to enter into a contract with you.
If you are not successful in your application, any recruitment documentation not required is confidentially destroyed and/or electronically deleted at the end of each piece of recruitment. If you are successful in your application, your personal data will be used in accordance with our Employee Data Privacy Notice, which will be provided to you on induction.
Your rights in respect of Personal Information
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you by writing to or emailing the Data Protection Officer, Aparito, Unit 11 Gwenfro, Wrexham Technology Park, Croesnewydd Road, Wrexham.
You have the right to ask us to correct inaccurate personal data that we hold about you. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Aparito may change this policy from time to time and update this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st September 2019.
You also have the following rights in relation to your personal data:
A right to ask us to erase personal data in some circumstances.
A right to ask for an electronic copy of some personal data to transfer it to another data controller.
A right to object to the processing of your personal data where we process it on the basis of our legitimate interests.
A right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data in some circumstances.
A right to opt out of direct marketing.
A right not to be subject to wholly automated decisions that have significant effects on you.
Questions and complaints
If you have any questions about the processing of your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer, Aparito, Unit 11 Gwenfro, Wrexham Technology Park, Croesnewydd Road, Wrexham. email email@example.com
If you are not happy with how we have processed your personal information, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Please see www.ico.org.uk for more information on how to do this.