1.1 Kirk's Journal is committed to safeguarding the privacy of it's website visitors.
1.2 This policy applies where Kirk's Journal acts as a data controller with respect to the personal data of it's website visitors; in other words, where Kirk's Journal determines the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
1.4 Kirks's Journal website newsletter incorporates privacy controls which affect how the Blog will process your personal data. By using the privacy controls, you can specify whether you would like to receive direct marketing communications. You can unsubscribe from the Kirk's Journal newsletter by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of any Kirk's Journal electronic newsletter.
1.5 In this policy, “Kirk's Journal ”, “the Journal” and “I” refers to Kirk's Journal. [ For more information, see Section 12.]
2. How Kirk's Journal uses your personal data
2.1 In this Section 2 the Journal has set out:
(a) the general categories of personal data that the Journal may process;
(b) in the case of personal data that the Journal did not obtain directly from you, the source and specific categories of that data;
(c) the purposes for which the Journal may process personal data; and
(d) the legal bases of the processing.
2.2 The Journal may process data about your use of this website (“usage data“). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is Kirk's Journal's Google analytics tracking system. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website. The legal basis for this processing is Kirk's Journal's legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving the website.
2.3 Kirk's Journal may process your information included in your personal profile on this website (“profile data“). The profile data may include your name and email address. The profile data may be processed for the purposes of enabling and monitoring your use of this website. The legal basis for this processing is consent.
2.4 Kirk's Journal may process information contained in any enquiry you submit to the Journal (“enquiry data“). The enquiry data may be processed for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling relevant goods and/or services to you. The legal basis for this processing is consent.
2.5 The Journal may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure. The legal basis for this processing is Kirk's Journal's legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of Kirk's Journal's legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.
2.6 the Journal may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, or obtaining professional advice. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper protection of our business against risks.
2.7 In addition to the specific purposes for which the Journal may process your personal data set out in this Section 2, Kirk's Journal may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which Kirk's Journal is subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
2.8 Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to Kirk's Journal, unless prompted you to do so.
3. Providing your personal data to others
3.1 Kirk's Journal may disclose your personal data to any member of our group of companies (this means it's subsidiaries, it's ultimate holding company and all it's subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes, and on the legal bases, set out in this policy.
3.2 Kirk's Journal may disclose your personal data to it's insurers and/or professional advisers]insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice, or the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
3.3 In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 3, Kirk's Journal may disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which Kirk's Journal are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. Kirk's Journal may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
4. International transfers of your personal data
4.1 In this Section 4, Kirk's Journal provides information about the circumstances in which your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
4.2 Kirk's Journal has offices in the United Kingdom (UK). The European Commission has made an “adequacy decision” with respect to the data protection laws of each of this country. Transfers will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the use of standard data protection clauses adopted or approved by the European Commission.
4.3 The hosting facilities Kirk's Journal website are situated in the Uk and EEA. The European Commission has made an “adequacy decision” with respect to the data protection laws of each of these countries. Transfers will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the use of standard data protection clauses adopted or approved by the European Commission.
5. Retaining and deleting personal data
5.1 This Section 5 sets out Kirk's Journal's data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that Kirk's Journal comply with it's legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.
5.2 Personal data that Kirk's Journal processes for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
5.3 Kirk's Journal will retain your personal data as follows:
(a) Personal data will be retained indefinitely, until you choose to unsubscribe.
5.4 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 5, Kirk's Journal may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which Kirk's Journal are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
6.1 Kirk's Journal may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on this website.
6.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
6.3 Kirk's Journal may notify you of significant changes to this policy by email.
7. Your rights
7.1 In this Section 7, Kirk's Journal has summarised the rights that you have under data protection law. Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in summary. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.
7.2 Your principal rights under data protection law are:
(a) the right to access;
(b) the right to rectification;
(c) the right to erasure;
(d) the right to restrict processing;
(e) the right to object to processing;
(f) the right to data portability;
(g) the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
(h) the right to withdraw consent.
7.3 You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not Kirk's Journal process your personal data and, where Kirk's Journal does, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, Kirk's Journal will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee. You can access your personal data by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and requesting it.
7.4 You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.
7.5 In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include: the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; you withdraw consent to consent-based processing; you object to the processing under certain rules of applicable data protection law; the processing is for direct marketing purposes; and the personal data have been unlawfully processed. However, there are exclusions of the right to erasure. The general exclusions include where processing is necessary: for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information; for compliance with a legal obligation; or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
7.6 In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Those circumstances are: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure; Kirk's Journal no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of it's processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, Kirk's Journal may continue to store your personal data. However, Kirk's Journal will only otherwise process it: with your consent; for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest.
7.7 You have the right to object to Kirk's Journal's processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that the processing is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of any official authority vested in Kirk's Journal; or the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by Kirk's Journal or by a third party. If you make such an objection, Kirk's Journal will cease to process the personal information unless Kirk's Journal can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
7.8 You have the right to object to Kirk's Journal processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make such an objection, we will cease to process your personal data for this purpose.
7.9 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes on grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.
7.10 To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is:
(a) consent; or
(b) that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract, and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
7.11 If you consider that Kirk's Journal's processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.
7.12 To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.
7.13 You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us or by clicking unsubscribe at the bottom of any email, in addition to the other methods specified in this Section 7.
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8.2 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
8.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that Kirk's Blog stores about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
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11. Managing cookies
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