The type of personal information we collect
We currently collect and process the following information:
How we acquire personal information and why we have it.
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
How we use your information
We use information in order to research client requirements
We do not share information with other organisations or individuals for any purposes.
Lawfully using data
Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:
Storing your personal information
Your information is securely stored. We keep records supplied to us by individuals for only as long as it is required and we conform to the requirements of the individual. All records are stored digitally on secure encrypted hard drives and password and VPN protected computers.
When no longer required (usually after a period no longer than 6 months) records are removed entirely from our database by digital erasure. Hard copy databases (print) are not kept by McKie Associates. Hard copy (print) is only outputted as labels for posting and are not kept or filed.
If an individual becomes our client or supplier then that person may be kept on our database permanently or until our association with them changes.
Supplier companies, Freelancers and Clients are placed and kept on our database permanently or until our association changes then they may be deleted from our database.
Any Supplier Company, Freelancer or Clients can request to view or request deletion of their details at any time by contacting McKie Associates. We dispose of database information by digital deletion.
Your data protection rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. Please contact McKie Associates at 42 Kendal Close, Northampton NN3 6WJ if you wish to make a request.
How to complain
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to: