1 January 2019
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance. It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.
2.Who We Are
2.1 Here are the details that the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regards to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, known as General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) says we have to give you as a ‘data controller’:
– Our Website address is www.godforallseasons.com
– We are God For All Seasons and this Website is owned and operated by N. Amir of Unit 19238, P.O. Box 6945, London W1A 6US.
– You can contact us at
3.What we may collect
3.1 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).
3.2 We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which may include:
– Contact data including your first name, last name, email address and phone number and any other data you provide us with when using our Website or Services
– Data relating to your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses
– Technical Data including internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this Website
-Usage Data about how you use our Website and Services
– Marketing and Communications Data including your preferences in receiving marketing from us and your communication preferences
– Interaction Data including any information that you might provide to any discussion forums on the Website.
– Cookies Data whereby we use “cookies” to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to our Website. Please refer to section 5 below for information about cookies and how we use them and what kind.
3.4We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
3.5 Under GDPR we will ensure that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly, and transparently, without adversely affecting your rights. We will only process your personal data if at least one of the following basis applies:
a) You have given consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purposes;
b) processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at the request of you prior to entering into a contract;
c) processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject;
d) processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or of another natural person;
e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller; and/or
f) processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party such as our financial payments, except where such interests are overridden by the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, in particular where the data subject is a child.
3.7 In some instances, it may be appropriate for us to combine your information with other information that we may be holding about you, such as combining your name with your geographic location or your browsing or purchasing history.
4.How we may collect and use your data
4.1 We may collect, store and use your personal information by way of different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
Direct interactions. You may give us your information by filling in forms via our Website or by submitting information to us or corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:
a) present Website content or submit one of your own stories or essays to us;
b) use any of our Services;
c) request marketing to be sent to you;
d) submit comments or give us feedback.
4.2 In addition to the above, we may use the information in the following ways:
a) To personalise your Website experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
b) If you have opted-in to receive our e-mail newsletter, we may send you periodic e-mails. If you have not opted-in to receive e-mail newsletters, you will not receive these e-mails. If you would no longer like to receive promotional e-mails from us, you may opt out at any time by following the ‘unsubscribe’ links in those marketing communications or by contacting us as described in section 4.6 below.
c) To present Website content effectively to you.
d) To provide information, and services that you request, or (with your consent) which we think may interest you.
e) To deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve to you.
f) To provide our Services to you and carry out any contracts with you.
4.3 If you are already our customer, we will only contact you electronically about things similar to what we previously supplied to you.
4.4 If you are a new customer, you will only be contacted if you agree to it.
4.5 We may keep a record of those links which are used the most to enable us to provide the most helpful information but we agree to keep such information confidential and you will not be identified from this information.
4.6 In addition, if you don’t want us to use your personal data for any of the other reasons set out in this section in 4, you can let us know at any time by contacting us at , and we will delete your data from our systems. However, you acknowledge this will limit our ability to provide the best possible services to you.
4.7 In some cases, the collection of personal data may be a statutory or contractual requirement, and we will be limited in the services we can provide you if you don’t provide your personal data in these cases.
4.8 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:
a) 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
b) Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation
4.9 Generally we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to our marketing communications or sending third party direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us at , and we will either delete your data from our systems or move your data to our “unsubscribe list”. However, you acknowledge this will limit our ability to provide the best possible services to you.
5.1 Cookies are small text files placed on your device when you visit our Website and are used to make the users experience more efficient. We are able to store cookies on your computer where they are necessary for the operation of the Website however, for non-essential cookies we need your permission. Before cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up message requesting your consent to set those Cookies. All cookies used by and on our website are used in accordance with current English and EU Cookie Law.
5.3 ‘Session cookies’ allow us to track your actions during a single browsing session, but they do not remain on your device afterwards.
‘Persistent cookies’ remain on your device between sessions. We use them to authenticate you and to remember your preferences. We can also use them to balance the load on our servers and improve your experience on our site.
Session and persistent cookies can be either first or third party cookies. A first-party cookie is set by the website being visited; a third-party cookie is set by a different website. Both types of cookie may be used by us or our business partners.
Third Party Cookies we use include:
Google Analytics, this is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. The cookies used by Google Analytics help us to analyse how users use the Website and to count the number of people who use the site. Google Analytics stores your IP address anonymously and neither we not Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information. This information will be held for all long as is necessary.
Facebook Pixel, this is a web analytics service provided by Facebook, Inc. The cookies used by Facebook help us to analyse how users use the Website and to count the number of people who use the site. Facebook Pixel stores your IP address anonymously and neither we not Facebook associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information. Facebook Pixel stores information about you that we cannot view directly, but can use to target people similar to you when running advertising campaigns and more. This information will be held for as long as is necessary.
Cookies set by us:
Wix, this is a web hosting and management service provided by Wix.com Ltd. The cookies used by Wix help us to analyse how users use the Website and to count the number of people who use the site. Wix stores your IP address anonymously and neither we not Wix associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information. This information will be held for as long as is necessary.
5.4 All our cookies are categorised by the role they fulfil on our Website:
a) Strictly Necessary: these are essential to enable you to move around our website and use features such as secure services. Without these cookies such services could not be provided;
b) Functionality: allow the Website to remember your choices and to personal certain features. These cookies may be anonymised and cannot track your browsing activity on other websites;
c) Performance: collect information as to how users use the Website. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. The information collected is aggregated and used to improve our Website; and
d) Targeting: these cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
5.6 If at any time you wish to disable our cookies, you may do so through the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable or delete our cookies that may prevent certain important areas and features of our service from functioning properly. You can find additional information at AboutCookies.org.
Notwithstanding, the audit undertaken regarding our cookies, it is possible we may have missed one from our list above. If you happen to find one that is being set on our Website, please let us know.
6.Where we store your data and security
6.2 Where we use providers based in the US, we may transfer data to them if they are part of the Privacy Shield which requires them to provide similar protection to personal data shared between the Europe and the US. For further details, see the European Commission: EU-US Privacy Shield.
6.3 Data security is of great importance to us, and to protect your data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through our Website. 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.
6.4 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.
6.5 By giving us your personal data, you agree to this arrangement. We will do what we reasonably can to keep your data secure.
6.6 We/our partners have implemented security measures such as a firewall to protect any data and maintain a high level of security.
6.7 Notwithstanding the security measures that we take, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting to us data via the internet and you take the risk that any sending of that data turns out to be not secure despite our efforts.
6.8 We will keep personal data for as long as is necessary which is usually the life of our relationship and up to a period of seven years after our relationship have ended. We may however be required to retain personal data for a longer period of time to ensure we comply with our legislative and regulatory requirements. We review our data retention obligations to ensure we are not retaining data for longer than we are legally obliged to.
7.Disclosing your information
7.1 We are allowed to disclose your information in the following cases:
7.1.1 If we want to sell our business, we can disclose it to the potential buyer.
7.1.2 We can disclose it if we have a legal obligation to do so, or in order to protect other people’s property, safety or rights.
7.1.3 We can exchange information with others to protect against fraud or credit risks.
7.2 We may contract with third parties to supply services to you on our behalf. These may include search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. These are the third parties that have access to your information:
7.3 Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under GDPR and the law.
8.1 When you submit information via our Website, you may be given options to restrict our use of your data. We aim to give you strong controls on our use of your data (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided).
8.2 Under the GDPR, you have the right to:
– request access to, deletion of or correction of, your personal data held by us at no cost to you;
– request that your personal data be transferred to another person (data portability);
– be informed of what data processing is taking place;
– restrict processing;
– to object to processing of your personal data; and
– complain to a supervisory authority.
8.3 You also have rights with respect to automated decision-making and profiling, although we do not undertake any automated decision-making, including profiling.
8.4 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes.
9.Links to other sites
Please note that our terms and conditions and our policies will not apply to other websites that you get to via a link from our Website. We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.
11.Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section www.godforallseasons.com/terms-andestablishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our Website.
13.2 If any such dispute cannot be settled amicably through ordinary negotiations between the Parties, or either or both is or are unwilling to engage in this process, either Party may propose to the other in writing that structured negotiations be entered into with the assistance of a fully accredited mediator (to be agreed between the parties) before resorting to litigation.