It's important that we give you the opportunity to read and understand how we collect and use your information, below you will find all the legal aspects of engaging with our website. If you need to know anything, please don't hesitate to contact us.
How we use your personal information
Who are we
Breaking Free Design Ltd is a non-asset limited company that specialises in design activities. The company was cultivated in 2014, with the idea that design can change how people think and feel about the world. The name itself "Breaking Free Design" was taken from the concept that design can actually help people to break free from their current situation. The company is registered as Private limited Company.
Our Privacy Promise
● To keep your information safe and secure
● Treat any information concerns you may have as priority
What is the purpose of this notice
This privacy notice aims to give you information on how we collect and process your personal information through your use of this website. It makes you aware of how and why your personal information will be used, namely for the purposes of the performance of our contract with you as our customer, and how long it will usually be retained for. It provides you with certain information that must be provided under the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (‘the GDPR’), the Data Protection Act 2018 and any
This notice primarily covers how we use information relating to our customers, website visitors and people who interact with or do business with us by using our website. In these cases, we will be the “data controller” for the purposes of data protection law.
What information we collect about you
The types of information usually collected by us include voluntary information provided by you on signing up with us, log information, cookies, user communications, location data, the unique application numbers, and third-party applications. We have full authority on the collected information and have the right to use it for improving your experience with us.
We collect information when you register with us or express interest in any of the services we provide.
When using our website we collect four main types of information from visitors:
● Feedback (general questions and specific feedback on the website)
● Requests for information
● Site usage information (from session cookies and log files)
We do not pass on any personal information you have given us to any other site. The system will record your email address, and other information if volunteered to us by you, for example on the Feedback forms. This will be treated as proprietary and confidential.
The website contains links to other websites. This privacy notice applies only to sites administered by Breaking Free Design. You should always be aware when you are moving to another site and read the privacy statement of any site which collects personal information.
Purposes for which we use your personal information
We use the information that we collect about you to provide, protect, maintain, improve existing services, and develop new services. With this privacy notice, we commit to not share any of your personal information with any third party outside our organization. In case of using the information other than the purpose mentioned, we will have to ask for your consent prior to such use.
We need all the categories of information in the list above (see what information we collect about you above) primarily to allow us to offer services which pursue legitimate interests of our own or those of third parties, provided your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
The situations in which we will process your personal information are listed below:
● To register you as a customer.
● To perform our contract or service to you.
● To manage our relationship with you, including notifying your about changes to our contract or services or asking you to provide us with feedback.
● To administer and protect the organisation and this website.
We will only use your personal information for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal information for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
Please note that we may process your personal information without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
How we use your information
Data Protection law says that we are allowed to use personal information only if we have a proper reason to do so. The law says we must have one or more of these reasons:
● To fulfil a contract we have with you, or
● When it is our legal duty, or
● When it is in our legitimate interest, or
● When you consent to it.
Generally, we rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal information unless our services have been contracted by you. We may send you direct marketing communications via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to such marketing at any time. Please do so by contacting us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sharing your information
Personal information we have on you is used to make sure the services we offer continue to be the most appropriate for you.
We will use your information manage our relationship with you for example keeping our records up to date and to enable us to assist in the coordination of services.
We will also use your information to carry out the contractual obligations we have to our customers for example designing business cards and posters for you.
We will not normally share your information with anyone else. However, there a certain circumstances where we will be required to share your information with other organisations and will comply with Data Protection law when disclosing this information. Where it is required or necessary in accordance with Data Protection law, we may share information:
● To third parties under the provisions of Crime and Disorder Act.
● In response to legislative or court orders.
● To collection agencies and legal representatives for the purpose of collecting monies owed to us.
● To regulatory authorities in response to formal requests.
If information is requested from a third party not covered by the above, we will seek written consent from the customer.
How do we keep information secure
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and the Information Commissioner’s Office of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.
How long we keep your information
We will keep your personal information for as long as you are a customer of Breaking Free Design. After you stop being a customer we may keep your information for up to 10 years for one of these reasons:
● To respond to any questions or complaints.
● To maintain records according to rules that applies to us.
● To use as testimonials for our company.
From time to time we would like to send you information about services of ours we feel may be of interest to you.
Despite your consent to receive marketing information, should you change your mind you have the right at anytime to stop us using your information for marketing use by withdrawing your consent. Consent can be withdrawn by contacting us.
Access to and correction of the information we hold on you
You can find out if we hold any personal information about you by making a ‘subject access request’ under Data Protection Legislations. If we do hold information about you, we will:
● Give you a description of it;
● Tell you why we are holding;
● Tell you who it has been disclosed to; and
● Let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.
You may also have the right for your personal information to be transmitted electronically to other organisations in certain circumstances.
You can access your personal information we hold by writing to us at this address:
Turnbridge Mills, Quay Street, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, HD1 6QT.
You have the right to question any information we have about you that you think is wrong or incomplete.
Please contact us if you want to do this. If you do, we will take reasonable steps to check its accuracy and correct it.
You may also have the right, in certain circumstances, to request that we delete your personal information, to block any further processing of your personal information or to object to the processing of your personal information. There are some specific circumstances where these rights do not apply and we can refuse to deal with your request.
If we are processing your personal information based upon your consent (e.g. as part of our marketing or promotional activities or to make a voluntary referral to an external agency), you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
If you require any further information about your right to rectification, erasure, restriction of or object to processing or you wish to withdraw your consent please contact us (see How to contact us below).
We take any complaints we receive about the collection and use of personal information very seriously. We would encourage you to bring it to our attention if you think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate. You can make a complaint at any time by contacting us (see How to contact us below).
If you think our collection or use of personal information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate or if you have concerns about the security of your personal information, you also have the right to make a
complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office. You can contact the Information Commissioner’s
Office at the following address:
Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
How to contact us
Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy notice or the information we hold about you.
You can do so via one of the contact details below:
● Emai l- email@example.com
● Post - Turnbridge Mills, Quay Street, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, HD1 6QT.
● Telephone - +44(0) 1484 937 484
Our company Director over see’s our compliance with this privacy notice. Our Director is Kyle Wisniewski. If you have any questions about this privacy notice or how we handle your personal information, please contact our Director using the details above.