Last updated 26/Jun/2018
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is enforceable from 25 May 2018, provides new rights to individuals and requires organisations to provide information about their processing in a clear and transparent way. We have published this updated Privacy Statement to take into account new requirements and to explain how we collect, store and use personal data. When we refer to “we”, “us” or “our” in this Statement we mean Chef Olé.
This Privacy Statement applies to personal data collected by Chef Olé, as a Data Controller, is committed to protecting the privacy of our clients and subscribers. We endeavour to comply with the Data Protection Act 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
How to contact us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or would like to contact us about any other matter, please use the following contact information:
How we collect your personal data
We collect personal data in the following ways:
When you provide your contact details to us when requesting information about our products or services, either via the telephone, our online enquiry forms or face-to-face.
When you register as a member on the Data Protection Network
When you sign up for our email newsletters
When you register to attend one of our events or webinars
Via openly available public sources (e.g. Facebook, Instagram or company websites & apps).
The types of personal data we collect
The personal data we routinely collect includes:
We do not collect any special categories of personal data, as defined under the GDPR. Our products and services are not aimed at children.
How we use your personal data
We may use your personal data for the following purposes:
Purpose Lawful basis for processing
To fulfil a query, request for services and/or to administer our services For the performance of a contract or agreement
To facilitate your attendance at one of our events or webinars For the performance of a contract or agreement
To maintain records of prospective, current and past clients and our suppliers Our Legitimate Interests, which we have balanced with the interests of our clients, suppliers and business contacts
To contact you to ask if you might be interested in being a guest speaker, sponsoring one of our events or advertising on our sites Our Legitimate Interests, which we have balanced with the interests of our clients, suppliers and business contacts
To track your use of our websites and interaction with our newsletters. For example, to understand which newsletter content is most popular with our email audience. (Please also see our Cookie Notice below). Our Legitimate Interests, which we have balanced with the interests of our clients, suppliers and business contacts
To send email newsletters
About our email newsletters
Chef Olé websites we invite you to opt-in and give your Consent to receive our newsletters. You can unsubscribe from these at any point by clicking on the unsubscribe link on any email you receive from us. Alternatively, you can unsubscribe by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org conduct any segmentation of our newsletter audiences.
Your rights regarding your personal data
You have a number of rights under data protection law, which have been strengthened under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):
Access: You have the right to access the personal data we may hold about you and the purposes for which we are using it. We may ask for proof of your identity. On receipt of such a request we will endeavour to respond to you as soon as possible.