DRD Partnership (DRD) is a strategic communications consultancy focused on building value for our clients and protecting their reputations at moments of challenge and of change. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of all those about whom we process personal information.
For the purposes of GDPR, DRD (company number 07937000, registered office C/O Blick Rothenberg Limited 7-10 Chandos Street London W1G 9DQ, England) will be the controller of any personal data that we collect from or about you.
Please read the following Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
We may update this Policy from time-to-time to reflect our current privacy practices by posting a new version on our website. We encourage you to periodically review this Policy to be informed about how we are protecting your information. In the case of a substantial change, a notice will be posted on our website along with the updated policy and (where practicable) we may also notify you by e-mail.
Personal data we hold about you will be lawfully processed for the following legal reasons:
We may collect and process the following personal data about you:
To maintain and run DRD’s website, we collect and process data about users, including information about usage of our site, including pages viewed and resources accessed, and traffic data, geographical data and other communication data. This information is gathered by cookies. Cookies are downloaded onto a user’s computer and stored on the computer’s hard drive, providing statistical data.
We may use information held about you for the following purposes:
We do not share personal information you provide to third parties other than as follows:
Other than as set out above, we will not disclose any of your personal information unless you give us permission to do so. If we do supply your personal information to a third party we will take steps to ensure that your privacy rights are protected and that the third party complies with the terms of this Policy.
We will take all steps reasonably necessary to keep your personal information secure and to ensure it is treated in accordance with this Policy. We will ensure that our employees are aware of their privacy and data security obligations. We will also take reasonable steps to ensure that third parties working on our behalf are aware of their privacy and data security obligations.
Personal data will be retained by us for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out above and as required by any legal or regulatory obligations. We keep contact information (such as mailing list information) until a user unsubscribes or requests that we delete that information. If you choose to unsubscribe from a mailing list or newsletter, we may keep certain limited information about you so that we may honour your request.
According to the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR you have the right to:
We have appointed a Data Protection Officer who is responsible for ensuring that DRD is compliant with relevant data protection laws. If you have any questions or concerns about personal information or our Policy or you wish to make a complaint about how we have processed your personal information, or you wish to exercise any of your rights as a data subject please contact our Data Protection Officer by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post at the following address: 35 King Street, London WC2A 8JG.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
Our services are international in nature. We do not transfer any data in a systematic way outside the European Economic Area (EEA) but there may be circumstances in which certain personal information is transferred to countries or international organisations outside the EEA, such as:
If we transfer your information outside the EEA, and the third country or international organisation in question has not been deemed by the EU Commission to have adequate data protection laws, we will provide appropriate safeguards and your privacy rights will continue to be enforceable against us as outlined in this Policy.