Use of private information policy (GDPR)
Last updated: 25.05.2018
We respect the EU’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and this policy explains how we collect and treat any information you give us. You won’t find any complicated legal terms or long passages of unreadable text. We’ve no desire to trick you into agreeing to something you might later regret.
Our policy covers
- Why we value your privacy
- How we collect information
- What information we hold
- Where we store your information
- What we use your information for
- Who’s responsible for your information at our company
- Who has access to information about you
- The steps we take to keep your information private
- How to complain
- Changes to the policy
Why we value your privacy
We value your privacy as much as we do our own, so we’re committed to keeping your personal and business information safe. We’re uncomfortable with the information companies, governments, and other organisations keep on file, so we ask for only the bare minimum from our customers. We’ll never use your personal information for any reason other than why you gave it, and we’ll never give anyone access to it unless we’re forced to by law.
How we collect information
We ask for contact information including your name and email address on our website so that we can reply to your enquiry.
We collect your email address when you sign up for one of our newsletters.
We ask for your account and contact information when you contact us through our contact form.
Occasionally, we might receive your contact information from one of our partners. If we do, we protect it in exactly the same way as if you give it to us directly.
What information we hold
- When you contact us by email or through our website, we collect your name, email address, a social media username, the company you work for, and your website, if you’ve given us that.
- If you sign up for a newsletter, we only collect your name and email address.
- You can see the respective Cookies Policies of our analytic services here:
- We link to other websites, but please keep in mind that we do not control the privacy policies of those websites. Make sure to review the policies of any such sites before providing your personal information.
Where we store your information
When you contact us by email or through our website, we store your your information in our email inbox.
When you leave a comment in one of the publications, this information will be stored in the comment-records of this website.
What we use your information for
We occasionally use your contact information to send you details of our services. When we do, you have the option to unsubscribe from these communications and we won’t send them to you again. We might also email you about our products and services, but if you tell us not to, we won’t get in touch again. We will use your information to send you invoices, statements, or reminders.
Who’s responsible for your information at our company
The Creative Bad is responsible for the security of your information. You can contact us through the contact form if you have any concerns about the information we store.
Who has access to information about you
Only the website's administrator has access to the the contact information you provide us, unless you decide to share it publicly on the comments section.
If you live a comment, the users of the site will have access to the information you decided to share publicly like your name or alias, social networks and website, if you’ve given that.
The steps we take to keep your information private
Where we store your information in third-party services, access is restricted. We use a different password for each service, and never use the same password twice. Wherever possible, we use two-factor authentication.
How to complain
We take complaints very seriously. If you’ve any reason to complain about the ways we handle your privacy, please contact The Creative Bad through the contact form.
Changes to the policy
If we change the contents of this policy, those changes will become effective the moment we publish them on our website.
This policy is based on "(Data) Protection Racket" by Stuff & Nonsense Ltd. and was last updated on 20th May 2018.