Privacy & GDPR Policy
Mid-Tech Services is committed to processing and holding data in accordance with its responsibilities under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679, (GDPR). The company will comply with the GDPR requiring that personal data shall be:
- processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to individuals;
- collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes.
- adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which it is processed.
- accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date. Every reasonable step will be taken to ensure that personal data that is inaccurate, having regard to the purpose for which it was processed, is erased or rectified without delay.
- kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects, for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data was processed.
- stored a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing, and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures.
This policy applies to all personal data processed by the company.
Nominated Responsible Persons, shall take responsibility for the company’s ongoing compliance with this policy.
This policy shall be reviewed at least annually.
Individuals have the right to access their personal data, and any such requests made to the company will be responded to within one month.
All data processed by the company must be done on one of the following lawful bases; consent, contract, legal obligation, or legitimate interests.
The company will ensure that personal data held is adequate, relevant, and limited to what is necessary, in relation to the purposes for which it is processed.
The company will take reasonable steps to ensure personal data held is accurate.
Personal data will be only stored for as long as necessary, and permanently deleted when no longer required.
Access to personal data will be limited to personnel who need access to it, and appropriate security in place to avoid unauthorised sharing of information.
When personal data is deleted, this should be done safely such that the data is irrecoverable.
Data Protection Policy POL17/00 – October 2018
In the event of a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data, the company shall promptly assess the risk and if appropriate report this breach to the ICO.
Policy Reviewed: 26 June 2019
Reviewed By: Mike Dewey, Managing Director