In short, we're not going to share data without your permission unless we have to.
The Drink Mixer Data Protection Policy
Revised March 2017
This policy applies to THE DRINK MIXER. The policy provides definition and Data Protection and how this applies in connection with THE DRINK MIXER.
The Data Protection Act 1998 (‘Act’) places obligations on those that control and process information relating to individuals.
Definition (Personal Data and Sensitive Personal Data)
When collecting personal data we ensure that its users are aware of what will be collected and how it will be used.
It is the responsibility of THE DRINK MIXER to ensure that the notice(s) that we use are at all times accurate and compliant with any relevant data protection laws.
THE DRINK MIXER s data protection notice allows transfer data in relation to personal data for the following purposes:
To identify a living individual (‘personal data’)
To undertake administration in relation to the qualification for which the users is registered including providing to you a certificate on successful completion of the users’ access or to contact users directly in relation to quality control purposes undertaken by THE DRINK MIXER for the qualifications for which the users is registered;
1.To inform users of products or services offered by THE DRINK MIXER
2.To disclose to its regulators where so required; and
3.To disclose to relevant industry bodies where so required by law to;
4.Account for users where there is a requirement to do so; and
5.Contact users directly if there is a requirement for such bodies and the information is not readily accessible by other means.
In relation to sensitive personal data, for the following purposes:
o to collect and analyse data relating to a living individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, mental health, sexual life, trade union membership or criminal convictions or proceedings relating to any criminal charges against such individual (‘sensitive information’)
o to monitor (on an anonymised basis) equal opportunities relating to ethnicity or disability or other such monitoring purposes.
The Drink Mixer makes it clear to users and staff that may use or otherwise process Personal Data and Sensitive Personal Data, so we can:
1.Fulfil our contractual responsibilities to centres and providers, and enable them to fulfil their contractual obligations to users
2.Provide centres and providers with details of our products and services
3.Contact centre staff directly in relation to THE DRINK MIXER centre approval and/or our quality assurance activities, and/or to inform them of products or services that we, and/or selected third parties are offering
4.Place Personal Data relating to certain key employees and agents in directories that may be made publicly available
5.Contact users directly by email or post about studying membership, THE DRINK MIXER centre approval and/or our quality assurance activities, and/or to inform them of products or services that we, and/or selected third parties offer
6.Carry out statistical analysis – either ourselves or by third parties on our behalf
7.Give regulatory and industry bodies appropriate Personal Data or Sensitive Personal Data about users where there is a contractual or legal requirement – specifically to:
8.Ensure they can monitor equal opportunities in ethnicity and disability, or for other monitor such monitoring purposes
9.Account for users where there is a requirement to do so
10. Allow them to meet the requirement to contact users directly, when the information is not readily accessible from another source
11. Pass users’ Personal Data to regulatory and industry bodies or other selected third parties, solely for the purpose of providing prizes, remuneration and awards for users.
The Act requires The Drink Mixer to ensure that the Personal Data and Sensitive Personal Data that we hold are accurate and up to date.
So we update our records regularly – at least once a quarter: We check whether:
1.There is any change or correction to any Personal Data or Sensitive Personal Data that you previously disclosed to us
2.We have deleted or otherwise archived any Personal Data or Sensitive Personal Data.
3.A Data Subject exercises their right to opt out of or refuse processing
Data held by THE DRINK MIXER is reviewed and updated regularly.
We aim to improve our business processes and our response to customers in the light of learning from the feedback we receive.
This policy shall be the subject of a three year review cycle or as necessary.
To ensure that we comply with its legal requirements when we are collecting data from data subjects, we produce a data protection notice, so that data subjects are aware of what will be done with the personal information they give.
The Drink Mixer Data Protection Notice
We, The Drink Mixer are required to comply with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) in relation to how we handle any personal data we obtain from you. Any personal information we gather will only be used in the context of [your employment with us OR the business we conduct with you. We may also collect Sensitive Personal Data about you, but only with your explicit consent in advance.
We may process all the information we obtain from you to enable us to fulfil our contractual obligations to you and we may request further information from third parties or disclose your details to other selected third parties, or regulators or industry bodies.
We may from time to time email or post to you [or your company] details of products or courses we believe may be of interest to you. If you no longer require such information or you have provided us with any information that you no longer wish us to use, please contact us.
In disclosing your personal details to us, you agree that we may process and in particular may disclose your Personal Data:
1.as required by law to any third parties
2.to selected third parties who may process Personal Data on our behalf
3.to third parties who may use your personal data or sensitive personal data (as appropriate) to:
Enable us to fulfil our contractual obligations to you – for example by providing you with an examination certificate;
Contact you directly about events, courses, programmes, or THE DRINK MIXER membership
Carry out statistical analysis
Pass to their regulator or industry bodies to (1) monitor equal opportunities relating to ethnicity or disability, or for other such monitoring purposes or to (2) account for users where there is a requirement to do so, or to (3) meet their requirement to contact you directly and the information is not readily accessible from any other source
Disclose and publish your details in directories which may contain information about the [centre] and
Provide or arrange prizes, remuneration and awards
Contact you about your THE DRINK MIXER services.
Transfer your Personal Data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and if they do they will make every reasonable effort to ensure that any transferred data receives the same protection as if it would within the EEA.
The Drink Mixer undertakes that it and its staff will take every reasonable step possible to protect the confidentiality and security of all material it receives, to carry out its various responsibilities.
You have the right to have us correct any inadequacies in the personal details we hold about you, and to object to any direct marketing we carry out using your personal details. You also have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold in our records, in return for a small fee of not more than £10. If you want a copy of the personal data we hold about you, then please contact us.