1.1 Important information and who we are
At SeedLegals Limited (“we”, “us”, or “our”) we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and personal data in compliance with the law and guidelines of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)
The individuals from which we may gather and use data can include Users, suppliers, business contacts, employees and/or staff members of our Users, users of our Users’ websites and any other people that the organisation has a relationship with or may need to contact.
1.2 Who is Your Data Controller and Data Protection Officer
SeedLegals Limited is your Data Controller and responsible for your Personal Data.
You have the right to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
1.3 Processing Data on Behalf of a Controller and Processors’ responsibility to you
In discharging the responsibilities of the Data Controller, we have Processors who deal with your data on behalf of the Data Controller. Therefore, the responsibilities described below may be assigned to an individual, or may be taken to apply to the organisation as a whole. The Data Processor has the following responsibilities:
- Ensure that all processing of Personal Data is governed by one of the legal bases laid out in the GDPR (see 2.2 below for more information on those bases).
- Ensure that persons authorised to process Personal Data have committed themselves to confidentiality or are under an appropriate statutory obligation of confidentiality
- Implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk associated with the processing of Personal Data
- Obtain the prior specific or general written authorisation of the Controller before engaging another Processor
- Assist the Controller in the fulfilment of the Controller’s obligation to respond to requests for exercising the data subject’s rights
- Make available to the Controller all information necessary to demonstrate compliance with the obligations laid down in the GDPR and allow for and contribute to audits, including inspections, conducted by the Controller or another auditor mandated by the Controller
- Maintain a record of all categories of processing activities carried out on behalf of a Controller
- Cooperate, on request, with the supervisory authority in the performance of its tasks
- Ensure that any person acting under the authority of the Processor who has access to Personal Data does not process them except on instructions from the Controller
- Notify the Controller without undue delay after becoming aware of a Personal Data Breach
- Designate a data protection officer where required by the GDPR, publish their details and communicate them to the supervisory authority
- Support the data protection officer in performing their tasks by providing resources necessary to carry out those tasks and access to Personal Data and processing operations, and to maintain his or her expert knowledge