The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We gather and process data in accordance with the prevailing data protection legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.
We may collect and process the following data about you:
This includes your title, gender, full name, address and other communication contact information, job title, company affiliation and following your admission to the company, details of your involvement with the company.
Information provided by reputable third-party data sources such as other Worshipful Companies and the City of London Corporation.
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence, including any information provided or required to resolve your enquiry or issue.
Our security systems include authenticated access to internal databases. We also encrypt and anonymise data wherever it is appropriate to do so. We regularly take back-ups of our data. We regularly review overall web security and audit procedures. In conforming with data protection laws, we endeavour to implement appropriate procedures to protect your personal data and to prevent any unauthorised access or misuse of it. Our servers, on which your personal data is kept, are located in the United Kingdom. Please be aware that the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data when transmitted via the internet between us: any such transmission is at your own risk.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To notify you about changes to our service.
We also pass your data to other Livery Companies with whom we co-operate from time to time so that they can provide you with relevant information about their goods and services and so that we can co-operate with them. Being a Livery Company, once you become a Freeman of the City of London we pass much of the data we collect about you to the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London. We are committed to responsible email sending practices. We only send email to individuals whose data has been lawfully and fairly obtained. If at any time you do not wish to receive emails from us, or for us to pass your information to third parties please use the unsubscribe functionality contained in all of our communications. Alternatively, please contact us on email@example.com.
We may disclose your relevant personal information to The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals' Charity. This Privacy Notice also applies to that company and we reserve the right to freely pass the data between ourselves and that company. We may disclose your relevant personal information to the extent that we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to:
The data protection legislation gives you a number of rights. These rights include:
We, in conjunction with the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, normally hold and process much of your professional data indefinitely for historic and archival purposes. We delete other data such as web tracking data as soon as reasonably possible and in any event when we no longer need it. In any event we will stop the processing of your data where you ask us to do so by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. The only circumstances in which we will not do so are where we have a legal obligation or a legitimate interest to continue processing your data. You should note that our legitimate interests includes maintaining, in conjunction with the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, much of your professional data indefinitely for historic and archival purposes. Our websites and email bulletins may contain links to and from 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. We do not set and are not responsible for those policies.