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Privacy Policy

After working with Cat Copy Creative Limited, you know you’re in safe hands. But this statement is an official promise that we won’t share your information with any third parties. We will not contact you for any purpose other than the services you have actively requested and unless you have opted to subscribe to our newsletter.

This privacy policy sets out how Cat Copy Creative Limited uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website. Cat Copy Creative Limited is committed to safeguarding your privacy.

Cat Copy Creative reserves the right to change this policy from time to time by updating this page. We recommend that you check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. By using this site or/and our services, you consent to the Processing of your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy.

Data Protection Principles

We promise to follow the following data protection principles:

  • Processing is lawful, fair, transparent. Our Processing activities have lawful grounds. We always consider your rights before Processing Personal Data.
  • Processing is limited to the purpose. Our Processing activities fit the purpose for which Personal Data was gathered.
  • Processing is done with minimal data. We only gather and Process the minimal amount of Personal Data required for any purpose.
  • Processing is limited with a time period. We will not store your personal data for longer than needed.
  • We will do our best to ensure the accuracy of data.
  • We will do our best to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.

What we collect

Information you have provided us with as part of your brief to fulfil a specific project.

We may also collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address, business address, telephone number
  • demographic information such as location
  • Any additional details required for the provision of our service

If we need to share this information, with other creative professionals connected to a specific project, we will do so without your written permission.

Information automatically collected about you

This includes information that is automatically stored by cookies and other session tools. For example, your IP address, operating system, browser etc. This information is used to improve your customer experience and deliver the content of our website correctly. When you look at the contents of our website, your activities may be logged.

How we use your Personal Data

This information is used to understand your needs and enhance your experience with us. We save the information you provide us with in order for you to comment or perform other activities on the website. We use your Personal Data in order to:

Provide our service to you. This includes for example providing you with information that you have requested and communicating with you in relation to your enquiry.

We may use the information to improve our website and enhance your customer experience;

fulfil an obligation under law or contract.

How your soft copy data will be handled

The data you provide will be stored securely on a password encrypted laptop used solely for business purposes. The laptop uses a dedicated portable hard drive as a back-up. This is stored in a secure cabinet separately from the laptop. Each copywriting project is stored in a dedicated ‘job bag’ (electronic file) and contains your brief plus any additional assets provided to help complete the project (such as images and design files).

All estimates, quotations and invoices are stored and managed using Intuit QuickBooks – an independent and GDPR compliant service provider.

How your hard copy data will be handled

We endeavour to run a paperless office where possible and avoid printing hard copies for environmental reasons. If a hard copy is necessary e.g. when proofreading a document, and contains personal data, we destroy the hard copy on completion of the project.

Data destruction policy

In accordance with GDPR regulations, data will be deleted six months after the conclusion of our business – when final payment has been made and the project completed. Digital copies of invoices or documents containing contact names and company addresses will be stored digitally for audit purposes for the length of time required by HMRC.

Cat Copy Creative Limited’s mailing list

Should you opt-in to join our mailing list, you will only receive information from Cat Copy Creative Limited that markets this business and provides news and information on blogs and articles. If you have chosen to subscribe to our mailing list, the data you provide is held securely by MailChimp- an independent and GDPR compliant service provider. You have the right and option to unsubscribe at any time.

Leaving Comments on articles and blogs

Cat Copy Creative Limited offers users the possibility to leave individual comments on articles and blogs. If you leave a comment on the articles or blogs published on this website the comments are also stored and published, as well as information on the date of the commentary and on the user’s (pseudonym). In addition, the IP address assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) to the data subject is also logged. This storage of the IP address takes place for security reasons and in case the data subject violates the rights of third parties, or posts illegal content through a given comment.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

Analytics cookies – these cookies are used to track the use and performance of our website and services. We use Google Analytics to measure traffic on our website. Google has their own Privacy Policy which you can review here. If you’d like to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics, visit the Google Analytics opt-out page.

A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions.

You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform. For more information about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at writers@catcopycreative.co.uk

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy.
Last modification was made 18th May 2018.

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