Venture 1 Consulting Ltd. Privacy Statement

Summary

This privacy statement explains what personal data Venture 1 Consulting (V1C) collects from you, through our interactions with you and through our products, and how we use that data.

It is Venture 1 Consulting’s policy to ensure that personal data is kept private and secure at all times. We do not sell, rent or giveaway information gathered about you, our customers, suppliers or partners without your permission.

Whenever you give us personal data, whether that be from buying any of our services or through our website, you are giving us consent to collect and use your data in line with this privacy policy.

Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Venture 1 Consulting may change its Privacy Policy from time to time. Venture 1 Consulting encourages visitors to regularly check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy.

Sources of Personal Data That We Collect

Data that we collect can come from a number of different sources:

  1. The public domain.
  2. Customers or prospective customers.
  3. Our suppliers or prospective suppliers and partners or prospective partners.
  4. A submitted online form on our web site.
  5. Data that is collected automatically from our web site.

Personal Data That We Collect

The personal data that we collect depends on the source of the data.

  1. Public domain data. The data collected depends entirely on the data available in the public domain.
  2. Customers or prospective customer. The data collected is that which is sufficient for us to carry out our function as a Professional Services (“PS”) organisation or to market our PS services, plus any anecdotal data that you may have provided us with over the course of the relationship. For example, if you are a customer, we request your name, company name, job title, address, telephone number, mobile number, email address as a point of contact. In addition, during the course of the relationship, you may mention anecdotal information that is not required to carry out the function. Such anecdotal information is never shared unless you authorise us to do so.
  3. Suppliers / prospective suppliers and partners / prospective partners. Data collected from such sources will be subject to the privacy policy. For example, if you are a partner, you may supply us with the contact details of one of your customers. All such received data is then subject to this privacy policy. For example, if the source of the data is from an organisation not subject to the EU GDPR regulations, once received, it will be handled as per GDPR anyway.
  4. Online forms from our web site. The information requested by the web site is the minimum required for us to initiate a cordial communication that is targeted towards your requirements. For example, it would include your surname and job title. However, such information is optional and you may choose to receive anonymised communications. The minimum data required is that which will allow the data to be carried to its destination, such as an email address.
  5. Job applications. When applying or enquiring about a job at Venture 1 Consulting, you may provide us with a copy of your CV or other relevant information. Venture 1 Consulting will use this information for considering your application or enquiry. By submitting a job application, you are giving us consent to share your personal data with third parties for the specific purpose of managing applications. If you explicitly request otherwise, we may keep this information only for ourselves for future reference, but we will be unable to process the application further because certain stages of the recruitment process are outsourced.
  6. Data that is collected automatically from our web site. The data comes from two types: cookies and logging data.
    1. A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The exact cookie data collected varies from time to time depending on the technology used, but does not contain information that can be tracked back to an individual. In general, it contains information about the cookie preferences selected when visiting the web site, statistical information about how the visitor uses the web site and Google Analytics data. The Google Analytics settings we use are as follows:
      1. We do NOT collect data for advertising features.
      2. We retain analytics data for 50 months.
  • We do NOT use the User ID feature, which is normally used to map multiple devices to people.

The web site visitor may opt out of any or all of the above cookies during their visit, with the drawback that certain features of Venture 1 Consulting’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

  1. Logging Data. The exact logged data varies from time to time. In general, logging is disabled and it is only enabled for fault diagnostics purposes. In such cases, the information collect can contain IP address data. This data is only used for as long as the diagnostic session lasts and is discarded thereafter.

Why We Collect the Personal Data

V1C uses the personal data we collect for the following purposes:

  1. For the purposes that you have provided it for in accordance with this policy. For example, to communicate with you regarding a professional service project that we may be working on.
  2. To provide you with information about the services we offer, which includes using data to improve our services and personalise your experiences when using the web site. We do not use anecdotal data as defined above to target products or services to you.

Who We Share Personal Data With

We only share your personal data with the following:

  1. Law enforcement agencies where we have a legal obligation to do so.
  2. Partner / prospective partner organisations, customer / prospective organisations and supplier / prospective supplier organisations. In such cases, we only share sufficient information required to carry out the function that you have provided the personal data for. With all such organisations, we have agreements in place to ensure that they handle the data with the same care and attention that we do. We require them not to pass on the data to other parties without our consent. Moreover, in the case of EU organisations, they will also be bound by the EU GDPR regulations.

Why We Share Personal Data

We share data for the following reasons:

  1. Because we are required by law to do so.
  2. In order to carry out our function as a PS organisation. For example, if we use the professional services of a partner organisation to supply you with professional services, we would need to inform them of your contact details in order for them to liaise with you.
  3. Because you have consented for us to do so. For example, you may explicitly ask us to pass on information to a third party.

Personal Data Lifetime

We keep your personal data for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it is required to be processed plus a reasonable period thereafter during which time we might need to communicate with you retrospectivity about the product or service provided. In addition, we keep personal data for longer periods for archiving, historical, or statistical purposes.

With customer or supplier details, once the purpose of the personal data has expired and we have no reasonable reason to retain the personal data, we use pseudonymisation to anonymise the personal data whilst retaining generic organisation contact data.

Accessing Your Personal Data

To access your personal data or contact us about this policy, please use the address below.