Privacy Policy

Last Updated – March 2020, Version 1.0

Who we are

We are Brawn and we are a company that gives you unique insights into how lifters have been performing. (“We”, “Us”).

We comply with the relevant data protection regulations. You can contact us by emailing us at dataprotection@brawn.co.uk.

What this privacy policy covers

This policy applies to the app.brawn.co.uk (“website”) and our day-to-day business operations. This policy covers what data we may collect about you, how we use it, your rights and how you can exercise them.

Any links from our website to third-party sites are not subject to this privacy policy so please make sure you read the privacy policy of those websites before you progress, we cannot accept any responsibility or liability for those third-party websites.

This policy does not cover which third-party Companies can sell your data to, although we do encourage our Clients to vet their third-party Companies before approving them to purchase data.

What information do we collect?

We only collect minimal information about you, such as name, contact email, and date of birth.

Where do we collect your information from, what is our lawful basis for doing so and what is the purpose for the processing?

We collect information about you from our website and trusted third-party data sources. This is considered a “Legitimate Interest”, so that we can offer our service. We will keep this data for as long as it is relevant and appropriate to keep this information based on role & communications.

Who do we share your details with?

Our Service Providers – We may provide your information to third parties who provide systems or services to assist with our business operations. For example, email marketing, CRM system providers, print & mailing house for direct mail campaigns. Where we do employ a third-party data processor this is ALWAYS under a written contract as is required under Article 28 of the GDPR.

Regulatory Bodies – on rare occasions we may be asked to share your information with regulatory bodies who are investigating a complaint on your behalf.

Do we use Cookies?

Yes, we use Google Analytics – to help us to understand what pages our visitors are viewing, for how long & how they got there. It does not allow us to identify you as an individual.

You can if you wish disable cookies in your Internet Browser.

What are your rights?

Under the data protection regulations, you have a number of rights as the data subject, the following section outlines these rights & how you can exercise them.

  1. Right to be informed
    1. When we collect your information or within a reasonable period after collecting your information, we have to tell you about the collection and use of your information. The information we must provide you with includes, our purpose, lawful basis, retention periods, who we intend to share it with and your rights.
    2. We must provide this in plain English.
  2. Right to access
    1. You have the right to request access to the personal data that we process about you. Brawn tries to be a transparent as possible, and all information is available, if you need help accessing this information then please contact support@brawn.co.uk
    2. We must provide this free of charge. However, we can charge a ‘reasonable fee’ when a request is manifestly unfounded or excessive, particularly if it is repetitive.
  3. Right to rectification
    1. You have a right to have inaccurate personal data rectified or completed if it is incomplete.
  4. Right to erasure
    1. This gives you the right to request that we erase your information from our systems under certain circumstances.
    2. This is not an absolute right to have your data erased and can be a bit confusing, for example if you are a supplier of goods and services to us, we need to process your information so that we can pay you. You can read more about when this right applies here.
    3. If we do not believe that we need to comply with your request, we will explain why.
    4. To request this you can send an email to dataprotection@brawn.co.uk
  5. Right to restrict processing
    1. You have the right to request the restriction or the suppression of your personal data, again it only applies in certain cases and is an alternative to the “Right to erasure”. You will need to contact our Client in order to process this request, but we can suspend the use of data while this is fulfilled by our Client. You can read more about this right here.
  6. Right to data portability
    1. This right would be highly unlikely to apply to Brawn and the data it holds about you. It would most likely apply in situations like switching banks and utility providers for instance. This right only applies where the following conditions have been met: –
      1. you provided the personal data to the data controller (Brawn)
      2. where our lawful basis is based on your consent or contract; and
      3. is processed by automated means.
  7. Right to object
    1. You have the right to object to: –
      1. Processing which is based on legitimate interest, or the performance of a task in the public interest where there is no overriding justification for the processing of your data.
      2. Direct Marketing, including profiling.
      3. Processing for purposes of scientific / historic research and statistics.
  8. Rights related to automated decision making including profiling
    1. You have the right to not be subject to a decision based solely on automated decision making which produces legal effects or significantly affects you. You also have the right to request human intervention, express your point of view or obtain an explanation of the decision and be able to challenge it.
    2. However, we do not use any automated decision-making processes which have a damaging effect on you.
  9. Right to complain to a supervisory authority
    1. If we have been unable to deal with your complaint to a satisfactory level, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO), you can contact them here.

We will contact you by email with any notifications.

Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to update this Privacy Policy from time to time as appropriate in relation to legislative or our business developments. The “last updated” date will be updated with the date of the last change.

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