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Privacy Policy

  1. Introduction
    • The purpose of this privacy policy is to outline clearly how Kali Sikaran Bath, KaliSikaranBath.co.uk (“us”, “we”, or “our company”) makes use of any information that you provide when using this website (the “Site”).
    • We are committed to safeguarding your privacy. We created this policy to give you confidence with regard to your personal data when visiting and using the KaliSikaranBath website and service.
    • Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with “this privacy policy”.
    • We may change this privacy policy from time to time by updating this page. We may notify you by email of any major changes, however, we strongly recommend that you bookmark and review this page from time to time to stay up to date.
    • Please contact us at harry@kalisikaranbath.co.uk if you have any concerns with regards to the use of your Personal Data and we will be happy to assist you.
    • This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of visitors and service users; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
    • We use cookies on our website. Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of visitors and services, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.
    • Our website incorporates privacy controls which affect how we will process your personal data. By using the privacy controls, you can [specify whether you would like to receive direct marketing communications and limit the publication of your information]. You can access the privacy controls via https://kalisikaranbath.co.uk/.

 

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  1. How we use your personal data
    • In this Section 3 we have set out:
      • the general categories of personal data that we may process;
      • the purposes for which we may process personal data; and
      • the legal bases of the processing.
  • We may process data about your use of our website and services (“usage data“). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is our analytics tracking systems, for example Google Analytics and Facebook pixel. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is consent, and our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our website and services.
  • We may process your website user account data (“account data“). The account data may include your name and email address.  You are the source of the account data. The account data may be processed for the purposes of operating our website, providing our services, ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of our databases and communicating with you. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business.
  • We may process information that you post for publication on our website or through our services (“publication data“). The publication data may be processed for the purposes of enabling such publication and administering our website and services. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business.
  • When visitors leave comments on the Site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
  • An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.
  • If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the Site can download and extract any location data from images on the Site.
  • We may process information contained in any enquiry you submit to us regarding goods and/or services (“enquiry data“). The enquiry data may be processed for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling relevant goods and/or services to you. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business.
  • We may process information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (“notification data“). The notification data may be processed for the purposes of sending you the relevant notifications and/or newsletters. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely communications with our website visitors and service users.
  • We may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of our legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.
  • We may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, or obtaining professional advice. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper protection of our business against risks.
  • In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data set out in this Section 3, we may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
  • Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to us, unless we prompt you to do so.
  1. Retaining and deleting personal data

 

  • This Section 4 sets out our data retention policies and procedures, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.
  • Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
  • We will retain your personal data as follows:
    • usage data will be retained for a minimum period of 14 days following the date of collection, and for a maximum period of 5 years following that date;
    • account data will be retained for a minimum period of 14 days following the date of closure of the relevant account, and for a maximum period of 5 years following that date. If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.  For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
    • publication data will be retained for a minimum period of 0 days following the date when the relevant publication ceases to be published on our website or through our services, and for a maximum period of 5 years following that date;
    • enquiry data will be retained for a minimum period of 30 days following the date of the enquiry, and indefinitely following that date;
    • transaction data will be retained for a minimum period of 90 days following the date of the transaction, and for a maximum period of 5 years following that date;
    • notification data will be retained for a minimum period of 90 days following the date that we are instructed to cease sending the notifications, and for a maximum period of 5 years following that date (providing that we will retain notification data insofar as necessary to fulfil any request you make to actively suppress notifications).
  • Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 4, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
  1. Your rights
    • In this Section 5, we have listed the rights that you have under data protection law.
    • Your principal rights under data protection law are:
      • the right to access – you can ask for copies of your personal data;
      • the right to rectification – you can ask us to rectify inaccurate personal data and to complete incomplete personal data;
      • the right to erasure – you can ask us to erase your personal data;
      • the right to restrict processing – you can ask use to restrict the processing of your personal data;
      • the right to object to processing – you can object to the processing of your personal data;
      • the right to data portability – you can ask that we transfer your personal data to another organisation or to you;
      • the right to complain to a supervisory authority – you can complain about our processing of your personal data; and
      • the right to withdraw consent – to the extent that the legal basis of our processing of your personal data is consent, you can withdraw that consent.
    • These rights are subject to certain limitations and exceptions. You can learn more about the rights of data subjects by visiting https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-data-protection/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/.
    • You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us, using the contact details set out below.
  1. About cookies
    • A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
    • Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
    • Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal data that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
  1. Cookies that we use
    • We use cookies for the following purposes:
      • If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
      • If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
      • When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
      • If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
    • When visiting this Site for the first time, you will be greeted with an option to Accept Cookies.
    • Non-essential cookies are disabled until you consent that you would like to accept them. If you decide to accept, the page will reload shortly after. If you’d like to learn more, click the learn more link in the options bar.
    • A cookie is a small file which asks for permission to be placed in your web browser/computer hard drive.
    • The file is added and the cookie helps us to measure and analyse: website traffic and visitor behaviour.
    • Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an “individual”.
    • The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your “preferences”.
    • We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us to analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to your needs.
    • We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
    • A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any sensitive information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us (for example, via a contact form).
    • If for any reason you decide that you do not like cookies, you can change your browser settings even after you’ve accepted them.
    • This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website, content, and offers.
  1. Cookies used by our service providers
    • Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.
    • We use Google Analytics. Google Analytics gathers information about the use of our website by means of cookies. The information gathered is used to create reports about the use of our website. You can find out more about Google’s use of information by visiting https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ and you can review Google’s privacy policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy.
    • We may participate in Facebook.com’s Custom Audience program which enables us to display personalized ads to visitors to our website or persons on our email lists when they visit Facebook.com.  We provide Personal Information such as your email address and phone number to Facebook to enable Facebook to determine if you are a registered account holder with Facebook.  You may opt-out of participation in our Facebook Custom Audience by sending an email, from the email address you are opting out of, to the email address provided in our contact information below.  For your opt-out to be effective, you must:  (i) place the following text in the subject line of the email – “Opting Out of Facebook.com Website Custom Audience Ads”, and (ii) in the body of the email, include your name and email address.  We will forward your name and email address to Facebook.com with a request to delete you from all of our Facebook Custom Audience Ads.
  1. Managing cookies
  1. Our details
    • This website is owned and operated by Kali Sikaran Bath.
    • Our principal place of business is at All Saints Centre, High Street, Weston, Bath, BA1 4BX.
    • You can contact us:
      • by post, to the postal address given above;
      • using our website contact form;
      • by telephone, on the contact number published on our website; or
      • by email, using the email address published on our website.