Polisi Preifatrwydd

This refers to how your personal information is processed, handled and protected throughout the business and when you browse and use this website.
* ‘I’ refers to the business A Way With Words
* ‘You’ = the user of this website.
* GDPR = General Data Protection Regulation
* PECR = Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulation
* ICO = Information Commissioners Office who regulates data protection in UK
* Cookies = small files stored on an user’s computer
* Data Controller = organisation which determines purposes/means of processing personal data.

Key Principles of GDPR:

a) Lawfulness, fairness, transparency
b) Purpose limitation
c) Data minimisation
d) Accuracy
e) Storage limitation
f) Integrity
g) Accountability
Electronic information about you will be used as follows:
Lawful basis: consent


Purposes: collect/store/dealing and recording sending you communication about A Way With Words.

Data retention period: Continue to process your information on this basis until you withdraw consent or I decide I no longer need your information.
Sharing Information: Your information will not be shared with third parties.
Lawful Basis: Contract
Processing Purposes: Collect / Store / Use payment details, e.g credit and debit card information.
Data Marketing: Continue to process your information on this basis until the end of the contract I have with you.
Sharing Your Information: Your information will not be shared with third parties.
Lawful Basis: Legitimate Interest
Processing Purposes: To promote the business
Necessary For:  A Way With Words wishes to use information/feedback from customers on website and social media.
Data Retention: Continue to process this information on this basis until no longer needed.
Sharing Your Information: Your information will not be shared with 3rd parties
If the lawful basis of processing your personal information changes, I will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used.
Your rights: Under GDPR, your rights are as follows:
* right to be informed
* right of access
* right to rectification
* right to erasure
* right to restart process
* right to data portability
* right to object
* right not to be subject to automated decision making, including profiles
A Way With Words handles subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR. You have a right to contact the ICO if you feel unhappy with the way the business handles your details and you can contact them at www.ico.org.uk
Internet Cookies: These are designed to provide a better user experience. A small text file is placed on your device/hard disk to track how you use the website. Some cookies are essential for the full functionality of this website.
Further details on the use of cookies can be seen on the Cookies Policy Page

Data Security and Protection

A Way With Words ensures the security of any personal information held by the use of secure data storage technology and protocols with any information stored, accessed and managed. These methods must meet FDPR Controller Requirements.

Sponsored Links

No adverts, sponsors or affiliates links appear on the website. However, sometimes use will be made of social media from the business’s Twitter and Instagram accounts. These will only be displayed if you choose to ‘accept all cookies’ at the foot of the website. 

Email marketing/subscription

Under GDPR, use is made of the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to a newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data (covered in the process of gaining information section above). 
Any email marketing message is sent out via an email marketing service (EMS). This is a third party service provider  that uses software/applications that allow marketing messages to be sent out to a list of users.
Any email marketing which is sent out is in accordance with GDPR And PECR. An easy method to withdraw consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences/information held about you. 
Please refer to any of the awww’s marketing messages for information on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences.
The following information is within A Way With Words’s EMS System:
* email 
* IP address
* subscription time and date

Contact Details:

If you have any questions on the privacy policy, data held on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data information rights, feel free to contact: aled@arygair.cymru
Phone Number: 07818 068 205