From the Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio

Terminology

Personal data is any information that could identify a person (data subject).  Personal sensitive data relates to information concerning a data subject’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union activities, physical or mental health, sexual life, or details of criminal offences.

A data subject is any identified or identifiable person whose personal data is processed by the data controller.

A data controller determines the purposes for data processing and the way personal data is processed.

Processing is any action or actions performed on personal data such as collection, organisation, storage, erasure or destruction.

Data Collection

From the Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio collects personal data that is required for the provision of products and services.  Personal data is obtained directly from data subjects and is not sourced externally or from third parties.

From the Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio may collect personal sensitive data concerning physical and mental health.  Examples include information regarding allergies, skin conditions and prescribed medications (this list is not exhaustive).

Data subjects may be required to provide identity documentation to confirm age and date of birth.  From the Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio may retain a photocopy of this documentation.

From the Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio collects contact details such as names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses.

From the Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio collects any additional data received by email, letter, telephone, through www.fromthehearttattoos.co.uk or by any other means of correspondence.  From the Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio can store personal data obtained from social media interactions outside of social media platforms if correspondence regarding products and services is received.

Cookies

Data may be obtained from cookies through www.fromthehearttattoos.co.uk.  Cookies are small text files that are placed on a device by websites when they are visited.  Cookies enable delivery of more personalised content and are widely used to make websites work or work more efficiently.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.  Please note that in a few cases some website features may not function if cookies are removed from the browser.

Google Analytics

When www.fromthehearttattoos.co.uk is visited, a third-party service called Google Analytics is used to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns.  This is to discover factors such as the number of visitors to various parts of the site.

This information is processed in a way that does not identify anyone; From the Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio does not make, and does not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting www.fromthehearttattoos.co.uk.

Data Protection and Retention

From the Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio has security measures in place to protect personal data from theft and breach of privacy.  Security measures in place include a Firewall (security software) to protect internal information from the internet and hard copy documentation is stored in a locked room.

Access to personal data is restricted to employees of From the Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio.  Personal data is not shared with third parties.

From the Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio practises a five-year retention period after which personal data is securely destroyed.  Please be aware that companies can keep personal data for longer if kept for public interest archiving or statistical purposes.

General

From The Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio acts as a data controller by processing personal data.  Processing is always with legitimate interest and compatible with the reason the data was originally collected.

From The Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio uses personal data to provide data subjects with requested products and services.  From The Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio may contact data subjects regarding products and services (such as to respond to enquiries) however data subjects are not contacted with marketing information.

From The Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio may be required to process personal data for investigating, detecting and reporting crime; to demonstrate compliance and to actively comply with industry standards and any laws and acts that may apply.

www.fromthehearttattoos.co.uk may contain links to external websites.  From The Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites and encourages visitors to read the privacy policies of every website that collects personal data.

Rights

Data subjects have the following rights regarding their personal data:

The right to be informed

Data subjects have the right to clear, transparent and understandable information regarding their rights and how From The Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio uses their personal data.  This is the purpose of providing data subjects and visitors to www.fromthehearttattoos.co.uk with a privacy policy.

The right of access

Data subjects have the right to access the personal data that is being processed by From The Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio.

The right to rectification

Data subjects are entitled to correct their personal data if it is inaccurate.

The right to be forgotten / erasure

Data subjects are entitled to request the deletion of their personal data where there is no exigent reason for From The Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio to continue processing it.  There are exceptions to erasure.

The right to restrict processing

Data subjects have the right to put an end to the processing of their personal data in certain circumstances.  From The Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio can continue to store personal data when processing is restricted but may not further process it.

The right of data portability

Data subjects have the right to acquire and reuse their personal data in certain circumstances as well as the right to have their personal data directly transferred to third parties in certain circumstances.

The right to object

Data subjects have the right to object to From The Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio processing their personal data for business interests, marketing purposes and related profiling.

The right to withdraw consent

Data subjects who have given consent to From The Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio to process their personal data have the right to withdraw their consent at any time.  Any processing of the data subject’s personal data up to that point is not unlawful.

The right to complain

Data subjects have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (the data protection authorities) if they believe their personal data has not been processed in compliance with data protection law.

From The Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio may occasionally update this policy therefore data subjects and visitors to www.fromthehearttattoos.co.uk may want to check it each time personal data is provided.  Please contact Jon Nurse at From The Heart Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio to discuss personal data and the practise of rights.  Contact details can be found at www.fromthehearttattoos.co.uk/contact.