This online document describes how The Royal Standard collects information, how sensitive data is stored, protected, and where applicable – used. We take steps to protect your privacy and rights. We use certain information to improve our services. We introduce policies and use modern technology to keep all data safe.
If you have any questions about the information we store about you or our practices, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
We collect the following data:
We collect and store information about people. Read below the reasons why we collect information about an identifiable person.
- Identity (name, email address, postal address, telephone and mobile numbers, data needed in connection with employment and contractor processes). We need to identify people/customers to complete bookings, to send follow-up emails, and to arrange interviews with future/prospective employees
- Our Services (information provided by our clients, but also information collected indirectly, freely available online about them e.g. via Companies House)
- Technical (how people use our website, what pages they visit, what devices they use, locations, preferences)
- Legal (some of the data we collect is of legal nature, to meet anti-Money Laundering/AML regulations)
- Financial (bank details, information about completed payments)
- Security/CCTV Recording (when you visit our location. CCTV is used to detect crime and civil offences, to comply with licensing requirements, to support court proceedings/hearings)
- Marketing (people’s preferences, for promotional activities – we may choose to send promotional emails)
We collect information directly and indirectly. Directly:
Tracking methods like cookies are used to remember information about a website visitor and their preferences, to optimise the user experience and improve websites. A cookie is a small text file stored on the web browser or hard drive. In browsing The Royal Standard website, you consent to the use/storage of cookies.
Some cookies are used to enable the operation of the website, others are analytical. Cookies can be blocked – and make sure to do so if you don’t want your preferences to be seen.
Certain information is available publicly
We can view and collect information from publicly available platforms and sources, such as Social networks, company websites, Register of companies. The aim is to understand preferences to offer better services.
Communication via Social Media and Messaging services: These are third party services. We can’t guarantee how the information is stored and who has access to it. When you choose to contact us via messaging services or Social networks, read their guidelines and adjust your privacy settings.
How we use data:
We use certain information to improve and provide our services, to employ new people, to meet legal obligations, and to promote our services. We keep records online and offline, using technology to protect it and not made available to other people.
In order to enter into a contract with you, we need certain information from you, to communicate it to our accountant. Employees and suppliers are always made aware when their personal data is collected and used for a particular purpose.
We might send you promotional emails or other promotional messages – but you have the right to withdraw from such communication. Contact us via an email or call us and let us know that you don’t wish to receive promotional contents/messages in the future.
When we are contacted by officials/authorities – we make information available to meet legal obligations. We report suspicious activities related to bribery, fraud, terrorist funding and money laundering.
Google Analytics and other analytics tools show the website traffic, new versus returning users, sessions, visitor location, IP addresses and device use. The administrator of our website updates the website regularly and reports about all the relevant activities. We aim at displaying our content properly, so you can view it on a PC, laptop, mobile and tablet.
The website is not designed for or directed at children.
We understand the importance of protecting children, online and offline. We make sure that our services aren’t viewed or used by minors. This means, that were available, we use the 18+ restriction within the settings of our Social pages and include the 18+ restriction into the About/Bio section.
We have company-related Social accounts. Social media are third-party platforms where certain information is available. We have no responsibility for the contents offered by third parties. Please note that some Social media is available to teenagers (13 years +). Therefore, it’s important that parents/ legal guardians read the T&Cs of Social media and take all necessary steps to ensure that minors don’t have access to and engage in not age-appropriate activities. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that their child has provided us with personal information (via Social media direct message/Inbox, online form etc), contact us immediately.
When you book a table or a party at our pub, please make us aware when minors will join you. Minors are served non-alcoholic beverages and snacks (please inform us about allergies, food intolerances).
We don’t allow the use of our services by minors without them being accompanied by their parent or legal guardian, and their consent.
Storing your data
We make sure that our procedures and technology/tools we use will keep your data safe. We store certain data to meet legal and accounting-related requirements.
You have the right to know what information we store about you (data subject access request). Contact us to update your information or delete the information we store about you. Please note, that we proceed according to the General Data Protection Regulation, we can’t meet all your expectations/requests and will, therefore, provide reasons, why we can’t delete certain information.
Why we share your information
We share your personal information with third parties:
- We can instruct a specialist to create a report, conduct research because we want to improve our services, understand trends
- To contact other services companies, for example, high-quality printing of marketing/event-related material
- Meeting legal obligations, we might share data with regulatory authorities, government bodies and agencies
We don’t sell personal data to third parties and expect third parties to handle sensitive data with due care, meeting all law-related requirements.
GDPR – Your Rights
GDPR (The General Data Protection Regulation) came into force on 25th of May in 2018. You have certain rights and some of these rights only apply in certain circumstances. If you choose to exercise certain rights, we will require proof of identity as part of this request. Since there are legal and accounting-related requirements, most rights are subject to limitations and exceptions. You will be provided with reasons if we The Royal Standard are unable to comply with any request. Below you will see a list of your rights:
- Right of Access. You have the right to ask about the data we store about you.
- Right of Correction or Completion. Contact us to update your data.
- Right of Erasure. In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that your sensitive data is erased. It can happen that we still store data that is no longer necessary for the purpose that it was collected for. You can also withdraw your consent.
- Right to Object / Restrict Processing. If can challenge our need to process your data on legitimate interest grounds. You can also withdraw your consent.
When you contact us, we might require a Proof of Identity before we can action some requests. We will contact you to verify your identity.
Your Consent means that you share personal information for a specific use, and you have the choice, to agree to it or refuse it. You can withdraw information you agreed to share via consent anytime in the future.
We take data protection seriously and make sure, that only people who are authorised to deal with certain business-related activities have access to it. We understand and follow the Data Protection Act.
We protect sensitive data in conducting regular technical and organisational checks. Data files we keep online and offline are stored safely to protect them against unauthorised access, loss or damage.
You are not allowed
- To reproduce its entire content or parts of it for not approved purposes (eg creating a competing business concept)
- To link to the website from your or another website without seeking pre-approval
- To copy any content of this website for any purposes – you need to seek prior written consent
Using our website means respecting all applicable laws and regulations. It is important that Intellectual Property Rights, trademarks, copyrights, patents and rights of third parties are understood to make informed decisions.
The following activities will be reported, and the necessary legal actions will take place:
- Abusive communication
- Threatening or hateful
Information on this website is provided for general information and orientation. Please check this page and our policies from time to time to take notice of any changes we made. We will not be liable to you if for any reason The Royal Standard site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
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Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site and our administrator updates the website regularly – we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether expressed or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
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