1. Data Protection
All personal information provided by visitors is treated in the strictest confidence under the terms of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and any relevant subsequent legislation.
2. Information we collect and our purpose
We collect data from you when you sign up to become a member of Webster Buchanan's Global Payroll Research Network. The data includes your name, organization, position, country, and email address. If you choose to, you may also provide your telephone number. The lawful basis under which we collect your data as a member of Webster Buchanan's Global Payroll Research Network is consent and by signing up to become a member of Webster Buchanan's Global Payroll Research Network, you give your consent to Webster Buchanan to collect and hold this information.
We also collect your billing address from you if you use our online payment service at Webster Buchanan’s store. Once you complete the preliminary steps of the ordering process, the rest of your transaction will be managed by our third party payment partner, Shopify, using their secure online payment facilities. Shopify will collect credit card and associated information directly from you in order to process your credit card transaction. The lawful basis under which Shopify collects your data is to execute a contract into which you enter when you request to make a purchase.
When you visit our website, we may send cookies to your computer. These cookies are designed to improve your experience at the website: for example, they may help us to recognize you when you visit the site and pre-populate your username when you are asked to log in.
3. How we may share information
If you use our online store your credit card transaction will be managed by one of our third party payment partners, Shopify.co.uk or Shopify.com, using their secure online payment facilities. These partners will collect credit card and associated information directly from you in order to process your credit card transaction.
If you elect to pay for our services by invoice rather than through our online payment service, relevant information such as your name, email address, billing address and/or telephone number may be shared in confidence with our third party accounting service provider(s) for the sole purpose of collecting and processing your payment.
We will not disclose your name, company details, email address, or any other personal information to other third parties except:
- To our professional advisers for the purpose of obtaining professional advice
- To third party partner(s) who work for Webster Buchanan under the terms of a confidentiality agreement: for example, contractors who manage our website or who help us manage our events
- To a purchaser in the event of a sale of the whole or a relevant part of our business
- Where required to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request
4. Data storage
Data relating to your subscription is stored (a) on servers in the United States of America by a reputable third party hosting company under contract to Webster Buchanan Research Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Webster Buchanan Research Ltd, and/or (b) on servers in the United Kingdom by a reputable third party hosting company under contract to Webster Buchanan Research Ltd. Appropriate technical and organizational measures have been taken in order to prevent unauthorized or unlawful processing and disclosure of personal data.
5. Your rights
You have a number of rights under the GDPR with regards to your data. This includes the right to be informed, the right of access, the right to rectification, erasure, to restrict processing, the right to portability and the right to object. You also have rights in relation to automated profiling and decision making.
You may review the information you have submitted to Webster Buchanan Research by contacting us, whereby you may also exercise your other rights. If you wish to withrdaw your consent at any point, or if you have any other queries or concerns about data privacy likewise you should contact us.
6. Privacy review and data breach