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8. Do you only process personal data for:

  • Staff administration (including payroll);

You only hold the personal information of the people you need to for your staff administration.

  • accounts or records (ie invoices and payments);

You only hold the personal information of the people you need to for your own accounts and records – for example information about past, existing or present customers or suppliers. 

The information is restricted to what is necessary for your accounts and records – for example name, address and credit card details. However, this doesn't include information processed by or obtained from credit reference agencies.

 

  • advertising, marketing and public relations (in connection with your own business activity). 

You only hold the personal information of the people you need to for your own advertising, marketing and public relations – for example information about past, existing or present customers or suppliers

The information is restricted to what is necessary for your advertising, marketing and public relations – for example, names, addresses and other identifiers

You only advertise and market your own goods and services