Data Protection Policy
At theedinburghweddingguide.com, we are committed to protecting the privacy and personal data of our website visitors and customers. This Data Protection Policy outlines how we collect, use, store, and protect your personal information in compliance with applicable data protection laws.
2. Data Collection
We may collect the following types of personal data from our website visitors and customers:
- Name, email address, and contact information provided voluntarily through contact forms or newsletter subscriptions.
- Information provided when submitting listings or advertisements, such as business name, contact details, and description.
- Website usage data collected through cookies and similar technologies to improve our website and enhance user experience.
3. Purpose of Data Collection
We collect and process personal data for the following purposes:
- To provide information and services requested by our website visitors and customers.
- To communicate with our website visitors and customers, respond to inquiries, and provide customer support.
- To improve our website, products, and services based on feedback and user preferences.
- To send newsletters, marketing communications, and promotional offers, subject to obtaining prior consent where required.
4. Data Storage and Security
We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the security and confidentiality of your personal data. This includes:
- Storing personal data on secure servers and databases with restricted access.
- Implementing encryption and secure transfer protocols to protect data during transmission.
- Regularly monitoring and updating security measures to address potential vulnerabilities.
5. Data Sharing and Third Parties
We do not sell, rent, or share your personal data with third parties for marketing purposes. However, we may share personal data with trusted service providers or business partners who assist us in delivering our services, subject to their compliance with applicable data protection laws.
6. Data Retention
We retain personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. We regularly review our data retention practices to ensure compliance with legal obligations.
7. Rights of Data Subjects
You have the right to access, rectify, and delete your personal data held by us. If you wish to exercise these rights or have any questions regarding our data protection practices, please contact us using the information provided below.
We may update this Data Protection Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our data processing practices or legal requirements. We encourage you to review this policy periodically for any updates.
9. Contact Information
If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Data Protection Policy or our data protection practices, please contact us at:
The Edinburgh Wedding Guide
By using our website and services, you consent to the terms outlined in this Data Protection Policy.
Date of Last Update: 18/06/23