As many of you will be aware, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018.
I am considered to be a data controller and a data processor under the regulations.
I am therefore required to comply with the principles of the GDPR and ensure that your data is held securely,
is not processed in a manner that is incompatible with the reason for which it was collected, is kept up to date, etc.
I can confirm that:
No personal data or information shall be requested or collected when visitng www.walkieswithnick.uk.
Should you be prompted for any information, please end your web browsing session and report to the propietor of Walkies with Nick,
who can be reached on the telephone number or social media channels linked at the top of this site.
Each client receives a digital record of their contract with Walkies with Nick for their records.
The information & personal data I collect about my clients is details such as; Names, Addresses, Phone Numbers, Registered Vet.
My clients’ information is held in a secure building and not kept on my person or vehicle.
Information collected about my clients and their pet(s) is solely for my personal records & knowledge.
Clients information is kept for as long as they require the use of any services offered by Walkies with Nick.
This includes on going regular service, ad-hoc service, single use service.
Beyond these instances, clients information is kept for a period of 3 years in line with GDPR.
Should clients no longer require the services of Walkies with Nick
(e.g. the client has moved away and will no longer require my services,
or I have not had any contact with a client for a period of 24 months or more, termination of service by any party) -
Clients reserve the right to have their contract with Walkies with Nick destroyed after the required 3 year period.
This will include shredding any paper records I hold and deleting contact details from my phone.
My mobile phone is secured by a pass code and finger print technology to prevent unauthorised access to clients’ phone details.
I will never pass client details on to a third party without their prior permission to do so.
I do not send out unsolicited emails or messages in any format, nor do I pass my clients email addresses or any other details on to third
If any of my clients wish to clarify any of the above points or discuss this further with me, please do get in touch with me.