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Privacy Statement

 Atlantic Compliance Ltd is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

It is the intention of this privacy statement to explain to you the information practices of Atlantic Compliance Ltd in relation to the information we collect about you and other users.

For the purposes of the GDPR the data controller is:

Atlantic Compliance Ltd

9 Sandyford Office Park,
Sandyford, Dublin 18.

info@atlanticcompliance.eu

+353 (0)1 533 4686

Please read this Statement carefully as this sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

Who are we?

 Atlantic Compliance Ltd. is an experienced Data Protection Consultancy. We advise and support clients in becoming data compliant, a requirement under new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). Our data protection services range from initial assessments to new business processes, training and representation.

Our Data Protection Officer / GDPR Owner and data protection representatives can be contacted directly here:

 Why do Atlantic Compliance need to collect and store personal data?

In order for us to provide you with the results of our GDPR Audits and Workshop follow up we may need to collect personal data. In any event, we are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.

In terms of being contacted for marketing purposes Atlantic Compliance will contact you for additional consent.

How will Atlantic Compliance use the personal data it collects about me?

Atlantic Compliance will process (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will endeavor to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary.

Atlantic Compliance is required to retain information in accordance with the law. How long certain kinds of personal data should be kept may also be governed by specific business-sector requirements and agreed practices. Personal data may be held in addition to these periods depending on individual business needs.

Under what circumstances will Atlantic Compliance contact me?

Our aim is not to be intrusive, and we undertake not to ask irrelevant or unnecessary questions. Moreover, the information you provide will be subject to rigorous measures and procedures to minimise the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure.

Why we are processing your data?

Our reason and purpose for processing your personal data is:

  • We need to process your personal data to complete the GDPR Audits,

where you, as a business customer of Atlantic Compliance will hold personal data of your own clients – we would ask you to complete our Non Disclosure contract.

  • We have your consent

Special Categories of personal data

If we collect any special categories of personal data (e.g. health, religious beliefs, racial, ethic origin – financial information is not classified as special categories of personal data) – we will ensure the below

  • we will obtain your explicit consent

Who are we sharing your data with?

Atlantic Compliance ensures that if we share your data with a third party we will be fair and transparent in that processing. In the unlikely event that we share your data we will inform you at the beginning of the engagement.

We will disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

If we transfer personal data to a third party or outside the EU we as the data controller will ensure the recipient (processor or another controller) has provided the appropriate safeguards and on condition that enforceable data subject rights and effective legal remedies for you the data subject are available.

Data Subjects Rights:

Atlantic Compliance facilitate the data subject’s rights in line with our Data Protection Policy and the subject access request procedure. This is available on request

  • Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.
  • Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.
  • Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict the processing.
  • Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.
  • Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.
  • Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.
  • Right to judicial review: in the event that Organisation Name refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. You have the right to complain as outlined in clause 3.6 below.

All of the above requests will be forwarded on should there be a third party involved as we have indicated in the processing of your personal data.

Additional information we are providing you with to ensure we are transparent and fair with our processing

Retention of your personal data

Data will not be held for longer than is necessary for the purpose(s) for which they were obtained. Atlantic Compliance will process personal data in accordance with our retention schedule. This retention schedule has been governed by our and our internal governance.

In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by Atlantic Compliance or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority and Atlantic Compliance. Please contact: info@atlanticcompliance.eu

If we are collecting your data for a statutory requirement or to fulfill a contract and you cannot provide this data the consequences of this could mean the contract cannot be completed or details are incorrect.

Additional Processing

If we intend to further process your personal data for a purpose other than for which the data was collected, we will provide this information prior to processing this data.

If we have received your personal data from another source we will endeavor to share with you:

  • one month of obtaining the personal data, in accordance with the specific circumstances of the processing;
  • at the first instance of communicating in circumstances where the personal data is used to communicate with the data subject;
  • when personal data is first disclosed in circumstances where the personal data is disclosed to another recipient.

The above will not apply when:

  • If you already have the information;
  • If the provision of the above information proves impossible or would involve an excessive effort
  • If obtaining or disclosure of personal data is expressly identified by Member State law; or
  • If personal data must remain confidential subject to an obligation of professional secrecy regulated by Member State law, including a statutory obligation of secrecy.
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