OD Change Consulting’s Privacy Policy

This privacy policy notice provides details of OD Change Consulting Limited policies and practices in relation to data obtained through the operation of  www.odchange.co.uk and www.odchange.com.

Both these sites are served by OD Change Consulting Limited, 39 Carrs Meadow, Escrick, York, YO19 6JZ and govern the privacy of those who use them. The policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information while browsing or using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations. If you do not agree to the policy you may wish to cease viewing / using these websites.

Policy key definitions:

  • “I”, “our”, “us”, or “we” refer to the business OD Change Consulting Limited.
  • “you”, “the user” refer to the person(s) using these websites.
  • GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
  • PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.
  • ICO means Information Commissioner’s Office.
  • Cookies mean small files stored on a user’s computer or device.

Processing of your personal data

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.  We are exempt from registration in the ICO Data Protection Register because we do not process any of your information electronically.

We process your information from using Google Analytics to help us identify how our users find our website and what areas of the site are most viewed.  This helps us improve the structure and content of our site and helps us select the more appropriate sites to post blogs and articles.  No personal data is retained through this process.

If you use our website to contact us we will hold a secure record of the information you provide and we will continue to process your information for targeted marketing purposes until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists.

We do not share your information with third parties.

If the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.

Your individual rights

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in detail here;

  • the right to be informed;
  • the right of access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure;
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to object; and
  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

You also have the right to complain to the ICO [www.ico.org.uk] if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

Internet cookies

We use cookies on this website to provide you with a better user experience. We do this by placing a small text file on your device / computer hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen particular messages that we display.  Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website.

We use a cookie control system which allows you to accept the use of cookies, and control which cookies are saved to your device / computer. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options.

Data security and protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.

Transparent Privacy Explanations

We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.

Sponsored links, affiliate tracking & commissions

Our website does not use adverts, sponsored or affiliate links.

Email marketing messages & subscription

Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the “Processing of your personal data” above.

Any email marketing messages we send are created by us and we do not use email marketing service providers.  All our messaging is manually created to ensure that any such contact is relevant and appropriate to previously identified interests and locations.

Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences.