Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy2019-01-17T14:05:36+00:00

Introduction

1.1  We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and service users.

1.2  This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personaldata of our website visitors and service users; in other words, where we determine the purposesand means of the processing of that personal data.

1.3  We use cookies on our website. Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for theprovision of arfanhusain.com, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you firstvisit our website.

1.4  In this policy, “we”, “us” and “our” refer to arfanhusain.com.[ For more information aboutus, see Section 13.]

Credit

2.1  This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (https://seqlegal.com).

How we use your personal data

3.1  In this Section 3 we have set out:

  • the general categories of personal data that we may process;
  • in the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, the source andspecific categories of that data;
  • the purposes for which we may process personal data; and
  • the legal bases of the processing.

3.2  We may process data about your use of our website and services (“usage data“). Theusage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version,operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, aswell as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source ofthe usage data is [our analytics tracking system]. This usage data may be processed for thepurposes of analyzing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing isour legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our website and services.

3.3  We may process your account data (“account data“). The account data may include yourname and email address. The source of the account data is you or your employer. The accountdata may be processed for the purposes of operating our website, providing our services,ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of our databases and communicating with you. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namelythe proper administration of our website and business.

3.4  We may process your information included in your personal profile on our website (“profiledata“). The profile data may include your name, address, telephone number, email address,profile pictures, gender, date of birth, relationship status, interests and hobbies, educationaldetails, and employment details. The profile data may be processed for the purposes ofenabling and monitoring your use of our website and services. The legal basis for thisprocessing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website andbusiness OR the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at yourrequest, to enter into such a contract.

3.5  We may process your personal data that are provided in the course of the use of ourservices (“service data“). The service data may include Name, address, phone number, emailaddress, location, and employment. The source of the service data is you or your employer. Theservice data may be processed for the purposes of operating our website, providing ourservices, ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of ourdatabases and communicating with you. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimateinterests, namely the proper administration of our website and business OR the performance ofa contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such acontract.

3.6  We may process information that you post for publication on our website or through ourservices (“publication data“). The publication data may be processed for the purposes ofenabling such publication and administering our website and services. The legal basis for thisprocessing is our legitimate interests, namely [the proper administration of our website andbusiness OR the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at yourrequest, to enter into such a contract.

3.7  We may process information contained in any inquiry you submit to us regarding goodsand/or services (“inquiry data“). The inquiry data may be processed for the purposes of offering,marketing, and selling relevant goods and/or services to you.

3.8  We may process information relating to our customer relationships, including customercontact information (“customer relationship data“). The customer relationship data may includeyour name, your employer, your job title or role, your contact details, and information containedin communications between us and you or your employer. The source of the customerrelationship data is you or your employer. The customer relationship data may be processed forthe purposes of managing our relationships with customers, communicating with customers,keeping records of those communications and promoting our products and services tocustomers. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the propermanagement of our customer relationships.

3.9  We may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods andservices, that you enter into with us and/or through our website (“transaction data“). Thetransaction data may include your contact details, your card details, and the transaction details.The transaction data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased goods andservices and keeping proper records of those transactions. The legal basis for this processing isthe performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enterinto such a contract and our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of ourwebsite and business.

We use third party service PayPal to process transactions.https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

3.10  We may process information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to ouremail notifications and/or newsletters (“notification data“). The notification data may beprocessed for the purposes of sending you the relevant notifications and/or newsletters. Thelegal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/ortaking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.

3.11  We may process information contained in or relating to any communication that you sendto us (“correspondence data“). The correspondence data may include the communicationcontent and metadata associated with the communication. Our website will generate themetadata associated with communications made using the website contact forms. Thecorrespondence data may be processed for the purposes of communicating with you andrecord-keeping. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the properadministration of our website and business and communications with users.

3.12  We may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary forthe establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in anadministrative or out-of-court procedure. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimateinterests, namely the protection and assertion of our legal rights, your legal rights and the legalrights of others.

3.13  We may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary forthe purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, or obtainingprofessional advice. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely theproper protection of our business against risks.

3.14  In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data set outin this Section 3, we may also process any of your personal data where such processing isnecessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protectyour vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

3.15  Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to us, unless we prompt you to do so.

Providing your personal data to others

4.1  We may disclose your personal data to our insurers and/or professional advisers insofaras reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage,managing risks, obtaining professional advice, or the establishment, exercise or defense of legalclaims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.

4.3  Financial transactions relating to our website and services are OR may be handled by ourpayment services providers, [Paypal.com]. We will share transaction data with our paymentservices providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments,refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such paymentsand refunds. You can find information about the payment services providers’ privacy policiesand practices at https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

4.4  In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 4, we maydisclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legalobligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interestsof another natural person. We may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure isnecessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in courtproceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.

Retaining and deleting personal data

5.1  This Section 5 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed tohelp ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion ofpersonal data.

5.2  Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longerthan is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

5.3  We will retain your personal data as follows:

  • Email address, phone, name, birth date, employment, address, occupation, and inquirysummary will be retained for the lifetime of the business.

5.4  Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 5, we may retain your personal datawhere such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we aresubject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

Amendments

6.1  We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.6.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to
this policy.

Your rights

8.1  In this Section 8, we have summarized the rights that you have under data protection law.Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in our summaries.Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities fora full explanation of these rights.8.2 Your principal rights under data protection law are:

  • the right to access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure;
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to object to processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
  • the right to withdraw consent.

8.3  You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal dataand, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information.That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories ofpersonal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights andfreedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The firstcopy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee.You can access your personal data by sending a request to arfan@arfanhusain.com.

8.4  You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, takinginto account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about youcompleted.

8.5  In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data withoutundue delay. Those circumstances include: [the personal data are no longer necessary inrelation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; you withdrawconsent to consent-based processing; you object to the processing under certain rules ofapplicable data protection law; the processing is for direct marketing purposes; and the personal data have been unlawfully processed]. However, there are exclusions of the right to erasure.The general exclusions include where processing is necessary: [for exercising the right offreedom of expression and information; for compliance with a legal obligation; or for theestablishment, exercise or defense of legal claims].

8.6  In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data.Those circumstances are: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing is unlawfulbut you oppose erasure; we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of ourprocessing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defense of legalclaims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Whereprocessing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue to store your personal data.However, we will only otherwise process it: with your consent; for the establishment, exercise ordefense of legal claims; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or forreasons of important public interest.

8.7  You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on grounds relating toyour particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that theprocessing is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in theexercise of any official authority vested in us; or the purposes of the legitimate interests pursuedby us or by a third party. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personalinformation unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing whichoverride your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exerciseor defense of legal claims.

8.8  You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketingpurposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make such an objection, wewill cease to process your personal data for this purpose.

8.9  You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for scientific orhistorical research purposes or statistical purposes on grounds relating to your particularsituation, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out forreasons of public interest.

8.10  To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is:

  • consent; or
  • that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are partyor in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract,and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive yourpersonal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However,this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.

8.11  If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data protectionlaws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible fordata protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your placeof work or the place of the alleged infringement.

8.12  To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information isconsent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect thelawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.

8.13  You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice tous, in addition to the other methods specified in this Section 8.

About cookies

9.1  A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by aweb server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to theserver each time the browser requests a page from the server.

9.2  Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie willbe stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by theuser before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of theuser session, when the web browser is closed.

9.3  Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, butpersonal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in andobtained from cookies.

Cookies used by our service providers

10.1  Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computerwhen you visit our website.

Managing cookies

11.1  Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methodsfor doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtainup-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

  • https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en(Chrome);
  • https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences(Firefox);
  • http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/(Opera);
  • https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies(Internet Explorer);
  • https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411(Safari); and
  • https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy(Edge).

11.2  Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

11.3  If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

Our details

12.1  This website is owned and operated by Arfan Husain.

12.2  We are registered in United States

12.3  You can contact us:

  • [using our website contact form];
  • by email, using the email address published on our website from time to time.

Data protection officer

14.1  Our data protection officer’s contact details are: arfan@arfanhusain.com