Privacy Notice

Your personal data

​Capital Translations acts as a data controller and as such has contractual reasons for obtaining, processing and storing personal data you provide to us as a private individual or a representative of your company.

​​Collection of your data

​Capital Translations only collects your data directly from you. It does not use third parties to obtain your personal data.

Categories of data subjects

​Capital Translations holds data on clients, suppliers, data processors and potential clients for legitimate interests.

Categories of personal data

Personal data collected may include your name, postal address, email address, telephone number, company number, VAT number, payment and delivery conditions, financial and bank account details.

Principles of processing

Article 5 of the GDPR requires that personal data is:

Lawful basis for processing your data

Capital Translations collects your personal data in order to perform the services you request or to take steps prior to fulfilling that request, only to the extent that is necessary.

This provides a legitimate and lawful basis, pursuant to Article 6(1)(b) of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 – commonly known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – for the processing of your personal data.

Personal data contained within documents for translation

​Due to the nature of its work, Capital Translations also holds personal data which may be present in the documents you provide in order to perform the services you request.

​As the primary data controller, it is your obligation to ensure that you have consent from the data subject whose personal data is contained in any communications or documents that you send.

​Capital Translations does not extract personal data in such communications or documents for processing outside the context of the services you request.

Use of your data

​All the personal data contained in any communications or documents that you send in order to perform the services you request is processed by Capital Translations itself or by an authorised subcontractor who has signed a data processing agreement.

Retention of personal data

​Capital Translations will retain your personal data until it ceases trading or you exercise your right to erasure as mentioned below.

Your rights

​Capital Translations takes precautionary steps to guarantee the security, integrity and confidentiality of your personal data in compliance with the GDPR, in relation to the processing of personal data.

The GDPR grants you several rights with regard to your personal data that is processed by Capital Translations under the lawful basis mentioned above:

​In order to exercise any of the rights above, you must make a formal request to Capital Translations in writing. Capital Translations may require you to verify your identity beforehand. Capital Translations will respond to you in writing within one month of receiving your request.

If you wish to raise a complaint on how Capital Translations has handled your personal data, please contact us. Capital Translations will respond to you in writing within one month.

​If you are not satisfied with the response or believe your personal data is not being processed in accordance with the law, you can raise a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

​This Privacy Notice enters into force on 25 May 2018 and will be reviewed as and when necessary.

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