Picky Pencil Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, maintain and disclose information collected from customers and prospective customers with regards to our “services”. Services refers to the features that we offer, including our website and illustrative services. This privacy policy applies to the site www.pickypencil.com and all products and services offered by Picky Pencil.

Picky Pencil can be contacted by email at lyn@pickypencil.com, or by post at 30 knock view stuartfield AB42 5TQ

How Picky Pencil Collects and Uses Your Data

Picky Pencil collects personal data in a number of ways and uses this data for a variety of purposes, as outlined in the table below:

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Your Rights

As per applicable data protection laws, you may have the right to access the personal information about you that Picky Pencil processes.

You can request from us information about:

  • The personal data we hold about you

  • The purposes of the processing of your personal data

  • Details regarding whom your personal data has/will be disclosed to or the criteria for the disclosure

  • How long we retain your personal data

  • In cases where your data was not collected directly from you, information regarding the source of the data.

 

You may also request the following:

  • That we delete your personal data

  • That we update any inaccurate or incomplete data about you

  • That we make your personal data portable

 

We only hold accurate, complete and up-to-date personal information about you; therefore, we strongly encourage you to contact us for correcting any incomplete or inaccurate data. You may also object to our processing of your data.

 

You may request any actions regarding your rights by contacting us at the contact details above.

 

To ensure that your data is protected, if you request to exercise your rights, we will first require you to verify your identity before we can respond to your request.

We regularly review all data that is supplied and obtained to enable us to delete data which is not necessary or no longer needed. We do this in line with our Data Retention Policy detailed below.

You have the right to complain to your supervisory authority if you have concerns about how we have processed your data or responded to a data subject request, though we always encourage you to contact us first to resolve matters internally. You can find the contact details for your supervisory authority here.

 

How we protect your information

We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised manner, altered or disclosed.

Whilst we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, you acknowledge that the use of the Internet is not entirely secure and for this reason, we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data or other information that is transferred from you or to you via the Internet.

 

Sharing your personal information

We may engage third-party service providers to help us operate our business or to administer activities on our behalf, such as for processing payments. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes as per this policy. We only engage with trusted third parties, each of which are held to high standards with regard data protection obligations and security.

 

How Long and Where We Retain Your Data

We only retain your accurate, complete and up to date personal information for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which your data was collected in the first place.  For further details on our data retention periods, please contact us at the details above.

 

International Transfers

Our business is built on commonly available software tools and solutions, in some cases, there may be an international transfer of data to our providers located around the world, such as Microsoft. We take steps to ensure that the necessary level of protection for these transfers is applied in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. In the case where we transfer your data to providers outside of the EU and UK, we ensure that appropriate safeguards are in place, such as Standard Contractual Clauses.

Third Party Extensions and Links

You will have access to third party services and technical integrations as part of your use of our website. You may also gain access to third party links through our website that leads to websites that we do not own or operate. We have no control over the operation of sites accessible through third party links, and the decision to follow these links is completely optional. 

Social media links via graphics

We also integrate the following social media sites into our website. The integration takes place via a linked graphic of the respective site. The use of these graphics stored on our own servers prevents the automatic connection to the servers of these networks for their display. Only by clicking on the corresponding graphic will you be forwarded to the service of the respective social network.

Once you click, that network may record information about you and your visit to our site. It cannot be ruled out that such data will be processed in the United States.

Initially, this data includes such things as your IP address, the date and time of your visit, and the page visited. If you are logged into your user account on that network, however, the network operator might assign the information collected about your visit to our site to your personal account. If you interact by clicking Like, Share, etc., this information can be stored in your personal user account and possibly posted on the respective network. To prevent this, you need to log out of your social media account before clicking on the graphic. The various social media networks also offer settings that you can configure accordingly.

 

The following social networks are integrated into our site by linked graphics:

 Pinterest

Pinterest Inc., 651 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.

Privacy Policy: https://policy.pinterest.com/en-gb/privacy-policy

Facebook

Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

Privacy Policy: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Instagram

Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

Privacy Policy: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

 LinkedIn

LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 USA.

Privacy Policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Changes to this privacy policy

Picky Pencil has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will notify customers of any significant changes which may affect your rights.

 

This document was last updated in August 2021