General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (T+C) G#16934

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
About:


National Green Specification Ltd. (Data Controller) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This GDPR notice provides information about personal data (information) that we may hold about you, how it is used and how you can limit, control or decline its use.

Who we are:

  • Brian Murphy trading as Architectural Specification Writing Services (ASWS)
  • Brian Murphy trading as National Green Specification (NGS)
  • Green Specification Ltd. trading as National Green Specification Ltd. (NGSL)
  • Green Building Encyclopaedia (GBE) Website and Service Provider
  • Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan in Social Media @BrianSpecMan @GBEGreenBuilding

 

We collect and use personal information about you and your organisation in connection with our business activities as:

  • Specification Consultancy
  • Environmental Consultancy
  • University Lecturer
  • CPD Provider
  • Event Speaker
  • Green Building Encyclopaedia (multi award winning) Information Dissemination Website

 

We are now regulated under the General Data Protective Regulation (GDPR) which applies across the European Union including in the United Kingdom, for which purpose we are known as the Data Controller.

 

By submitting your information to Brian Murphy, BrianSpecMan, ASWS, & NGSL, by business card, email, use of the GBE website or otherwise, you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy.

 

Data and Information Collection

 

How long have we been collecting information?

  • Brian Murphy trading as Architectural Specification Writing Services ASWS since 1982
  • Brian Murphy trading as National Green Specification NGS since 2001
  • Previously regulated under the Data Protection Act since 2001
    • For NGS’s GreenSpec website
    • For NGSL’s Green Building Encyclopaedia website since 2014

 

What information do we collect about you?

  • We strive to collect only the minimum personal data that we need to deliver our services to you and to others.
  • But our service demand extraction for non-personal information from your public domain sources
  • The information we collect may differ depending on how we collect it.
  • Some non-personal information is collected and protected under Non Disclosure Agreements (NDA)

 

It has been extracted from:

  • Business card (exchanged on the basis of both parties wanting to be kept in touch with future developments)
  • Emails (you wanting to keep us informed of your current and future developments)
  • Correspondence letters and compliment slips
  • Social media connections, text messages
  • Websites
  • Literature
  • Verbally

 

This data may include:

  • Organisation
    • Name
    • Address
    • Telephone, fax, email, website
    • Social media sites
  • Your
    • Name(s)
    • Address
    • Mobile number
    • Job title
    • Email address
  • First Contact:
    • When (Year or date)
    • Where (Event)
    • Introductions by others or to others
  • Services or Product
    • Manufacturer/Supplier/Server/Service Provider/Installer/Applicator
    • Specification reference Common Arrangement of Work Section (CAWS)
    • Product References
    • Product Applications
  • Notes:
    • From correspondence about

 

We may use any information collected for the following:

  • To compile information of companies offering relevant materials, products and services
  • If the company is a potential Prospect:
    • Potential for inclusion in:
    • GBE website
    • Project specifications
      • Including project specific Representative contact details
    • Product Specifications to place in public domain (websites)
      • Not including Representative Contact details, unless requested to do so
    • Product Data Sheet
    • Product Passports
    • Numerous related services offered by GBE
  • For Email & Online App delivered Newsletters
    • To Potential GBE Website users
      • Students/Designers/Specifiers/Housing/Local Authorities/etc.
    • To Prospects
      • Manufacturer/Supplier/Server/Service Provider/Installer/Applicator
    • To have access to company contacts to seek further information and arrange meetings
    • To obtain quotations on behalf clients from other service providers
    • Internal record keeping
    • To provide quotations for NGS Ltd. NGS, ASWS and GBE Services
    • To invoice for services provided

 

Access to your information

  • You may contact NGS Ltd. at any time to check the accuracy of any details that we hold relating to you.
  • If you would like a copy of your personal information, please contact Brian Murphy
  • E BrianSpecMan@icloud.com
  • NGS Ltd. 91 Oakleigh Drive, Orton Longueville, Peterborough, PE2 7AR (Registered Office)

 

Disclosing Information

  • We do use on-line email service (Mailchimp) where your contacts details are used to enable this private email newsletter service on a public platform
    • First and last name, email address and address book subgroups e.g. (Designers/Manufacturer/Housing/LA/etc.)
    • This service ensures your details are private to NGS Ltd. alone.
    • MailChimp is certified to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.
    • We may uses Eventbrite as a ticketing service for some events.
    • Eventbrite, Inc is Privacy Shield certified which means that it self-certifies to protect Personal Data from the EEA, Switzerland and the UK in accordance with established data privacy principles.
    • When we carryout joint event campaigns with others e.g. The Green Register (TGR) Association for Environment Conscious Building (AECB) we each send the same event information via each parties independent email services and direct replies transparently to only one event organising party, where your details will be held to enable the organisation of the event and distribution of confirmation emails, posting tickets or emailing e-tickets.
    • We do not share our contact list with anyone else for marketing or any other purposes.
  • We use social media where we try to synchronise with and contact more of our contacts list
  • We do not disclose any other personal information about you to other third parties
  • If in future we had reason to want to strengthen our reach by other means we would not do so without your knowledge and your consent.

 

Retention and disposal of personal information

  • We will only keep your personal information in our records for as long as it is need to fulfil the identified purposes, or as required or permitted by law
  • If we discover it has become out of date we will delete it.
  • Personal information will be destroyed when no longer required.
  • If you would like your details removed from our database, please:
    • unsubscribe from Mailchimp emails using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email
    • or request removal at any time by replying to an email to BrianSpecMan@icloud.com

Cookies

  • A cookie is a piece of data sent to a website user’s browser and stored on a user’s hard drive, tied to session information about the user.
  • On the GBE website, cookies are used to remember your shopping cart contents within the “shop” section.
  • We also make use of Google Analytics, to help measure the usage of our site. Google analytic cookies are used to collect information about how visitors, like yourself, use our website.
  • This information is collected in an anonymous form and is only used to inform us how the site can be improved.
  • We do not use any third-party advertising or tracking cookies.
  • No personally identifiable information is stored in the cookie and all cookies can be cleared using your web browser preferences.

 

Future Updates:

  • NGSL may from time to time modify the terms of this policy and any changes will be posted on this page.

© GBE NGS ASWS Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan
27th May 2018

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
See Also:


National Green Specification Ltd.

  • Brian Murphy trading as Architectural Specification Writing Services (ASWS)
  • Brian Murphy trading as National Green Specification (NGS)
  • Nat. Green Specification Ltd. trading as National Green Specification Ltd. (NGSL)
  • Green Building Encyclopaedia (GBE) Website and Service Provider
  • Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan in Social Media @BrianSpecMan @GBEGreenBuilding
  • Specification Consultancy
  • Environmental Consultancy
  • University Lecturer
  • CPD Provider
  • Event Speaker
  • Green Building Encyclopaedia (multi award winning) Information Dissemination Website
  • Brian Murphy trading as Architectural Specification Writing Services ASWS since 1982
  • Brian Murphy trading as National Green Specification NGS since 2001
  • Previously regulated under the Data Protection Act since 2001
    • For NGS’s GreenSpec website
    • For NGSL’s Green Building Encyclopaedia website since 2014

 

  • Business card (exchanged on the basis of both parties wanting to be kept in touch with future developments)
  • Emails (you wanting to keep us informed of your current and future developments)
  • Correspondence letters and compliment slips
  • Social media connections, text messages
  • Websites
  • Literature
  • Verbally
  • Services or Product
    • Manufacturer/Supplier/Server/Service Provider/Installer/Applicator
    • Specification reference Common Arrangement of Work Section (CAWS)
    • Product References
    • Product Applications
    • GBE website
    • Project specifications
      • Including project specific Representative contact details
    • Product Specifications to place in public domain (websites)
      • Not including Representative Contact details, unless requested to do so
    • Product Data Sheet
    • Product Passports
    • Numerous related services offered by GBE
  • Newsletters
    • To Potential GBE Website users
      • Students/Designers/Specifiers/Housing/Local Authorities/etc.To Prospects
        • Manufacturer/Supplier/Server/Service Provider/Installer/Applicator

Access to your information

  • Brian Murphy
  • E BrianSpecMan@icloud.com
  • NGS Ltd. 91 Oakleigh Drive, Orton Longueville, Peterborough, PE2 7AR (Registered Office)

Disclosing Information

    • MailChimp
    • Eventbrite
    • The Green Register (TGR)
    • Association for Environment Conscious Building (AECB)
    • We do not share our contact list with anyone else for marketing or any other purposes.
  • GBE website,
  • Google Analytic

© GBE NGS ASWS Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan
27th May 2018

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