GDS Group Limited (GDS) head office is located at the following address:
Bristol (Head Office)
Queen Square House
18-21 Queen Square
Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”): Personal Data is defined as “any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person”.
The Data Controller is the individual and/or legal entity responsible for the processing of personal data in paper or electronic files. GDS is the data controller as defined by relevant controls data protection laws and regulation.
The lawful bases for processing are set out in Article 6 of the GDPR. At least one of these must apply whenever personal data is to be processed:
You can exercise your right to prevent processing by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may collect personal information from you in the following ways:
If you take one the steps mentioned above, we may collect and process personal information about you such as:
We never buy personal data from third parties or trade data with other companies. However, there are times when we must collect debt and we may share your information with our appointed debt collection agents.
We will share your personal data with our group companies and or partners (including those based outside the EEA) where it is in our legitimate interests to do so.
The data that we collect from you will be processed at our servers in the UK. It may also be processed by organisations operating in the EEA that GDS has instructed.
If Personal Data is transferred outside the UK or EEA to a country without a designated adequacy rating GDS will request the data subject’s consent before processing the data, unless the Processor’s Binding Corporate Rules and/or Model Clauses, stipulate that the data will be processed in accordance with GDPR.
Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
We will process any of your personal data, in accordance with our obligations under applicable data protection laws and regulations, for the following reasons: to provide you with the services you have requested; to comply with applicable laws and regulations; for administrative purposes; to assess enquiries; and to provide you with information about us and our services. If, at any time, you do not wish to receive further information about us and our services, contact us at email@example.com.
We retain the personal data processed by us in a live environment for as long as is considered necessary for the purpose(s) for which it was collected (including as required by applicable law or regulation.
In addition, personal data may be securely archived with restricted access and other appropriate safeguards where there is a need to continue to retain it.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply any agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of GDS, or others.
GDS may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.
Any complaints about our use of personal data, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) at https://ico.org.uk/
Information Commissioner’s Office
Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate)