Witham and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry is based at c/o Visions of Witham Opticians, 94 Newland Street, Witham, Essex CM8 1AH.  We may process “personal data” (as defined in UK data protection legislation) as part of our administrative procedures.  Data may be stored/processed in manual and/or electronic format.  We utilise cloud-based services for storage and administrative services .  We consider privacy of personal information to be extremely important.  All feasible security measures are in place.  Data are kept whilst they are relevant to the reason for collection and/or if we are required to do so by UK law.  Once no longer needed, all data are destroyed by secure means.

Data may be shared with third parties as part of our contracted services and/or if we are required by law to do so.  We cannot accept any liability for any processing conducted by a third party outside our remit.

As part of our compliance, we have conducted a cookie audit on our website.  Cookies are internet files used by the system to view websites and their content.  We utilise analytical cookies to help us monitor and develop our site.  None of the cookies we use are intrusive on your system.  You are at liberty to turn off cookies through your browser but you should be aware that this may affect your viewing experience.

None of the above affects your rights under the legislation, in particular your right to access the data we hold on you.  If you wish to request a copy of your data, please submit it in writing/email to the organisation – details on our website.  You may request a copy of the personal information we may hold on you – this should be submitted in writing or email (details on the website).  Please include enough information to enable us to identify you and search for appropriate data.

If you are dissatisfied with this policy, have queries about our data protection procedures or wish to lodge a complaint, please contact the company in the first instance.  Thereafter you have the right to submit a complaint to the Supervisory Authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO): The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.