Privacy

This privacy policy was last updated on: 24/05/2018

Who Are we?

The Mothership Group is a collection of companies ran by entrepreneurs that aim to use technology to break into different industries and offer disruptive solutions, We are UK based and our registered head office is based in Liverpool, The Landing Pad, 49 Jamaica Street, Liverpool, L1 0AH.

 

What does this policy cover?

We take your personal data very seriously, and this policy:

 

  • Sets out the types of personal data that we collect
  • Explains how and why we collect and use your personal data
  • Explains how long we keep your personal data for
  • Explains when, why and with who we share your personal data
  • Sets out the legal basis we have for using your personal data
  • Explains the effect of refusing to provide the personal data requested
  • Explains the different rights and choices you have when it comes to your personal data;

and explains how we may contact you and how you can contact us.

 

 

What personal data we collect

We collect public contact information on companies that may benefit from what one of our companies may offer.

 

 

Where do we  collect personal data?

Personal data is collected from publicly available sources, such as:

  • A conference both the prospectus hirer and The Mothership Group have attended
  • Media/News/Articles that list contact details of a company that may benefit from a service we offer
  • Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and any other social platform where a company has expressed or needs help with an issue that The Mothership Group could advise or help.
  • By reference or word of mouth, for example, you may be recommended by a friend/family member, a former employer, a current employer, a former/current employee or colleague.
  • From an agency/third party reaching out on your behalf.

How and why we use your information?

We use your information to reach out and make relationships that could turn into business opportunities or if we see something we know we can help with or one of our companies can help with.

 

How long do we keep your personal data for?

We only retain your information for as long as is necessary to use your data for the reasons outline above, or to comply with our legal obligations.

 

When determining the relevant retention periods, we will consider:

 

  • our contractual obligations and rights in relation to the information involved;
  • legal obligation(s) under applicable law to retain data for a certain period of time;
  • our legitimate interest where we have carried out a balancing test (see legal basis below);
  • statute of limitations under applicable law(s);
  • (potential) disputes;
  • if you have made a request to have your information deleted; and
  • guidelines issued by relevant data protection authorities.

 

Otherwise, we securely erase your information once it is no longer needed.

 

Who do we share your information with?

We may share some information that we have on you with one of our companies if we believe that a connection would be beneficial to you or one of our companies.

 

 

 

Legal Basis for processing your data

 

Legitimate interests: GDPR Article 6:F

 

This article permits the processing for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party.

It further states that you can process personal data without given consent if you have a genuine and legitimate reason (including commercial benefit), except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data.

 

The Mothership Group may collect the email address and name of clients/potential clients as we want to inform them of new products or services we are providing.   We may give this information to an organisation such as mail chimp who will send out our communication on our behalf.

What happens if you do not provide the data or request we stop processing your data?

If you do not provide us with the personal data required we not be able to connect or further our relationship with you.

 

If you withdraw consent, we will remove your from our system and will not be contacted again.

 

 Do we make automate decisions concerning you?

We do not carry out any automated profiling.

 

Do we transfer your data outside of the EEA?

The Mothership Group is a UK based company and all our companies work within the UK, and have servers located inside the EEA, so no data is moved outside of the EEA.   If it would arise that a company had their head office or offices based outside the EEA, The Mothership Group would ensure adequate data protection policies are in place, no less than what is required by the GDPR, to ensure the safety and integrity of your data, this data would only be transferred according to the above guidelines.

 

Keeping information secure

The importance of secure storage of your personal information is our main priority.  We exercise caution and great care when transmitting data we take all reasonable steps and keep up-to date with latest technological advances to be able to secure and protect your data.  Only employees who need access to your information in order to do their jobs are allowed access.  Any employee who violates our privacy and or security policies is subject to disciplinary action which ultimately may lead to dismissal and possible civil/criminal prosecution.  We take all reasonable steps to maintain and up-to date, accurate, complete, relevant for current workings and store securely.

The Mothership Group is committed to ensuring your information is secure, in order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have enforced physical, electronic and managerial procedures and processes to safe guard your information, we also take reasonable steps to ensure personal data is protected from misuse, inference, loss modification or disclosure.

 

 

What rights do you have regarding your data?

Whether you are aware or not, you have specific rights regarding your data and how it is used, the GDPR principles aim to move the focus more into your rights and how you exercise your rights should you wish to do so.

 

Right What does this mean?
The right to be informed You have the right to be provided with clear, transparent and easily understandable information about how we use your data and your rights in relation to the use of your data. That is the purpose of this privacy policy.
The right of access You have the right to obtain access to your information (if we’re processing it), and certain other information (like that provided in this Privacy Policy).  This is so you’re aware and can check that we’re using your information in accordance with data protection law.
The right to rectification You are entitled to have your information corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
The right to erasure This enables you to request the deletion or removal of your information where there is no compelling reason for us to continue using it. There are exceptions to the right to erasure.
The right to restrict processing You have rights to ‘block’ or suppress further use of your information. When processing is restricted, we can still store your information, but may not use it further. A note will be made on your record to ensure the restriction is respected in the future.
The right to data portability You have rights to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services. For example, if you decide to switch to a new provider, this enables you to move, copy or transfer your information easily between our IT systems and theirs safely and securely, without affecting its usability.
The right to object to processing You have the right to object to certain types of processing, including processing for direct marketing (i.e. if you no longer want to be contacted with potential opportunities).
The right to lodge a complaint You have the right to lodge a complaint about the way we handle or process your personal data with your national data protection regulator.
The right to withdraw consent If you have given your consent to anything we do with your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (although if you do so, it does not mean that anything we have done with your personal data with your consent up to that point is unlawful). This includes your right to withdraw consent to us using your personal data for marketing purposes.

 

 

Subject access requests may be made to The Mothership Group, as per the GDPR, if subsequent, baseless, repeated, or requests for further copies are received we may charge a reasonable fee to cover our administrative costs, alternatively we may be entitled to refuse to act upon your request.

 

 

Do we use cookies to collect your personal data?

No, we do not use any cookies to collect your personal data, and no personal data is stored in our cookies.  Please see our cookie policy for more information.

 

Third-parties

We do not and will not sell any of your collected personal information to outside parties.

 

Third-party links

From time to time, The Mothership Group make link independent articles or busuiness in content we send out. You will always be made aware when you are leaving moving away from content now owned by The Mothership Group You must check the privacy policy of these sites to ensure you are satisfied and happy to proceed.

 

 

How will we contact you?

We may contact you via Email, Phone, SMS, WhatsApp, App Notification, Social Media or in writing.

 

How can you contact us?

You can contact us in various different ways:

  • By email – Emailing hello@themothershipgroup.com
  • By post: Address, The Mothership Group, 49 Jamaica Street, Liverpool, L10AH