This data protection and privacy notice provides information on how Mark Summers Ltd (also referred to in this notice as “we” or “us”) uses personal data relating to users of its websites and services (referred to in this notice as “you”). Our websites and services are referred to in this notice as the “Sites” and the “Services”.
This policy was last updated on 25/05/2018, in response to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation – referred to, throughout, as GDPR.
In order to conduct its business activities, it is necessary for us to act as a data processor with respect to gathering and using the personal data of individuals. These can include clients, suppliers, employees, models, actors, dancers, choreographers and other people the company has a relationship with or may need to contact. This policy sets out how we collect, use and protect any information you give us when you use this website and/or our services.
We are committed to safeguarding your privacy. Should we ask you to provide certain information, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this policy. We may be required to update this policy from time to time in order to remain legal and compliant. You should check this page periodically to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
We may collect the following information:
Street cast talent
Employees and Freelancers
For as long as is necessary after your involvement with us, we will need to process data about you. The kind of data that the Company will process includes:
We believe that those records used are consistent with the relationship between the Company and yourself and with the data protection principles. The data the Company holds will be for management and administrative use only but the Company may, from time to time, need to disclose some data it holds about you to relevant third parties (e.g. where legally obliged to do so by HM Revenue & Customs, where requested to do so by yourself for the purpose of giving a reference or in relation to maintenance support and/or the hosting of data in relation to the provision of insurance).
In some cases the Company may hold sensitive data, which is defined by the legislation as special categories of personal data, about you. For example, this could be information about health, racial or ethnic origin, criminal convictions, trade union membership, or religious beliefs. This information may be processed not only to meet the Company’s legal responsibilities but, for example, for purposes of personnel management and administration, suitability for employment, and to comply with equal opportunity legislation. Since this information is considered sensitive, the processing of which may cause concern or distress, you will be asked to give express consent for this information to be processed, unless the Company has a specific legal requirement to process such data.
Our lawful reason for processing your personal information will usually in the first instance be “legitimate interests”. Under this we can process your information if we have a genuine and legitimate business reason and we are not harming any of your rights and interests.
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service and in particular, for the following reasons:
Talent (including: models, dancers, actors etc.) & Street cast people
We require this information to understand the areas of work we can put you forward for and in particular, for the following reasons:
Any personal data held by us for marketing updates will be kept by us until such time that you notify us you no longer wish to receive this information.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure and protected against unauthorised or unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we use secure servers to store personal information. We also use the following software Campaign Monitor / Google Drive / Drop box / Filemaker Pro which are all GDPR compliant.
Personal data collected in paper form is stored in locked filing cabinets and shredded when no longer required
Despite all the controls we have put in place to address all the key GDPR principles, there is still always a risk a data breach may happen. In the unlikely event of this, the breach will be notified to all data subjects affected without undue delay. If appropriate, this will also be reported to the ICO within 72 hours of us becoming aware. The person who should be informed of any breaches Mark Summers (Director of Mark Summers Casting and Management Ltd) and is contactable by email at all times email@example.com
Our work for you may occasionally require us to pass your information to our clients for the purpose of possible work. Where we are entering into an engagement with a third party, we will seek to be satisfied that they have secure measures in place so your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this policy.
We only disclose information that is necessary to deliver our services and we never allow your personal data to be used by any third party for any market research, marketing or other commercial purposes. Under GDPR law, we may be required to disclose your data for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
Your principle rights under GDPR are:
This means you have the right to know what data we are holding for you at any time, the right to access this data, change it and/or have it removed from any further processing activity.
If you would like to contact us with a subject access request, please use the email address firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘GDPR Subject Access Request’ in the subject line. We will contact you within ten days of receiving this request.
If you are unhappy with the way your subject access request has been dealt with, you have the right to report a concern with a supervisory authority. In the UK, this is the Information Commissioner’s Office www.ico.org.uk/concerns/
Mark Summers Casting and Management Ltd
150 Goldhawk Road