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Who we are

Our website address is: https://dontskip.co.uk.

Our registered address:

Don’t Skip Ltd
71–75 Shelton Street
Covent Garden
London

WC2H 9JQ

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

This privacy notice aims to give you information on how we collect and process your personal data through your use of this website, video and audio recording, including any data you may provide through the production company.

This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

With explicit written permission from parents or guardians, we may use audio or video recordings for the purpose of producing content.

You must read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions, including release forms, when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. The personal data is gathered to manage the production (including information, messaging, scheduling and credits) and to administrate salary, taxes and other payments as well as any legal requirements. If necessary, you may be asked to provide sensitive personal data to manage the production. By signing this agreement and providing personal data, you consent to it being processed by these terms and/or the request. You can find out more about personal data from the Information Commissioners Office.

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together follows:

  •  Identity Data 

includes First name, last name, username, marital status, title, date of birth, gender.

  •  Contact Data 

includes email address, telephone numbers.

  • Contributor Data

All personal data will be destroyed when not necessary. 

  • Production Team Data

If you are a member of an active production, we may keep data related to time sheets, payments and credits for your production participation. For instance but not exclusive to:

  1. If you have filled a role in a production, your name and role may need to remain in our register due to credits of your participation,
  2. if you have posted any information regarding a production, this will remain due to business archiving legislation, and/or if necessary in relation to the production, and
  3. any and all information in relation to payments will be kept for tax and/or audit reasons as required for us to fulfil our obligations under such regulations.

On occasion, we collect Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). And possibly information about criminal convictions and offences.

If you fail to provide personal data

Where we need to collect your personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

How We Collect Your Data

We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:

Directly. You may give us your identity, contact & financial data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:

  • Fill out a contact forms
  • Take part in programmes or adverts we produce
  •  Enquire about our services
  • Request marketing to be sent to you.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use GOV.UK. This includes IP addresses. The data is anonymised before being used for analytics processing.

Google Analytics processes anonymised information about:

  • the pages you visit on dontskip.co.uk
  • how long you spend on each dontskip.co.uk page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We do not store your personal information through Google Analytics (for example your name or address).

We will not identify you through analytics information, and we will not combine analytics information with other data sets in a way that would identify who you are.

We continuously test and monitor our data protection controls to make sure they’re effective and to detect any weaknesses.

Who we share your data with

If the assets of Don’t Skip Ltd, is to become subject to a transfer, all personal data will be included in such transfer to the extent that Don’t Skip Ltd receives formal assurance from the purchaser that it will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Don’t Skip Ltd is the controller and responsible for your personal data (collectively referred to as “Don’t Skip Ltd”, “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice). Our contact details are 71–75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JQ, hello@dontskip.co.uk.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

No personal data will be sold to any third party. However personal data may be transmitted to companies that help us manage the productions and Don’t Skip services. For example, we may use external vendors to help host and maintain the production sites, produce content, gather statistics, and process payments. These are bound by the same General Data Protection Regulations.

Your contact information

We have set out below a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, with the legal bases we rely on to do so.

Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. Please contact us at hello@dontskip.co.uk if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.

Purpose/Activity –To register you as a new customer

Type of Data – (a) Identity (b) Contact

Lawful Basis for processing – Performance of a contract with you

Purpose/Activity – To include you, or potentially include you as a contributor to a recording (podcast or advert)

Type of Data – (a) Identity (b) Contact

Lawful Basis for processing – Performance of a contract with you

Additional information

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • Performance of Contract this means processing your data where it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or to take steps at your request before entering into such a contract.
  • Legitimate Interest this means the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best service/product and the most secure experience. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal data for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law). You can obtain further information about how we assess our legitimate interests against any potential impact on you in respect of specific activities by contacting us at hello@dontskip.co.uk
  • Comply with a legal or regulatory obligation this means processing your personal data where it is necessary for compliance with a legal or regulatory obligation that we are subject to.

Generally we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending third party direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us at hello@dontskip.co.uk

  • Marketing

We strive to provide you with choices regarding certain personal data uses, particularly around marketing and advertising.

  • Promotional offers from us

We may use your Identity, Contact, Technical, Usage and Profile Data to form a view on what we think you may want or need, or what may be of interest to you. This is how we decide which products, services and offers may be relevant for you.

You will receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information from us or purchased goods or services from us and, in each case, you have not opted out of receiving that marketing.

How to protect your data

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements.

When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

Unless subject to an exemption under the data protection laws, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • The right to request a copy of the personal data which we hold about you;
  • The right to request that we correct any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date;
  • The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary to retain such data;
  • The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time, where consent was the lawful basis for processing your data;
  • The right to request that we provide you with your personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), where applicable 9i.e. where our processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of our contract with you or where we process your data by automated means);
  • The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;
  • The right to object to our processing of personal data, where applicable i.e. where processing is based on our legitimate interests (or in performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing or processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics).

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contacts hello@dontskip.co.uk

What data breach procedures we have in place

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

What third parties we receive data from

We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below for the purposes set out in the table in paragraph 4 above.

  • Internal Third Parties such as freelance producers working with us on specific projects

External Third Parties Service such as:

  • Providers who provide studio, editing and production services.
  •  Professional advisers including lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers who provide legal, financial or insurance services.
  • HM Revenue & Customs, regulators and other authorities
  • Third parties to whom we may choose to sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or our assets. Alternatively, we may seek to acquire other businesses or merge with them. If a change happens to our business, then the new owners may use your personal data in the same way as set out in this privacy notice.

We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

You can also contact the Data Protection Officer (DPO):

Data Protection Officer
DPO@cabinetoffice.gov.uk
Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2AS

The DPO provides independent advice and monitoring of our use of personal information.

You can also make a complaint to the Information Commissioner, who is an independent regulator.

casework@ico.org.uk
Telephone: 0303 123 1113
Textphone: 01625 545860
Monday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm
Find out about call charges

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF