The Freelance Informer (freelanceinformer.com) is a source of information and news for contractors, agencies and employers involved in the freelance employment sector. Freelance Informer Ltd keeps its readers informed on tax issues, market demand, jobs, IR35, new legislation and more. Our services are business centric and as such our collection and processing of your personal data is in regard to the fulfilment of our business aims.
We understand that you are aware of and care about your own personal privacy interests, and we take that seriously. This Privacy Notice describes Freelance Informer Ltd’s policies and practices regarding its collection and use of your personal data and sets forth your privacy rights. We recognise that information privacy is an ongoing responsibility, and so we will from time to time update this Privacy Notice as we undertake new personal data practices or adopt new privacy policies.
Data Protection Officer
Freelance Informer Ltd is headquartered in London in the United Kingdom. Freelance Informer Ltd have appointed an internal data protection officer. If you have any questions or concerns about Freelance Informer Ltdpersonal data policies or practices, you can contact us at anytime:
Freelance Informer Ltd registered in England No. 11994364
167-169 Great Portland Street, 5th Floor, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5PF
0800 311 2266
How we collect and use (process) your personal information
1. Personal information you give to us:
A. Registered Users – Newsletters
When you become a registered user of Freelance Informer Ltd, we collect information about you including (but not limited to) your name, and email address. We collect these details for the purposes of sending a newsletter.
We process your personal information under the General Data Protection Regulation Article (6)(b) in order to provide you with information and internet forum services. We may also process this information to undertake standard business functions and under the General Data Protection Regulation Article (6)(f) to inform you of relevant events, content, and other benefits or opportunities. Freelance Informer Ltd may also use this information to help us understand our customers’ needs and interests, to better tailor our products and services to meet those needs.
Freelance Informer Ltd offers a great deal of content on our website. In addition to producing original content, Freelance Informer Ltd also subscribes to news feeds and blogs produced by others, which we often link to from our website. This means you may find yourself on the Freelance Informer Ltd website or reading an email from Freelance Informer Ltd and we will offer you a link to another organization’s website where you will find content that we feel will be relevant and useful to you. At these times, you will be leaving the Freelance Informer Ltd website. Freelance Informer Ltd is not responsible or liable for content provided by these third-party websites or personal information they may happen to gather from you.
You may manage your subscriptions to Freelance Informer Ltd newsletters by subscribing or unsubscribing at any time. If you have any difficulties managing your email or other communication preferences with Freelance Informer Ltd, please contact us at email@example.com.
C. Your correspondence with the Freelance Informer Ltd
If you correspond with us by email, the postal service, or other form of communication, we may retain such correspondence and the information contained in it and use it to respond to your inquiry; to notify you of Freelance Informer Ltd services; or to keep a record of your complaint and the like. As always, if you wish to have Freelance Informer Ltd “erase” your personal information or otherwise refrain from communicating with you, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
D. Purposes for processing your data
As explained above, Freelance Informer Ltd processes your data to provide you or the company you work for, with the goods or services you have requested or purchased from us. We use this information to refine our goods and services to better tailor them to your needs and to communicate with you about other services we offer that may assist your business.
2. Personal information we get from third parties
Freelance Informer Ltd does not receive personal information about individuals from third parties.
3. What happens if you don’t give us your data
You can enjoy much of the information on our website without giving us your personal data. Some personal information is necessary so that Freelance Informer Ltd can authenticate you so that we know it is you and not someone else. You may cancel your subscription at any time and your details will be erased.
Use of the Freelance Informer Ltd Website
Cookies, web beacons and click tracking
Cookies are pieces of data that a Web site transfers to a user’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Web beacons are transparent pixel images that are used in collecting information about website usage, e-mail response and tracking. Click tracking is a means of measuring the number of clicks a particular advert/image/banner receives.
Data subject rights
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and other countries’ privacy laws provide certain rights for data subjects. A good explanation of them (in English) is available on the website of the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office.
This Privacy Notice is intended to provide you with information about what personal data Freelance Informer Ltd collects about you and how it is used. If you have any questions, please contact us at @etztec.com.
If you wish to confirm that Freelance Informer Ltd is processing your personal data, or to have access to the personal data we may have about you, please contact us at email@example.com.
You may also request information about: the purpose of the processing; the categories of personal data concerned; who else outside of Freelance Informer Ltd might have received the data from us; what the source of the information was (if you didn’t provide it directly to us); and how long it will be stored. You have a right to correct (rectify) the record of your personal data maintained by us if it is inaccurate. You may request that we erase that data or cease processing it, subject to certain exceptions. You may also request that Freelance Informer Ltd cease using your data for direct marketing purposes. In many countries, you have a right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate data protection authority if you have concerns about how Freelance Informer Ltd processes your personal data. When technically feasible, Freelance Informer Ltd will—at your request—provide your personal data to you or transmit it directly to another controller.
Reasonable access to your personal data will be provided at no cost upon request made to Freelance Informer Ltd at firstname.lastname@example.org. If access cannot be provided within a reasonable time frame, we will provide you with a date when the information will be provided. If for some reason access is denied, we will provide an explanation as to why access has been denied.
What legal basis do Freelance Informer rely on to process personal information?
- Consent (this can be withdrawn at any time)
- To fulfil a contract
- Legitimate interest (including relevant and tailored communications related to contracting and selling and supplying advertising services to our customers)
- Legal Obligations (to comply with any legal representations)
Security of your information
To help protect the privacy of data and personally identifiable information you transmit through use of this Site, we maintain a range of physical, technical and administrative safeguards. We update and test our security technology on an ongoing basis. We restrict access to your personal data to those employees and clients who need to know that information to provide benefits or services to you. In addition, we train our employees about the importance of confidentiality and maintaining the privacy and security of your information. We commit to taking appropriate disciplinary measures to enforce our employees’ privacy responsibilities.
Changes and updates to the Privacy Notice
By using this Site, you agree to the terms and conditions contained in this Privacy Notice and the website Conditions of Use and/or any other agreement that we might have with you. If you do not agree to any of these terms and conditions, you should not use this site or any Freelance Informer Ltd services. You agree that any dispute over privacy or the terms contained in this Privacy Notice and Conditions of Use, or any other agreement we have with you, will be governed by the laws of the United Kingdom.
As our business changes from time to time, this Privacy Notice and Conditions of Use are expected to change as well. We reserve the right to amend the Privacy Notice and Conditions of Use at any time, for any reason, without notice to you, other than the posting of the amended Privacy Notice and Conditions of Use at this Site. We may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and terms and conditions and will e-mail customers of material changes thereto, but you should check our Site frequently to see the current Privacy Notice and Conditions of Use that is in effect and any changes that may have been made to it. The provisions contained herein supersede all previous notices or statements regarding our privacy practices and the terms and conditions that govern the use of this Site.
Questions, concerns or complaints
Please contact our privacy officer at the address below:
Freelance Informer Ltd
7 Pearson Square
0800 311 2266