We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, or protect our rights.
We don’t store personal information on our servers.
Like most website operators, Ridge Design collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Ridge Design’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use the website.
The General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) applies from 25 May 2018 and significantly changes data protection law in Europe, strengthening the rights of individuals and increasing the obligations on organisations. The GDPR is designed to give individuals more control over their personal data. (A copy of the GDPR is available here).
The key principles under the GDPR are lawfulness, fairness and transparency; purpose limitation; data minimisation; accuracy; storage limitation; integrity and confidentiality, and accountability (Article 5 of the GDPR).
Under GDPR data subjects have increased rights. Guidance on these rights is available here.
The data subject rights are:
The right to be informed (Articles 12 – 14 of the GDPR);
The right to access information (Article 15 of the GDPR);
The right to rectification (Articles 16 & 19 of the GDPR);
The right to erasure (Articles 17 & 19 of the GDPR);
The right to data portability (Article 20 of the GDPR);
The right to object to processing of personal data (Article 21 of the GDPR);
The right of restriction (Article 18 of the GDPR) and,
If you require further information in relation to your rights and this restriction, you can contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) here.