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GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION – POLICY
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has the aim of harmonising data protection and processing laws across the European Union and giving individuals stronger rights of access and control of their personal data.
C & T Matrix Limited (the Company) will continue to ensure the security and protection of personal data which is held within the Company. Accordingly it will comply with the provisions of GDPR where it applies to the Company in a manner, which is appropriate and proportionate to the size, type and geography of its business, and in particular it will process and protect personal data in accordance with the responsibilities and principles set out in GDPR.
GDPR will apply to the Company, as in the course of its business the Company will process data relating to individuals, which is personal to those individuals. GDPR describes such data as Personal Data and such individuals as Data Subjects.
In compliance with the provisions of GDPR, the Company will accordingly adhere to the following data protection principles:
The Company is also committed to ensuring that the rights of the Data Subject about whom Personal Data is held will be fully upheld, including in particular the rights to:
The Company recognises that Personal Data can only be processed on a lawful basis and accordingly its policy will be to determine such lawful basis before it does so and will document this.
GDPR sets out examples of lawful bases for processing Personal Data and these include in particular where processing:
The Company will consider how long it intends to store information containing Personal Data and determine the criteria for doing so. After expiry of the retention period, unless there is a sound business reason to retain them beyond this period, the records containing Personal Data will be disposed of securely and destroyed effectively.
The Company’s employees are required to adhere to this policy and other policies of confidentiality of the Company, together with any instructions which may be given from time to time by Adrian Farmer, the Company’s Data Protection Compliance Manager, so that the integrity, confidentiality and security of the Personal Data which the Company processes and to which its employees may have access is protected.
Employees are also required to take particular care with regard to protecting special categories of Personal Data and criminal records data.
The Company and its employees must:
The Company may be legally required to share Personal Data with other bodies or agencies, such as government or other official bodies, in some of the circumstances set out above and where prior consent may not have been given beforehand by the Data Subject.
Subject to such exceptions and any other relevant provisions of GDPR, the Company will not disclose Personal Data to any unauthorised persons or third parties.
8. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Policy Operational Date: 25 May 2018
Preparation of Policy: prepared by Nick Ball, Group Finance Director and Data Protection Compliance Leader for the Plastics Capital Group, and Adrian Farmer, Finance Director and Data Protection Compliance Manager of the Company.
Approval of Policy: approved respectively by the board of Plastics Capital plc, the ultimate parent company of the Company, and the board of the Company following consultation with the senior management of the Company.
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