Privacy Policy

Version 2.1 - 2 August 2019

The Brexit Party Limited process and control Personal Data and therefore are required by Articles 13 and 14 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to publish this information using clear and plain language.

Contact Details- The Brexit Party may be contacted by Email address:info@thebrexitparty.orgor Postal Address:83 Victoria Street, London, SW1 0HW.  We do not have a published telephone line at this time.

Transparent Information- The reasons, purposes and retention periods for which we process personal data, including any specified lawful basis or legitimate interest are detailed in separate tables for ease.  These are split into data we may obtain from you directlyand indirectly.

The Brexit Party will respect the wishes of the people and aim to fully comply with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), in particular the specified requirements for Political Parties set out by the ICO in the report, titled Democracy Disrupted, dated 11 Jul 18.

Your Rights– Under data protection law, you have rights including:

  • access- You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
  • rectification- You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
  • erasure- You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • restriction- You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.
  • object- You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
  • data portability- You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
  • free of charge - You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Please contact us by Email address:info@thebrexitparty.orgor Postal Address:83 Victoria Street, London, SW1 0HWif you wish to make a request.

Data Processing and Storage– We use service providers to host and or process your information on our behalf.  We only use processors who provide guarantees of appropriate technical and organisational measures that meet the requirements of the GDPR.  Each service agreement is clear that we remain the data controller and they will only process the data in accordance with our written instructions.

Data Sharing– We will never sell your information or share it with another organisation. 

Your Right to complain– If you are unhappy with how we use your data, you can let us know directly or complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).  The ICO’s contact details are:           

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

 

Information obtained from you directly

When and how is this data obtained

 

Purpose (why we ask for or use your data)

Type of data used or requested

Legal Basis for the use

If the legal basis is our legitimate interests, an indication of that interest

How long will we hold this data

When you register

As a subscriber:

·       To manage our relationship with you

·       Notify changes to our Website, services, terms or privacy policy

·       Ask your views

·       Use anonymised data about you to identify further potential supporters with similar characteristics.

Identity

Contact details

Legitimate interest

 

Know, understand and communicate with our subscribers

 

For the life of our relationship

When you register

As a volunteer:

·       To manage our relationship with you

·       Notify changes to our Website, services, terms or privacy policy

Due Diligence

Identity

Contact details

Legitimate interest

 

Know, understand and communicate with our volunteers

 

For the life of our relationship +2 years

When you register

Register you as a supporter

(process and receive your £25 donation)

Identity

Contact details

Payment method

Value of donation(s)

Legitimate interest

 

To a level that is appropriate, demonstrate that our funding comes mostly from the ordinary people of Great Britain

At least 7 years

 

This is required by law

When you submit an application

Review and select candidate applications

(process and receive your £100 administration fee)

Identity

Contact details

Payment method

Proof of identity

CV

Social Media profiles

Confirmation statements

Legitimate interest

 

Ensure candidates fall within the requirements of the Electoral Commission

At least 7 years

 

This is required by law

When you complete a transaction

Conduct permissibility checks on donations over £500

Calculation multiple donations over £500 in a calendar year

Report donations greater than £7500 in a calendar year

Identity

Contact details

Payment method

 

Lawful requirement

Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000

 

At least 7 years

 

This is required by law

When you send us a communication

As a general query

Respond to queries

Identity

Contact details

Opinions if you include them

Lawful requirement

Data Protection Act 2018

 

At least 7 years

 

This is to support any queries from regulatory authorities in relation to our activities

When you send us a communication

As a Subject Access Request

To maintain evidence of compliance with our obligations

Identity

Contact details

Request

Response

Lawful requirement

Data Protection Act 2018

 

Indefinitely

When you send us a communication

To maintain a suppression list should you opt-out of receiving communications

Identity

Contact details

Lawful requirement

Data Protection Act 2018

 

Ensuring as much as reasonably possible that we do not contact people that have asked us not to do so

Note, this does not affect our right in law to use registered voter information for electoral purposes

Indefinitely

When you register to attend an event

Provide a safe environment for our staff and supporters

Ensuring we know who attends our events

Identity

Legitimate interest

 

Ensuring we know who attends our events to assist with the prevention and detection of crime or the verification of claims.

At least 2 years

When you visit our website; thebrexitparty.org

Deliver website content

Cookies

Please see separate cookie policy

Please see separate cookie policy

 

 

Please see separate cookie policy

When you engage with us personally

Electoral Purposes.

Identity

Contact details

Political opinions

Political concerns

 

Legitimate interest

 

Know, understand and communicate with the electorate

 

An activity that supports or promotes democratic engagement.

Section 8(e), Data Protection Act 18

For the life of our relationship

When you make a purchase from our online shop

Delivery of the product

·      provide a receipt

to confirm the initial order, shipping confirmation and maintain customer relationship

Identity

Delivery Address

Billing address – to cross reference against payment method

Email address

Telephone number (optional)

 

Fulfilment of a contract

 

At least 7 years

 

This is to support any queries from regulatory authorities in relation to our income

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Information about you that we may have obtained from another source

When and how is this data obtained

Purpose (why we ask for or use your data)

Type of data used or requested

Legal Basis for the use

 

If the legal basis is our legitimate interests, an indication of that interest

How long will we hold this data

Electoral registers provided by each Electoral Registration Officer

This may include the public, anonymous and marked registers.

Electoral Purposes.

Identity

Address

Voting method

Confirmed voter (not vote selection)

Regulation 106 - The Representation of the People (England and Wales)(Amendment) Regulations 2002

As long as the data remains relevant

Electoral registers provided by each Electoral Registration Officer

This may include the public and anonymous registers.

Confirming the identity of candidate applicants

Identity

Address

Regulation 106 - The Representation of the People (England and Wales)(Amendment) Regulations 2002

At least 7 years

 

This is required by law

Electoral registers provided by each Electoral Registration Officer

This may include the public and anonymous registers.

Confirming the permissibility of personal donations over £500

Identity

Address

Regulation 106 - The Representation of the People (England and Wales)(Amendment) Regulations 2002

At least 7 years

 

This is required by law

Public records (Companies House etc)

Confirming the permissibility of organisational donations over £500

Organisational Identity

Organisational Address

Organisational status

Identity of interested persons

Regulation 106 - The Representation of the People (England and Wales)(Amendment) Regulations 2002

At least 7 years

 

This is required by law

Publicly available information; local, national and international media, open social media and forums

Due diligence

Any such information that has been made publicly available

Comments, likes and interests

Legitimate interest

 

Ensuring we know what relevant publicly available information exists concerning those who we engage with.

As long as the data remains relevant

Data vendors – anonymised data

We will only deal with vendors that can demonstrate compliance with the GDPR

Know and understand voters

Demographics

Legitimate interest

 

Know and understand voters

 

An activity that supports or promotes democratic engagement.

Section 8(e), Data Protection Act 18

As long as the data remains relevant

Data vendors – anonymised data

We will only deal with vendors that can demonstrate compliance with the GDPR

Deliver promoted advertisements

Location

Demographics

Legitimate interest

 

Know, understand and communicate with voters

 

An activity that supports or promotes democratic engagement.

Section 8(e), Data Protection Act 18

As long as the data remains relevant

Data vendors – personal data

We will only deal with vendors that can demonstrate you personally have given specific consent to share your information with us

Know, understand and communicate with voters.

Identity

Contact details

Political opinions

Political concerns

Demographics

Legitimate interest

 

Know, understand and communicate with voters

 

An activity that supports or promotes democratic engagement.

Section 8(e), Data Protection Act 18

As long as the data remains relevant

Credit Reference agencies

Confirming the identity and status of candidate applicants

Identity

Address

Bankruptcy status

Legitimate interest

 

Ensure candidates fall within the requirements of the Electoral Commission

For the life of our relationship plus 2 years