See Sections 1 and 2 for more details.
To contact us in the first instance about your consent or any other queries regarding data protection please use the following email addresses (1st point of contact) for the individual businesses:
Richard Turner & Son – Rachael Jackson: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bentham & District Farmers’ Auction Mart Ltd – Rosie Wilson: email@example.com
Or by writing to us at:
Richard Turner & Son, Royal Oak Chambers, main Street, Bentham, Nr. Lancaster. LA2 7HF
You have the right to object to how we process your personal information. You also have the right to access, correct, sometimes delete and restrict the personal information we use. In addition, you have a right to complain to us and to the data protection regulator
What kinds of personal information we use
See Section 4 for more details.
How we gather personal information
In addition to the information you provide to us directly, we collect personal information in a number of ways for example from third party credit reference agencies and from looking at how you have used other products and services, we offer. Sometimes for your safety and for legal reasons we collect personal information by recording and monitoring calls and from CCTV.
See Section 5 for more details.
How we use your personal information
We use your personal information to provide you with products and services, to comply with the law and enforce our legal rights (including debt recovery), and to improve and market our products and services.
See Section 6 for more details.
Our legal basis for using your personal information
See Section 7 for more details.
Sharing and transferring personal information
We share personal information with our suppliers and other third parties where needed to provide you with the best service. We also share personal information with regulators, insurers, intermediaries, banks & finance providers, credit reference agencies/fraud prevention and law enforcement.
See Sections 8 & 9 for more details.
Keeping personal information
We keep your personal information securely for as long as we need to. See Section 10 for more details.
Sometimes we need your consent to use your personal information (for example for marketing). We will not always need consent to use personal information – for example, if we need it to meet regulatory requirements or to perform a contract with you. Where you have given us consent, you have the right to withdraw it at any time.
See Sections 10 & 11 for more details.
1.1 We take your privacy seriously and you can find out about your privacy rights, and how we gather, use and share your personal information in this notice. That includes the personal information we already hold about you now and the further personal information we might collect about you, either from you or from a third party. How we use your personal information will depend on the products and services we provide to you.
1.2 Our Data Protection Team provides help and guidance to make sure we apply the best standards to protecting your personal information. You can get in touch with our Data Protection Team, details found on the summary page of this document if you have any questions about how we use your personal information. See Section 3 for more details.
1.3 This Privacy Notice provides up to date information about how we use your personal information and will update any previous information we have given you about using your personal information (also referred to as personal data).
We will update this Privacy Notice if we make any significant changes affecting how we use your personal information, and if so we will contact you to let you know about the change.
2 About us
We are known as the ‘controller’ of personal information we gather and use. When we say ‘we’ or ‘us’ in this Privacy Notice,
we mean Richard Turner & Son, also acting as Secretaries and Controller for The Bentham & District Farmers’ Auction Mart Company, Limited (Reg No:76760).
3 Your Privacy Rights
3.1 You have the right to object to how we use your personal information. You also have the right to see what personal information
we hold about you. In addition, you can ask us to correct inaccuracies, delete or restrict personal information or to ask for some
of your personal information to be provided to someone else. You can make a complaint to us by finding the best way to be in
touch via the details on our website www.rturner.co.uk
You can also make a complaint to the data protection supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office at www.ico.org.uk
To make enquires for further information about exercising any of your rights in this Privacy Notice please contact our Data Protection Team details on the summary page of this document
3.2 Right to object: You can object to our processing of your personal information. Please contact us as noted above, providing details of your objection.
3.3 Access to your personal information: You can request access to a copy of your personal information that we hold, along with information on what personal information we use, why we use it, who we share it with, how long we keep it for and whether it has been used for any automated decision making. You can make a request for access free of charge by contacting our Data Protection Team, Richard Turner & Son, Royal Oak Chambers, Main Street, Bentham, Nr. Lancaster. LA2 7HF. Please make all requests for access in writing, and provide us with evidence of your identity.
3.4 Right to withdraw consent: If you have given us your consent to use personal information, you can withdraw your consent at any time and, update your marketing preferences by visiting a branch or calling us directly. For contact details see the
summary page of this document or visit our website www.rturner.co.uk
3.5 Rectification: You can ask us to change or complete any inaccurate or incomplete personal information held about you.
3.6 Erasure: You can ask us to delete your personal information where it is no longer necessary for us to use it, you have withdrawn consent, or where we have no lawful basis for keeping it.
3.7 Portability: You can ask us to provide you or a third party with some of the personal information that we hold about you in a structured, commonly used, electronic form, so it can be easily transferred.
3.8 Restriction: You can ask us to restrict the personal information we use about you where you have asked for it to be erased or where you have objected to our use of it.
3.9 Make a complaint: You can make a complaint about how we have used your personal information to us, by visiting one of our offices or markets, by contacting us via the details on our website www.rturner.co.uk or to a supervisory authority – for the UK this is the Information Commissioner’s Office at www.ico.org.uk We will not make any charge for responding to any request from you to exercise your privacy rights, and we will respond to your requests in accordance with our obligations under data protection law.
4 What kinds of personal information we use
4.1 We use a variety of personal information depending on the products and services we deliver to you. For all products and services, we need to use your name, address, date of birth, contact details, information to allow us to check your identity and information about your credit history. For some products and services, we might need additional information, for example:
- Financial details such as bank and payment details
- convictions information for fraud prevention, anti-money laundering and to meet legal obligations.
- Information about your use of our website such as your IP address, which is a unique number identifying your computer, including personal data gathered using cookies.
4.2 We may also collect more limited information from you before you become a customer when you are considering or applying for our products and services.
4.3 Sometimes where we ask for your personal information needed to enter into a contract with you or to meet a legal obligation (such as a credit check), we will not be able to provide some products or services without that personal information.
For some products and services, we need to use additional personal information which we will gather about you or we will not be able to provide any of these products and services to you. See Section 5 below for further details.
4.4 If you are not a customer or a prospective customer, the personal information we collect from you will depend on the type of relationship you have with us. This may be as a guarantor or referee or as the occupier, tenant or purchaser of a property or as the dependent of a customer.
5 How we gather your personal information
We obtain personal information: directly from you, for example when you fill out an application, speak to a member of staff or via written communication such as email; from other organizations such as credit reference and fraud prevention agencies; We also may obtain some personal information from monitoring or recording calls and when we use CCTV. We will record or monitor phone calls with you for regulatory purposes, for training and to ensure and improve quality of service delivery, to ensure the safety of our staff and customers, and to resolve queries or issues.
We also use CCTV on some of our premises to ensure the safety and security of our staff, customers and livestock.
6 How we use your personal information and our basis for doing so
To provide you with any products and services we may need to know your name, address, date of birth, details of your current and previous countries of residence, and a copy of identification documents (such as a passport or driving licence). We sometimes need to gather, use and share additional personal information for specific purposes, which are set out in more detail below.
6.1 For business customers, we will use personal information about key individuals in the business, so we can operate and administer the products and services which we provide to the business – to do this we will use:
(a) personal information about key individuals who are either a sole trader of the business or are a proprietor, director, company secretary, shareholder, partner, member, committee member, trustee, controller, beneficial owner or authorised signatory to the account of the business.
(b) the personal information we use about key individuals is as set out in section 6, and we may use it for any of the purposes described in section 6. We may hold personal information on key individuals for the purposes of operating and administering products and services that we provide to the business, as well as for the purposes of fraud and money laundering, for debt recovery purposes, and to make credit decisions about the business.
Personal information on key individuals is obtained directly from the key individual, from the business to which the key individual is linked with, from the key individual’s dealings with any member of our staff, and from fraud prevention and credit reference agencies. Such information may include special categories of personal information, such as information relating to health or criminal convictions.
7 Our legal basis for using your personal information
We only use your personal information where that is permitted by the laws that protect your privacy rights. We
only use personal information where:
(a) we have your consent (if consent is needed);
(b) we need to use the information to comply with our legal obligations;
(c) we need to use the information to perform a contract with you; and/or
(d) it is fair to use the personal information either in our interests or someone else’s interests, where there is no disadvantage to you – this can include where it is in our interests to contact you about products or services, market to you, or collaborate with others to improve our service
Where we have your consent, you have the right to withdraw it. We will let you know how to do that at the time we gather your consent. See Section 11 (11.2) for details about how to withdraw your consent to marketing.
8 Sharing your personal information with or getting your personal information from others
8.1 We will share personal information within Richard Turner & Son and within the companies for which we act as Secretaries
and with others outside where we need to do that to make products and services available to you, market products and
services to you, meet or enforce a legal obligation or where it is fair and reasonable for us to do so. We will only share your personal information to the extent needed for those purposes.
8.2 Who we share your personal information with depends on the products and services we provide to you and the purposes we use your personal information for.
8.3 Most of the time the personal information we have about you is information you have given to us, or gathered by us in the course of providing products and services to you. We also sometimes gather personal information from and send personal information to third parties where necessary for credit checking and fraud prevention or marketing purposes, for example, so you can receive the best offers from us and our partners.
See Section 6 for more details.
9 Transfers outside the UK
We may need to transfer your information outside the UK to other Group companies, service providers, agents, subcontractors and regulatory authorities in countries where data protection laws may not provide the same level of protection as those in the European Economic Area, such as the USA.
We may need to transfer your personal information to territories that are outside the EEA. We will only transfer your personal information outside the EEA where either the transfer is to a country which the EU Commission has decided ensures an adequate level of protection for your personal information, or we have put in place our own measures to ensure adequate security as required by data protection law. These measures include ensuring that your personal information is kept safe by carrying out strict security checks on our overseas partners and suppliers, backed by strong contractual undertakings approved by the relevant regulators such as the EU style model clauses. We also use the EU Commission approved EUUS Privacy Shield when personal information is transferred to the US.
Visit www.privacyshield.gov for more information.
You can find out more information about standard contractual clauses as detailed by the ICO. Visit their website at www.ico.org.uk and search for ‘International transfers’.
10 How long we keep your personal information for
10.1 How long we keep your personal information for depends on the products and services we deliver to you. We will never retain your personal information for any longer than is necessary for the purposes we need to use it for.
10.2 We will not use your personal information for marketing purposes once you no longer have any active products or services with us. We keep the other personal information we use for ten years after completion of the
transaction or from the date, you last used one of our services.
10.3. In some circumstances we will hold personal information for longer where necessary for active or potential legal proceedings, to resolve or defend claims, and for the purpose of making remediation payments.
11 Keeping you up to date
11.1 We will communicate with you about products and services we are delivering using any contact details you have given us – for example by post, email, text message, social media, and notifications on our app or website.
11.2 Where you have given us consent to receive marketing, you can withdraw consent, and update your marketing preferences by visiting a branch or calling us directly. You can also update your contact preferences by visiting a branch or calling us directly. For contact details please see the summary page of this document or visit our website www.rturner.co.uk
12 Your online activities
12.2 A cookie is a small file that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard disc and helps us understand and track your use of our websites and where we can improve the information and services provided.