Lenses.io Ltd is a company registered in England & Wales
Company Registered Number 09975716
VAT number: GB 231980705
Registered office address
C/O Corporation Service Company (Uk) Limited, 5 Churchill Place, 10th Floor,
London, E14 5HU, United Kingdom
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Data Privacy Notice

Data privacy for clients, customers, partners, suppliers and contractors

Lenses.io is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

The rules on processing of personal data are set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

1. Definitions

Data controller - A controller determines the purposes and means of processing personal data.

Data processor - A processor is responsible for processing personal data on behalf of a controller.

Data subject - A natural person.

Categories of data: Personal data and special categories of personal data

Personal data - The GDPR applies to ‘personal data’ meaning any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier (as explained in Article 6 of GDPR). For example name, passport number, home address or private email address. Online identifiers include IP addresses and cookies.

Special categories personal data - The GDPR refers to sensitive personal data as ‘special categories of personal data’ (as explained in Article 9 of GDPR). The special categories specifically include genetic data, and biometric data where processed to uniquely identify an individual. Other examples include racial and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, health data, trade union membership, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs.

Processing - means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

Third party - means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.

2. Who we are

Lenses.io is the data controller. This means we decide how your personal data is processed and for what purposes. Our contact details are: info@lenses.io

3. The purpose(s) of processing your personal data

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To fulfil a contractual obligation e.g. to send you your order
  • To maintain our own accounts and records
  • To inform individuals and companies of relevant news, events or activities
  • To inform individuals and companies of technical support information, upgrades and new product releases
  • Legal Obligation – where there is statutory or other legal requirement to share information

4. The categories of personal data concerned

With reference to the categories of personal data described in the definitions section, we process the following categories of your data:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone numbers
  • Payment information

You may give us data about you by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use our site, subscribe to our service, place an order, participate in discussion boards or other social media and enter a competition, promotion or survey.

5. What is our legal basis for processing your personal data?

a) Personal data (article 6 of GDPR)

Our lawful basis for processing your general personal data:

Set up your Lenses.io Account Legitimate interest
Process Your Order / Notify you of its status Fulfilling a contract
Manage your account and provide customer service to you Legal Obligation / Legitimate interest (depending on nature of service)
To add you to a notification list for new product release where you have expressed an interest Legitimate interest
Marketing communications to inform you of events, promotions, upgrades and new product releases Legitimate interest
To detect, investigate and report financial crime Legal Obligation
To Notify you or changes or enhancements to our services or circumstances that may be relevant or of interest to you Legitimate interest
Logistics planning, demand forecasting, management information and research Legitimate interest

6. Sharing your personal data

Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential, and will be shared only with:

  • Delivery partners for you to receive your services
  • IT Companies; who support our product and other systems
  • Payment Processing; trusted third parties to securely take and manage payments
  • Credit Reference Agencies; when you apply for credit with us we will make searches about you with credit reference agencies.

7. How long do we keep your personal data?

We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary. The length of time we retain it is determined by several factors including the purpose for which we use that information and our obligations under other laws. We may need your personal information to establish, bring or defend legal claims. For this purpose, we will always retain your personal information for 7 years after the date it is no longer needed by us for any of the purposes listed under ‘How we use tour personal information’ above.

Where is Data Stored and For How long?

  • All data are collected and stored in secure Cloud services: CRM, Google Drive, Docusign, QuickBooks or XERO.
  • For clients or customers whose services are provided and we are required to provide information, we will ensure they are contractually bound to take all reasonable steps to ensure that data is treated securely, in accordance with data protection regulations and in compliance with this policy.
  • We will only store data for as long as is necessary: We will delete information of inactive clients, customers, suppliers, contractors or other 3rd party. We will delete information when regulatory deadlines have expired. We will delete information on your request.

8. Providing us with your personal data

We require your personal data as it is a requirement necessary to enter into a contract. Please also refer to ‘How We Use Your Personal Information’.

9. Your rights and your personal data

Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • The right to request a copy of the personal data which we hold about you;
  • The right to request that we correct any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date;
  • The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary to retain such data;
  • The right to request that we provide you with your personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), (where applicable i.e. where the processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject and where the data controller processes the data by automated means);
  • The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;
  • The right to object to the processing of personal data, (where applicable i.e. where processing is based on legitimate interests (or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing and processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics).

12. Further processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Privacy Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions.

13. Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

14. How to make a complaint

To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact our data protection officer on info@lenses.io

If this does not resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office on 03031231113 or via email https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/ or at the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, England.

Lenses.io Information Commissioners Office registration number: ZA483037

Last update: 11 Oct 2021

The data privacy notice may be updated from time to time, with the understanding that any such updates will not materially reduce privacy terms experienced by the parties.