Our contact details
Name: Matt Appleby
Registered address: 103 Bute Street, Cardiff CF10 5AD
Phone Number: 07970 475479
Company registration number: 12227057
What type of information we have
We currently collect and process the following information:
Personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics (for example, name and contact details)
How we get the information and why we have it
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
Discussing, agreeing or completing contracted consultancy work
Opting in to receiving our company e-newsletter
We also receive personal information indirectly, from the following sources in the following scenarios:
Contact information passed to us by your employer in order to complete work on a contract
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:
(a) Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting Matt Appleby, Director, Matt Appleby Consulting Ltd.
(b) We have a contractual obligation.
(c) We have a legitimate interest.
What we do with the information we have
We use the information that you have given us in order to:
Contact you for the delivery of our contracted services
Contact you, with your consent, for the discussion of a new contract
Deliver a maximum of one monthly e-newsletter (if you have opted to receive it)
We may share this information with three companies outside the EU for secure storage and processing:
Cloud storage – Google GSuite – Privacy notice
Mailing platform – Mailchimp – Privacy notice
Finance platform - Xero - Privacy notice
How we store your information
Your information is securely stored by Google GSuite in European data centres, Mailchimp in US data centres and Xero in multiple locations. Use these links for details of security certifications for GSuite, Mailchimp and Xero.
We keep name and contact information for the duration of a contract and for 12 months after its completion. For opted-in e-newsletter subscribers, we retain data until the individual unsubscribes – the option to unsubscribe will be clearly offered in every mailing. We will then remove your information from all cloud servers.
Your data protection rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to 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.
Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing - You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
Your right to 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.
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 at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to make a request.
How to complain
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113