Devon Homestay incorporated in England & Wales (registered company no: N/A) and is a “controller” under the General Data Protection Regulation.
This notice is to help you understand how and why we collect personal data about you and what we do with that information. It also explains the decisions you can make about your own information. If we no longer use you for a service, we will delete all information we hold instantly in a secure manner. If you have any questions about this notice, please contact the Devon Homestay Compliance Officer
Personal data is information that identifies you as an individual and relates to you. This includes your contact details, date of birth, postcode, preferences and interests. Sensitive personal data is information that relates to your physical or mental health, political opinions, religious or similar beliefs, sexual orientation and the commission or alleged commission of any offence by you. Unless it is necessary for an application, we will not ask for sensitive information from you.
At Devon Homestay we collect different types of information about our clients, staff and host families such as:
We will only collect information from you that is relevant to the service/contract we require you to do for us. We may collect the following information from you which is defined as “personal data” Devon Homestay stores all data in secure electronic files within the EEA (European Economic Area). Why do we collect personal data? We collect and process your personal data for the following reasons:
Under the Code of Conduct, there are very strict rules who we can share your information with and this will normally be limited to other people who will assist with you matter:
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways: We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to
mail: info @ devonhomestay . com
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
If you were an existing client as at 1 May 2018 and have been receiving information you will continue to receive necessary documentation from us.
If you become a client after 1 May 2018, we will contact you, but only if you have consented to this with us.
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