Who we are
Our website address is: http://ritchieassociates.co.uk.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Comments are disabled and consequently no visitor data is captures relating to Comments.
Uploads of media, articles and other data are disabled.
There are no contact forms on our site.
User Logins and Accounts
There is no visitor login capability. Visitor accounts ae not supported.
Temporary cookies may be set relating to site navigation only. These contain no personal data and do not persist on leaving our site. There are no other cookies set.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We do not use analytics and consequently do not collect any data relating to analytics.
Who we share your data with
We do not collect personal data via this website.
Our general policy on personal data, however supplied (eg letter, email or phone call) is outlined below.
We do not and shall not in any circumstance sell or give your personal data to third parties, unless required to by a court order or judgement. The only possible circumstances under which we may authorise an exception to this is where we need to involve other trusted individuals / companies not in our direct employment to perform some or all of the functions and activities to meet the requirements of you, the customer. These individuals / companies have to abide by our own privacy and data protection policy.
How long we retain your data
As stated above, we do not collect personal data via this website.
For individuals who email us, phone us or contact us by other means including face to face meetings and post, data is retained indefinitely.
What rights you have over your data
Individuals with whom we have had contact have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold about them. In such cases, they will be required first to prove their identity in order to protect the true individuals regarding whom such requests are made. The time taken to process such requests may subsequently be charged for.
In addition, consent for us to retain any electronic, postal, telephone-based and live communications made to us, and / or notes or other records of these, analogue or digital, in the legitimate interest of our ability to efficiently serve your needs as a customer whether in the present or in the future, will be presumed in the absence of express instructions to the contrary at or after the time that the communications occur.
Consent for us to retain such communications or records thereof may be revoked by any subject at any time by asserting in writing to us the right to be forgotten. In such circumstances, we will make every effort to permanently destroy all such records within a period not exceeding sixty (60) working days. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
We do not send your data anywhere.
How we protect your data
We take security and client confidentiality very seriously. No data is captured via this website. All other data you provide is held securely at our premises.
What data breach procedures we have in place
Our data systems are not connected to any external network; directly or indirectly. Consequently the chances of data breach are extremely remote. In the highly unlikely circumstances of this occurring, all potentially impacted clients will be contacted as soon as possible.
What third parties we receive data from
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
Covered in the above.