Under the EU’S General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) personal data is defined as:
"any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person".
W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors is responsible for ensuring that this notice is made available to data subjects prior to collecting/processing their personal data.
All staff at W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors who interact with data subjects are responsible for ensuring this notice is drawn to the data subject’s attention and their consent to the processing of their data is secured.
Who Are We:
W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors is an independent, family owned establishment.
Our address is: 166 Mansfield Road, Intake, Sheffield, S12 2AQ. Telephone No: (0114) 239 0632. Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors Uses Your Personal Information:
This privacy notice tells you how we, W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors, will process (collect, store and use) personal information you provide, (including the information relating to the deceased and any other persons whom you supply details for.) This being for the provision of services, cookies, etc.
The information you provide will be used in a manner compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR.) We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date. W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors is required to retain information in accordance with the law, such as information needed for income tax and audit purposes. How long certain kinds of personal data should be kept may also be governed by specific business-sector requirements and agreed practices. Personal data may be held in addition to these periods depending on individual business needs.
Information We Collect:
When you make an enquiry, we collect and process personal data from you when you request a service, product or forward a question or query. We collect this from our telephone conversations, written and verbal communication, website enquiries and emails. We require your title, name, address, telephone number, mobile number, email address, date of birth (for funeral pre-payment plan application forms) and your requirements.
Personal data will be managed and held in a secure environment.
We collect information from visitors to our website through the use of an online form. This allows us to process and fulfil your enquiry. You have the option to withhold personal information that is not required for the enquiry process.
We collect additional information automatically about your visit to our website. Please see our Cookies Policy for more details.
Why W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors Need to Collect and Store Personal Data?
In order for us to provide you with our funeral services, the personal data we collect will be used for the fulfilment of the funeral service arrangements. We need to collect personal data for fulfilment of the contract and any related correspondence. In any event, we are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.
Our legal basis for processing for the personal data is for the fulfilment of a contract.
The special categories of personal data concerned are: Religious Beliefs. (Detailed on funeral pre-payment plan application forms.)
In terms of being contacted for marketing purposes detailing products and/or services that we supply, W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors would contact you for separate written consent. This would be in the form of a Consent Statement, whereby you may opt-in via phone, text, email or postal contact to receive updated information on our services. You can change your preferences or withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us.
By consenting to this Privacy Notice you are giving us permission to process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified.
Consent is required for W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors to process both types of personal data, but it must be explicitly given. Where we are asking you for sensitive personal data we will always tell you why and how the information will be used.
You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us to update your preferences.
Use of Personal Personal Information:
We process personal information collected in our normal course of business and via this website primarily to provide our services to you, products and our answers to your questions or queries and also for administration purposes.
Additionally, we may use the information for any of the following purposes:
We will send you information according to the information you submit via our data capture form. This may be by telephone, email or post for these purposes.
Disclosures of Your Information:
With your consent and in order to allow us to fulfil the services agreed we will pass your personal details on to appropriate third-party service providers in the course of dealing with you. All third parties that we may share your data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only to fulfil the service they provide on behalf of W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors. When they no longer need your data to fulfil this service, they will dispose of the details in line with our procedures. If we wish to pass your sensitive personal data onto a third party we will only do so once we have obtained your consent, unless we are legally required to do otherwise.
The following third parties may receive your personal data by verbal and/or written communication or via email/s for the following purpose(s):
We follow strict procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent access in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR.) We do not collect sensitive information about you except when you specifically knowingly provide it.
Our aim is not to be intrusive, and we undertake not to ask irrelevant or unnecessary questions. Moreover, the information you provide will be subject to rigorous measures and procedures to minimise the risk of unauthorised access.
Unfortunately, forwarding information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to forward to us electronically. Sending such information is entirely at your own risk.
Third Party Links:
We use technology called “cookies” as part of a normal business procedure to track patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site. Cookies provide information regarding the computer used by a visitor. A cookie is small text file element of information which are stored on your computer, mobile phone or device. These are sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. Cookies may be placed on your device when you visit a website. Any information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you change your browser settings.
Most browser settings on your computer can be adjusted to prevent this happening and will allow you to turn off and decline cookies if you wish. You can do this by looking at the menu on your browser. Please note that turning off cookies may restrict your use of our website.
W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors will process personal data for as long as deemed necessary to allow us to fulfil your funeral services and will store the personal data for regular use of archived records for reference purposes at the request of the next of kin or a future funeral arranger. Due to possible future requests to exhume the remains of a deceased person where an interment has taken place, including the exhumation of interred cremated remains, we require reference to next of kin details, as we are obligated to notify the family. We will therefore securely hold all details relating to a funeral indefinitely.
Your Rights As a Data Subject:
At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:
All of the above requests will be forwarded on should a third party be involved (as stated in our Disclosures of Your Information) in the processing of your personal data.
Access Requests For Your Personal Information:
In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR,) and in order to maintain the accuracy of our database you have the right to access, check, amend, update or remove your personal data we hold relating you.
At your request, W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors can confirm what information we hold about you and how it is processed. You can request the following information:
Changing Your Personal Information:
If you believe that we are storing details relating to you and that these are incorrect, you wish to remove them, or to obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please write to us at: W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors, 166 Mansfield Road, Intake, Sheffield, S12 2AQ. Or alternatively please ring us on (0114) 239 0632, or email us at: email@example.com.
In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your data is being processed by W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors (or third parties as described in our Disclosures of Your Information), or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority and W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors.
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Supervisory Authority Contact Details
W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors
Information Commissioner’s Office
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166 Mansfield Road
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0303 123 1113
(0114) 239 0632
W. J. Hoyland & Co. Funeral Directors is a registered Data Controller with the Information Commissioner's Office. We respect your right to privacy and will only process personal data you provide to us in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable privacy laws.
Please note that all data will be used and held in accordance with the requirements of the General Protection Data Regulation (GDPR.)