Privacy Policy

From 25th May 2018

This privacy policy notice is for this website; and served by Independent Check Ltd, Registered office address Celtic House, Caxton Place, Cardiff, Wales, CF23 8HA; Company number 08302295 and governs the privacy of those who use it. The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information while browsing or using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations. It also explains our communication policy in respect of the site and the services we provide. If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing /using this website or withdraw your consent for us to contact you or both.

Policy key definitions:

"I", "our", "us", or "we" refer to the business, Independent Check Ltd including the trading style 121 Business Network.

"You", "the user" refer to the person(s) using this website or service.

GDPR means General Data Protection Act.

PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.

ICO means Information Commissioner's Office.

Cookies mean small files stored on the user’s computer or device.

Processing of your personal data:

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and/or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.

We are registered with the ICO under the Data Protection Register, our registration number is: A8330643

We use the data that we have about you to provide all of our Services so that they can be more relevant and useful to you and others.

The Services are:

  • Making introductions for you to other business people;
  • Providing you with connections and contacts who may be of use to you in your business activities;
  • Communicating messages which will contain ideas, information and tips about the business world around us, with a view to helping you with valuable business knowledge;
  • Informing you of offers and deals from the business world that may provide you with valuable products or services, either through introducing you to the product/service where you otherwise may not have been aware and/or in the context of saving you/your business costs.

We process your information in the following ways:

We will collect information from you including your name, business name, position, email address, telephone numbers (your main business number and mobile number), business address, broad details of your business activities and interests.

These will be used purely for the purposes described in ‘The Services’ above.

These details will be held securely within the administration area of the website.

Only members of our team will have access to the administration area.

The details will be used to create a ‘user profile’ which will form your user profile on the site. This information and profile will be available for other users of the site to view but will not be made publically available. So any individual or viewer who is not logged into the site (and only users can log in to the site) will be unable to see your details.

Data retention period:

We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists.

Sharing your information:

We do not share your information with third parties. Except in very specific circumstances and they are:

With respect to administering the website service we may allow admin user status to third party contractors, who will be required to adhere to our privacy policy and data protection requirements as if they were a member of our staff.

We may share your information with third parties where it will help us provide the services referred to in the services section above.

Your individual rights:

Under the GDPR your rights are covered in detail here these can be summarised as:

  • the right to be informed;
  • the right of access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure;
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to object; and
  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

You also have the right to complain to the ICO if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

Internet cookies:

We do not use cookies on this website. If we change this at any future time, we will write and inform you and will update this privacy policy accordingly.

Data security and protection:

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.

Transparent Privacy Explanations:

We have provided explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.

Email marketing messages and subscriptions:

Under the GDPR we use the legitimate interest basis for anyone subscribing to our services. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the "Processing of your personal date" above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider. An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.

Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.

Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. We will provide you with an easy method to unsubscribe or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences.

Our EMS provider is Campaign Monitor. We hold the following information about you within our EMS system:

  • Email address
  • Subscription time & date

Contact Us:

If you have any questions regarding this notice or if you would like to speak to us about the manner in which we process your personal data, please email

You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues, at any time. The ICO’s contact details are as follows:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House
Water Lane

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