What is Personally Identifiable Information (PII)?
If you can identify an individual from stored data, then the data is “Personally Identifiable Information”. (“Personal Data”) and falls within the remit of GDPR
Sensitive Data or “Special Categories”
Sensitive Data is PII that may be particularly sensitive to the person concerned. The GDPR gives examples of ‘Special Categories’ of personal data in Article 9. Special categories of data have additional rules and processing restrictions. We at Wide Fit Shoes never collect sensitive data of our customers.
What information do we collect, why do we collect it, and how is it used?
We only collect and use personal information we need to deliver a service or meet a requirement e.g. fulfillment of contractual obligations.
We do not sell your personal information to anyone else.
Global (entire site)
Google Analytics tag
To anonymously monitor your behaviour on our website to enable us to optimise your user experience
Account Sign up
First name, Last name, Telephone number, Mobile number, Email address, Postal address
Fulfilment of contract
To send individual attendees their booking confirmation
To contact attendees regarding updates to the course e.g. cancellation
First name, Last name, Country, Street address, Town/City, State/County, Postal/ZIP, Email address,
Fulfilment of contract
To send individual payees their booking confirmation & invoice
Get in touch
Name, Email address, Subject, Message
Fulfilment of contract
Provision of email functionality
Your rights & Subject Access Requests (SARs)
GDPR extends you, as Data Subjects, certain rights. If you would like to exercise any of the below rights, please email us at [email protected] We will respond to all requests within 30 days. However please bear in mind that we do not necessarily have to comply with all Subject Access Requests (SARs). For instance, we may not have to comply in-part, or in-full, to a SAR if we have legal grounds to refuse your request under GDPR Lawful processing.
Data Subject rights under GDPR
GDPR Lawful processing
Who do we share your information with?
We use a range of organisations, “Data Processors”, to either store personal information or help deliver our services to you. Where we have these arrangements, there is always an agreement in place to make sure that the organisation complies with data protection law.
We’ll often complete a Data Privacy Impact Assessment (DPIA) before we share personal information to make sure we protect your privacy and comply with GDPR legislation.
Sometimes we have a legal duty to provide personal information to other organisations. For instance
Some organisation we regularly share your data with, with your consent:
Protecting your Personal Information
Public forums, refer a contact, and customer testimonials
We may provide bulletin boards, blogs, or QA sessions on the Company’s Web sites or at company events. Any personal information you choose to submit in such a forum may be read, collected, or used by others who visit these forums, and may be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums.
We post a list of Customers and testimonials on the Company’s Web sites that contain information such as Customer names and titles. We obtain the consent of each Customer prior to posting any information on such a list or posting testimonials.
International transfer of information collected
We primarily store Data about our Customers and course Attendees in the United Kingdom. To facilitate global operations, we may transfer and access such information from around the world, including from other countries in which the Company has operations. Any transfers of such data are protected under GDPR compliant Binding Corporate Rules. This Privacy Statement shall apply even if we transfer Data about our Customers or Data about our Attendees to other countries.
How long do we keep your personal information?
Personal data processed for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
What are Cookies?
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. Wide Fit Shoes may use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies.
Cookies used on the widefitshoes.co.uk Website do not contain personally identifiable information.
We use Google Analytics on our website. How Google uses the data when you use our website may be found here. You may disable the Google Analytics function by means of a browser add-on to ensure the prevention of the sending of any analytical information to Google.
Like most standard Websites, www.widefitshoes.co.uk uses log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. However, none of the information stored within Wide Fit Shoes log files, including but not limited to IP addresses, is linked to personally identifiable information.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to change this Privacy Statement. We will provide notification of the material changes to this Privacy Statement through the Company’s Web prior to the change taking effect.
Have a question?
If you have any worries or questions about how your personal information is handled please contact us at [email protected]
For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data sharing issues, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number.
Last updated: 10th April 2019