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Privacy Policy / GDPR

Barton Direct will be what’s known as the ‘Controller’ of the personal data you provide to us. We only collect basic personal data about you which does not include any special types of information or location based information, unless the action is explicitly stated. This does however include name, address, email, phone number. This Privacy Notice is in accordance with GDPR (2018) and the Data Protection Act (1998)


Why we need your data

We need to know your personal data in order to provide you with on-going organisational updates, client updates, employee updates, funding information and analysis services in line with this overall contract. We will not collect any personal data from you we do not need in order to provide and oversee this service to you.


What we do with your data

All the personal data we process is processed by our staff in the UK however for the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance this information is located on servers within the European Union. No 3rd parties have access to your personal data unless the law allows them to do so. We have a Data Protection regime in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal data. More information on this framework can be found on our website and in our policies.


How long we keep your data

We are required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, address, contact details) for a minimum of 6 years after which time it will be destroyed. Your information we use will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information. More information on our retention schedule can be accessed on request at


What we would also like to do with your data

Data may be used to provide the best service possible but will not under any circumstances be transferred to 3rd parties. We would like to inform you of our updated services please email if you would like updates. Data is handled appropriate for use with authorised data handlers in the company and will be held for a reasonable amount of time.


What are your rights

If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect you can request to see this information and have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us to have the matter investigated.


If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office


T. 0330 333 8080  |  E.

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