Privacy Policy

This policy identifies why and how VonnLee collects and uses your personal data as a data controller.

For services provided by VonnLee as a data processor on behalf of our clients please refer to the client’s privacy policy.

You may give your personal details to VonnLee directly, such as on an application or contact form, or we may collect them from another source such as a jobs board. VonnLee must have a legal basis for processing your personal data. We will only use your personal data in accordance with this privacy policy. At all times we will comply with current data protection laws, including the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in effect from May 25, 2018.

1. COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL DATA

1.1. PURPOSE OF PROCESSING AND LEGAL BASIS

As a data controller, VonnLee may collect and process your personal data (which may include sensitive personal data) for one or more of the following purposes:

If you register for, and opt in to receive, our eNewsletter then we will use your email address solely for the purpose of sending the eNewsletter to you.

If you apply for a job or internship at VonnLee, whether via our website or via a third party job board, we will use your personal data for the purpose of reviewing your suitability for a role at VonnLee, and also for contacting you about future employment opportunities. If you contact us via our Contact Form with a general inquiry, we will use your personal data solely for the purpose of responding to your inquiry.

If you are browsing a VonnLee website or web page and have actively consented to the use of Cookies as listed in (5) below, we will use your personal data such as your IP address and geolocation for statistical purposes to analyze how visitors use our website.

In some cases we may be required to use your personal data for the purpose of investigating, reporting and detecting criminal activity and also to comply with laws that apply to us. We may also use your information during the course of internal audits to demonstrate our compliance with certain industry standards.

We must have a legal basis to process your personal data. The legal bases we rely upon are:

  • Your consent, where required;
  • Where we have a legitimate interest;
  • To comply with a legal obligation that we have;
  • To fulfill a contractual obligation that we have with you.

1.2. LEGITIMATE INTEREST

This is where VonnLee has a legitimate reason to process your data providing it is reasonable and does not go against what you would reasonably expect from us. Where VonnLee has relied on a legitimate interest to process your personal data our legitimate interests are as follows:

Managing our databases and keeping records up to date;

Contacting you to seek your consent where we need it.

1.3. STATUTORY/CONTRACTUAL REQUIREMENT

VonnLee has certain legal and contractual requirements to collect personal data. If you do not give us personal data we need to satisfy our statutory and contractual requirements we may not be able to continue our relationship with you, or provide services to you that you may have requested.

2. OVERSEAS TRANSFERS

VonnLee has offices and staff in the USA. VonnLee may transfer the information you provide us between locations. We will take steps to ensure appropriate protections are in place to ensure the security of your information during transfer.

3. DATA RETENTION

VonnLee will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary to be able to use it for the reasons given in this privacy policy or for as long as we are required to keep it by law. If you apply for a role at VonnLee via our website we may keep your information for the purpose of contacting you should any other opportunities become available; however we will only keep this information for a maximum of 36 months from last contact.

4. YOUR RIGHTS

Your rights under this privacy policy are as follows:

  • You have the right to be informed about the personal data that VonnLee stores and processes;
  • You can ask VonnLee for a copy of the personal information that we may be processing or storing;
  • You can ask VonnLee for information about how we are processing your personal information;
  • You can request that we make changes or corrections to the personal data we are storing or processing if it is incorrect or incomplete;
  • You can request that VonnLee erases any personal information it stores about you;
  • You can request that VonnLee makes changes to or restricts processing of your personal information (for example, you may wish to unsubscribe from a VonnLee eNewsletter);
  • You have the right to be notified (as soon as reasonably possible) if VonnLee has experienced a data breach involving any of your personal data for which VonnLee is the data controller.

EU Citizens have additional data protection rights under the GDPR, including:

  • The right to data portability in certain circumstances;
  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data that was based on a public or legitimate interest;
  • The right not to be subjected to automated decision making and profiling;
  • The right to withdraw consent at any time.

If you would like to exercise any of your rights please contact us via email at datasecurity@VonnLee.com

If you have specific questions about your personal data in relation to GDPR please email gdpr@VonnLee.com

5. COOKIES

We may obtain data about you from cookies. These are small pieces of data stored by your browser at the request of websites that you visit, including a user ID the site uses to track the pages you have visited. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, for ensuring security and to provide information to the owners of the site. Cookies may also be used to deliver more personalised content. You can view a complete list of Cookies used on this website here.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org. Please note that in a few cases some of our website features may not function if you remove cookies from your browser.

6. LINKS TO EXTERNAL WEBSITES

VonnLee’s website may contains links to third-party websites. Please be aware that VonnLee is not responsible for the privacy policies of such other sites. When you leave our site we encourage you to read the privacy policies of each and every website that collects personal data. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected through VonnLee.com

7. DATA SECURITY

VonnLee uses appropriate technical and organizational measures, including encryption, to protect your personal information and privacy. We protect your personal information using a combination of physical and software security controls, including access controls that restrict and manage the way in which your personal information and data is processed, managed and handled. Whilst we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information, we commit to taking all reasonable steps to do so. Our data security policies and controls are reviewed on a regular basis.

If you have any questions about the security of our website, you can email our Data Security Officer at datasecurity@VonnLee.com

8. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We will update this privacy policy from time to time. We will post any changes on the policy with revision dates. If we make any material changes, we will notify you.

9. QUESTIONS

If you have questions about any of the processes or procedures set out in this privacy notice please contact: datasecurity@VonnLee.com.