Privacy Policy

Kett Translations Privacy Policy

The privacy policy for this website; is served by Lisa Kett trading as “Kett Translations” and governs the privacy of those who use it. The purpose of this policy is to explain how your personal information is controlled, processed, handled and protected, including your rights under current laws and regulations. The UK-based sole trader business of Lisa Kett trading as “Kett Translations” provides languages services (including translation, editing, proofreading and copywriting), working with global customers and service providers located within and outside of the European Union and is therefore subject to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on May 25th 2018.

What personal data is collected and why

Personal data is collected, stored and used for the following purposes:

• to issue quotations

• to provide any of the aforementioned language services as requested by customers

• for administering business activities

• to comply with legal obligations

• to understand the needs of the website users

Personal data collected may include your name, postal address, e-mail address, IP address, telephone number and tax reference number. Personal data may also include bank details, statistical website usage data and any other personal information contained in documents sent for the express purpose of translation or editing. All data is processed on password-protected devices and is not accessible by third parties. Your personal data is not shared for marketing purposes and is not disclosed to unauthorised third parties.

Data retention

Your personal data will be retained for the duration of our business relationship and for seven years afterwards in order to comply with the legal requirements of the United Kingdom (HMRC 6 + 1).

Your rights

You are entitled to certain information and to exercise certain rights under the GDPR. You may request a copy of your personal data, or rectification or removal of the information held at any time. Action shall be taken without undue delay and, in any case, within one month of receipt of the request. Please note that if you request that specific documents which have been translated or edited be deleted or removed sooner, no responsibility shall be accepted for queries or claims relating to the content, as accuracy cannot be verified if copies of the original and the translated, edited or newly created content have not been retained.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to the Kett Translations website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on any other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access those using links from this website.

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in October 2019.