Peter Etherington Employment Law Services Ltd

Privacy Notice – Newsletter Subscription

This notice provides you with important information concerning personal data the Company may collect, retain and process relating to your newsletter subscription. The Company seeks to be transparent in respect to personal data and is committed to meeting its data protection obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This notice aims to assist in this matter.


Name and Contact Details of Data Controller

Peter Etherington Employment Law Services Ltd is the Data Controller. Peter Etherington is responsible for the Data Controller’s data protection compliance. He may be contacted at or on 01664 668164.


Purpose of Processing and Legal Basis for Processing

The Company collects, retains and processes your personal data for in order to send you regular newsletters by email. The Company will not use your personal information for any other purpose.


Who has Access to Personal Data

We will not share your personal data with anyone outside the Company.

We use MailChimp to produce and distribute newsletters, which is an online platform based in the US. This may result, therefore, in your personal data being transferred outside the European Economic Area (EEA). MailChimp participates in and has certified its compliance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework, which is covered by an adequacy decision by the EU Commission (i.e. it is in compliance with GDPR).


Time Period for Retaining Data

You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time, either by using the unsubscribe function on the newsletter or by asking us to remove your subscription. In such circumstances your personal data will be deleted and will not be retained.


Your Rights

As a data subject you have the following rights:

• You can request from the Company access to and a copy of your data;
• You can request the Company to correct or erase personal data;
• You can request a restriction of processing of your personal data; and
• You can object to processing of your personal data.

If you wish to exercise any of the above rights you should contact the Data Controller identified above.

In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint about data protection with the Information Commissioner’s Office.


Categories of Personal Data

We only collect and process your name, email address and the name of your company/organisation.



The data collected and processed relating to you is received from you directly, either through you signing up to the newsletter via our website, or through our adding you to the newsletter subscription at your request.