This privacy notice, (“Privacy Notice”) sets out how we (as defined below) collect, handle, use, store and/or process (together “Process”) personal data and/or sensitive personal data (together “Data”) you may share with us in connection with the “promoted by us.
As a data controller (i.e. the organisation that Processes your Data), we will Process your Data in accordance with applicable data protection and/or privacy laws relating thereto, as amended or replaced from time to time (together the “Data Protection Laws”).
We hope that this Privacy Notice provides you with a clear explanation about how we may Process your Data but in the event you have any questions or concerns regarding the Processing of your Data, then please feel free to get in touch with us using the contact details set out at the end of this Privacy Notice.
Who we are
About the Competition
References to “Competition” in this Privacy Notice shall mean the “Virgin Atlantic Competition”.
Consent for Processing Data
If you wish to enter the Competition, you will be asked to provide consent to us in relation to the processing of your Data, including sensitive personal data, you provide to us as part of your entry application (for the purpose of running the Competition). Sensitive personal data is Data which falls into the categories (f) and (g) listed below.
What types of Data do we collect?
If you are interested in entering the Competition, we ask that you provide us with certain Data. The Data you share with us as part of the entry can include:
d. contact details (e.g. address, email address and phone number);
e. appearance (including an image);
f. dating preferences/sexual life;
g. health data (smoking/drinking); and
h. unspent criminal conviction status
In addition to the Data you submit as part of the entry, you may choose to include other Data.
Purposes and lawful bases of the Processing of your Data
We Process the Data provided in the Application and any additional Data provided or collected during the Application process for the following purposes:
(a) Where necessary for our legitimate interests, as listed below, and where our interests are not overridden by your rights:
(i) to communicate with you about your Competition entry; and
(ii) to use your Data in connection with legal claims, compliance, regulatory and investigative purposes (including disclosure of such Data in connection with legal process or litigation); and
(iii) to operate the Competition in accordance with applicable laws.
(c) Where you give us consent:
(i) In respect of any Data, including sensitive personal data, that you provide to us as part of your entry, in order for us to propose suitable ‘blind dates’;
(c) For purposes which are required by law. This includes:
(i) Health and Safety: we may use your Data to assist with reasonable adjustments required, risk assessments necessary; and
(ii) Competition Law: we may use your Data to assist in demonstrating our compliance with applicable laws.
If required, we will ask for your consent before using your Data for a purpose other than those set out in this Privacy Notice.
Who will we share your Data with?
We may share your Data (including sensitive personal data) with Virgin Atlantic and/or individuals (judges) for the purposes of (i) matching applicants for proposed blind dates; (ii) arranging travel and accommodation for Competition winners; (iii) complying with our obligations under any applicable laws and/or as required by a court.
Any companies, organisations and/or individuals, with whom we can share your Data, will be required to comply with the Data Protection Laws and/or other applicable laws. Where we share your Data, we will put in place appropriate technical and organisational safeguards to protect your Data.
How long do we keep your Data?
For unsuccessful ‘blind date’ applicants, all entry data will be deleted within 24 hours of the matching panel’s decision.
For people short listed, invited to attend the ‘blind date’ event, but not chosen for travel, all entry data will be deleted within 24 hours of the ‘blind date’ event.
Promoter will retain limited details of the Competition winners for two years after the Competition in order to comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
What are your Data rights?
Under data protection law, you have a number of rights.
Consent Withdrawal – You have the right to withdraw your consent in relation to our processing of your Data based on your consent.
Access – You can ask us for copies of your information.
Rectification – You can ask us to correct inaccurate or incomplete information.
Erasure – You have the right to ask us to right to request deletion of your personal data in certain circumstances.
Restriction of Processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your data in certain circumstances.
Object to Processing – You have the right to object to the use or disclosures of your personal data.
Data Portability – You have the right to request we transmit your personal data to you or another company in certain circumstances.
We process all requests in accordance with the law, and there may be legal reasons why we cannot fulfil all requests.
Please contact us email@example.com if you wish to make a request. We have one month to respond to you. You are not required to pay for exercising your rights.
Who can you contact about your Data and/or this Privacy Notice?
Our Data Protection Officer – We have a Data Protection Officer. His name is Mark Scott, and you can contact him at dpo@ThePointsGuy.co.uk, or write to him at the address above.
If you aren’t not happy with our treatment of your Data, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. However, we’d appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns so please contact our Data Protection Officer in the first instance.