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GDPR, Data Protecton Act 2018, Freedom of Information Act 2000 - ADAVISTA can guide you through it

All organisations process “personal data” and may process “special categories of personal data” as defined in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – which comes into force in the UK from 25th May 2018.  This organisation – aDaVista – is no exception.

aDaVista is based at 21 Lovelace Gardens, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 4NT.  We may hold data electronically and/or in structured manual format.  We may process “personal data” (as defined in UK data protection legislation) as part of our contracted services and/or in administrative procedures.    If we need to process “special categories of personal data “ (known as sensitive personal data under the DPA) you will be made aware of the fact and the intended purpose at the time of collection.

We may share data with third parties as part of our contracted services and/or if we are required to do so by UK law, but please note that we cannot be responsible for any processing conducted by a third party outside our remit.

As required by law, we have conducted a “cookie audit” on our website . We do not utilise these “internet files”  in any obtrusive fashion.  The only function of this website to use cookies is the “Add to Favourites”  where you decide whether to use this or not.

Information we hold is reviewed regularly and if we haven’t been in contact for a while, we will endeavour to keep records accurate and up-to-date when we want to use it.  When data is no longer relevant to the purpose for which it was collected, it is securely destroyed.

None of the above affects your rights under the legislation.  You may withdraw your consent to our processing at any time – please contact us to put this in place.  Should you wish to “access” your data, please either write or email us – details are on the contacts page of this website. Please include information about our contact with you to help us search our records. 

If you are dissatisfied with any aspect of this Privacy Notice please contact us to discuss.  You may also contact the supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office:
ICO. Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF
Or look at their website –

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(More on FAQ page)

Q: Do I need to register a Notification with the Information Commissioners Office?

A: Regardless of how data are processed, compliance with the Act is a legal requirement. However, if you only hold data in a manual format, or electronically for three very specific reasons, then Notification may not be required. Best thing to be sure is check it out with a 'specialist'.


Q: What is the Freedom of Information Act 2000?

A: A piece of legislation permitting access to information held by public authorities - came into force 1st January 2005.

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