Last updated: 4th May 2021
2. Our contact details
Gerald Jones MP, Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney
Oldway House, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8UX
This website is not intended for children, and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.
The office of Gerald Jones MP will only collect and use personal information for the specific purpose for which it has been obtained.
Personal data, or personal information, means any information from which your individual identity could be discerned. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data), or data related to deceased individuals.
When submitting sign up forms on this website, you may be asked for personal information. In each case, we will ask for your consent to use your information, and we will only use it for the purposes for which you provide it.
We currently collect and process the following information:
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
Provided by you – directly
Provided by you – indirectly
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:
Your information is securely stored at the Office of Gerald Jones MP, Oldway House, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8UX.
Information submitted on the ‘ Newsletter Sign Up’ form on www.geraldjones.co.uk are securely stored electronically on caseworker.mp and in my constituency office.
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes described in this policy.
We will regularly review the personal information we hold to ensure that its use is necessary and proportionate.
We will then securely and permanently dispose of your information by shredding.
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The Information Commissioner has also provided guidance here: https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies/
This website may contain links to other websites, or embedded content from other websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these websites.
This website may include links to third party websites, platforms, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you.
Under data protection laws, you have rights including:
Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing – You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights, though we may apply a basic administration fee where your information right is determined as being either “manifestly unfounded” or “manifestly excessive”. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you, though an additional two months may be applied subject to the application of an exemption available to data controllers.
Please contact us at:
Gerald Jones MP
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at:
Gerald Jones MP
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk