Would You Rather Be

User Privacy Policy

Version 1.1 - August 13th 2020

Version 1.1
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At Would You Rather Be, we care about your privacy. We believe in transparency and we're committed to being upfront about our privacy practices, including how we treat your personal information. This policy explains the privacy practices for our services. We'll refer to our website and our apps as our "Services".

Who we are

We are Would You Rather Be Limited ("we", "our", "us")

If you have any questions about your personal information, please get in touch with us by emailing info@wouldyouratherbe.com. Alternatively, you can write to us at 10 Orange Street, London, WC2H 7DQ.

We are a private limited company, incorporated in the UK. Our company number is 12418139. Our website address is: https://www.wouldyouratherbe.com.

The Information We Hold About You, And How We Use It

Information you give us through our website or app

Information we collect or generate if you get in touch

If you use other ways to get in touch other than our web chat or in-app chat, we collect the following information so we can answer your questions or take action:

Information we collect or generate when you use our Services

We collect information to give you services in a safe and lawful way, and to keep improving them, which includes:

Our Reasons For Using Your Information

European Data protection laws say we need to have a lawful basis for using your personal data. At least one of the following must apply: contractual or legal duty, legitimate interest, public interest, vital individual interest or consent. In this section we explain which one we rely on to use your data in a certain way.

We need to use your data for a contract we have with you, or to enter into a contract with you. We use details about you to:

We need to use your data to comply with the law We keep records of information we hold about you in line with legal requirements.

When it’s in our ‘legitimate interest’ We need to use your data for our legitimate interests, or those of a third party. This means using data in a way that you might expect us to, for a reason which is in your and/or our (or a third party’s) interest and which doesn't involve overriding your privacy rights.

Product development and marketing We:

Security and business management We:

Consent. We’ll ask for your consent to:

You don’t have to share information about yourself if you don’t want to. But if you don’t, you may not be able to use some (or any) of our services.

Who We Share It With

Companies that give services to us. Here we mean companies that help us provide services you use, and need to process details about you for this reason. We share as little information as we can and encrypt and/or make it impossible for you to be identified by the recipient where possible (for instance by using a User ID rather than your name).

Anyone you give us permission to share it with. We tell you in our Service when we need your consent to share your data with peers, training providers, employers, recruiters, career professionals and other third parties or users.

How Long We Keep Your Information

We will only retain your personal information for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements. We may retain your personal information for a longer period in the event of a complaint or if we reasonably believe that there is a prospect of litigation in respect to our relationship with you.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal information, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal information, the purposes for which we process your personal information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or other requirements.

Your Rights

You have a right to:

To do so, please contact us by emailing info@wouldyouratherbe.com. EU data protection laws, like the GDPR, give us one month to respond.

Where We Store Or Send Your Data

We might transfer and store the data we collect from you somewhere outside the European Economic Area ('EEA'). People who work for us or our partners might also process your data. We may share data with organisations and countries that:

If you’d like a copy of the relevant data protection clauses, please get in touch by emailing info@wouldyouratherbe.com

How To Make A Complaint

If you have a complaint about how we use your personal information, please contact us by emailing info@wouldyouratherbe.com and we’ll do our best to fix the problem.

If you’re still not happy, you can refer your complaint with a data protection supervisory authority in the EU country you live or work, or where you think a breach has happened. The UK’s supervisory authority is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). For more details, you can visit their website at ico.org.uk.

Changes To This Policy

We’ll post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page and if they’re significant changes we’ll let you know by email.