Privacy Policy

Your rights under General Data Protection Rights (GDPR)


What is GDPR?

GDPR is European law that extends your data protection and privacy rights. The main aims of GDPR are to make companies more accountable for storing your data and to make data storage more transparent.

Your rights under GDPR are:

The right to be informed

All organisations must be completely transparent in how they are using personal data

The right of access

Individuals will have the right to know exactly what information is held about them and how it is processed

The right of rectification

Individuals will be entitled to have personal data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

The right to be forgotten

An individual’s right to having their personal data deleted or removed without the need for a specific reason as to why they wish to discontinue.

The right to restrict processing

An individual’s right to block or suppress processing of their personal data

The right to data portability

This allows individuals to retain and reuse their personal data for their own purpose.

The right to object

In certain circumstances, individuals are entitled to object to their personal data being used.

Rights of automated decision making and profiling

The GDPR has put in place safeguards to protect individuals against the risk that a potentially damaging decision is made without human intervention

What data we collect

We will collect your personal data should you choose to sign up to receive industry, company and news updates from Andrew Martin – Planning Ltd.

This includes:

  • Full name
  • Company name
  • Job Role
  • Email address
  • Phone number

On occasions we may be asked to carry out public consultations on behalf of our clients, in this instance we may collect the following information:

  • Full name
  • Full address
  • Phone number
  • Email address

How we collect your data

We may obtain your data through the following channels:

  • Website forms
  • Emails
  • Consultation questionnaires/leaflets

Why we collect your data

Andrew Martin – Planning Ltd gathers information to use across our business development and marketing channels and to subscribe you to various updates from us. In addition to this we may hold information on behalf of our clients for the purpose of public consultations.

How we use your data

We will only use your data to market Andrew Martin – Planning, invite you to Andrew Martin – Planning events, or send you relevant industry updates. If you have provided us your details in conjunction with a project your details may be disclosed to our client but no other third party.

Committed to security of data

All data collected by Andrew Martin – Planning Ltd will be stored on the Andrew Martin – Planning Server.

Third party data access

We may be required to share your data with some selected third parties. This could include a venue or catering company should you have dietary needs ahead of an event.  We may pass your details onto our clients if you have provided information and comments in relation to specific projects.

We will not sell your name, address, e-mail address or personal information to any third party. Our website may contain links to websites of our clients and other third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that they have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.


Andrew Martin – Planning Ltd do not use cookies on our site. However, we do contain links to third party sites that do use cookies that have their own cookies policies.

Controlling your personal information

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under General Data Protection Regulations 2018.  Should you wish to do this you should send an email or write to us at:

Data Controller
Andrew Martin – Planning Ltd
Town Mill
Mill Lane
Essex   CM6 3SN

If you have previously agreed to Andrew Martin – Planning Ltd using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to, or emailing us at the above address.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to, or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Communication & marketing

If you are an existing client, joined our mailing list or submitted an enquiry we may occasionally update you on our latest services, news and special offers via e-mail, post & telephone.

Site statistics & Social Buttons

Google Analytics

We use this to understand how the Andrew Martin – Planning Ltd site is being used in order to improve the user experience. Your user data is all anonymous. You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy with regards to its analytics service at

Social Buttons

On many of the pages of our site you will see ‘social buttons’.

These enable users to share or bookmark the web pages across the following platforms:

  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Google+

In order to implement these buttons and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of Andrew Martin – Planning Ltd.

You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on the Andrew Martin – Planning Ltd site.

If you click on any of these buttons, these sites will be registering that action and may use that information.

In some instances, these sites will be registering that you are visiting Andrew Martin – Planning Ltd, and the specific pages you are on, even if you don’t click on that button but are logged into their services.

You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out or delete such information.

Disclosures of your information

We will only disclose your personal information to third parties:

  1. In the event that Andrew Martin – Planning Ltd sells or buys and business assets;
  2. If Andrew Martin – Planning Ltd or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data which we hold about our clients may be one of the transferred assets;
  3. If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of; or to protect the rights, property, our clients, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.


The material on our site is given for general information only and does not constitute professional advice. You should take specific advice before taking a course of action as we do not accept directly or indirectly any responsibility for loss arising directly or indirectly from reliance on information on this site.

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