Consent Terms

Asking for consent


☐ We have checked that consent is the most appropriate lawful basis for processing.

☐ We have made the request for consent prominent and separate from our terms and conditions. We require businesses to click a separate box to confirm consent

☐ We ask people to positively opt in by visiting our Join Us Free page.

☐ We don’t use pre-ticked boxes or any other type of default consent.

☐ We use clear, plain language that is easy to understand.

☐ We specify why we want the data and what we’re going to do with it (in our Privacy Policy)

☐ We give separate distinct (‘granular’) options between personal data consent and our privacy policy.

☐ We name our organisation and any third party controllers who will be relying on the consent. (in our Privacy Policy)

☐ Individuals can withdraw their consent by contacting Wainscott Business. (as defined in our Privacy Policy)

☐ Individuals can refuse to provide personal information without detriment. We will only display information provided

☐ It is not a precondition of the service to provide any data that is considered personal.


Recording consent

☐ We keep a record of when and how we got consent from the individual.

☐ We keep a record of exactly what they were told at the time.


Managing consent


☐ We regularly review consents (yearly) to check that the relationship, the processing and the purposes have not changed.

☐ We have processes in place to refresh consent at appropriate intervals, including any parental consents.

☐ We will consider using privacy dashboards or other preference-management tools as a matter of good practice.

☐ We make it easy for individuals to withdraw their consent at any time, all contact methods are referenced in the Privacy Policy.

☐ We will act on withdrawals of consent as soon as we can.

☐ We don’t penalise individuals who wish to withdraw consent. We are happy to work with individuals who wish to tailor the information listed about themselves or their business