This privacy policy governs the collection, storage and use of personal information collected by us, Kaso Legg Communications Limited. It provides details about the personal information that we collect from you, how we use your personal information and your rights regarding the personal information that we hold about you. Please read this privacy policy carefully – by using our services, you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to this privacy policy in its entirety.

The contact details of the Data Protection Officer who is responsible for GDPR: 

Jamie Legg, Data Protection Officer, Kaso Legg Communications. Jamie@kl-communications.com

Who are Kaso Legg Communications?
Kaso Legg Communications Limited (registered address: 1-6 Yarmouth Place, London, W1J 7BU, UK. Registered company number 08311315) provides a Public Relations (‘PR’) service in the financial services industry. In executing its PR service, Kaso Legg Communications collects and stores personal information of journalists interested in information from its clients, as well as information related to its clients and other relevant entities.

What personal information do we collect about you?
We only collect basic personal data about both journalists and our clients including name, email and phone number.

We collect this personal information about journalists by a number of means including: 

  • Using a media database platform, such as Roxhill 
  • By communicating with journalists when we hear of a move within the industry 
  • By following journalists updating their status on various platforms including LinkedIn, Twitter and other sites

What is the purpose of collecting the personal data?
We collect, store and handle the personal information of journalists for our legitimate interest in executing PR services. We also collect, store and use the contact details of our clients within the financial services community.

Who are our clients?
Kaso Legg Communications executes PR services for companies in the financial services space. These include:

  • Listed companies in Europe and in other parts of the world 
  • Private companies in Europe and in other parts of the world 

What do we do with your data?
All the personal data we handle is processed by our staff in the UK. All the data is held in password-protected online databases.

Kaso Legg Communications only wants to connect to journalists who have a genuine interest in a topic. We try to achieve this aim by focusing on the following: 

  • We build detailed lists of journalists split by sectors 
  • We are discriminate how we sector journalists

How long do we keep your data?
Kaso Legg Communications checks to see if the journalists and other clients on our lists are still working at the outlets assigned to, as well as still have an interest in the topic. We comprehensively update this list every six months, while making regular maintenance on a weekly basis. If a journalist or clients decide to unsubscribe, we remove that contact from our database and remove all personal data.

What are your rights in relation to the personal information that we hold?
You have the following rights:

  • To ask us to provide you with copies of personal information that we hold about you at any time, subject to a fee specified by law; 
  • To ask us to update or correct any out of date or incorrect personal information that we hold about you (in accordance with applicable data protection legislation); 
  • The right to opt-out of any communications that we may send you. 

If you want to exercise any of these rights, please write to us by e-mail at info@kl-communications.com. 

If you object to our processing of your personal information for certain purposes or you want us to stop using or to delete your personal information, you can contact us and tell us why. In certain circumstances we may not be able to stop using your personal information but, if that is the case, we’ll let you know and tell you why. 

If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us to have the matter investigated. Please contact us at info@kl-communications.com. 

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are not processing your personal information in accordance with the law, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office https://ico.org.uk/ or seek a remedy through local courts if you believe your rights have been breached.

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This privacy policy was last updated on 25 May 2018. Please check back regularly to be kept informed of updates. 

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