GDPR Statement

Privacy Policy Notice

The policy: This privacy policy notice is served by Mark Lane Designs under the website; MarkLaneDesigns.com. The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information through the business and while you browse or use this website. If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing / using this website, and or refrain from submitting your personal data to us

Policy key definitions:

  • “I”, “our”, “us”, or “we” refer to the business, Mark Lane and Mark Lane Designs
  • “you”, “the user” refer to the person(s) using this website
  • GDPR means General Data Protection Act
  • PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation
  • ICO means Information Commissioner’s Office
  • Cookies mean small files stored on a users computer or device

Key principles of GDPR:

Our privacy policy embodies the following key principles; (a) Lawfulness, fairness and transparency, (b) Purpose limitation, (c) Data minimisation, (d) Accuracy, (e) Storage limitation, (f) Integrity and confidence, (g) Accountability

Processing of Your Personal Data

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases:

  • We are registered with the ICO: under the Data Protection Register, our registration number is: ########
  • Lawful basis: legitimate interests
    Where our purpose for processing is: we maintain electronic email / diary / contact management,  invoicing, payment, project management, time and expense recording and phone systems
    Which is necessary because: we use these systems to manage our business
    We process your information in the following ways: telephone calls, messages, letters, diary appointments, contact information including, but not limited to: names; addresses; phone numbers; email addresses; web addresses and contact preferences) are recorded in our database system.
    Data retention period: we will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists
    Sharing your information: we do share your personal information with third parties and they include;  such as contractors, local authorities and potential clients

  • Lawful basis: special category data
    Where our purpose for processing is: making payments to suppliers / clients
    Which is necessary because: we need to hold bank details to facilitate payments
    We process your information in the following ways: making  payments to your bank accounts using direct bank credit
    Data retention period: we will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists
    Sharing your information: we do not share your information with third parties


  • Lawful basis: criminal offence data
    Where our purpose for processing is:  not applicable
    Which is necessary because: we do not hold data on criminal records
    We process your information in the following ways: not applicable
    Data retention period: not applicable
    Sharing your information: not applicable


If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant

Your Individual Rights

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here

  • the right to be informed
  • the right of access
  • the right to rectification
  • the right to erasure
  • the right to restrict processing
  • the right to data portability
  • the right to object
  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling

You also have the right to complain to the ICO [www.ico.org.uk] if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR

Internet Cookies

We do not use cookies on this website

Data Security and Protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement

Fair & Transparent Privacy Explained

We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology

Affiliate Links

Our website may contain affiliate links on some pages

Clickable affiliate links may be displayed as a website URL like this; https://www.marklanedesigns.com/gdpr-statement or as a titled text link like this: gdrp-statement

Clicking on any affiliate links may track your actions once you have clicked on them but you will not tracked by Mark Lane Designs

If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any affiliate links found throughout the website

Resources & Further Information

Privacy Notice Policy v.4.1 Dec 2018 – Mark Lane Designs

please contact us at compliance@marklanedesigns.com