Your Protection is our Priority
The general data protection regime that applies to most UK businesses and organisations. It covers the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as it applies in the UK, tailored by the Data Protection Act 2018. We ensure our employees have the fundamental right to privacy and can trust us to use their data responsibly. It’s about treating people fairly and openly, recognising their right to have control over their own identity and their interactions with others, and striking a balance with the wider interests of society. Data Protection is essential in our generation of of global innovation.
Data Protection Officer
We have an appointed DPO for Lush Models, Modelling Agency. They have completed relevant training to ensure expert knowledge of the law and practices around Data Protection. Our DPO is tasked with monitoring compliance with the GDPR and other data protection laws, our data protection policies, awareness-raising, training, and audits.They focus solely on minimising any risks should they occur. When performing their tasks, our DPO has due regard to the risk associated with processing operations, and takes into account the nature, scope, context and purposes of processing. Our DPO is easily accessible as a point of contact.
The ICO is the UK's independent body set up to uphold information rights. Their Head Office in Cheshire - England, with 3 other offices in Edinburgh -Scotland, Cardiff - Wales and Belfast - Northern Island. The ICO is primarily funded by organisations paying the data protection fee, which accounts for around 85% to 90% of the ICO’s annual budget. This is supplemented by grant-in-aid from the government to fund the ICO’s regulation of various other laws.