This policy sets out how we will use and share the information that you give us.
The Hive Group is a part of St Ives plc. St Ives is an international marketing services group; we work with international, consumer-facing brands across all major sectors. These include – retail & FMCG, healthcare & pharma, financial services, media, technology, automotive and charity. We help them determine their strategic direction, and design and deliver world-class solutions to match their specific requirements.
You can visit our Group website here:
The Hive Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of St Ives plc
Registered office address:One Tudor Street
When we refer to “we”, “us”, or “The Hive Group” we are referring to this company.
You should be aware that if you access third party websites (including those of our Affiliates), using links provided on our websites, these websites are outside our control and have their own privacy policies governing the use of personal data and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
An Affiliate is a company or partnership that is not wholly owned by St Ives plc, but which is part owned or controlled by St Ives plc.
The Hive Group may collect and process the following categories of personal data about you
Information generated by the work, service or relationship we may have with you.
Information generated by visiting our website or engaging with us on social media
We may collect information that you provide during your correspondence with us, this could be, but not limited to, one of the following ways:
We will only use your personal information when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal information in the following circumstances:
The purpose(s) we will collect and process your data are shown below
Your personal data may be shared with other companies within our Group. It may also be disclosed to a third party who acquires us, a member of our Group or substantially all of our assets.
We may also share some of your personal data with the following categories of third parties:
We require third parties to respect the security of your data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We will share your personal information with third parties where required by law.
The Hive Group may send your data outside the European Economic Area (the European Economic Area being the European Union and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, also referred to as the “EEA”), Where your personal data are transferred or accessed outside of the EEA, we require that appropriate safeguards are in place.
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes during your relationship with us. You also have the rights and choices which you can exercise on the data we hold on you.
You have the right to:
For more information or to action these rights, please contact using us on firstname.lastname@example.org
We will take reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy of the information we hold about you. We will not use your personal information unless it is (to the best of our knowledge) accurate and up to date.
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal information so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use such information without further notice to you.
When the purposes we collected the data for have ended we will retain and securely destroy your personal information in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. For further details about data retention please contact the data protection officer whose details can be found in this policy.
If you have concerns that you would like to raise with us, please contact our Data Protection Officer:Jonathon Richmond
You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office if you believe we have not acted within the law or have infringed your rights.
Unfortunately, the transmission of data over the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its security. Once we have received your data we will use strict security measures to try to protect it against loss, misuse, or unauthorised alterations.