I am Sara Cascianelli, a freelance translator working from English and Spanish into Italian, and from Italian into English. This Privacy Notice sets out how I use and protect any information that you give when you use this website, and how I keep it secure.
I am committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should I ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. I may change this Privacy Notice from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
What this website collects
Cookies have names, here’s a list of the cookies I use and what they do:
Google Analytics, aggregate tracking to see how well this website works:
Wordfence, a firewall to protect this website:
I collect a minimum of personal data from the contact form of this website. I may collect the following personal information:
- Your name if you submit it
- Your phone number and email address if you submit them
- Information on documents sent for the express purpose of translation or linguistic testing, payment and delivery conditions, and bank account details if you submit them
Submitted contact form information is not stored on the website.
I do not link this personal data with any other website data.
This website does not collect sensitive personal data.
Data relating to quotes will be retained for up to six months. In cases of work carried out, your personal data will be retained for up to 5 completed tax years to comply with tax obligations and for good practice in accordance with HMRC accounting records guidance. I will also delete email communication after this period. Should you ask me to delete my work before this period has expired, I cannot be held responsible for queries or claims relating to the content, as I have no way of verifying the accuracy of the original content.
What I do with the information I gather
I use this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and for the following reasons:
- If you have used the contact form, I will use the information provided to contact you about your message. The legal basis for processing your data is to perform the services you request or to take necessary steps prior to fulfilling that request and to comply with legal requirements. I use such personal data in order to issue quotes; provide the translation, proofreading, revision or linguistic testing services requested, issue invoices or comply with legal requirements.
I do not use your personal data for marketing purposes. I will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless required by law to do so.
- I use the tracking information from Google to improve this website content and structure. For example, if the data shows that a given page is not being read much, perhaps it needs rewritten or linked to more clearly.
I am committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, I have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information I collect online.
The equipment used for storing and processing personal data is updated as frequently as possible. Anti-virus software is installed to prevent the theft or destruction of this information and is regularly updated.
Personal data is periodically backed up on a device other than that used on a day-to-day basis so that personal data can be recovered in the event of loss or damage. All electronic systems in use for storing or processing personal information are password-protected. In the event that documents are printed during the translation process (e.g. for final edits), these will be shredded and disposed of once the project is complete.
Links to other websites and social media
This website may contain links to other websites of interest and to my professional Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts. However, once you have used these links to leave this site, you should note that I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
Please be aware you have the following rights regards the collection or use of your personal information:
Right to Access
You may request details of personal information which I hold about you. If you would like a copy of any information held on you, please email email@example.com. I will take action without undue delay and in any event within one month of receipt of the request.
Right to Rectification
If you believe that any information I am holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, I will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. I will take action without undue delay and in any event within one month of receipt of the request.
Right to Deletion
You may request deletion of any personal information which I hold about you. If you would like such information deleted, please email email@example.com. I will take action without undue delay and in any event within one month of receipt of the request.