What type of data we collect will depend on how you engage with our website or newsletter.
Type of Data
Depending on how you engage with either the website or newsletter will depend upon what type of Personal Data we may collect. The information is most likely to include personal identifiers (e.g. username, first name) or contact details (e.g. email).
Purpose and Lawful basis of Processing
The purposes for processing your Personal Data are:
Website: legitimate interest to provide you with the website. Where you provide your email to subscribe to website updates, you do so on the basis of consent.
Newsletter: When you sign up for our newsletter by completing the newsletter sign up form, we collect your email address, first name (if provided), location, and your newsletter preferences. You do so on the basis of consent.
Where you provide your consent to receive either email updates (Website) or newsletter emails (Newsletter), you can withdraw your consent at anytime by using the unsubscribe button on the emails. You can also use the “contact me” form below to ask to be removed from subscription lists.
Third Country Transfers
Where you provide your Personal Data to either the Website or Newsletter, your Personal Data may be processed outside of the UK.
Where your Personal Data is processed within the a country of adequate protection (e.g. EEA) this transfer is covered by the adequacy regulations.
Website: if you are an email subscriber to the Website your details remain on the list of past recipients to prevent accidental re-adding of your address.
Newsletter: When you unsubscribe from our newsletter, your details remain on the list of past recipients to prevent accidental re-adding of your address. After you unsubscribe, your details will be removed as a “contact” with Mailchimp 60 days after your un-subscription to our newsletter.
Website: Where you subscribe via email, you can unsubscribe via the link in the email footer. You can also use the “Contact me” form below to ask to be removed from the email subscription.
Newsletter: Every newsletter contains a quick and easy unsubscribe link in its footer. You can also unsubscribe at any time using this form.
Data Protection Rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing – You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
Please contact us at using the form below if you wish to make a request.
Complaints Supervisory Authority
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us using the contact form below.
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk