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Policy Effective Date
1. The personal data that we will collect
2. The use of that data
3. Who has access to the collected data
For users in the European Union, we adhere to Regulation (EY) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (The GDPR). For users in the UK, we adhere to the GDPR as enshrined in the Data Protection Act 2018.
We have not appointed a Data Protection Officer as we do not fall within the categories of controllers and processors required to appoint a Data Protection Officer under Article 37 of the GDPR.
When the legal basis for us processing your personal data is that you have provided your consent to that processing, you may withdraw your consent at any time. If you withdraw consent, it will not make processing which we completed before you withdrew your consent unlawful.
You can withdraw your consent by: contacting us through the feedback form on our Site.
Legal Basis for Processing
We collect and process personal data about users in the EU only when we have a legal basis for doing so under Article 6 of the GDPR. We rely on the following legal basis to collect and process the personal data of users in the EU:
Users have provided their consent to the processing of their data for one or more specific purposes.
Personal Data We Collect
Data Collected Automatically
When you visit and use our Site, we may automatically collect and store the following information:
· IP address
· Hardware and Software details
· Clicked Links
· Content Viewed
How We Use Personal Data
The data we collect automatically is used for the following purposes:
· For statistics and analysis. For example to understand how many individual people use our website, what content might be useful, where and when people look at our Site and how long they spend looking at it.
Who we share personal data with
We may disclose user data to any member of The Plymouth Alliance who reasonably needs access to user data to achieve the purposes set out in this policy.
We will not sell or share your data with other third parties, except in the following cases:
· If the law requires it
· If it is required for any legal processing
· To prove or protect our legal rights
If you follow hyperlinks from our Site to another Site, please note that we are not responsible for and have no control over their privacy policies and practices.
How long we store personal data
User data will be stored for as long as is necessary under the terms of this policy, but up to a maximum of 2 years.
How We Protect Your Personal Data
Our website is hosted on GoDaddy and we use a HTTPS secure Site.
Data is only accessible to our employees. Our employees are bound by strict confidentiality policies. We are bound by UK data laws as well as the GDPR for all personal data.
While we take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the user data is secure and that users are protected, there always remains the risk of harm. The Internet as a whole can be insecure at times and therefore we are unable to guarantee the security of user data beyond what is reasonable and practical.
Your rights as a user
Under the GDPR, you have the following rights:
· Right to be informed
· Right of access
· Right to rectification
· Right to erasure
· Right to restrict processing
· Right to portability
· Right to object
We do now knowingly collect or use personal data from children under 16 years of age. If we learn that we have collected personal data from a child under 16 years of age, the personal data will be deleted as soon as possible. If a child under 16 years of age has provided us with personal data their parents or guardian may contact us through our feedback from on this Site.
How to Access, Modify, Delete or Challenge the Data Collected
If you would like to know if we have collected your personal data, how we have used your personal data, if we have disclosed your personal data, if you would like your data to be deleted or modified in any way, or if you would like to exercise any of your other rights under the GDPR, please contact us here:
How to Opt-Out of Data Collection, Use or Disclosure
You can opt out of cookie collection by selecting Do Not Accept when entering the Site.
If you change your mind after selecting to accept cookies you can go into the settings of your internet browser and look at your cookie settings, usually in “Privacy and Security”. You can select which sites you want to allow cookies, and block those you don’t want cookies to be used.
A cookie is a small file, stored on the user’s hard drive by a website. Its purpose is to collect data relating to the user’s browsing habits. You can choose to be notified each time a cookie is transmitted. You can also choose to disable cookies entirely in your internet browser, but this may decrease the quality of your user experience.
We use the following types of cookies on our Site:
1. Functional cookies
Function cookies are used to remember the selections you make on our Site so that your selections are saved for your next visit.
2. Analytical cookies
Analytical cookies allow us to improve the design and functionality of our Site be collecting data on how you access our Site, for example data on the content you access and how long you stay.
If you have any complaints about how we process your personal data, please contact us through the contact methods listed below so that we can, where possible, resolve the issue. If you feel we have not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner you may request for your complaint to be reviewed by the Alliance Leadership Team.
You can use our contact form through this Site, or email email@example.com
Please use “Alliance Website” in the subject bar.