When you sign up to this blog, we gather and process your personal information in
accordance with our privacy notice and in compliance with the relevant data protection
Regulation and laws. This notice provides you with the necessary information regarding your
rights and our obligations and explains how, why and when we process your personal data.
Information we collect
We may use your information (namely your name and email address) to contact you by
mails and messages about our events and updates that may be of interest to you. We will
never collect any unnecessary personal data from you and do not process your information
in any way, other than as specified in this notice. We also collect information (including
personal information) when you contact us through our website.
How We Use Your Personal Data
We take your privacy very seriously and will never disclose or share your data without your
consent, unless required to do so by law. We only retain your data for as long as is necessary
and for the purpose(s) specified in this notice. Where you have consented to us providing
you with information about our events and updates, you are free to withdraw this consent
at any time. On our website, other data may also be collected automatically such as details
of your visits to our site (time/date/pages viewed), including but not limited to your IP
address, browser type and version, how you got to our site and links you click on to leave
our site, location data, traffic data, [weblogs] and other communication about your use of
our site and viewing of any videos we offer.
You can withdraw your consent or unsubscribe by clicking the UNSUBSCRIBE button below.
Below are some of your rights under the new General Data Protection Regulations 2018.
The right to be informed – you have the right to be told about the collection and use of the
personal data you provide.
The right of access – you have the right to know whether we are processing your personal data,
and to a copy of that data.
Right to rectification – you have the right to have any incorrect personal data corrected or
completed if it is incomplete.
Right to erasure – this right, often referred to as the right to be forgotten, allows you to ask
us to erase personal data where there is no valid reason for us to keep it.
Right to restrict processing – you have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your data.
Right to data portability – you have the right to move, copy or transfer your personal data
from one IT environment to another.
Right to object – you have the right to object to our processing of your personal data based
on (i) legitimate interests, or for the performance of a task in the public interests/exercise of
official authority (including profiling); (ii) direct marketing (including profiling); and (iii) for
purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics.
We collect data using cookies. A cookie is an alphanumeric text file that is sent from a
website and stored on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser. Most browsers
allow you to turn off the cookie function but if you opt to do this you may be unable to
access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will
Respecting your privacy
We do not sell, rent or pass on any information about you to other organisations. We may
also need to pass on information when required by law.
Safe and secure
We maintain a high level of physical and electronic security in relation to the collection,
storage and disclosure of your information. We take reasonable steps to ensure that any
information we hold about you is protected. While we make every reasonable effort to
ensure that information sent to us is done securely, we cannot guarantee the security of
information transmitted to us through the internet.
From time to time, we will make changes to this policy to keep it up to date and relevant.
You should, therefore, ensure that you check regularly to see what has changed.
Effective September 2018