Woodford Community Council is dedicated to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.
We do update this Policy from time to time so please do review it occasionally.
1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:
- Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data.
- That you provide by filling in forms on our website.
- Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.
On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website. Such information will not identify you personally it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever.
Similarly to the above, we may gather information about your general internet use by using a cookie file. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our website and the service that we provide to you. It also helps you when you use our website.
All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website.
More details on cookies can be found here.
3. USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
3.1 To provide you with information requested from us, relating to our community
3.2 To meet our contractual commitments to you.
3.3 To notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or service, which may affect our service.
3.4 We will contact you only when you have provided consent and only by those means you provided consent for.
3.5 If you do not want us to use your data for our or third parties’ uses you will have the opportunity to withhold your consent to this when you provide your details to us on the form on which we collect your data.
3.6 Please be advised that we do not reveal information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers but we may, on occasion; provide them with aggregate statistical information about our visitors.
4. STORING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
4.3 The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk.
5. DISCLOSING YOUR INFORMATION
5.1 Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to any member of our group. This includes, where applicable, volunteers or committee members.
5.2 We may also disclose your personal information to third parties (Mailchimp)
5.2.1 Where we are legally required to disclose your information.
5.2.2 To assist fraud protection and minimise credit risk.
6. DATA RETENTION
Personal data will only be retained as long as is necessary for the purposes it was collected and to satisfy any legal requirements.
7. THIRD PARTY LINKS
You may find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them. Any link to an external website should not be understood to be an endorsement of that website or the site's owners or their products or services
8. ACCESS TO INFORMATION
You have the right to access the information that we hold about you and the right to withdraw consent, correct or delete data. You can see more about these rights here on the ICO website. Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you please contact us using the contact details below.
9. CONTACTING US
Woodford Community Council is not responsible for the content of external websites. Any link to an external website should not be understood to be an endorsement of that website or the site's owners or their products or services. Find out more details in our Terms and Conditions.