At Tiverton Beekeepers, we take your privacy seriously.
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This policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.
We may change this policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this policy.
Any questions regarding this policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email.
Who are we?
Tiverton Beekeepers are part of the Devon Beekeepers Association, a UK charity which supports Beekeeping in the UK. The Devon Beekeepers Association is a Registered Charity No 270675.
How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us about our activities, or if you register to receive our email newsletter.
What type of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. There is no facility within the website to make any payments, we will never ask you to make any card payments online.
BACS payments for goods or services are not available through the website.
How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
- process orders that you have submitted;
- seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
- notify you of changes to our services;
- send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest
- to you. These may include information about campaigns, appeals, other fundraising
- activities, promotions of our associated partners goods and services;
- process a grant or job application.
We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations (for example the collection of Gift Aid). We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.
Who has access to your information?
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
We do not employ Third Party Service Providers to work on our behalf:
You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from us about the our work, then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes situated on the form on which we collect your information.
We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent. We will not contact you for marketing purposes by post if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email.
How you can access and update your information
The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email.
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (we may charge £10 for information requests to cover our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you).
Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information
When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely.
Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
We will not analyse your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences so we will not contact you with information relevant to you. We will not make use of additional information about you when it is available from external sources.
Use of ‘cookies’
Cookies are small text files that can be used by web sites to make a user’s experience more efficient.
Some third party cookies are set by services that appear on our pages. They are set by the operators of that service and are not in our control. They include Twitter, Facebook and inShare and relate to the ability of users to share content on this site.
If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. You can access them through some types of browser.
More information about cookies, including how to block them or delete them, can be found at Cookiepedia.
Links to other websites
In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.
16 or Under
We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.
Transferring your information outside of Europe
As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.
If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.
Review of this Policy
We keep this Policy under regular review
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