Privacy

Privacy Policy

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Data Protection

We take all reasonable precautions to ensure that details relating to you are kept secure in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of May 25th 2018.

In this policy ‘we’ or ‘us’ refers to Lochaber Geopark Association which is a limited company registered in Scotland with company number SC297650 and a Scottish registered charity no SC038372.

Your personal data (any information which identifies you, or which can be identified as relating to you personally for example, name, address, phone number, email address) will be collected and used by us. We’ll only collect the personal data that we need.

Data we collect is on an opt-in basis, we shall not withhold data without your permission. You have the right to request access to your personal data withheld by us. You also have the right to insist that your personal data is modified, erased or restricted as well as insisting that we do not process the data.

We collect personal data in connection with specific activities such as registration or membership requests, placing an order, donations, volunteering, conducting research, ordering an image, employment etc.

You can give us your personal data by filling in forms on our website, by registering to use our website,  interact with social media functions on our website, entering a competition, promotion or survey or by corresponding with us (by phone, email or by joining as a member/supporter/customer). The personal information you provide could be: name, title, address, date of birth, age, gender, employment status, demographic information, email address, telephone numbers, personal description, photographs.

How we use the data

Personal data provided to us will be used for the purpose or purposes outlined in any fair processing notice in a transparent manner at the time of collection or registration where appropriate, in accordance with any preferences you express. There will a privacy policy for personal data that we collect.

We’ll only use your personal data on relevant lawful grounds as permitted by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (from 25 May 2018)/UK Data Protection Act and Privacy of Electronic Communication Regulation.

If asked by the police, or any other regulatory or government authority investigating suspected illegal activities, we may need to provide your personal data.

Third Parties

We will not pass data onto third parties.

Internal record keeping

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online

Data Controllers

This is who we work with in managing your data, or how we receive it, such as our website host. They must comply with all data protection rules and regulations as though they are the data controller themselves.

If you have any queries about this please contact us on 01397 705314 or e-mail us info@lochabergeopark.org.uk.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Cookies used on our website

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These cookies are used to collect analytical information about how visitors use our site. All web traffic and usage information is anonymous. We use this information for analytical purposes to evaluate the performance, to compile reports and to make improvements to website content and user experience.
See Google’s privacy information:
http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing a browser plug-in from http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Google Maps PREF
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These cookies are set by Google Maps, which we use to provide information on how to find us.
For more information see Google’s privacy information:
http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
And the terms of service for google maps here:
http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/help/terms_maps.html

To find out more about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.