The Cookley & Caunsall community information website is committed to complying with the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018. Taking care of the personal information you share with us is very important. We want you to be confident that your personal data is kept safely and securely and that you fully understand that if and when we do use your information, it will improve the service we provide to you and will only be done with your full consent.
Personal Data – your rights:
You have the right to be informed about how we use any data you provide through this website: what data we collect, why, who has access to it, how long it’s kept, and the legal basis we have for doing so. By providing this information you give us your consent to collect and use your data appropriately, as stipulated below, but you have the right to object and withdraw that consent just as easily as it is given. Should you not wish to provide your consent, any services directly related to this data cannot be provided. You also have the right to have your personal data removed where there is no legal basis for us to hold it, as well as the right to request your data is transferred to a third-party (data portability). Any automated decision making, based on your data, can be challenged and a human decision made. Additionally, you have a right of access and can request a copy of any personal data provided, and subsequently the right of rectification of any incorrect data identified. To exercise these rights and submit a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR), please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Complaints can be lodged with the supervising authority at The Information Commissioner’s Office: https://ico.org.uk/concerns or 0303 123 1113.
What personal information we collect from you:
We collect contact information when contributions are made to this website via:
- buy local directory (Contact name, phone and email, business name, address, web and social links, business nature)
- local info pages( (Contact name, phone and email, group or organisation name, address, web and social links, group or organisation purpose)
- event (Contact name, phone email and web links and event details)
- job or volunteering opportunities (Contact name, phone email and web links and opportunity details)
- blog authors (Full name, organisation and email)
- Submitting images (Full name, organisation and email)
Why we collect it:
- To keep our online information about your group, organisation or business up to date.
- To enable publication of up to date information, news and images to our website.
Who we share it with:
We will not share any information submitted through our online forms with any other company or third party.
Our legal basis for holding this data:
We hold this data with your consent.
How we protect your data:
This website uses SSL (Secure Socket Layer) to encrypt all data sent from or to this website. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. 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.
How long we keep your data for:
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Embedded content from other websites:
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Third-party links outside of our control:
This website includes links to third-party websites. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements.
When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
When someone visits this website we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.
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.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to your needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
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 and you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org.
Changes to this policy:
If this privacy notice changes we will notify you on our website If you need to contact us please email email@example.com
This privacy notice was last updated on 27thJuly 2021.