|Spring Foundation, we or us||
|User or you||Any third party that accesses the Website that is neither employed by Spring Foundation nor providing a service to Spring Foundation.|
|Website||The Website that you are currently using, spring-foundation.org, and any other sub-domains|
|Data||Collectively all information that you provide to Spring Foundation via this Website.|
|Cookies||A small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit and/or use certain features of the Website|
|Data Protection Laws||Any applicable law related to the processing of personal information, including but not limited to the GDPR, any national laws, regulations or legislations, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK|
|GDPR||GDPR General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016|
|UK and EU Cookie Law||The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications regulations 2011|
For the purpose of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Spring Foundation is the “data controller”, and as such determines the purpose for which your Data is processed.
What Data do we collect and how?
We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
- date of birth
- contact information such as email address and telephone number
- financial information such as credit/ debit card details
- IP address (automatically collected)
- operating system (automatically collected)
The above may be collected in the following ways:
1) Data is submitted to us by you
- when you contact us via the Website, by telephone, post or email
- when you make payments to us, through this Website or otherwise
- when you select to receive marketing communications from us
2) Data is received from other sources (third parties)
- Spring Foundation will receive Data about you from the following third parties:
- Google Analytics
- Other third party programmes
3) Data is collected automatically
- when you visit our Website. This information helps us to make improvements to Website content and navigation, which includes you IP address, date, time and frequency with which you access the Website and interact with its content
- via cookies, in line with your own settings on your personal browser.
How do we use your Data?
a) internal record keeping
b) improvement of services
c) communication by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you
d) Spring Foundation payment reminders
We may use your Data for the above mentioned purposes if we deem it necessary to do so. However, you have the right to refuse to and withdraw from such usage of your Data, as highlighted in the ‘Your Rights’ section below.
For any marketing communication, we require your consent. This may be via opt-in or opt-out options available at the point of use.
Who do we share your Data with?
Spring Foundation may share your Data with the following groups for the stated reasons:
|Our employees, agents and/or advisors.||to ensure effective administration and to obtain professional advice|
|Third party payment providers||to enable third party payment providers to process user payments and refunds|
How do we keep your Data secure?
We will use every measure to safeguard your Data. This includes:
a) accounts being controlled by a password and user name that is unique to you.
b) storing your Data on secure servers.
c) using encryption software (SSL technology)
Any suspected data breach will be dealt with following technical and organisational measures. If you suspect any misuse, loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please inform us immediately using this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like further information on how to stay safe online, you may wish to read more on Get Safe Online, which is supported by HM Government and leading businesses. For details on how to protect your devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org.
How long do we keep your Data?
Certain Data may be kept due to tax or regulatory purposes. For example, if you have indicated that you wish to contribute Gift Aid.
The following outlines your rights in relation to your Data:
a) Right to access – you have the right to request copies of the information we hold about you at any time. This will be usually done without any charge.
b) Right to correct – you have the right to have your Data amended if it is incorrect or inaccurate.
c) Right to erase – you have the right to request that your Data be deleted from our systems.
d) Right to restrict – you have the right to prevent us using your Data or limit our usage of it.
e) Right to data portability – you have the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data.
f) Right to object – you have the right to object to our use of your Data.
To exercise any of your rights in relation to your Data set out above, please contact us via this email address: email@example.com
If you are dissatisfied with the way we process any complaints in relation to your Data, you may contact the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO’s contact details can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk.
Links to external websites
You will have the opportunity to accept or refuse the placement of Cookies when you first access the Website via a message bar. By consenting, you will help us provide you with a better experience. Denying consent may not allow the Website to function fully or as intended.
The three types of Cookies that may be placed on your device are:
1) Necessary – these are required for the operation of our website, such as enabling you to log into secure areas and making use of payment services
2) Analytical – these allow us to monitor the number of visitors and their usage, helping us to make improvements where necessary
3) Functionality – these are used to recognise a returning user, allowing us to personalise content and remember preferences (language, region etc.)
The following third party tools are used to collect Cookies:
- Google analytics
You may enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. The default for most browsers is the acceptance of Cookies. It is your responsibility to ensure that your browser is up-to-date.
Last updated December 2019.
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