Under the European Union GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful basis:
1. We store your data purely through your given consent.
2. We collect your email address in order to send you newsletters. Furthermore, we collect your email address to enable and validate your access to our members-only section. This is also to authenticate yourself every time you log on to the members-only section.
3. We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists.
4. We do not share your information with third parties.
Under the GDPR your rights are as follows:
the right to be informed;
the right of access;
the right to rectification;
the right to erasure;
the right to restrict processing;
the right to data portability;
the right to object; and
the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling
Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect your email address. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through Mailchimp, an email marketing service provider [EMS]. An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.
Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.
Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences.
Data Security and Protection
We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information.