In accordance with the Information Commissioner’s Office guidance on collecting information from young persons, we will not deliberately collect data from anyone under the age of 13 and if it comes to our attention that we have collected such information we will delete it from our systems.
Personal identification information
In common with most websites, we may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, fill out a form, respond to a survey, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. But Users may also visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information, including, IP addresses. This data is collected to help us maintain and improve our site and for management and legal purposes.
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How we use collected information
Hope News and Hope Village Hall may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
- To run and operate our Site
We may collect User information to display content on the Site correctly.
- To improve service
Information provided helps us respond to User queries more efficiently.
- To personalize User experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
- To improve our Site
We may use feedback provided by Users to improve our products and services.
- To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature or to send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
- To send periodic emails
We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their contact with us, such as to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of Users personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. Data submitted through this website is managed by cPanel, WordPress and associated plugins.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to or with others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our partners and trusted affiliates for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share User information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that Users have given us their permission. Data may be held on our hosting provider’s servers. Data may also be held by other services, such as Google if we use them to help provide our services. These providers may have their own data management protocols over which we have no control.
Please note that we use Cloudflare to provide extra security, SSL encryption and DDOS mitigation. You may wish to read their policy on GDPR here which you must agree to to use this website.
If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they may receive emails that may include local news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share User information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that Users have given us their permission.
Third party websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
This document was last updated on 31st October 2018