1. What’s In This Policy?
- This Policy Tells You:
- What information we may store about you.
- What we may do with this information.
- The circumstances in which we may contact you.
- Whether we may share your data.
- What you can do about the data that is stored about you.
2. What Is Covered By This Policy?
- This Policy Covers:
- Dunston & Gateshead Community Website
- Dunston & Gateshead Community Social Media Pages (Including, but not limited to, Facebook and Twitter)
- This Policy DOES NOT Cover:
- The data held about you by any 3rd party organisation with which you may enter competitions or other activities.
3. What Steps We Take To Protect Your Data:
- Here at Dunston & Gateshead Community, we take privacy extremely seriously. We take all actions possible to protect your data.
- However, it must be remembered that all methods of data storage and data transfer are not 100% secure and safe from threats. If your data becomes compromised, we will take steps to notify you immediately.
4. Types Of Data That May Be Stored:
- When entering competitions, you may be asked to provide data such as your name, age, date of birth, address, etc. This will only be shared with 3rd parties when entering competitions related to that company. All other data will be stored securely on our servers.
- Cookies on this page may also store your device information, including your IP Address, Device ID, App ID, Vendor ID and Advertising ID. This may be collected either by ourselves or by services which display adverts or competitions on our site.
- If you mention us or contact us on Facebook or Twitter, your social profile details may also be recorded. If emailing us, these details may also be saved.
5. How Long Will We Keep Your Data?
- We will only keep your data while we have any reason to keep it. If we no longer require the data, and it isn’t required by the company with which you have entered a competition, then we will delete the data.
- An exception to this is your IP (Internet Protocol) address which allows your network to be identified. This may be kept for longer for statistical reasons.
6. How May We Use Your Details?
- Your details will only be used when you enter competitions. We will NEVER sell your data to anyone else.
- Third Party advertisers may use this data in order to show adverts that are targeted towards you personally.
- Your IP may be stored in order to keep a record of how many visits the site has received.
7. When Will We Use Your Information To Contact You?
- We may contact you if you have entered competitions to inform you of a win. In this case, the contacting will usually done via e-mail.
- We will also contact you if your data has been kept longer than it should have or if the data is breached in order to inform you.
8. Will I Be Contacted For Marketing Purposes?
- You would only be contacted for marketing purposes if you have specifically asked to do so. You can unsubscribe at any time.
9. When Would We Share Your Data With Others?
- Your data will only be shared with others if you have entered a competition, and the details will only be shared with the company who are running the competition.
10. What About Under 18s?
- Depending on the type of competition or page content, parental permission may be required or age restrictions may be put into place.
- The rest of the data policy remains the same.
11. Can I Delete My Information?
- If you have shared your data with us, you can request that it is deleted immediately. If a competition has not reached its deadline, this will render your entry void.
12. What Are My Rights?
- Your Have The Right To:
- Request a copy of the information.
- Not let robots make big decisions about you.
- Ask us to correct or delete incorrect information, provided that you can prove it’s incorrect.
- To ask us to stop using your information.
13. How Are Cookies Used On Our Page?
15. How Can I Contact Dunston & Gateshead Community?
- You can contact us via the ‘Contact Us’ page at the top of this website!
Updated Friday 30th August 2019