PRIVACY POLICY

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WHO WE ARE

Here at Cotswold Vegan Events we take the protection of your personal data very seriously and are committed to maintaining the trust of our customers and visitors to our website in this respect. We have compiled this Privacy Policy to let you know when and why we collect your personal information, what we do with it, how we store it and the circumstances in which we may disclose it to others. We never sell, rent or trade email lists or personal information to other companies for marketing purposes.

We have put in place generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, or unauthorised alteration or destruction. However no website can be completely secure and so we would urge you to notify us if you have any concerns. We will notify you promptly in the event of any breach of your personal data which might expose you to serious risk.

DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY

We have a legal obligation to protect your personal data and use it line with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal data (including the Data Protection Act 1998, General Data Protection Regulations, the Data Protection Bill herein collectively referred to in this policy as the ‘data protection laws’).

If you are just generally visiting our website and having a look around we will not be collecting any personal data about you. We may automatically collect information about your visits, such as browsing patterns, however, information collected in this way does not reveal your contact details or any type of personal data. This information is only used to analyse, manage and develop the website and is not linked to any individual.

Please be aware that any personal data you provide on chat rooms, message boards and social media groups becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any of you personal information on these types of media.

We do ask for your personal details in forms when you subscribe for specific services or entering applications electronically. Personal information collected via this website and the registration process is controlled by Cotswold Vegan Events (the data controller) and is only held for the legitimate purpose made clear at the time of collection.

NEWSLETTER AND MAILING LISTS

As part of the registration process for our e-newsletters we collect personal information. We use that information to tell you our latest news, information on trader applications and event updates, videos and photos.  We also use it to update you on information that you have asked us to tell you about. We don't rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.

We use a third-party email newsletter provider, Mailchimp , to deliver our newsletters. We gather statistics around email opening and click throughs using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see here. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.

DATA RETENTION

We only hold your personal data on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant purpose. If you want us to remove your details from your subscriptions (providing you do not have any bookings, any other contractual agreements or there is a legal basis for not doing so) then you can email us at cotswoldveganevents@gmail.com any time to request this. Please put ‘Personal Data’ in the subject heading.

ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold in line with UK data protection law.

If you have any further questions or comments concerning your privacy, wish to access your personal data held about you, delete, or update information we hold about you, please contact cotswoldveganevents@gmail.com (please put ‘Personal Data’ in the subject heading’).

We welcome your comments on privacy issues so please do contact us with any queries or suggestions.

You have the right to lodge a complaint in relation to the processing of your personal data with the Information Commissioner’s Office, the public body responsible for information rights. More information can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk, or you can write to them at:

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

https://ico.org.uk/concerns

Tel: 0303 123 1113

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE

We reserve the right to update this privacy notice from time to time so please do check it each time you submit any personal data to us.