Policy key definitions
- “I”, “our”, “us”, or “we” refer to the organisation, The Arts Society Scarborough (formerly known as the Scarborough Decorative and Fine Arts Society).
- “you” and “the user” refer to the person(s) using the website
- GDPR means the General Data Protection Regulation
- PECR means the Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulations
- ICO means Information Commissioner’s Office
- Cookies mean small files stored on a user’s computer or device
Key Principles of GDPR
- Lawfulness, fairness and transparency
- Purpose limitation
- Data minimisation
- Storage limitation
- Integrity and confidence
Processing of your personal data
Under the GDPR we control and/or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases:
- Legal obligation
- Vital interest
- Legitimate interest
Sharing your information
We do not share your information with third parties, unless required to do so in order to fulfil our contract with you and will only do so with your explicit consent. If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis is no longer relevant.
Your individual rights
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
- the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling
You also have the right to complain to the ICO (www.ico.org.uk) if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data. We handle access requests in accordance with the GDPR.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyse what works and where it needs improvement.
What type of cookies do we use?
Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.
Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. This data helps us understand and analyse how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.
Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing content on the website on social media platforms.
Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.
How can I control the cookie preferences?
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