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Introduction

Sheffield LDC is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Privacy Policy explains:

  • What personal data we collect from you when you use our website or contact us;
  • How we will collect and use that information;
  • How we keep information secure; and
  • How you can contact us if you wish to exercise any of your rights in relation to the information or make a complaint.

Contents

Information we may collect from you
How we use your information
Sharing or disclosure of your information
Types of information we collect
Website visits

For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation Act 2018, the data controller is:

Sheffield LDC

Our Data Protection Manager can be contacted via our contact form.

More information about the General Data Protection Regulation and all related and subordinate legislation as amended or re-enacted from time to time can be found on the Information Commissioner's website.

The Information Commissioner is our regulator for data protection matters.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process information about you when you:

sign up to our mailing list
use our website
contact us

We collect information such as your contact details. This information is generally provided by you.

How we use your information

We will only use the information you provide as permitted by Data Protection Law (DPL). Our reason(s) for using your data will vary depending on: how you contact us, the consent you have given, our legitimate interests, or legal obligations we may have. Reasons for use of your data include:

  • To provide you with details of our meetings, events, CPD and latest news - this is based on our legitimate interests.
  • For fraud and crime prevention.
  • To enhance your experience of our website, as described in our cookie policy.

Types of information we collect

We collect contact information submitted via our contact form expressly for the purposes of contacting you about meetings, events or news.

Website visits

This section shows the information we collect when you use our website. Before providing us with your details, please read the following important information regarding:

Collection of visitor information;
Hyperlinks;
Cookies; and
Session Cookies.
Other storage technologies
Collection of visitor information
We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully, in accordance with the DPL.

The details you provide about yourself and any other information which identifies you (‘Personal Information’) is held by Sheffiled LDC on this website (the "Site") for operational purposes, for example the submission of contact information via our contact form.

Sheffield LDC gathers general information about users, for example, what services users access the most and which areas of the site are most frequently visited. Such data is used in the aggregate to help us to understand how the site is used. We gather this information so that we can continue to improve and develop our services to the benefit of our users. We may make this aggregated information available to users of the site and to auditors. These statistics are anonymous and contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.

When you submit an enquiry via our contact form, we ask for personal information such as your name, contact details, and other details. Once you contact us, we will record your personal details. Your personal data will be used principally to communicate with you with reference to your request/enquiry.

You may opt-in to receive newsletters from us. You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe button at the bottom of the email. Please note changes to your subscription preferences can take up to 14 days to take effect.

Alternatively you can make a request via our contact form.

Hyperlinks

We may provide hyperlinks from the site to third party websites. No liability is accepted for the contents of any site operated by a third party which may be accessed via links from the site. These links are provided for your convenience only and do not imply that Sheffield LDC approves or recommends the content of such sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal data. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by Sheffield LDC.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies to help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website.

So what is a cookie?

A "cookie" is a small text file that is placed on your equipment when you visit a website (equipment like computer, phone, and tablet).

There are several types of cookies:

Functional cookies

The functional or session cookies are used to provide services or to store your preferred settings. For example for:

saving your preferences;
detecting abuse of our websites

Analytical cookies

These cookies are used to analyse your visit to our websites. For example, we analyse the number of visitors visiting our websites, the duration of the visits, the order of the pages visited and whether the pages of a website need to be adjusted. With the help of the collected information we can organise our websites more user-friendly. Furthermore, these cookies are used to solve possible technical problems on the websites.

Marketing and tracking cookies

We don't use marketing cookies.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of this policy will govern use of your information and will always be on our website. By continuing to access or use the Service after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

 

This Policy was last updated on 12th December 2019

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