Queer Norfolk (“us”, “we”) respect the privacy of every person who visits or subscribes to our websites and online publications (“you”) and are committed to ensuring a safe online experience. This privacy statement outlines the personal data we may collect about you and how we may process it, as well as how our service providers might do the same. This privacy statement also tells you about your rights to control this data.
Queer Norfolk is subject to the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018.
We hold the following categories of personal data:
We only ever use your personal data with your consent, or where it’s necessary in order to:
We use your personal data to communicate with you in order to promote our activities and events and to help with fundraising. This includes keeping you up to date with our news, blogs, events and merchandise.
We’ll never sell your personal data.
From time to time, we make use of plugins and software from third parties (e.g. Google Forms or eHive). This privacy statement does not cover the activities of such third parties. You should consult those third party sites’ privacy policies for information on how your data is used by them.
Website cookies and similar technologies
Our site uses message boards on blogs and users can participate in these facilities. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to disclose your personal information.
Our legal process for processing personal data
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018, organisations are required to have a legal basis for processing personal data. The legal bases we use for processing data are:
Our primary goal in collecting personal data from you is to give you an enjoyable customised experience whilst allowing us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs. We only collect personal data from you through data inputted through enquiry forms (if submitted), newsletter subscriptions (if joined) and site usage data. We do give you the option to access our sites’ homepages without subscribing or registering or disclosing your personal data. Please note that we do not intend to collect any personal data from children under thirteen years of age and no child under thirteen should submit any personal data to any of the sites. Should we discover that any such personal data has been delivered to any of the sites, we will remove that information as soon as possible.
Under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018, you have the following rights:
We will respond to a request within one month of receipt.
We are committed to keeping the data you provide us secure and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal data from loss, misuse or alteration. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features described above to try to prevent unauthorised access. We have implemented information security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:
All volunteers (i.e. those who process your personal data on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of your personal data, are obliged to keep the information confidential and not use it for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for us in line with the standards set out in the GDPR.
We share personal data with third parties who process our data for the purposes of providing services to you. Our chosen processors to help us do this include Google Analytics and eHive.
We will also share data with the appropriate authorities (e.g. police, law enforcement agencies and other parties) where we have a legal obligation.
We do not sell or share data with any other third parties other than those listed above, covered under the trading data clause and where we use a third party to securely process our data on our behalf.