Privacy Policy

Last updated: 13 November 2021

This Privacy Policy describes our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your information when you use our services and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

We use your personal data to provide and improve our service. By using our service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy has been created with the help of the Privacy Policy Generator.

Definitions


For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

  • Account means a unique account created for you to access our service or parts of our service.

  • Society (referred to as either "the Society", "we", "us" or "our" in this agreement) refers to Society of Women Organists (305 Gilbert House, Barbican, London EC2Y 8BD).

  • Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of your browsing history on that website among its many uses.

  • Country refers to: United Kingdom

  • Device means any device that can access our service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.

  • Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.

  • Service refers to the Website.

  • Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Society. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Society to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the Society, to perform services related to the Service or to assist the Society in analyzing how the Service is used.

  • Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

  • Website refers to Society of Women Organists website, accessible from https://societyofwomenorganists.co.uk

  • You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.

Collecting and using your personal data


Types of data collected


Personal data


While using our service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address

  • First name and last name

  • Usage data

Usage data


Usage data is collected automatically when using the Service.

Usage data may include information such as your device's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When you access the service by or through a mobile device, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies


We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our service and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our service. The technologies we use may include:

  • Cookies or browser cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on your device. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of our service. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our service may use cookies.

  • Web beacons. Certain sections of our service and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Society, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).

 

Cookies can be "Persistent" or "Session" cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

We use both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

Necessary / Essential Cookies

Type: Session Cookies

Administered by: Us

Purpose: These cookies are essential to provide you with services available through the website and to enable you to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and we only use these cookies to provide you with those services.

Use of your personal data


The Society may use personal data for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our service, including to monitor the usage of our service.

  • To contact you: To contact you by email related to the functionalities, products or our services.

  • To provide you with news, special offers and general information about our services and events.

  • To manage your requests: to attend and manage your requests to us.

  • For other purposes: we may use your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our service and your experience.

We will not share your personal information with other parties without your consent.


Retention of your personal data


The Society will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your personal data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

The Society will also retain usage data for internal analysis purposes. Usage data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of your personal data


Your information, including personal data, is processed by officers of the Society. This means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your county, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

The Society will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your personal data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of your personal data
 

Law enforcement


Under certain circumstances, the Society may be required to disclose your personal data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Other legal requirements


The Society may disclose your personal data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

 

  • Comply with a legal obligation

  • Protect and defend the rights of the Society

  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the service

  • Protect the personal safety of users of the service or the public

  • Protect against legal liability


Security of your personal data


The security of your personal data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to other websites


Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy


We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page updating the "Last updated" date at the top of this Privacy Policy as appropriate.

Contact us


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you can contact us by email:

societyofwomenorganists@gmail.com.