Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are the educational charity organicARTS and our website address is: http://www.organicarts.org.uk/projects.

Privacy Policy

Here at organicARTS, we take your privacy seriously. We’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to info@organicarts.org.uk

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you sign up to receive our newsletter, on paper, through facebook, on e-mail or through our website.

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we ask you will include:

• Your name
• Email Address

How is your information used?

We will never sell your data and promise to keep it safe and secure.

We may use your information to:
• notify you of changes to our services;
• process a donation that you have made;
• seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
• send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest

Your rights

We regularly review our retention periods for personal information. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations (for example the collection of Gift Aid). We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

Your choices

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message or post unless you have given your prior consent. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email: info@organicarts.org.uk or telephone on 01392 811080.

How you can access and update your information

The accuracy of your information is important to us. if you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: info@organicarts.org.uk or telephone on 01392 811080.

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information organicARTS hold about you. When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely.

Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

Use of ‘cookies’ on our website

Like many other websites, the organicARTS website uses cookies. ‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by an organisation to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that website to recognise you when you visit. They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual. For example, we use cookies to store your country preference. This helps us to improve our website and deliver a better more personalised service.

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. Turning cookies of may result in a loss of functionality when using our website.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Comments on our Website

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Uploading Media on our Website

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Review of this Policy
We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in May 2018.

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