Who are we?

Friends of Hamworthy Park – a registered charity with Charity number 1175089 – owns and operates this website: www.friendsofhamworthypark.co.uk

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, sign up to become a friend of the park or fill out a form.

When registering or filling in a contact form on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, address, e-mail address and telephone number.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

– To send emails

The email address that you provide for us to contact you will only be used to contact you. We do not ever sell or give away this information for marketing purposes.

If you decide to become a member…

Members’ data is used to administrate your membership in terms of contacting you with periodic emails and news of upcoming events, meeting etc.

– To send periodic emails (if you have opted in to receive such emails)

If you opt-in to receive our newsletter, then you will receive the quarterly FOHP newsletter as well as occasional updates, notices etc related to FOHP activities, meetings, etc. We do not ever sell or give away this information for marketing purposes.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

Newsletter – Mailchimp (newsletter service provider)

Members who have opted to receive the FOHP newsletter will have their name and email address shared with Mailchimp to help us provide a newsletter service. This information is only used to send the newsletter and is not shared or used for marketing purposes by FOHP or Mailchimp.

There is an unsubscribe option. 

How is your data stored?

Membership data is stored digitally, and in some cases in paper form, at the Secretary’s address – this is also the registered office of the charity.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information including using the latest versions of all software, antivirus, and other security programmes. Paper records are kept securely.

Do we use cookies?

Yes: Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our website’s privacy policy.

Your rights

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information of individuals within the European Union (EU).

Under the GDPR, you can request a copy of the personal information that we hold for you, or you can request that we change your information. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Outlined below is how we deal with access requests.

Copy of information held request: In the event of a customer requesting a copy of the information we hold on them, we will aim to comply within 30 days.

Change or delete data request: If a customer requests to change or delete any data we may hold on them, we will comply with their request within 30 days providing the customer has supplied us with any requested relevant information we may need to identify them in our records.

This policy was last modified on 23/10/2018