The terms “I”, “we”, “us”, “our” and “ours” when used in this Privacy Statement mean WVQC. The terms “you”, “your” and “yours” when used in this Privacy Statement mean any user of this website.
SCOPE OF PRIVACY STATEMENT
We are committed to the privacy and confidentiality of information provided by you to us. This Privacy Statement describes our current policies and practices with regard to Personal Data collected by us from you directly and/or through the website to the extent that such Personal Data is protected by applicable European data protection laws. The term “Personal Data” refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, e-mail address or mailing address.
NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES TO PRIVACY STATEMENT
We are continually improving our methods of communication and adding new functionality and features to this website and to our existing products and services. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, our data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, we will notify you and the local data authority where required by law of the changes. We encourage you to check this page frequently.
COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL DATA INCLUDING E-MAIL ADDRESSES
We collect data for our weekly marketing e-mails when you sign up to receive updates from us. You can opt-out at any time by either unsubscribing using the link at the bottom of our newsletter or by letting us know by email and we will completely remove you from the Mailchimp mailing list within 30 days of receiving your request.
You may choose to enter giveaways / competitions. When you enter a giveaway / competition or request additional information, we request relevant personal information about you such as your name, postal address, e-mail address and telephone number. The information you provide is either manually or electronically stored temporarily in our databases. Following the giveaway, the data collected is deleted.
ANONYMOUS DATA COLLECTED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE
In addition to the information we collect as described above, we use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our website. For example, our web server automatically logs which pages of our website our visitors view, their IP addresses and which web browsers our visitors use. This technology does not identify you personally, it simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our website.
Our website contains hyperlinks to other pages on our website. We may use technology to track how often these links are used and which pages on our website our visitors choose to view. Again this technology does not identify you personally – it simply enables us to compile statistics about the use of these hyperlinks.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We do not share, sell or distribute your Personal Data with unrelated third parties, except as otherwise provided for in this Privacy Statement and under these limited circumstances:
In order to provide you with the information or products which you have requested, Personal Data may occasionally be transferred or shared with other companies or third parties who act for us for further processing in accordance with the purposes for which the data was originally collected or for purposes to which you have subsequently consented. For example, sometimes a third party may have access to your Personal Data in order to support our information technology or to handle mailings on our behalf such as our newsletter mentioned above.
We may share, transfer or disclose the information in our databases and server logs to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, interacting with anti-fraud databases, to protect your vital interests, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this website, to take precautions against legal liability, or in the event of our sale, merger, reorganisation, dissolution or similar event. We will inform you of any such transfer or disclosure as required by law.
Where appropriate, before disclosing Personal Data to a third party, we contractually require the third party to take adequate precautions to protect that data and to comply with applicable law.
DATA ACCESS AND CORRECTIONS
Upon receipt of your written request and enough information to permit us to identify your Personal Data, we will disclose to you the Personal Data we hold about you, for which we may make a charge up to the maximum as allowed by applicable law. We will also correct, amend or delete any Personal Data that is inaccurate and notify any third party recipients of the necessary changes. You may update any information you have given to us by contacting us at the addresses given below.
Requests to delete Personal Data are subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document retention obligations imposed on us.
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