Community Lab (“Community Lab” "we" "us" or “Our")understands that Your privacy is important to you and that you care about how Your personal data is used. We respect and value the privacy of the members of Our Platform, and will only collect data in ways that are described here, and in a way that is consistent with our obligations and Your rights under the law.
Please read this Statement carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your use of the Platform is contingent on Your understanding and acceptance of this Statement.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:
2. What Does This Policy Cover?
3. What Is Personal Data?
Personal data is defined by the UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act2018 (collectively, “the Data Protection Legislation”) as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier’.
Personal data is, in simpler terms, any information about you that enables you to be identified. Personal data covers obvious information such as Your name and contact details, but it also covers less obvious information such as identification numbers, electronic location data, and other online identifiers.
4. What Are Your Rights?
Under the Data Protection Legislation, you have the following rights, which We will always work to uphold:
For more information about Our use of Your personal data or exercising Your rights as outlined above.
It is important that Your personal data is kept accurate and up-to-date. If any of the personal data We hold about you changes, please keep Us informed as long as We have that data.
Further information about Your rights can also be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office or Your local Citizens Advice Bureau.
If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of Your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office. We would welcome the opportunity to resolve Your concerns before you take the decision to escalate Your complaint to the regulator, so please do contact Us before making the decision to do so.
5. What Are Your Rights?
Under the Data Protection Legislation, We will always have a lawful basis for using personal data. The following table describes how We use Your personal data, and basis for doing so:
With Your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use Your personal data for marketing purposes, which may include contacting you by email and text message and post with information, news, and offers on Our products, services and those relevant to Your activity as a member of the Network.
You will not be sent any unlawful marketing or spam.
We will always work to fully protect Your rights and comply with Our obligations under the Data Protection Legislation and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, and you will always have the opportunity to opt-out. We will always obtain Your express opt-in consent before sharing Your personal data with third parties for marketing purposes and you will be able to opt-out at any time.
6. How and Where Do You Store or Transfer My Personal Data?
We store some of Your personal data in the UK. This means that it will be fully protected under the Data Protection Legislation.but in such circumstances that we need to work with third-parties outside of the UK will use specific approved contracts which ensure the same levels of personal data protection that apply under the DataProtection Legislation. For further information, please refer to the Information Commissioner’s Office.
We may from time to time place and access certain first-party Cookies on Your computer or device. First-party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us directly. We useCookies to facilitate and improve Your experience of the Platform and improve its features and usability.
By using the Platform, you may also receive certain third-partyCookies on Your computer or device.Third-party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third-party Cookies are used for improving the third-party services and products available to you through the Platform. These Cookies are not integral to the functioning of the Platform and Your use and experience will not be impaired by refusing consent to them.
All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law.
Before Cookies are placed on Your computer or device, you will receive a request for Your consent to set those Cookies. By giving Your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features may not function fully or as intended. You will be given the opportunity to allow only first-party Cookies and block third-party Cookies.
The following first-party Cookies may be placed on Your computer or device:
We may also use analytic services which are a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand the usage of our Platform.
8. How Do I Contact You?
If you have any questions or concerns about thisStatement we urge you to reach out and discuss this with us directly. Similarly if you think we have missed anything, or could explain things in a better way; we urge you to help us further improve our understanding by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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