Privacy Policy

Policy Statement

Questions and comments concerning The Mansfield 735 BSAC Electronic Privacy Policy should be addressed to the Mansfield 735 BSAC Honorary Secretary and made in the first instance by contacting Mansfield 735 BSAC via our Contact Page.

Mansfield 735 BSAC will use its best endeavours to safeguard the privacy of its internet visitors.

The electronic privacy policy describes how Mansfield 735 BSAC may obtain and process the information that is gathered from its websites.

The Electronic Privacy Policy may be varied from time to time at the discretion of the Mansfield 735 BSAC Branch Commitee. Mansfield 735 BSAC will endeavour to ensure that a link to the current privacy policy appears on the home page of computer systems and websites that are subject to it. The current policy can be obtained on request by contacting Mansfield 735 BSAC Honorary Secretary.

In agreeing to provide personal information by electronic means individuals and organisations do not forfeited their rights as prescribed under the Data Protection Act 1998. Mansfield 735 BSAC will continue to apply the same level of care and rigour to safeguard the privacy of Mansfield 735 BSAC members and other visitors to its Websites.

How is personal information collected?

Personal information may be collected with the consent of the user by way of interactive submission.

Personal information may be requested in person by a member of Mansfield 735 BSAC.

Personal information may be collected automatically without the knowledge of the user. Use of Mansfield 735 BSAC websites will indicate that a user has consented to the collection of this information by Mansfield 735 BSAC.

What information is collected?

Mansfield 735 BSAC may collect personal information appropriate to the service which is requested.

In the course of operation Mansfield 735 BSAC may record information which is provided automatically by a users computer system without the knowledge of the user. This may include details which can be used to identify a geographic location, organisation or individual.

How does Mansfield 735 BSAC use this information?

There are various reasons why personal information is gathered electronically which includes but is not limited to;

  • Provision of electronic services that require a users authenticity to be established.
  • Provision of other services offered by Mansfield 735 BSAC.
  • Participation in electronic surveys
  • Participation in events offered by Mansfield 735 BSAC

Information gathered with the explicit consent of the user will only be used for the purpose for which it was intended except in those circumstances where Mansfield 735 BSAC must provide it to fulfil statutory obligations.

Mansfield 735 BSAC may use personal details to contact users directly for the purposes of obtaining further information needed to fulfil the original purpose. Mansfield 735 BSAC may use personal information to contact users by electronic or physical means including but not limited to;

  • Sending e-mail to those that have requested it
  • Other electronic and physical correspondence.

Information that is gathered automatically without the explicit consent of the user will not be used by Mansfield 735 BSAC to identify an individual. Mansfield 735 BSAC may use this information for the purposes of demographic and statistical reporting with the purpose of enhancing the services that it offers to Mansfield 735 BSAC members and other users. Mansfield 735 BSAC may make this information available to others to fulfil its statutory obligations.

Mansfield 735 BSAC Electronic Mail

Mansfield 735 BSAC will endeavour to use e-mail addresses supplied to it conscientiously and with due regard for the wishes of the owner of the address.

Mansfield 735 BSAC will contact all members for whom it has an email address regarding essential branch business. These include changes to Policies, Notification of AGM and accounts. These emails will be sent as and when required, at an expected frequency of once per year.

Mansfield 735 BSAC will contact all members for whom it has an email address regarding significant updates to the Branch Training Programme or changes to SDCs. Mansfield 735 BSAC will contact all members for whom it has an email address when significant changes to the benefits offered to members occur. This will be by invite to view the relevant Mansfield 735 BSAC website rather than direct selling. The frequency of these emails is anticipated to be 8-12 per year.

The emails addresses may only be used for Mansfield 735 BSAC business (for example email transmission and surveys) and shall not be retained by any third party.

Mansfield 735 BSAC Electronic Mailing Lists

Mansfield 735 BSAC operates a number of automated electronic mailing lists to provide services and benefits to Mansfield 735 BSAC members and others in a timely and convenient manner.

Mansfield 735 BSAC will at all times comply with European and UK directives covering the sending of unsolicited commercial electronic mail (spam).

Individuals receiving e-mail from Mansfield 735 BSAC electronic mailing lists will;

  • Have provided an e-mail address to Mansfield 735 BSAC.
  • Consented to Mansfield 735 BSAC sending e-mail to the address provided (opt in).
  • Be provided with instructions to be removed from the e-mail list within each and every correspondence made on behalf of the list.
  • May request to be removed from the list by contacting the Communications Secretary.

What information may the BSAC store on a users computer?

Information that is obtained by users of Mansfield 735 BSAC website may be stored persistently by the users computer. This may occur by interactive or automatic means and is beyond the control of Mansfield 735 BSAC.

In order to provide electronic services in a timely and convenient manner it may be necessary for Mansfield 735 BSAC to store information on a users computer system by way of an electronic token known as a cookie. Such a token will contain only the information necessary to operate the service and is the only means by which Mansfield 735 BSAC will store information onto a users computer without the express knowledge and consent of the user.

Token files created by Mansfield 735 BSAC will;

  • be obviously identifiable
  • may not interfere with the operation of the users computer in any other way

How may Mansfield 735 BSAC disclose information to third parties?

Mansfield 735 BSAC may disclose your personal information and any information gathered automatically when required by law or in the good-faith believe that such actions are necessary to;

  • Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process served on Mansfield 735 BSAC
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of The Mansfield 735 BSAC, or visitors to the Mansfield 735 BSAC Websites
  • Identify persons who may be violating the law, the legal notice, or the rights of third parties;
  • Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities.

Security

Mansfield 735 BSAC will take reasonable precautions to ensure that the personal data it gathers in the course of operating electronic computer systems will be kept securely and within the control of Mansfield 735 BSAC at all times.

Mansfield 735 BSAC will take reasonable precautions to ensure that all representations made for and on behalf of Mansfield 735 BSAC will be clearly identifiable.

Data Protection

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 a user within the United Kingdom can make a formal request for the following information to be disclosed;

  • Clarification that their personal data is being processed by Mansfield 735 BSAC
  • A description and copy of such personal information
  • The reasons why such data is being processed
  • Details of to whom they are or may be disclosed

Mansfield 735 BSAC reserves the right to charge an administration fee commensurate with the time and expertise needed to provide such information.

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