This privacy notice sets out how The Lionel Abel-Smith Trust uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website. We’re committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If we ask you to provide information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this notice, which is written to be compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018.
The information we collect
We may collect the following information:
- Name, job title and organisation;
- Contact information including email address and telephone number;
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;
- Digital data such as IP address.
How we use the information we collect
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service and, in particular, for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping;
- We may use the information to improve our service;
- We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law.
How and how long we keep information
We’re committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. All the information you submit is transmitted by email and stored on secure servers, which may be located outside the EU. When that is the case, we ensure your privacy rights are protected as required by the GDPR.
We may keep your data for up to seven years in order to respond to queries or complaints but we may keep your information for longer than seven years if we are required to do so by law.
Accessing, correcting and porting your data
If you would like to know what information we hold about you, please email us at [email protected] or write to us at The Lionel Abel-Smith Trust, 51 Dobbins Lane, Wendover, Aylesbury, Bucks HP22 6DL. Note that we may have to verify your identity to be certain that it is you that has submitted the request. On receipt of the data, if you find that anything needs correcting, you can contact us again at the same email or postal address. We’ll then take steps to check the accuracy and make the correction(s).
As of 25 May 2018 and the introduction of the GDPR, if you request a copy of your information, we must provide it in a format that can be easily reused. This is known as ‘the right to portability’. You can also ask us to pass your information on to other organisations on your behalf.
Controlling and restricting use of your data
Under the GDPR, you have ‘the right to object’ and ‘the right to be forgotten’. If you would like us to delete your data, email us at [email protected] or write to us at The Lionel Abel-Smith Trust, 51 Dobbins Lane, Wendover, Aylesbury, Bucks HP22 6DL and we shall delete it, provided there is no legal reason that we can’t.
Privacy notice changes
Although most changes will be minor, we may change our privacy statement from time to time without notice by updating this page. We encourage you to come back periodically to check that you’re happy with its content. Your continued use of this website after any changes in this privacy notice constitutes your acceptance of those changes.
If you have any questions relating specifically to this privacy notice, you can email them to [email protected]. For further privacy-related information, or to raise a complaint, you can refer to the Information Commissioner’s Office. For any other questions, please use our contact form.
Updated: 10 December 2021