Coastline Harmony is a voluntary organisation and we recognise that we have responsibilities under the Data Protection Act 2018 to protect personal information.
Our website found at https://coastlineharmony.co.uk (“website”) is governed by this policy.
Our website is hosted by TSO host in its secure UK data centre.
We do not collect personal information about visitors to our website unless you choose to provide it. If you use our contact form, purchase any merchandise or register for an event, we will keep the information you provide so we can respond to your enquiry.
What information we collect on the website and why
Information You Voluntarily Submit: We may collect personal information such as your name or email address if you give it to us voluntarily for example by leaving a comment or submitting a contact form.
Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the website, such as links clicked.
Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalised experience on the website.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our website may be entirely usable.
How we may use your information
We may use the information collected on the website in the following ways:
• To operate and maintain the Website;
• To respond to your comments or enquiries;
• To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorised or illegal activity.
Third party use of personal information
We do not share your information with third parties unless you explicitly authorise us to do so.
Additionally, the website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
The website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
• Google Analytics – this service tracks website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
• Akismet anti-spam filter – this service protects the website from unwanted and sometimes malicious spam attacks.
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent.
Publicly visible information on the website
If you leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible. Your email address will never be available publicly.
Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Amend – You may contact us at email@example.com to amend or update or erase your personal information.
Sensitive personal information on the website
Information about children
The website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
There may be links on the Coastline Harmony website which take you to other websites including social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. If you click on any of these links you will be taken to a third party site. The collection and use of personal information by those sites will be governed by their own privacy policies, which you should read carefully, and is outside the control of Coastline Harmony.
Last updated: August 2019