Soroptimist International Manchester Privacy Notice
How SI Manchester (“we”) use your information.
Your privacy is important to us. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of your information.
Why are we collecting your data?
We collect your personal data to fulfil our role as a membership organisation, to monitor and assess the quality of our services, to fulfil our purposes and to comply with the law regarding data sharing. In legal terms this is called ‘legitimate interests’. When it is required, we may also ask you for your consent to process your data. We do not share your information with others except as described in this notice.
The categories of information that we may collect, hold and share include:
Personal information – name, date of birth, address, telephone number/s, email address, membership number and job title
Storing your data
We hold your data for varying lengths of time depending on the type of information in question but in doing so we always comply with Data Protection legislation. We will contact you annually to check that the information we are holding is accurate and that you agree to us holding it.
Who do we share your information with?
We will not share your information with third parties without your consent unless the law requires us to do so.
Requesting access to your personal data
Under Data Protection legislation, you have the right to request access to information about you that we hold. To make a request for your personal information contact the Club Secretary.
You also have the right to:
- object to processing of personal data that is likely to cause, or is causing, damage or distress
- prevent processing for the purpose of direct marketing
- object to decisions being taken by automated means
- in certain circumstances, have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed; and
- claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the Data Protection regulations.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you.
You can read more about these rights on the ICO website – see link below:
We would like to share your information with other Soroptimists both from SIGBI and the other three Federations and related companies, in furtherance of your membership. We will not use your information in this way until we have received your signed consent.
We would like to send you information about Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI) Limited, Soroptimist Trading Limited, Soroptimist International and other related organisations with whom we work, by post, email, telephone and SMS. We will not use your information in this way until we have received your signed consent.
We would like to send you information about companies or special offers in the future. If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out at any time. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your information to other parties. We will not use your information in this way until we have received your signed consent.
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of website features may not function as a result.
When someone visits https://sigbi.org we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour partners. We do this to find out such things as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone and we do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.
Security and Performance
SIGBI Limited uses a third party service, WordPress.com to publish blogs and materials on the SIGBI website and Conference websites. We use a standard Word Press service to collect anonymous information about users’ activity on the website, for example the number of users viewing pages on the site and to monitor and report on the effectiveness of the site to help us improve it.
For further information on how your information is used, how we maintain the security of your information and your rights to access information we hold on you, or if you would like to discuss anything in this privacy notice please contact the Club President
If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, you should raise your concern with us in the first instance or directly to the Information Commission’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/