Privacy Policy

Better Connected Beaconsfield

Website Privacy Notice

At Better Connected Beaconsfield we respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data.  This “privacy notice” explains what we do with your personal data, why we want to use it, how we protect it, and what rights you have to control our use of it.

It applies not just to use of our website, but also personal data that we process through other interactions with individuals in the course of running our organisation and delivering our services. Our website and services are not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

Please read it carefully. We may change this policy. We will post any changes on this page, so please check back frequently.

Information about us

This privacy notice is for Better Connected Beaconsfield (referred to as “Better Connected Beaconsfield”, “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice).  We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal data about you. When we do so we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which applies across the European Union (including the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as “data controller” of that personal information for the purposes of the law.

By using our website, you’re agreeing to the conditions outlined in this policy. If you want to contact us about any of the points on this notice, or just generally about how we protect your privacy, please email us at hello@betterconnectedbeaconsfield.org

Your personal data

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

We use personal data from different categories of individual for several different purposes and each with its own lawful basis. This section describes these in detail and, although it’s technical, we’re required by law to explain this to you.

If you visit our website

We use various methods to help us personalise our website for you, remember your preferences, understand how users are using our websites, and help customise our marketing offerings including cookies, referrers’ IP addresses, how you interact with our website and environment variables. We do this on the basis that it is necessary for our legitimate interests in monitoring and improving our website. By visiting our website, you agree to the use of cookies and similar technologies for the purposes described in this Statement.

If you fill in a contact form

We will store the data you enter (name and contact details) for the purposes of responding to your enquiry. We do this on the basis that it is necessary for our legitimate interests in promoting our business to interested parties. We store your data for as long as we need to interact with you for these purposes.  In all cases if you would like us to update or delete your information, please send us an email (see “How to contact us” below) or use the unsubscribe links on marketing emails.

Our use of website cookies

We may also store information about you using cookies, which we can access when you visit our site in future. Cookies are small files, which are sent by us to your computer or other access device, that track, save and store information about your interactions and usage of our website.  Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better service by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.

How to control cookie settings

Most web browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences, however if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may impact your overall user experience. Below you can learn about how to control cookie settings on popular web browsers:

What type of information we have 

We currently collect and process the following information:

  • Name, address and contact details

How we get the information and why we have it

All of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

  • for the purposes of responding to your enquiry
  • to provide you with one or more of our charitable services

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are: 

(a) your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting the Trustees as shown above

(b) we need it to perform a public task.

(c) we have a legitimate interest.

What we do with the information we have

We use the information that you have given us in order to:

  • provide you with one or more of our charitable services
  • to update you on our current and future activities and services

We do not share this information with any other person or organisation.

How we store your information 

Your information is securely stored electronically. We keep your name, address and contact details for up to one year after we have provided a service to you. We will then dispose of your information by deleting all electronic records.

Data processors

We currently do not use service providers (acting as ‘data processors’). Your personal data is not stored by any other organisation unless in the normal way when an online card payment is made. 

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

  • your right of access – you have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information
  • your right to rectification – you have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete
  • your right to erasure – you have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances
  • your right to restriction of processing – you have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances
  • your right to object to processing – you have the the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances
  • your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
  • you are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Please contact us at hello@betterconnectedbeaconsfield.org.uk, 01494 919232, Registered Address 145 Amersham Road Beaconsfield HP9 2EH if you wish to make a request.

How to complain

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.  The ICO’s address:

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire  SK9 5AF

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

How to contact us

If you have any questions, concerns or just want some more information about our privacy management, drop us a line at hello@betterconnectedbeaconsfield.org

Changes to this privacy notice

We may change this privacy notice from time to time by amending this page.   

This privacy notice was last updated September 2020.