Who we are
Our website address is: http://ninecic.org.uk.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
How we protect your data
What data breach procedures we have in place
What third parties we receive data from
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
We provide individuals with all the following privacy information:
☐ The name and contact details of our organisation.
☐ The name and contact details of our representative (if applicable).
☐ The contact details of our data protection officer (if applicable).
☐ The purposes of the processing.
☐ The lawful basis for the processing.
☐ The legitimate interests for the processing (if applicable).
☐ The categories of personal data obtained (if the personal data is not obtained from the individual it relates to).
☐ The recipients or categories of recipients of the personal data.
☐ The details of transfers of the personal data to any third countries or international organisations (if applicable).
☐ The retention periods for the personal data.
☐ The rights available to individuals in respect of the processing.
☐ The right to withdraw consent (if applicable).
☐ The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
☐ The source of the personal data (if the personal data is not obtained from the individual it relates to).
☐ The details of whether individuals are under a statutory or contractual obligation to provide the personal data (if applicable, and if the personal data is collected from the individual it relates to).
☐ The details of the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling (if applicable).
When to provide it
☐ We provide individuals with privacy information at the time we collect their personal data from them.
If we obtain personal data from a source other than the individual it relates to, we provide them with privacy information:
☐ within a reasonable of period of obtaining the personal data and no later than one month;
☐ if we plan to communicate with the individual, at the latest, when the first communication takes place; or
☐ if we plan to disclose the data to someone else, at the latest, when the data is disclosed.
How to provide it
We provide the information in a way that is:
☐ easily accessible; and
☐ uses clear and plain language.
Changes to the information
☐ We regularly review and, where necessary, update our privacy information.
☐ If we plan to use personal data for a new purpose, we update our privacy information and communicate the changes to individuals before starting any new processing.
Best practice – drafting the information
☐ We undertake an information audit to find out what personal data we hold and what we do with it.
☐ We put ourselves in the position of the people we’re collecting information about.
☐ We carry out user testing to evaluate how effective our privacy information is.
Best practice – delivering the information
When providing our privacy information to individuals, we use a combination of appropriate techniques, such as:
☐ a layered approach;
☐ just-in-time notices;
☐ icons; and
☐ mobile and smart device functionalities.