This privacy statement sets out how The North East Climate Change Partnership complies with European Union data protection requirements. This applies to the entire website. Any changes to these policies will be notified to you on the website homepage and will be included in updated policy documents which will replace the existing policy documents. You can also access this privacy statement via our homepage.
The North East Climate Change Partnership is committed to respecting your privacy. We have structured our website so that, in general, you can visit the North East Climate Change Partnership on the web without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. Once you choose to provide us with any information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. For your protection, we are registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and have given all appropriate notifications to the Information Commissioner.
What we collect
We may collect the following information as submitted to The North East Climate Change Partnership website by you: name, address, views/questions daytime and evening telephone numbers, nature of business (if submitted by a business), age whether you are willing to be contacted by The North East Climate Change Partnership.
What do we do with the information we gather?
We require this information to understand your views 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 lobbying services. We may periodically send promotional emails, newsletters or other information about the work and/or forthcoming events of The North East Climate Change Partnership which we think you may find interesting using the e-mail address which you have provided.
Who we share the information with and your choices
When you use this site and have not advised us to the contrary, you are agreeing that we may use your personal information for the purposes set out in this statement. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
What if you think we have incorrect information or you would like a copy of the information we hold about you?
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. This fee will not exceed £10. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to: Data Protection Compliance Officer at the address details above. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write or e-mail us as soon as possible to the above details. We will correct any information which was found to be incorrect promptly.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect on line. We use encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information.
Other web sites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.