This policy explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) [pre GDPR enforcement] and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).
The DPA & GDPR May 2018
We and this website complies to the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and already complies to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into effect from May 2018. We will continue to update and please review the policy regularly.
You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Please email your request to us at [email protected].
What are Cookies
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website. Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website onto their hard drive, they should take necessary steps within their web browser security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.
Website Visitor Tracking
This website uses tracking software to monitor visitors, to better understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.
Downloads & Media Files
Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available, users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.
We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and and advise users to verify their authenticity using anti-virus software or similar applications.
Contact & Communication
Users contacting us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide any personal details at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use.
If we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and if you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you information through a mailing list system. This is done in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above.
Email Mailing List & Marketing Messages
As part of the registration process for our monthly e-newsletter, we collect personal information. We use that information to tell you about news and events; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are correct and to check occasionally that you’re happy and satisfied. We don’t sell or trade email lists with other organisations or businesses.
We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter.
We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies, to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time using the link at the bottom of any emails or by emailing us.
External Website Links & Third Parties
We intend to include quality, safe and relevant external links but users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links through this website.
Shortened URL’s; URL shortening is a technique used on the web to shorten URL’s (Uniform Resource Locators) to something substantially shorter. This technique is especially used in social media and looks similar to this (example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo). Users should take caution before clicking on shortened URL links and verify their authenticity before proceeding.
We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for damages or implications caused by visiting external links mentioned.
The Red Lion (Babcary) Ltd, Main Street, Babcary, Somerset TA11 7ED
Tel. 01458 223230 Email. [email protected]