The Royal Hall Restoration Trust (“RHRT”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This statement describes how RHRT collects and uses personal information about people who visit our websites or otherwise provide us with their personal data. The terms of this statement may change, so please check it from time to time.
If you have any queries about this privacy statement please contact RHRT’s administrator at Royal house, 110 Station Parade, Harrogate HG1 1EP or email firstname.lastname@example.org
How do we collect information?
We obtain personal information from you when you enquire about our activities, register with us, send or receive an email, make a donation to us, ask a question about our activities or otherwise provide us with personal information. We may also receive information about you from third parties, for example from our service providers or from a friend who wants to tell you about our website or the fundraising activities we carry out.
What information do we collect?
The personal information we collect might include name, date of birth, email address, postal address, telephone number and credit/debit card details. We may also collect additional information if you tell us about your experience or the experiences of a friend or relative.
We also gather general information about the use of our website, such as which pages users visit most often and which services, events or facilities are of most interest. We may also track which pages users visit when they click on links in RHRT emails. We may use this information to personalise the way our website is presented when users visit it, to make improvements to our website and to ensure we provide the best service for users. Wherever possible we use aggregated or anonymous information which does not identify individual visitors to our websites.
How do we use this information?
We will use your personal information:
- to provide you with the services, products or information you have requested;
- for administration purposes;
- to further our charitable aims, including for fundraising activities.
As part of this, we may analyse the personal information we collect to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you in the most appropriate way and with the most relevant information. Where relevant, we may also assess your personal information for the purposes of fraud and credit risk reduction.
If you enter your contact details in one of our online registration forms, we may use this information to contact you even if you don’t “send” or “submit” the form. We will only do this to see if we can help with any problems you might be experiencing with the form or with our website.
We may need to share your information with our service providers, associated organisations and agents for the purposes described above.
You have a choice about whether you want to receive information about our progress and fundraising activities. We will not use your personal information for marketing purposes if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by emailing email@example.com
RHRT is concerned to protect the privacy of children aged under 16. Where appropriate we will seek consent from a parent or guardian before collecting personal information about a child aged under 16.
How do we protect personal information?
We take appropriate measures to ensure that the personal information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.
Will we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?
We will not pass your information to third parties save where absolutely necessary for the purpose of completing tasks and providing services to you. Where we use service providers we will make sure there are appropriate controls in place.
We may also need to disclose your information if required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies) or if we have your permission to do so.
We will not sell any information about you or your web browsing activity.
By providing us with your personal data, you consent to the collection and use of this information in accordance with the purposes described above and this privacy statement.
Right of access
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected. If you wish to exercise these rights, contact our administrator at the above address or email mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Our website may include links to websites run by other organisations. RHRT is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other websites so you should read their privacy policies carefully.
If your personal details change, please help us to keep your information up to date by notifying us at the above address.
We may change the terms of this privacy statement from time to time. If we do so, we will post the changes here so please check from time to time. By continuing to use our website you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.