Who we are
Our website address is: http://edinburgh-sme.org.uk.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
This website is not enabled to allow you to leave comments relating to pages, posts or images.
When spammers 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. Otherwise visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
We use a contact form for users to request information. The information you provide is held on the website for 30 days and then deleted. We do not knowingly keep this information elsewhere.
We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.
We do not pass your information onto third parties.
The website is not enabled for you leave a comment on our site. If we decide in the future to enable this feature then 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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
When you interact with our Service through various social media networks, such as when you Like us on Facebook or when you follow ESME or share ESME content on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Instagram or other sites, we may receive information from those social networks including your profile information, picture, user ID associated with your social media account, friends list, and any other information you permit the social network to share with third parties.
The data we receive is dependent upon your privacy settings with the social network. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third party websites and social media networks and services before linking or connecting them to our website or Service.
We do not use this information for any marketing activity, selling on or sharing with third parties.
We do not currently have Google Analytics, or any other analytical software enabled on this site.
Links to other websites
http://edinburgh-sme.org.uk. contains links to other websites.
Following a link to another website
Following a link to http://edinburgh-sme.org.uk. from another website
Who we share your data with
We will not:
sell or rent your data to third parties
share your data with third parties for marketing purposes
We will share your data if we are required to do so by law – for example, by court order, or to prevent fraud or other crime.
How long we retain your data
We will only retain your personal data for as long as:
- it is needed for the purposes set out in this document
- the law requires us to
In general, this means that we will only hold your personal data for a minimum of 1 year and a maximum of 7 years.
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.
Our contact information
In the event you would like to contact us for more information you can write to the Webmaster either by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or by post: Edinburgh Society of Model Engineers, Drumshoreland Muir, Drumshoreland Road, Broxburn, EH52 5SN
How we protect your data
We are committed to doing all that we can to keep your data secure. Through Word Press we have set up systems and processes to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure of your data – for example, we protect your data using varying levels of encryption.
We also make sure that any third parties that we deal with keep all personal data they process on our behalf secure.
We use the ‘Word Fence’ plug in to add protection to our website.
What data breach procedures we have in place
Every care is taken to protect personal data from incidents (either accidently or deliberately) to avoid a data protection breach that could compromise security.
We use the ‘Word Fence’ plug in to add protection to our website.
Individuals whose personal data has been affected by the incident, and where it has been considered likely to result in a high risk of adversely affecting that individual’s rights and freedoms, will be informed without undue delay. Notification will include a description of how and when the breach occurred, and the data involved. Specific and clear advice will be given on what they can do to protect themselves and include what action has already been taken to mitigate the risks. Individuals will also be provided with a way in which they can contact the Edinburgh Society of Model Engineers for further information or to ask questions on what has occurred.
What third parties we receive data from
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
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