We take your privacy very seriously. This page explains how Turning the Cogs uses the data you provide, and the steps we take to keep it safe.
Who is responsible for the processing of your personal data?
Turning the Cogs is responsible for the processing of personal data obtained through this site in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable laws and regulations because we determine how and why your personal data is processed.
What data do we collect and how do we collect it?
Any information related to a person that can be used to identify them directly or indirectly counts as personal data. We only ask for personal data when we need it – the reasons for this will always be explained to you.
You voluntarily choose to provide Turning the Cogs with nearly all of the personal data we store by:
- Voluntarily completing a survey on this site.
- Signing up for our Mailing list.
- Using the Contact Form.
In each of these cases, data is collected by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.
How we handle your data:
By sharing your personal information on this site, you enable Turning the Cogs to carry out our aims and objectives.
All survey responses are kept anonymous – your personal data will never be passed on to other individuals or organisations.
When filling out our surveys you never have to tell us who you are, and you will only be contacted if you have given us your permission.
Any information you choose to share will be stored securely by Women in Adventure in line with GDPR requirements. Likewise, any information entering the public domain will be completely anonymised.
Technical data collected via cookies is only used to ensure the proper functioning of the website and understand analyze how visitors use the site.
How is your data stored?
All personal information provided is stored securely and will not be disclosed by Turning the Cogs to any third party without the permission of the individual user. Any details which you provide from which you can be identified will be held and processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Principles contained within the Act.
What emails will we send you?
We will only send you emails if you:
- Complete a survey and opt-in for notifications – you will be notified when the results are released.
- Sign up to the Network – you will receive occasional emails with research and report updates.
With any notifications, you can always opt out and have the right to unsubscribe at any time. If you no longer want to receive these emails please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are your data protection rights?
We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
- The right to access – You have the right to ask for copies of your personal data.
- The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate.
- You also have the right to ask us to complete any information you believe is incomplete.
- The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
- The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
- The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
- The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact Hetty Key, our Data Protection Officer using the email email@example.com or call +447789074718.
If you have any questions about this policy or need further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If at any point you would like us to remove your details from our database, or remind you of what information we have stored please contact email@example.com.