Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs will use and protect your personal data. We collect, process and retain data for use in our political campaigning and associated activities.

Contents

  1. Who we are
  2. Contacting us
  3. Changes to the privacy policy
  4. The purpose of this privacy policy
  5. The data that we collect about you
  6. How do we collect your personal data
  7. How do we use your personal data
  8. When we will share your data
  9. Cookies
  10. Third party links
  11. Privacy shield
  12. Data security
  13. Your legal rights
  14. Your right to lodge a complaint

 

1. Who we are

The Officers of The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs are  the data controller and responsible for your personal data (referred to as “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy policy).

2. Contacting us:

If you would like to get in touch with us about questions you have about this privacy policy or concerns or complaints about how your data has been processed, please contact us at socialistcampaigngroup@gmail.com

3. Changes to the privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and will notify you of any substantive changes. Any revisions to our privacy policy can be reviewed on this website.

4. The purpose of this privacy policy

This privacy policy gives you information on how we collect and process your personal data through:

  • your use of this website (including, but not limited to, any data you may provide through this website by, for example, signing-up to receive updates about The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs and it’s members; and/or
  • engaging with us on third party websites (this includes, but is not limited to, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).

By collecting such data, we will be able to keep you updated about the work of The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs and it’s members.

We may share your data with other campaigns and movements that share the values, aims and principles of The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs and which support our objectives. This will only be done where we are satisfied that there is a lawful basis to permit such a transfer to take place.

The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs does not knowingly process any personal details from individuals under the age of 14 without parent/guardian consent.

It is important that you read this privacy policy, and any other privacy policy or fair processing policy we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you.

This privacy policy supplements other notices and privacy policies and is not intended to override them.

We want you to be fully aware of how and why we are using your data.

5. The data that we collect about you

Personal data, or personal information, means any information from which your individual identity could be discerned. It does not include anonymous data where the identity has been removed. We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:

  • identity data, including first name, maiden name, last name, username or similar identifier, title, date of birth and/or gender;
  • contact data, including address, email address and/or telephone number(s);
  • financial data, including bank account and payment card details;
  • transaction data, including details about payments to and from you and other details of products and services you have purchased from us;
  • technical data, including internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access this website and/or third party websites hosting our content;
  • profile data, including your username, your interests, preferences, feedback and/or survey responses;
  • usage data, including information about how you use our website; and/or

We may also collect, use and share aggregated data such as statistical or demographic data. Aggregated data could be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data will not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your usage data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, if we combine or connect aggregated data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

6. How do we collect your personal data

We use different methods to collect data from and about you.

Provided by you – directly

You may give us your name and other contact details by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise.

This also includes personal data you provide when signing-up for updates about the work of The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs and it’s members, when subscribing to any mailing lists, giving feedback and/or contacting us directly, including via email and telephone.

Third party sources – indirectly

  • Automated technologies or interactions, including cookies: as you interact with our website, we will automatically collect technical data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns – where this is strictly necessary to enable the delivery of the website to you, then these cookies will be downloaded automatically. We collect this personal data by using cookies and other similar technologies. We may also receive technical data about you if you visit other websites employing our cookies.
  • Publicly available sources: we may receive personal data about you from public sources where there is a lawful basis for such transfers to take place.
  • Relevant third party sources.

7. How do we use your personal data

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. We will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • To register you as having signed up to receive updates about the work of The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs and it’s members;
  • Inform and engage you about The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs and it’s members;
  • Inform and engage you with any other campaigns and movements that share the values, principles and aims of The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs;
  • Manage donations, payments, fees and/or charges;
  • Comply with our legal obligations; and/or
  • Answer your queries and respond to your questions and/or complaints.

The legal bases

  • Where you have specifically consented to a particular use of your data (such as where you have signed-up to receive information about The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs and it’s members);
  • Where you have entered into a legal agreement with us that necessitates that particular use of your data (such as where you make a payment or donation to us);
  • Where it is a necessary lawful basis for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests; or
  • Where we are obliged to process your data in a particular way by law (for example, if we are required to notify any authority or regulator of the nature or value of your donations).

8. When we will share your data

We will never sell your personal data to any other organisation.

We will not share your personal data unless it is obvious that this is what we are going to do (such as the signing of a petition).

We may share your data with third parties to perform services on your behalf and to help promote The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs and it’s members by serving you content online we think you might be interested in. We may also share your data:

  • To enable transfers to take place (where appropriate);
  • Where we need to comply with a legal obligation; and/or
  • With suppliers who act as our ‘data processors’ and who provide the means of processing emails, sms or financial transactions.

We do not allow our third party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

9. Cookies

A cookie is a tiny text file that is stored on your computer. The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs may use cookie data, on page website behaviour, and click through data from digital media to personalise your website experience. We may use cookies – including analytics cookies provided by companies such as Google – in order to tailor your experience on our site according to the preferences you have specified. However, we will only access the information that we stored in your cookie file. We will not access any information stored in a cookie placed by other websites.

10. Third party links

This website may include links to third party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third party websites and are not responsible for their privacy policies or statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

11. Privacy shield

Occasionally, in order to complete your request as outlined above, we may need to transfer personal information you submit to us to countries or jurisdictions outside the EEA.  In each case, we ensure that our suppliers provide adequate protection for the rights of data individuals in connection the transfer of their personal data. Currently, we expect all suppliers to use the standard contractual clause approved by the European Union or be subject to Privacy Shield scheme in the United States.

12. Data security

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to only those individuals  and third parties who have a need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

13. Your legal rights

You have a number of rights in relation to your personal information and the opportunity to choose how it is used. You can: obtain copies of the personal information the Campaign holds about you (known as a “subject access request”); request that The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs corrects or updates personal information we hold about you; ask that The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs erases or restrict the way in which we use your information; request that personal information you have given your consent for The Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPsto use is provided in an electronic format so it can be transferred to another data controller (also known as “data portability”)

We provide you with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us.

14. Your right to lodge a complaint

If you are unhappy with the way that we have processed or handled your data then you have a right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO is the supervisory body authorised by the Data Protection Act 2018 to regulate the handling of personal data within the United Kingdom.

The contact details for the ICO are:

  • Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF
  • Telephone: 0303 123 1113
  • Website: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/

Contact details

Last updated: 14 April 2020

 

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