What Is This Policy About?
In this Policy, Bethesda Connect has provided information on what personal information is collected, when and why we collect your personal information, how it is used, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how it is kept secure.
We are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of visitors to its website. We do not sell, rent, or trade your email address with other companies and businesses not asscoated with the Bethesda Connect website.
When Do We Collect Data?
Bethesda Connect collects your personal data when you:
- Visit this website.
- Sign up for free WIFI.
- Fill in an enquiry or registration form on our website.
- Send us an email.
What Types Of Data Do We Collect & Why?
For registration forms, we need to know your basic personal data: e.g. name, contact address, contact phone number(s) and your email address. We collect this information in order to register you for listing on this website. We do not collect any personal data from you that we do not need in order to list you entry.
If you do not provide this basic personal information required, then we will be unable to add your entry on the website.
When you complete an online form on this webiste, we collect your IP address. This allows us to cross-check your submission with the country of origin (identified by your IP address). This check is made for security purposes & to reduce spam through the forrm.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. The file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being viewed. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to visitors needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your web browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer.
When someone visits our website, we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.
Email News List
If you decide to regiater for free WIFI use, we will add your email address to our email news list. We will use the list to inform subscribers about news, events & deals and offers relevant to the Bethesda & Ogwen Valley area. Emails are sent from our own webserver and you can unsubscribe at any time from the email list by clicking on the “unsubscribe link” at the bottom of the email you receive or by contacting us directly with your request.
We do not sell, rent, or trade your email address with other companies and businesses not asscoated with the Bethesda Connect website.
How Do We Protect Your Personal Data?
We know how much data security matters to all our customers. With this in mind we will treat your data with the utmost care and take all appropriate steps to protect it. We secure access to all areas of our website using ‘https’ technology. Access to all user data is password protected and is secured by SSL encryption.
We regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks and we carry out security testing of our website & networks to identify ways to further strengthen security.
How Long Do We Keep Your Data?
Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we’ll only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected, usually 3 years.
At the end of that retention period, your data will either be deleted completely or anonymised, for example by aggregation with other data so that it can be used in a non-identifiable way for statistical analysis.
Who Do We Share Your Data With?
We sometimes share your personal data with trusted third parties for processing payments or fraud screening. We only provide the information they need to perform their specific services.
We may also be required to disclose your personal data to the police or other enforcement, regulatory or Government body, in your country of origin or elsewhere, upon a valid request to do so. These requests are assessed on a case-by-case basis and take the privacy of our customers into consideration.
Access To Your Personal information
Under the new European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), you have right to access, amend or delete any personal data that we hold of yours free of charge.
Please contact Nick Pipe on (+44) (0) 1248 602 225 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your request.
Contacting The Regulator
If you feel that your data has not been handled correctly, or you are unhappy with our response to any requests you have made to us regarding the use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
This policy was updated on 17/08/2018 and is under constant review. Please check this page regularly for updates.