PRIVACY POLICY

This policy will explain how Altrincham and District Astronomical Society uses the personal data which we collect from you when using this website. 

Please use the titles to easily navigate this policy which we strongly advise you to read. 

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DATA WE COLLECT

 

The society collects the following data about users of this site:

  • Personal identification information inputted into the site (name and email address, if provided in a contact form or via email)

  • IP address (Internet Protocol Address) 

  • What you do on the site (pages visited)

  • The time, location and device this is done on 

HOW WE COLLECT THAT DATA

 

You directly deliver Altrincham and District Astronomical Society with the majority of the data that we collect. We collect and process data when you:​

  • Voluntarily complete any of the online contact forms or email us. 

  • Use or view our website, via your browser's cookies.

Altrincham and District Astronomical Society may also receive your data indirectly from the following source:

  • PayPal, when you purchase a membership online for the Altrincham and District Astronomical Society

HOW WE WILL USE YOUR DATA

 

Altrincham and District Astronomical Society collects your data so that we can:

  • Email you with updates on upcoming meetings.

  • Make the site easier to use and navigate, for a better user experience.

  • Post your images  (if you decide to email them to us) in any part of our site (including the 'Gallery' page), our Twitter account and our Facebook account.

  • Post other content (if you decide to email it to us) in any part of site, our Twitter account and our Facebook account.

Altrincham and District Astronomical Society will not share your data with any partner companies to offer you their products and services.

If you decide to opt out of your content being posted on any platforms listed, please explicitly state this in the message you send us when sending that content (for more information on how we will use your data, and how its copyright will be upheld, go to our 'Terms of Service' page).

HOW WE WILL STORE YOUR DATA

 

Altrincham and District Astronomical Society uses the service 'Wix.com Ltd.' to develop the website and to store data which is collected by the website. They will securely store your data in data centres located in: the United States of America, Ireland, South Korea, Taiwan and/or Israel. However, they may use other jurisdictions as necessary for the proper delivery of our services and/or may be required by law. 'Wix.com Ltd.' has PCI DSS (Payment Card Data Security Standards) compliance to A level 1. They also have ISO 27018 (outlines industry best practices for handling personally Identifiable Information (PII) in a public cloud computing environment) and ISO 27001 (outlines industry best practices for managing security risks) compliance. Please look on 'https://support.wix.com/en/article/security-of-wixs-billing-services-and-pci-compliance' for more information on this.

Also, the time we will store your data for can be found at 'https://www.astroadas.space/cookies-policy'.

EMAILING LIST

 

Altrincham and District Astronomical Society would like to send you information regarding the monthly meetings. If you have agreed for this to happen, you can always opt out at a later date. 

If you no longer want to be contacted for telling you about the monthly meetings, please contact us to unsubscribe.

 

YOUR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS

Altrincham and District Astronomical Society would like to make sure you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access - You have the right to request Altrincham and District Astronomical Society for copies of your personal data for no cost.

  • The right of rectification - You have the right to request that Altrincham and District Astronomical Society correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Altrincham and District Astronomical Society to complete the the information you believe is incomplete.

  • The right to erasure - You have the right to request that Altrincham and District Astronomical Society erase your personal data that we have collected from you.

  • The right to restrict processing - You have the right to request that Altrincham and District Astronomical Society restrict the processing of your personal data. In that circumstance, we will only be able to delete your data so processing will be restricted by us and wix.com, who store the information on astroadas.space, since all cookies and other data collection methods are required for the function of the site.

  • The right to object to processing - You have the right to object that Altrincham and District Astronomical Society processing of your personal data. In that circumstance, we will delete your data so it will not be processed by us and wix.com, who store the information on astroadas.space, since all cookies and other data collection methods are required for the function of the site.

  • The right to data portability - You have the right to request that Altrincham and District Astronomical Society transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you.

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 use by email at: webmaster@astroadas.org.uk

3RD PARTY SHARING OF DATA

The Altrincham and District Astronomical Society website (astroadas.space) uses reCAPTCHA version 2 from Google LLC to protect us from spam attacks through bots using our easy-to-use contact forms. 

 

When you tick the box which reads "I am not a robot" after filling out one of our forms, you are giving permission for Google LLC to collect hardware and software information (like the device and application data) in connection with your use of the service to improve Google's reCAPTCHA and for security, but not for personalised advertisements. Because this is a security feature, there is no opt-out in place, although if you cannot use the service reCAPTCHA offers, please use the relevant email address instead, found on the 'Contact Us' page. For more information on Google's reCAPTCHA, please go onto their website by clicking here.

The Twitter widget is also used on our website, which "may receive information including the web page you visited, your IP address, browser type, operating system, and cookie information. This information helps us to improve our products and services, including personalised suggestions and personalised ads." To stop this data from being collected whilst using our site, please click on this link and select/deselect what data you want Twitter to collect. 

The Facebook widget is also used on our website, which  "uses cookies and receives information when you visit those sites and apps, including device information and information about your activity, without any further action from you." For more information, visit this site, and to change your cookie choice for Facebook and other such services, please click here

 

PRIVACY POLICIES OF OTHER WEBSITES

 

The Altrincham and District Astronomical Society website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy. However, here are the links to the privacy policies of the other websites which are associated with this site (when paying for membership or looking at hte calendar for instance).

 

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

Altrincham and District Astronomical Society keeps its privacy policy under regular review and will alert you to any changes to it on our home page. This privacy policy was last updated on 3rd August 2020.

HOW TO CONTACT US

 

If you have any questions about the privacy policy of Altrincham and District Astronomical Society, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: webmaster@astroadas.org.uk

HOW TO CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES

 

Should you wish to report a complaint or you feel that Altrincham and District Astronomical Society has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner's Office.

Website: ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/