(1) DATA AND INFORMATION COLLECTED
1.1 To operate our website it is essential to collect or process certain data, and we may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation;
Information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services including courses and membership of NASMAH;
Information that you provide to us for the purpose of becoming a member including name, address, telephone numbers and other such details;
Information that you provide to us for the purpose of requesting information, email notifications and/or newsletters;
Forms filled out on our website allow us to collect information about you regarding information requested or purchases you make; and
Any other information that you choose to send to us.
2.1 A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
2.2 Any information shared will not identify who you are, but rather be mathematical data about our visitors and their use on our site. The data does not give out any personal details.
2.3 We may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. We will use the session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; We will use the persistent cookies to enable our website to recognise you when you visit.
2.4 Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
2.6 Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
(3) USING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
3.2 We may use your personal information to:
Administer the website;
To administer your membership of NASMAH;
Enable your use of the services available on the website;
Allow us to send to you relevant goods/samples and supply services purchased via the website and provide information requested by you;
Send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;
Send you general communications;
Send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
Send to you our newsletter and other communications relating to our association or businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require these communications);
Provide third parties with statistical information about our users but this information will not be used to identify any individual user; and
Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.
3.3 Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.
3.4 We will not provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
NASMAH is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to our website
4.2 In addition, we may disclose your personal information:
To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
To the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
To any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
(5) INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS
5.2 Information which you provide may be transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.
5.3 In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available via the internet around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
5.4 You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.
(6) SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
6.1 We will do our best to take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
6.2 We will store all the personal information you provide on secure password and firewall-protected servers.
6.3 All electronic financial transactions you make to us or receive from us will be processed by PayPal. We do not directly process any such transactions and, therefore, do not hold any of your bank account or bank card details.
6.4 Data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
6.5 You are responsible for keeping your password and user name confidential. Please do not share your user name and/or password with anyone. We will not ask you for your password except when you log in to the website.
(7) POLICY AMENDMENTS
(8) YOUR RIGHTS
8.1 You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to:
The payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00); and
The supply of appropriate evidence of your identity if requested by us (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
8.2 We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.
8.3 We do not use personal information for marketing purposes nor do we pass on or sell your information to third parties, except those detailed in this policy.
(9) THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
(10) UPDATING INFORMATION
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
(11) CONTACTING US