Privacy and cookies policy

Privacy and cookies policy

The Broads Society is a registered charity in England and Wales No. 1078434

We are committed to protecting your privacy and security. Whenever you provide personal information, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy,

You can use most of the features of this site without disclosing any personal information. A few optional features of this site, such as the membership enrollment form, asks you to provide some personal information (e.g.. name and address, e-mail address).

Uses of personal data

The Broads Society will use your details for:

• Administration of your membership

• Communications of Broads Society related matters and campaigns

• Fundraising

• Administration of donations and legacies

Disclosure of data

The Privacy Policy will apply whenever you provide personal information, except as required by law, where the Broads Society can pass on personal data without consent for example for the purpose to prevent and detect crime.

Consent

By providing personal data you consent to its processing as described in this Privacy Policy. We respect your privacy and will not sell your personal data to any third party.

The Broads Society may use your details to tell you about Broads Society related matters, fundraising and in running your membership.

Users aged under 18

If you are aged under 18, please ensure you obtain your parent/guardian’s consent before sending any personal information to this website.

Parents and guardians

We encourage you to be aware of the activities in which your children are participating in both offline and online, particularly with regard to third party websites. If your children voluntarily disclose information, this may encourage unsolicited messages. We suggest that you discourage your child from providing any information without your consent.

Access to your own information

You can contact us anytime by letter or telephone to change or update your details, or obtain a copy of your record.

Cookies and tracking

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, 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.

The Broads Society uses traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer 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 usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may limit the functionality of the website.

All browsers do this differently, but if you’re concerned about privacy and security then please contact us.

MANAGING YOUR COOKIE SETTINGS THROUGH YOUR BROWSER

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can alter your browser settings to prevent automatic acceptance or you can manually delete your cookie history whenever you wish.

These links explain how you can control cookies via your browser – remember that if you turn off cookies in your browser then these settings apply to all websites not just this one:

Browser Link

Internet Explorer http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835 http:/ /www.microsoft.com/windowsphone/en-us/howto/wp7/web/changing-privacy-and-other-browser-settings.aspx (for mobile versions)

Chrome http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647

Safari http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/5.0/en/9277.htm http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677 (for mobile versions)

Firefox http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/ Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies

Blackberries http://docs.blackberry.com/en/smartphone_users/deliverables/ 32004/Turn_off_cookies_in_the_browser_60_1072866_11.jsp

Android http://support.google.com/mobile/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=169022

Opera http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/

You may notice some third party cookies not related to the Broads Society when you visit a page, the Broads Society does not control these cookies and we recommend you check the third party websites for more information.

The type of cookies used and their purpose is explained further:

Community Server cookies and authorization cookie are required for the provision of the community website and to provide security.

Personalisation module is required to provide the personalised service.

Google analytic cookies are used to collect information about how visitors, like yourself, use our website. This information is collected in an anonymous form and is used to inform us how the site can be improved.

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