Reading and District Beekeepers' Association
Providing support to beekeepers in and around Reading

 

RBKA is a beekeepers' association affiliated to the British Beekeepers' Association (BBKA). This privacy policy explains how our organization uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

Topics:

  • What data do we collect?
  • How do we collect your data?
  • How will we use your data?
  • How do we store your data?
  • What are your data protection rights?
  • What are cookies?
  • How do we use cookies?
  • What types of cookies do we use?
  • How to manage your cookies
  • Privacy policies of other websites
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us
  • How to contact the appropriate authorities

What data do we collect?

RBKA collects the following data:

  • Personal identification information (Name, email address, phone number, etc.)

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide RBKA with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online or place an order for any of our products or services.
  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

RBKA may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

  • British Beekeepers’ Association (BBKA)

How will we use your data?

RBKA collects your data so that we can:

  • Manage your account.
  • Email you with relevant information.

How do we store your data?

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RBKA will keep your personal data until such time as you [withdraw permission or] cease to be a member of RBKA. [Martin: we should not suggest that there is an option of being an anonymous member ... if they don't let us have the information we need to manage their membership, they can't be members].

What are your data protection rights?

RBKA would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights.

Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access - You have the right to request RBKA for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification - You have the right to request that RBKA correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request RBKA to complete information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure - You have the right to request that RBKA erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing - You have the right to request that RBKA restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing - You have the right to object to RBKA's processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability - You have the right to request that RBKA transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

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 us via the "Contact us" menu item.

Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

RBKA uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our website

What types of cookie do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality RBKA uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the allaboutcookies website referred to above tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The RBKA 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.

Changes to our privacy policy

RBKA keeps its privacy policy under review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on [Date].

How to contact us

If you have any questions about RBKA’s privacy policy or the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please contact us via the “Contact” menu item on the website.

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that RBKA has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner's Office; see https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/