All the personal information that Chiswick Creatives Online collects when you use this website and any associated activities will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018.
Chiswick Creatives Online is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should you provide us with information by which you can be identified when using this website, then it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Chiswick Creatives Online may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 October 2020.
Chiswick Creatives Online is the website and blog of an artists & makers collective – Chiswick Creatives – based in London, UK. Our website address is https://chiswickcreatives.co.uk. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
This blog is run on a WordPress theme which by default does not collect any personal data about visitors.
However some of our plugins may collect personal data, please see the relevant section below.
Personal data that we collect about you also depends upon how you use this website e.g. whether you leave comments or whether you sign up to receive our newsletter. Again, please see the relevant sections below.
We collect, retain and process data on the basis of legitimate interest to enable us to provide our services to you. If you sign up to our email newsletter we collect your name and email address on the basis of active consent.
Personal information may be used:
- to provide you with information or services that you request
- to improve the content of the website
- to notify you of changes to the services we offer
- to customise the content and/or layout of our web pages for you
- to notify you of events, offers or promotions
- to support your relationship with us
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites. Cookies contain bits of information that websites transfer to your computer’s hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies can make the internet more useful by storing information about your preferences on a particular website such as ours.
Our cookies help us:
- Make our website work as you’d expect
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Allow you to share pages with social networks
- Offer you free content (thanks to advertising and affiliate links)
- Continuously improve our website for you
Our website contains links to other websites. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Chiswick Creatives (an artists and makers collective) is handling your data for the purpose of our own business.
Information on this website will be collected in the following ways:
- when you leave a comment on the blog
- when you sign up to our newsletter.
- if you contact us directly via email we may keep a record of that correspondence
Your Personal Data is only stored for the duration of time that it is needed. Data that is stored for the sole use of signing up to our newsletter will be kept until such data is manually removed by the user by unsubscribing. The user may do this at any time.
Stored data that has been sent via a contact form on our website will be kept for the duration of required communication.
If you leave a comment on the blog, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
You can request a copy of the personal information we hold about you. If you wish to see a copy of your personal information, or change any information that you have provided to us, please email us at email@example.com.
You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
If you cannot update your own information, we will correct any errors in the personal data we hold about you within 7 days of receiving written notice from you about those errors.
It is your responsibility to provide us with accurate and truthful personal data. We cannot be liable for any information that is provided to us that is incorrect.
You may cancel any subscription or revoke your consent to the processing (including storage) of this data at any time with immediate effect. As a data subject (a real person) your individual rights include: right to be informed; right of access; right to rectification; right to erasure; right to restrict processing; right to data portability; right to object; right to not be subject to automated decision-making (including profiling).
From time to time we may need to send you important notices, such as changes to our terms and conditions or policies.
Because this information is important to your interaction with us you may not opt-out of receiving these communications. This falls under Legitimate Interests of GDPR.
Continued use of this website will signify your agreement to this policy.