Privacy Statement

PRIVACY STATEMENT

We, The Richard III Society are committed to protecting the privacy of anyone using this website and the confidentiality of any information with which you provide us. The purpose of this statement is to set out how we use any personal information that we may obtain from you via this website.

You may opt out of receiving information from us at any time by email, or post:

Email: education@richardiii.net

Post: Richard III Society Data Protection Officer
c/o E-Mediacy Ltd
The Quadrangle Centre
The Drift
Nacton Road
Ipswich
IP3 9QR
United Kingdom

Alternatively, you may email us at dpo@richardiii.net.

USE AND COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

In general you can visit this website without telling us who you are and without revealing any information about yourself.

However, there are areas of our website where we do gather data as follows:

If you send an email to education@richardiii.net

you will be providing your name and e-mail address 

We will store this data and hold it via our externally hosted server and some secure third party websites.

We may use information that you provide:

  • to deal with your enquiry which may include contacting your directly and supplying further information 
  • for assessment and analysis, e.g. page analysis, to enable us to review, develop and improve our pages.

COOKIES

We collect information directly from you in a number of ways. One way is through our use of “cookies”. Most websites use cookies in order to make them work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website. They help us to understand how our readers use our website so we can develop and improve the design, layout, content and function of the site. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive by websites that you visit. They save and retrieve pieces of information about your visit to the website – for example, how you entered the site, how you navigated through the site and what information and documentation was of interest to you. This means that when you go back to a website, it can give you tailored options based on the information it has stored about you on your last visit.

We use cookies generated by WordPress in order to manage user logins and other core administrative features. These are considered essential for the operation of this website.

We also use Google Analytics to track visitor data trends and general usage statistics. We do not collect any personal information via these cookies other than your IP address. This information is automatically deleted after 14 months following your last visit to our website. These are non-essential cookies.

To opt out of these, please visit http://optout.aboutads.info and update your preferences.

The rules about cookies on websites have changed. If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can disable cookies on your computer by changing the settings in the preferences or options menu in your browser. You can set your browser to reject or block cookies or to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer. You can also delete any cookies that are already stored on your computer’s hard drive. However, please be aware that if you do delete and block all cookies from our website, parts of the site may not work. Likewise, you may not be able to use some products and services on other websites without cookies.

To find out more about cookies, including seeing what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org

SECURITY

We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data that you disclose online and we will not be responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.

GENERAL

You have the right to see personal data (as defined in current data protection legislation including GDPR) that we keep about you upon receipt of a written request.

In the event that you wish to complain about how we have handled your personal data you may also make a formal complaint in writing and we will look in to your complaint and work with you to resolve the matter.

Any requests in line with the above should be sent to 

Richard III Society Data Protection Officer
c/o E-Mediacy Ltd
The Quadrangle Centre
The Drift
Nacton Road
Ipswich
IP3 9QR
United Kingdom

Alternatively, you may email us at dpo@richardiii.net.

The Privacy Policy for the main website of the Richard III Society is here

http://www.richardiii.net/privacy.php

If you still feel that your personal data has not been handled appropriately according to the law, you can contact the ICO and file a complaint with them https://ico.org.uk/concerns/handling/