Privacy Policy

How we handle personally identifiable information collected

 

Website Access

You can access our website and the public part of the web forum without disclosing personal data. If you volunteer information we do not use this to track your activities or use it to target advertising in any way. Should you wish to register in order to gain further access to the web forum we will record the details you provide during registration in order maintain such extra access, but, you will have control of what information is publicly displayed about yourself. Other users may collect or store any publicly displayed information.

 

GLASS Store Access

You can access the GLASS Store public area without disclosing personal data. If you volunteer information we do not use this to track your activities or use it to target advertising in any way. Should you wish to register in order to purchase items we will record the details you provide during registration in order to maintain such extra access.

All information, log in, registration and all transactions are conducted using Secure Socket Layer encryption.
Our Online Store uses secure epayments webserver with Secure Socket Layer encryption to process credit/debit card payments online. GLASS will not store any credit/debit card information on our servers.  GLASS has no control over the data required or the processes of this agency, nor does GLASS have access to your payment information other than the amount you have paid to us and your billing/delivery details.

 

Data Collection, Purpose and Use

We collect the personal data that you provide while using our services or seeking to join the association. This information is stored in a secure database and used to administer the membership functions of the association. We will not disclose your personal data to any other bodies or organisations unless the disclosure is required by law, with the exception of supplying a list of names and addresses to authorised distributors of GLASS publications. If we wanted to use your personal data for a new purpose, we will offer you the means to consent to, or decline, any such new use. We do not knowingly collect any personal data from or about children. We cannot give visitors to our Web site and forum the option of using a secure transmission method to send us their personal data at this time.

The GLASS Store, however, does allow this facility in order to provide a secure transmission method for all financial data.
We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from: unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure and unauthorised modification. All our members and data processors, who have access to, or are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of all personal data.

 

Access to the personal data we may hold about you

You can ask, by writing to the address below or sending an e-mail to the company scretary. If we have any information about you, you may ask to see that information. We will provide you with a readable copy of all the personal data which we keep about you, within 3-6 weeks, we will require proof of your identity before doing so. We will provide the information without any charge if you are a member and do not require a hard copy of the data. If you are not a member of GLASS or require a hard copy of the data held we may make a charge for providing the information. If the information we hold is wrong or incomplete, you may have the data ; erased, rectified or amended as necessary. We do allow you to challenge our decisions and will not refuse to provide you with a copy of your personal data.


Privacy Compliance

Our privacy policy is compliant with the following instruments:

EU Data Protection Law
UK Data Protection Law
UK Data Protection Registrar

The Green Lane Association Ltd is registered under the Data Protection Act.

Registration Number Z9046843

For further information regarding use of personal data by the association email secretary@glass-uk.org

 

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