Privacy Policy

Your  Privacy Is Our Top Priority

Community Shift known forthwith as “Community Shift,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) take your privacy very seriously.

 

Please visit www.gov.uk  for more information on The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules that have been brought into UK law as the Data Protection Act 2018.

This Privacy Policy details how we collect, use, share and protect your personal information collected on our website and apps, with information on you manage this data.

By using our website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

Below is a list of the information in each section:

1.            WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND WHY?

2.            SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION

 

3.            HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS STORED AND PROTECTED
 

4.            HOW WE USE COOKIES AND TRACKING TO COLLECT INFORMATION


5.            YOUR CHOICES REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION


6.            CHILDREN’S PRIVACY


7.            LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES


8.            HOW TO CONTACT US


9.            CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

 

The information we collect can include but is not limited to;

Information you provide to us directly;  We may collect personal information such as your first and last name, phone number, billing information, and e-mail address when you sign up to our mailing list, volunteer with us or make a donation.

 

 We sometimes combine this information with  other information collected from third party sources, such as third parties we partner with to help build our community network and  connections.

Information we collect from social networks and Forums;  

  • We may receive information about you when you interact with our site through various social media, for example, by logging in through or liking us on Instagram or following us on Facebook

 

  • The data we receive is depends on your privacy settings with the social network.  You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them to the Community Shift website.

  • We may at times collect information regarding your preferences and activities on our site when you use our Forums. Our Forums open to other member's and information regarding your activities within these forums may also be visible on your personal profile. We do our best to keep information with our Forums but cannot guarantee they may not be copied or viewed by other member's and or third parties. 

 

We use this information to operate and enhance our organisation and our services.  We may use this information to communicate with you, such as to send you email messages, newsletters, and to follow up with you with other information about Community Shift.  We may also send you service-related emails or messages (e.g., account verification, transactional communications, change or updates to features of the service, event information, and security notices). For more information about your communication preferences, see “Your Choices Regarding Your Information” below.

2. SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may share your personal information in the instances described below.  For further information on your choices regarding the use of your information, see the “Your Choices About Your Information” section below.

3. HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS STORED AND PROTECTED

Storage and Processing:  

 

information collected about you through our website may be stored and processed in the United Kingdom or any other country in which the Community Shift or its affiliates or service providers maintain facilities.

 

 If you are located outside the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from European law, please note that we may transfer information, including personal information, to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction, and you consent to the transfer of information to the United Kingdom or any other country in which the Community Shift or its subsidiaries, affiliates, or service providers maintain facilities and the use and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy Policy.

Keeping your information safe;

 

Community Shift is passionate about the security of your information and uses commercially reasonable physical, administrative, and technological safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through our website.  However, no security system is impenetrable and we cannot guarantee the security of our systems 100%.  In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, the Community Shift will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and, where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.

4. HOW WE USE COOKIES AND TRACKING TO COLLECT INFORMATION.

 

We and our third party partners may automatically collect certain types of usage information when you visit our website or use our Services.  For instance, when you visit our website, we may send one or more cookies; a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters—to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets us help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the site.  A cookie may also convey information to us about how you use our website (e.g., the pages you view, the links you click, how frequently you access the Service, and other actions you take on the Service), and allow us to track your usage of our website over time.  

 

We may collect log file information about your browser or mobile device each time you access the website.  Log file information may include anonymous information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, information about your mobile device, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, and how you interact with links on the Service, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information. We may employ clear gifs (also known as web beacons) which are used to anonymously track the online usage patterns of our Users.  In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. 

 

The information allows us to  more accurately report and improvement of our website.  We may collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for our website.  These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit, your use of third party applications, and other information that assists us in analysing and improving our website and community engagement.

When you access our Service through a mobile device, we may receive, collector store a unique identification number associated with your device (“Device ID”), mobile carrier, device type and manufacturer, and phone number.

We may use the data collected through cookies, log file, device identifiers, location data, and clear gifs to:  (a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the site; (b) provide custom, personalised content and information, including advertising; (c) provide and monitor the effectiveness of our Service; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, usage, and demographic patterns on our website and our Service; (e) diagnose or fix technology problems; and (f) otherwise to plan for and enhance our service.

Third Party Tracking and Online Advertising:  We may permit third party ad networks, social media companies, and other third party services, such as Instagram to collect information about browsing behaviour from our website visitors through cookies, social plug-ins, or other tracking technology.

 

The only way to completely “opt out” of the collection of any information through cookies or other tracking technology is to actively manage the settings on your browser or mobile device.  Please refer to your browser’s or mobile device’s technical information for instructions on how to delete and disable cookies, and other tracking/recording tools.  (To learn more about cookies, clear gifs/web beacons, and related technologies and how you may opt-out of some of this tracking, you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org and/or the The Direct Gov website www.gov.uk.  Depending on your mobile device, you may not be able to control tracking technologies through settings. 

5. YOUR CHOICES REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION

Your rights to the information we send;

You can stop receiving promotional email communications from us by clicking on the “unsubscribe link” provided in such communications.  We make every effort to promptly process all unsubscribe requests.  You unable to opt out of service-related communications (e.g., account verification, transactional communications, changes/updates to features of the Service, technical and security notices).

Modifying or deleting your information; 

If you have any questions about reviewing, modifying, or deleting your information, or if you want to remove your name or comments from our website or publicly displayed content, you can contact us directly at communityshift@communityshift.org.  We may not be able to modify or delete your information in all circumstances, such as if it has been copied, or commented on by a third party or third party service or if regulatory laws requires that we maintain certain information for our records.

6. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

 

Community shift does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 16 or knowingly allow such persons to register as Users.  In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 16, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.  If you believe that we might have any information from a child under 16, please contact us at communityshift@communityshift.org

7. LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES

Our website may integrate with or contain links to other third party sites and services.  We are not responsible for the practices employed by third party websites or services embedded in, linked to, or linked from our website and your interactions with any third-party website or service are subject to that third party’s own rules and policies

8. HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the website, please contact us at communityshift@communityshift.org

9. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Community Shift reserves the right to modify or update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes within our organisation or that of our affiliates, therefore  you should review this page periodically. 

 

When changes are made to this policy we will Contact you letting you know and update the ‘last modified’ date at the bottom of this page.

This privacy policy was last modified on 05/10/2019