The South West Coast Path Association is committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of anyone using our website and the confidentiality of any information that you provide us with. The purpose of this statement is to set out how we use any personal information that we may obtain from you.
Data Protection Act
We are registered under the Data Protection Act and comply with the Act in all our dealings with your personal data. The South West Coast Path Association is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as a data controller and our registration number is ZA243972. Our Privacy Notice is available to download.
Use and collection of personal information
In general you can visit our website without telling us who you are and without revealing any information about yourself. If, however, you use our shop you will need to register and you will be asked to provide certain information such as your contact details. We will store this data and hold it on our association database.
We may use information that you provide:
- To register you with our shop and to administer your order
- For assessment and analysis, e.g. marketing, customer and product analysis, to enable us to review, develop and improve our services.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
- If we are under a legal duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with or meet any legal obligation.
What data is collected and how it is used?
Sensitive permissions and data
If your device supports augmented reality we will request access to your camera. This is for the purpose of displaying augmented reality content over real-world imagery.
- We do not store nor collect any images processed on your device.
- We never send your imagery or any personal data to a third parties unless you explicitly choose to.
- The only data that can be sent and collected is your responses to our survey which you must explicitly choose to enter and send.
App usage data
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.
Some of our cookies are used to simply collect information about how visitors use our website and these types of cookies collect the information in an anonymous form.
To find out more about cookies, including seeing what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
If you do not wish to accept cookies from our website, please leave this site immediately and then delete and block all cookies from this site. Alternatively, you may opt out of receiving information from us by e-mail, telephone or post. Our phone number is 01752 896237, or you can email us at [email protected]
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.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will aim to inform you before collecting your data if we intend to use your data for such purposes or we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purpose. You can exercise your right to prevent this happening by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.
You have the right to see personal data (as defined under the Data Protection Act) that we keep about you upon receipt of a written request and payment of a fee of £10. Any request should be sent to:
Data Controller, South West Coast Path Association, Residence 2 Royal William Yard, Plymouth, PL1 3RP