Privacy & Data Protection Policy

IP ADDRESSES AND LOG FILE DATA

This site does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging the user’s IP Address or the location of your computer or network on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. (If you are connected to the Internet you have an IP address, for example an IP address might read “154.198.99.9”). We also use IP addresses in the aggregate to track which pages people visit in order to improve the quality of the site.

DATA COLLECTION AND USE

You may be asked for personal information if you complete a form on this site. Please see below the information we may ask for and what this information is used for.

In each case we will only use the information about you for the purpose for which you provide it. Personal information you submit on this website is stored on secure servers. We will never sell or share your personal information with any other organisation outside of the Labour Party.

You may remove or change your details at any time. You have right of access to your personal information held on our files by written request to the data protection officer (address below).

SITE REGISTRATION AND EMAIL SERVICE

When you subscribe to emails via this site, we ask you for contact information (such as your name and e-mail address), geographic information (such as your postcode and constituency), and other details about you and your interests. This is used to help us provide you with information to match your interests. We may also use it to alert you of campaigns you may be interested in and events happening in your area.

JOINING THE PARTY AND RENEWING YOUR MEMBERSHIP ONLINE 

Applications to join the Labour Party are all directed via the Labour Party national website. They collect the required information in order to check you meet the conditions of and help you fulfil the opportunities provided by membership of the Labour Party. At your option, they may ask for additional information such as gender, date of birth and trade union membership to help provide a better membership service to you.

TO VOLUNTEER (PLEDGE YOUR SUPPORT) 

If we make a call for volunteers, we ask for your contact details, postcode and information on the type of volunteer work you are interested in. This information helps us identify suitable volunteer opportunities for you.

COOKIE

A cookie is a tiny text file that is stored on your computer. We may use cookies in order to tailor your experience on our site according to the preferences you have specified. However we will only access the information that we stored in your cookie file. We will not access any information stored in a cookie by other websites. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information.

INFORMATION ON CHILDREN

The Labour Party does not process any personal details from individuals under the age of 14 without parent/guardian consent. Details of under 16s are processed for membership purposes only.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Our site may contain links to other sites and servers. Lewes Labour Party is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

Our website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. Our server is located in a locked, secure environment. When you contribute online, we use a secure server to protect your personal information during transmission.

CHOICE/UNSUBSCRIBE

We provide you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us easily and promptly. Our unsubscribe requests are processed regularly.

CORRECTING YOUR INFORMATION

If you need to correct the information you provided us with when you subscribed to our e-mail list, you can do so through your personal form provided on-line. If you need to change your e-mail address, you can unsubscribe from our mailing lists and sign up again using your new information. Or if you have registered with a username and password you may change your details at any time via the login page without needing to re-register.

CONTACTING US ABOUT PRIVACY

Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at the following address:

Compliance Unit
Lewes Constituency Labour Party
3 North Street
London
BN7 2PA

or at lewessecretary@lewesclp.org

We will continue to evaluate our efforts to protect your information and will update our privacy policy whenever necessary.