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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is https://astburymerecountrypark.uk/new.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

  • When you visit our website our web server does automatically record the name of your internet service provider (ISP), the website from which you visited us, the pages on our site you visit amongst other statistics through the utilisation of “Cookies”. Please see the cookies policy.
  • information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website, such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views;
  • information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to the car parking permits (including name, e-mail address, postal address and telephone number);
  • information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our e-mail notifications, newsletters and blog.

Comments- When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload/submit images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

How we use your data.

We may process the information we collect about you:

•    to send you updates about Astbury Mere Country Park for which you consent by subscribing to our newsletter mail list.

•     to respond to any other enquiries or complaints we need the information you supply to enable us to respond.

•      to protect our business from fraud and other illegal activities. This processing is necessary for our legitimate interests by ensuring the proper management of our business and financial risks.

•        to send you communications required by law or which are necessary to inform you about changes to the services we provide you, for example, updates to this Privacy Statement, and any information legally required which relates to any contracts between us. These service messages will not include any promotional content and do not require prior consent when sent by email or text message. This processing is necessary for us to comply with my legal obligations.

•        to administer our website, and send you survey and feedback requests to help improve our services. These messages will not include any promotional content and do not require prior consent when sent by email. This processing is necessary for the development of our services, which is a legitimate interest in our business. We have a legitimate interest to do so as this helps make our services more relevant to you. You are free to opt-out of receiving these requests from us at any time by contacting us.

We will only send marketing information to you by email if we have your consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please write, email or telephone.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify any person. We do not make and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

How we protect your data

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

We do not sell, rent or distribute personally identifiable information to third parties.

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted using SSL technology. You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will never ask you for your password.

What third parties we receive data from

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

 

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write by email: secretary@astburymerecountrypark.uk or via the Contact Page.