Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Run Jump Scrap uses and protects any information in accordance with the General Data Protection Rules (GDPR) that you give while using www.runjumpscrap.com

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Run Jump Scrap may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 9th May 2018.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • contact information including email address (if you sign up to the mailing list or contact ourselves)
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests

What we do with the information we gather

Information is gathered on this site if you supply an email address (either via the newsletter sign up or if you contact us directly. We have Google Analytics installed which collects data on your demographics. We have set Google Analytics to retain your information for 26 months after the last contact with the site and then the information will be deleted automatically. Google Analytics state they are getting ready to be GDPR compliant.

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • We may use the information to improve our services.
  • If you have joined the mailing list we will send you new post newsletters.
  • If you have joined the mailing list we may periodically send emails with some information that may be of interest to you.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

EMAILING 

When you sign up for our newsletter, you will be asked to give your consent by activating the link to subscribe to the mailing list via an email to your email account. We then hold your email address on a list within our mail provider (MailChimp). You will get an email every time we publish a new post on the blog. Occasionally we might send you an email with events or information that may be of interest to you. You have the right to be removed from the email list by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email or emailing runjumpscrap@gmail.com and asking to be removed. We will not sell, distribute or lease your email address to anyone else without your permission.

COMMENTS

When you comment on any of my blog posts you will be asked to enter your name and email address in to make a comment and verify who you are.  You will be asked to tick a box to confirm you are happy with this. This information will be stored on the blog. You have the right the have your comment removed or you email deleted. Please contact runjumpscrap@gmail.com and ask for further information. We will not sell, distribute or lease your email address to anyone else without your permission.

COMPETITIONS

Periodically we run competitions and giveaways on Run Jump Scrap. To enter you will use the platform Rafflecopter. To use this you will be asked to enter your email address. The winner’s email address will ONLY be used to contact them only. The winner will be asked for their permission to have their email address to be sent to the PR company or brand to arrange the prize. All emails will be deleted when the winner has received their prize and the competition is over. We will not sell, distribute or lease your email address to anyone else without your permission.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA CONTACT

Any contact I receive on social media is also handled securely and confidentially. I will delete any social media messages upon request from the individual concerned or which contains sensitive personal information which is no longer necessary to retain.

SECURITY

This blog is hosted by TSO Hosting. We ensure our site is secure and we have an SSL certificate installed for security. TSO are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, TSO have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

MailChimp is installed on the blog to hold an email list and send out newsletters. MailChimp state on their site that they are working towards being compliant with GDPR.

HOW WE USE COOKIES

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

OPT-OUT

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact Sarah Howe, runjumpscrap@gmail.com .

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

If you would like your data to be withdrawn and request to be deleted from our files, then please contact Sarah Howe, on runjumpscrap@gmail.com. You have the right to withdraw consent.
Should you have any queries in relation to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) here are the contact details of our Data Controller:
Name: Sarah Howe
Email: runjumpscrap@gmail.com

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us.

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