Privacy Policy

What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Basics

“We”, “us” and “our” in this context refers to the Office of Jude Kirton-Darling MEP and Paul Brannen MEP the promoters of the website North East Labour MEPs website.

The only information we ask for is your name and email address, if you would like to send us a message, or join our mailing list. More details on how we use the data in our mailing list can be found below.

The only people we share data with is our service providers, and this is done in a safe and secure manner. Our service providers will not contact you directly. Please be assured that you will not receive offers from other companies or organisations as a result of giving your details to us.

If you would like to request a copy of the data that we hold on you, this can be done by contacting us at:

Office of Jude Kirton-Darling MEP and Paul Brannen MEP
Labour Central, Kings Manor,
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6PA
office@northeastlabour.eu    

Data Collection and Use

You may be asked for personal information if you complete one of the forms on this site. In each case, we will only use the information about you for the purpose for which you provide it. Personal information you submit on the North-East Labour MEPs website is stored on secure servers. Occasionally, in order to complete your request as outlined above, we may need to transfer personal information you submit to us to countries or jurisdictions outside the EEA.  In each case, we ensure that our suppliers provide adequate protection for the rights of data individuals in connection the transfer of their personal data. Currently, we expect all suppliers to use the standard contractual clause approved by the European Union or be subject to Privacy Shield scheme in the United States.

We will never sell or share your personal information with other organisations for their direct marketing purposes.

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 at our office address.

Cookies

A cookie is a tiny text file that is stored on your computer. We may use cookies – including analytics cookies provided by companies such as Google – 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 placed by other websites. Our cookies do not contain personally identifiable information, other than your IP address, which itself is only very rarely enough to identify you as an individual.

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) EU 2016/679. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) EU 2016/679 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website's email newsletter program. A small fee may be payable if this request is deemed manifestly unfounded, excessive, or repetitive. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.

We use a third party provider, Mailchimp, to deliver our email newsletters. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies including clear gifs to help us monitor and improve our newsletter. This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity. For more information, please see: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated unsubscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to unsubscribe will by detailed instead.

We will not share your data with others for marketing purposes

Please be assured that you will not receive offers from other companies or organisations as a result of giving your details to us.

We may need to share limited information with our service providers who help us to prepare and send you our communications or process your donations and other responses. However, we do not allow these organisations to use your data for their own purposes and take care to ensure that they keep your data secure, and delete it when it is no longer needed.

Links to other sites

Our site contains links to other sites and servers. The Office of Jude Kirton-Darling MEP and Paul Brannen MEP is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Information on children

We do not knowingly process any personal details from individuals under the age of 18 without parent/guardian consent. We do not ask for date of birth at any point in our email subscription service, and so data regarding age is not kept by us.

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.

Choice/unsubscribe

We provide you with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us easily and promptly.

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 by emailing us at office@northeastlabour.eu. If you need to change your e-mail address, you can unsubscribe from our mailing lists and sign up again using your new information.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

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