Privacy Policy

Labour For High Peak Borough Council

We’re a group of local people who are members of the Labour Party in the High Peak Constituency. We’ve created this informative website (www.labourforhpbc.co.uk) to help people find out more about the many people who have been selected to represent your areas (known as ‘District Wards’) in the upcoming 2019 High Peak Borough Elections.

The website is hosted by TSO Host, promoted by John Higgins on behalf of High Peak Constituency Labour Party, c/o 1 Alexandra Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9NQ. You can also contact us by emailing admin@labourforhpbc.co.uk or using the form on our contact page.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The only way we can see any of your personal information is if you send us an e-mail, use the contact form or subscribe to our mailing list. This information is stored securely and only seen by the website’s administrator and in some cases will be directed to the relevant Labour candidate or councillor or Labour Party case workers.

This website uses cookies to capture anonymous technical data, such as how many people visit the site, which pages are popular and how long people spend on the website. This is to help us understand how people are using this website. We also use cookies to help mitigate malicious activity, blocking traffic which attempts to exploit our services and ultimately help protect all legitimate visitors of the website.

We use some third party plugins to enhance your experience and provide these services.

Contact forms

Personal data is captured when someone submits a contact form (Such as your name, your email address and your message), we will generally keep your messages for a period of 6 months but we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.

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 had visited the other website. For example if you watch a Facebook video which is embedded on this website and you are a Facebook account holder, anonymous data will be sent to Facebook to tally how many people had interacted with the video.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics to gather anonymous data about your visit to this website. You can find out more about Google and their privacy policy.

Only Labour members directly involved with the HPBC Election will see this data. For example how many visits the website gained from a certain post on Facebook.

How long we retain your data

We keep your consent to use cookies for one month, contact form entries for six months, analytics records for a year.

What rights you have over your data

As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:

  1. The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;
  2. The right of access to the personal data We hold about you;
  3. The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete;
  4. The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any personal data We hold about you (We only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained above but if you would like us to delete it sooner, please contact us);
  5. The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
  6. The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
  7. The right to object to us using your personal data for particular purposes.

Cookies

  • Cookie means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;
  • Cookie Law means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;
  • Personal Data means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you provide us such as your name and email address. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

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 legal or security purposes.

Where we keep your data

The data on this website is hosted by TSO Host (Paragon Internet Group Limited, registered number 07573953, registered address 5th Floor, The Shipping Building, Old Vinyl Factory, 252-254 Blyth Road, Hayes, UB3 1HA.)

How we protect your data

Your data is stored securely on this website using SSL Encryption (by Let’s Encrypt) and a service called WordFence. Website administration is provided by a registered Data Controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office.