Women’s Equality Party Privacy Policy

Women’s Equality Party Privacy Policy

At the Women’s Equality Party we are committed to protecting your privacy. When you interact with us by phone, mail, in person or online, we sometimes receive personal information about you. This page, together with our website terms and conditions, tells you about how we collect, use and store your personal information.

How do we collect information about you?

We may collect information about you whenever you interact with us. For example, when you, donate to us, ask about our activities, or otherwise give us any other personal information.

Who is collecting the information?

When you are on the Women’s Equality Party website and are asked for personal information by us you are sharing that information with Women’s Equality Party team alone, for the purposes of the successful running of the party. Unless it is specifically stated otherwise we will not pass your name or email address to third parties, including organisations and companies that are partnering with or supporting us.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

The Women’s Equality Party collects information in a variety of ways from different parts of the website. Some information is gathered when you sign-up to get involved. At points we ask for your name, email address, contact telephone number and address.

We will email people who have contacted us on an ongoing basis, so that the team can help with the successful running of Women’s Equality Party. However, if you do not wish to receive future mailings, you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link included on all communications.

We will store your contact details on our mailing list database and will process this data for the purposes of our campaigning and fundraising activities.

The Women’s Equality Party also occasionally asks users to complete surveys for research purposes. If you would like to opt out of receiving these emails at any time or report misuse please contact us atinfo@womensequalityparty.org.uk.

When/if you contact the Women’s Equality Party, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

You can use our website anonymously without giving us any information and we won’t know who you are.

If you visit our site anonymously, we may still record information about

  • the areas of the website you visit
  • the amount of time you spend on the site
  • whether you are new to the site, or have visited it before
  • how you came to our website – for example, through an email link or a search engine
  • the type of computer, browser, network location and internet connection you use.

On the website generally

We use Google Analytics to understand how people use our website so we can make it more effective. Google Analytics collects anonymous information about what people do on our website, where they’ve come from, and whether they’ve completed any tasks on the site, for example, signing up to volunteer or donating. Google Analytics tracks this information using cookies and JavaScript code.

With whom do we share this information?

As a general rule, we will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it. The Women’s Equality Party will protect confidentiality and security of that information, and not allow third parties to use that information other than in connection with the provisions compatible with the Women’s Equality Party.

The Women’s Equality Party may preserve Content and may disclose Content to any third party if required to do so by law or in good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is necessary to:

(a) comply with legal process

(b) enforce the Terms of Service

How we protect your personal information

We take appropriate physical, electronic and managerial measures to ensure that we keep your information secure, accurate and up to date, and that we only keep it as long as is reasonable and necessary.

Your consent

By giving us your personal information you consent to us collecting and using that information in the ways that we describe in this privacy policy.

How you can access, update or delete your information

You may change any or all of your information by contacting the Women’s Equality Party on info@womensequalityparty.org.uk.

What cookies are and how they are used

The Women’s Equality Party uses cookies to store information about you. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer. The Women’s Equality Party uses cookies to tell whether a website user has logged-in, where to find details that can be used to pre-fill parts of on-line forms and to personalise the user’s visit to the website. They are also used to track anonymously which areas of the site are popular and which are not used; this allows us to monitor and improve the navigation and content of the site.

Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default; however, it is possible to set a browser to reject cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set or to reject all cookies. Read more about our cookies policy.

What security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of the information?

Remember to log off your computer or close your browser window when you have finished your work to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, the Women’s Equality Party cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk.

What else should I know about my privacy?

Please note that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, including in your correspondence within a discussion group, that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you disclose personal information online that is accessible to others, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.

You should be aware that if you access other websites, using the links provided, these are outside our control. If you provide personal data to other companies, the privacy policies of those companies determine the uses to which that information is put and the Women’s Equality Party will no longer apply.

This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any information about yourself. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online.

Data Protection Act

The Women’s Equality Party is committed to the protection and privacy of your personal data, and as such are held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

For more information, see the UK government’s Data Protection website.