Definitions and interpretation
collectively all information that you submit to Unity Sisters via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws;
a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below ( Cookies);
Data Protection Laws
any applicable law relating to the processing of personal data, including but not limited to the GDPR, and any national implementing and supplementary laws, regulations and secondary legislation;
the UK General Data Protection Regulation;
Unity Sisters, we or us
Unity Sisters of Langside Parish Church, 167 Ledard Road, Glasgow, G42 9QU ;
UK and EU Cookie Law
the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 & the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2018;
User or you
any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Unity Sisters and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Unity Sisters and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and
the website that you are currently using, unitysisters.uk, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
- the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
- a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
- “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;
- reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
4.- For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Unity Sisters is the “data controller”. This means that Unity Sisters determines the purposes for which and how your Data is processed.
5.- We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
- contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
- IP address (automatically collected);
How we collect Data
6.- We collect Data in the following ways:
- data is given to us by you ;
- data is received from other sources; and
- data is collected automatically.
Data that is given to us by you
7.- Unity Sisters will collect your data in several ways, for example:
- when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means;
Data that is received from third parties
8.- Unity Sisters will receive data about you from the following third parties:
- Google Forms
Data that is collected automatically
7.- To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your data automatically, for example:
- we automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us make improvements to Website content and navigation and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with its content.
- We will collect your Data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on your browser. For more information about cookies and how we use them on the Website, see the section below, headed “Cookies”.
Our use of Data
10.- We may require-Any any or all of the above Data from time to time to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:
- volunteering opportunities;
- casework and practical support.
11.- We may use your data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (see the section headed “Your rights” below).
Who we share Data with
12.- We may share your data with the following groups of people for the following reasons:
- our employees, agents and/or professional advisors to start the volunteering process or to provide practical support;
Keeping Data secure
13.- We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for example:
- access to your account is controlled by a password and a user name that is unique to you.
- We store your data on secure servers.
14.- Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
15.- If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org. Get HM Government and leading businesses support safe online.
17.- Even if we delete your data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.
18.- You have the following rights about your data:
- Right to access – the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this unless your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive.” Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.
- Right to correct – the right to have your data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
- Right to erase – the right to request that we delete or remove your data from our systems.
- Right to restrict our use of your Data – the right to “block” us from using your data or limit how we can use it.
- Right to data portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your data.
- Right to object – the right to object to our use of your data, including where we use it for our legitimate interests.
19.To make inquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to your data processing (where consent is our legal basis for processing your data), please contact us via this e-mail address: email@example.com.
20.- If you are not satisfied with the way we handle a complaint you make in relation to your data, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO’s contact details can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk/.
21.- It is important that the data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your data changes during the period for which we hold it.
Links to other websites
24.- All cookies used by this website are used under current UK and EU Cookie Law.
25.- Before the website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Unity Sisters to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the website may not function fully or as intended.
26.- This website may place the following Cookies:
Type of Cookie
Strictly necessary cookies
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and see how visitors move around our website when using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
27.- You can find a list of Cookies that we use in the Cookies Schedule.
28.- You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies, but you can change this. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
29.- You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however, you may lose any information that enables you to access the website more quickly and efficiently, including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.
30.- It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
31.- For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to aboutcookies.org. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer.
34.- Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
35.- This agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of Scotland. All disputes arising under the agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.