Privacy Notice last updated on 18 June 2018
Your privacy is incredibly important to us. Please read on to understand how and why we collect and use your personal information.
We may need to revise this Privacy Notice at any time, for example to comply with new legal requirements. Any changes we may make to this Privacy Notice in the future will be posted on this page, and sent directly to you where relevant.
Who controls your personal information?
Name: A Good Dinner (a charitable incorporated organisation under number 1172112)
Address: 402 Metropolitan Wharf, 70 Wapping Wall, London E1W 3SS, United Kingdom
Telephone: 020 7680 2717
What is the purpose of this Privacy Notice?
Your ‘personal data’ or ‘personal information’ is any piece of information that would allow us to identify you as an individual. The processing of personal data is governed by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) and national laws that supplement the GDPR in each European Economic Area (EEA) country.
This Privacy Notice:
- sets out the nature and source of the personal information that we collect about you.
- explains how and why we use your personal information.
- sets out the legal basis we rely on for using your personal information.
- explains when, why and with who we will share your personal information.
- explains how your information is protected.
- explains how long we keep your personal information for.
- explains the different rights you have when it comes to your personal information.
- explains how you may contact us or complain about our handling of your personal information.
What personal information do we collect about you, and how do we collect it?
We may collect any of the following information about you:
- your full name;
- your personal email address;
- your work email address;
- your postal address;
- the name of your employer;
- your job title; and
- information regarding your attendance at our events and/or your participation in our fundraising activities.
We collect that information directly from you (or from another person authorised by you), when you sign up to attend one of our A Good Dinner events or when you submit an enquiry via our website.
We also collect information from you using cookies when you browse our website.
Information recorded when you visit our website
We may obtain information about you when you visit our website (such as your IP address which is automatically recognised by the web server).
This website is using the following cookies:
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
|COOKIE NAME||PROVIDER||TYPE||EXPIRY||Purpose||Data is sent to|
|_ga||agooddinner.org.uk||HTTP||2 years||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||Germany|
|_gat||agooddinner.org.uk||HTTP||Session||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate||Germany|
|_gid||agooddinner.org.uk||HTTP||Session||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site.||Germany|
|collect||google-analytics.com||Pixel||Session||Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.||United States|
How and why do we use your personal information?
We will use your personal information to keep you updated about our events and fundraising activities, including for the following purposes:
- to provide information about an event you are scheduled to attend;
- to invite you to future A Good Dinner events;
- to facilitate your participation in our fundraising activities;
- to communicate with you about upcoming events; and
- to update you on the progress of our fundraising activities.
We may also use your personal information to respond to enquiries you submit via our website.
We will not use your personal information in any other way, except if required by law.
What legal basis do we have for using your information?
We need to use your personal information to manage your participation in, and keep you updated on, our events and fundraising activities. We also need your information to respond to enquiries submitted via our website. This represents a legitimate interest, which is the legal basis for our use of your personal information.
We may also use your personal information to perform our contractual obligation to you when you wish to make a donation, take part in our fundraising activities or purchase a ticket to attend one of our events.
We will always use your personal information without impacting your privacy disproportionally.
Who do we share your personal information with?
We sometimes need to share your personal information with a number of third parties. This includes:
- service providers assisting with our activities, including our mailing list solution provider, our payment services provider, our website hosting providers, our IT support providers and event software providers;
- public authorities if required by law or regulation, including the police, HMRC and the Information Commissioner’s Office; and
- our staff and volunteers working at our events.
Do we transfer your personal information outside of the EEA?
We will store and process your personal information inside the European Economic Area (EEA) at all times.
In the event that we, or one of our service providers, need to transfer your personal information outside of the EEA, we will put adequate, legally-approved safeguards in place to ensure the protection of your privacy, fundamental rights and freedoms while your information is located outside of the EEA, and we will update this Privacy Notice as required.
How do we protect your personal information?
We maintain strong physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your personal information. In particular, we have taken appropriate security measures against illegal and/or unauthorised access to your personal information, and against the accidental loss of, or damage to, it.
How long do we keep your personal information for?
We will keep your personal information for a period of 3 (three) years from our latest correspondence with you. If there is no further contact for a period of 3 years, we will securely delete your information after that period has expired.
You may also unsubscribe from our emails, using the relevant 'unsubscribe' link included in the footer of all of our emails. Should you choose to unsubscribe, we will stop sending emails to you immediately and will securely delete your information within 6 (six) months of the day on which you unsubscribed.
We may sometimes need to keep a copy of your personal information for a longer period of time, for example in the event of a dispute, to investigate a data breach or to comply with legal requirements. We will never keep your personal information for longer than necessary.
In all cases, your personal information will be securely destroyed once the retention periods described above expire.
What are your rights in respect of your personal information?
You may ask us to do any of the following in respect of your personal information:
- Provide you with access to it;
- Provide you with a copy of part of or all of it;
- Stop processing or using it temporarily (only to the extent it is practical for us to do so);
- Rectify any incorrect or incomplete details; and
- Delete it (except where we are using it to fulfill our contractual obligations to you).
You also have the right to object to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes at any time.
Should you wish to exercise any of your rights, please get in touch using the contact details listed below.
How can you contact us and how can you complain?
Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Notice or your personal information should be addressed to us using the following contact details:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone: +44 (0)7701 281658
- Address: 402 Metropolitan Wharf, 70 Wapping Wall, London E1W 3SS, United Kingdom
Should you wish to make a complaint about our handling of your personal information, you may also contact the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office directly at the following: