Llandovery Pylon Community Action Group Privacy Policy

Preservation of your privacy is important to the Llandovery Pylon Community Action Group and we are committed to letting you know how we use your personal information, keeping personal data safe and secure and to making only responsible use of your data. We respect and value the privacy of all of our associates and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a way that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law. We ask you to read this Privacy Notice and Cookie Notice in full prior to your engagement and if you have any questions or concerns please contact us.

This notice may be updated from time to time: Last updated May 2023

1. Why we have a website

We have two main purposes for operating this website: Communication and Awareness Raising

We use this website to communicate information about our campaign and about relevant information that may be of interest to our associates and the wider public. In addition, we maintain a presence on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.

Awareness Raising
We use this website to further our campaign in providing our associates with the relevant information, advice and support to help them effectively promote our No Pylons campaign.

2. What personal data we collect

In order to operate this website, we must process personal data. In all instances, we endeavour to collect the minimal amount of information necessary to achieve our purposes. We use the lawful basis of consent, legitimate interests and compliance with a legal obligation for processing personal data.

We will only collect, store and use the minimum amount of data that we need for clear purposes, including your name, address and email address, and will not collect, store or use data we do not need. The personal information we process is provided to us directly for the purposes for which the individual has given explicit consent.

3. How we use your personal data

We use your personal information to provide regular and relevant campaign updates and newsletters.

We never share your information with third parties for any purposes.

You have the right to withdraw your consent from receiving our communications at any time. For more information, see section 4 below.

Overall and final responsibility for data protection lies with the Steering Group, who are responsible for overseeing activities and ensuring this policy is upheld. All volunteers are responsible for observing this policy, and related procedures, in all areas of their work for the group.


4. Your Data Subject Rights

Llandovery Pylon Community Action Group as a community organisation is committed to ensuring the rights and freedoms of our website users and members are respected and that you as a data subject are enabled to exercise your rights. Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are: Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting us via email or the contact page.

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.

Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.

Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. Please contact us if you wish to make a request.

5. How we store your personal information

Your information is securely stored.

We will retain your personal data for as long as is considered necessary for the purpose for which it was collected (including as required by applicable law or regulation, typically 6 years).

6. How to complain

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us by email or the contact page.

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk