Privacy Policy

The Network of Buddhist Organisations (NBO) is committed to protecting your privacy. This statement is made in the light of the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations in order to advise you of NBO’s data processing practices which will govern the processing of your data. If you have any queries about this statement please contact us at:

Network of Buddhist Organisations
49, The Rock
Telford
TF3 5BH

What information do we collect from you?

The types of information we collect includes: your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, mobile number.

When do we collect information?

We obtain personal information from you when you complete any NBO Membership form, or subscription renewal form. When you make a donation through Pay Pal we have access to your email address.

When you join one of the NBO group e-mailing lists, we have access to your email address.

We ask your consent to keep your NBO e-group information email address.

The NBO has a legitimate interest in processing the information you provide on your membership form, when you apply for or continue to act as an NBO Associate or Voting member.

How do we use this information?

We will use your personal information to enable us to maintain your membership of the NBO.  We will not share your information with a third party.

We use your information to be informed of General Meetings of the charity and so you can vote. This is if you are a voting member of the NBO charitable incorporated organisation and have rights in the constitution.  We may also need to retain some personal information for company records and administration purposes.

If you are an associate member or an individual supporter we would like to keep you informed of meetings and other NBO information.

If you have a contract with the NBO we have to legally keep information to fulfil our obligations.

Third Party Service Providers working on our behalf: We may pass your information to our third party service providers, agents subcontractors and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (for example to process donations and send you mailings). However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and we use organisations that are required to keep your information secure and not use it for their own direct marketing purposes. Please be reassured that we will not release your information to third parties beyond the Network of Buddhist Organisations for them to use for their own direct marketing purposes or we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime.

Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information

We take appropriate measures to ensure that the information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used, as stated above.

When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it is treated securely.
Paper records are kept locked away.

Electronic records are kept on a password controlled and restricted access Google area. Google is GDPR compliant.

Records are kept on secure computers and accessed through password protected devices.

Who has access to your information?

As indicated above, we may pass your information to our service providers and agents. We may also need to disclose your information if required to do so by law.

Data is shared with the NBO membership secretary, chair and treasurer.

How you can access and update your information?

The accuracy of your information is important to us. We are working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date,

Please email us at:  membership@nbo.org,uk

or write to us at:
Network of Buddhist Organisations
49, The Rock
Telford
TF3 5BH

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information the NBO hold about you. We may need to charge for information requests to cover our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

How long will we keep your information?

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations (for example the collection of Gift Aid). We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

What are your rights?

If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect you can request to see this information and have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us to have the matter investigated.
Email address:  NBOconsentinfo@nbo.org.uk  

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office https://ico.org.uk/ 

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in May 2018.

 

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Website Privacy policy  (separate from our Standard Privacy Policy)

This privacy policy sets out how uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website.

is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from: June 2017

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

You can find more information about cookies at:

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.

A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.

Category 3: functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.

Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organizations.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by sending an email to one of the contacts on the contact page

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.

A small fee will be payable.

If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email to one of the contacts on the contact page

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

 

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