[Last updated: 23 July 2017]

This is the Privacy Policy for the Breamish Valley website www.breamishvalley.com (the “Site”).

The term “BREAMISHVALLEY.COM” or “us” or “we” or “our” refers to the owner of the Site. The term “you” or “your” refers to the individual accessing, browsing or otherwise using the Site by any means and via whatever device and/or the individual submitting works and materials to us or the Site for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, the Site.

 1. Introduction

1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to the Site; in this policy we explain how we will treat your personal information.

2. Credit

2.1 This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).

3. Collecting personal information

3.1 We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this Site (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);

(b) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including your name and email address);

(c) information that you provide to us when using the services on the Site, or that is generated in the course of the use of those services (including the timing, frequency and pattern of service use);

(d) information that you post to the Site for publication on the internet (including your user name, your profile pictures and the content of your posts);

(e) information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or send through the Site (including the communication content and metadata associated with the communication); and

(f) any other personal information that you choose to send to us.

3.2 Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.

4. Using personal information

4.1 Personal information submitted to us through the Site will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the Site.

4.2 We may use your personal information to:

(a) administer the Site and business;

(b) personalise the Site for you;

(c) enable your use of the services available on the Site;

(d) send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;

(e) send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter);

(f) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the Site;

(g) keep the Site secure and prevent fraud; and

(h) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of the Site.

4.3 If you submit personal information for publication on the Site, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.

4.4 We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party’s direct marketing.

5. Disclosing personal information

5.1 We may disclose your personal information to any of our officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

5.2 We may disclose your personal information:

(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;

(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and

(d) in connection with any third party who is claiming that work or material you have submitted to us or the Site for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, the Site is in breach of any intellectual property right (including, without limitation, copyright), is in breach of confidence, is defamatory, is in breach of the warranties and representations set out in the Site’s Terms and Conditions or otherwise is in breach of or violates any applicable law or regulation or code.

5.3 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.

6. International data transfers

6.1 Information that we collect may be transferred to the following countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: the United States of America.

6.2 Personal information that you publish on the Site or submit for publication on the Site may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

6.3 You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 6.

7. Retaining personal information

7.1 Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

7.2 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 7, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:

(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b) if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and

(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

8. Security of personal information

8.1 We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

8.2 We will store all the personal information you provide on secure (password-protected and firewall-protected) servers.

8.3 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

9. Amendments

9.1 We may revise this policy from time to time.

9.2 The revised policy shall apply from the date of publication of the revised policy on the Site, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of this policy. If you do not agree to the revised policy, you must stop using the Site.

10. Third party websites

10.1 The Site includes hypertext links to, and details of, third party websites.

10.2 We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

11. Updating information

11.1 Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

12. Cookies

12.1 The Site uses cookies. You can read our Cookie Policy here.

13. Our details

13.1 The Site is owned and operated by Graham Williamson.

13.2 You can contact us:

(a) by post, using the postal address 3 Crawley Dene, Powburn, Northumberland NE66 4HA;

(b) using the Site’s contact form at http://www.breamishvalley.com/contact-us/.