The Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) ensure that organisations look after any personal information properly. The information below outlines what information we collect via this website and when you interact with us online, and how we look after it. It is important that you know that we will keep your personal data safe.
Who are we?
The Ideas Alliance CIC is a social enterprise aimed at promoting the benefits of collaborative, strengths-based and community driven approaches. The Ideas Alliance is a registered Community Interest Company incorporated in December 2016, company number 10517689. We are registered on the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Register, registration number ZA718923.
Information we collect
We collect information when you:
- Subscribe for updates via our website
- Open and click links within emails from us
- Interact with us on social media platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn or WhatsApp
- Book, register, and/or attend an event we are involved with
- Complete online surveys we conduct for ourselves or on behalf of others
The information we collect may include your name, email address, address, organisation, job title, IP address, region, links you click within emails, as well as your mailing preferences.
How we use your information
We collect this information in order to:
- update you on Ideas Hub and Ideas Alliance news, events, activity and projects as appropriate or requested
- check the quality and popularity of our activities
- help with planning improvements
- manage event bookings
- analyse responses to specific surveys conducted on behalf of others.
Who has access to your information?
We will not share your information for marketing purposes with other organisations or companies. We will never sell or rent your information to third parties.
We share information such as attendee lists to events, or survey responses with partner organisations who are working on those events or surveys with us and this will be clearly stated when entering your information.
When we conduct surveys on behalf of others, we share the analysis and report of the survey with the organisation we are working with. Again this will be clearly stated when entering your information.
Security of your personal data
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information and provide a secure environment for our paper-based systems and computerised databases.
How long do we keep your information?
We will only keep any personal information that you provide to us for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which you gave us the information. We will securely delete information when it is no longer needed for that purpose. We review the data we hold annually and delete as appropriate.
We also use performance cookies which collect information about how you use the site, such as how you are referred to it and how long you stay on certain pages. This information is aggregated and therefore anonymous and is used to improve the performance of the site.
Changes to this policy
We reserve the right to change this policy at any time and we will keep it under regular review. This policy was last updated in January 2021.
You can update your mailing preferences or unsubscribe from our emails at any time by clicking these option links in any email we send you. You can also email email@example.com.