Privacy Policy

ABNCommunity

Privacy Policy (Last Updated 10th April 2018)

Privacy Policy

ABNCommunity is committed to protecting your privacy. When you browse through this website, we do collect information to enable us to track the usability and efficiency of the website. This information includes the number of times a web page is accessed, the browser used, and the paths taken when moving through the website.

Collecting your Personal Information

ABNCommunity complies with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and will make clear if we are asking to collect information, which personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you.  You will be asked to opt-in and confirm your opt-in and at all times you will have access to update your preferences or unsubscribe, ensuring that you are able to control whether we hold data that identifies you or not.

Use of your Personal Information

ABNCommunity uses your personal information for the following primary purposes:

  • To make the website easier for you to use by asking you to enter your personal information only once
  • To provide online services
  • To help us create and deliver content most relevant to you
  • ABNCommunity does not share this information with any other organisation
  • ABNCommunity will not disclose your personal information, without notice, and then, only if required to do so by law

Your personal data will be held for 2 years unless a request is expressly made to remove delete this information.

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in the United Kingdom if you consider that the processing of your personal data infringes this Regulation.

Use of Cookies

To ensure this web site meets our visitors’ needs ABNCommunity collects website statistics using cookies. A cookie is a piece of code, which is placed on the users’ browser when they visit one of our websites.  A cookie can only be placed on a visitor’s computer if the customer accepts cookies or if the customer has visited the site previously and allowed the cookies.

Changes to this Statement 

ABNCommunity may occasionally update this privacy statement. When this is done we will also revise the ‘last updated’ date of the privacy statement.

Email Marketing

ABNCommunity will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at info@next-business.co.uk. We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By submitting marketing forms on our website, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

We use MailChimp as our marketing automation platform. By clicking below to submit this form, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of international privacy laws and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email

  • Within 7 business days

We will notify the users via in-site notification

  • Within 7 business days

We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

Third-party cookies

_cfduid

The “__cfduid” cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.

Duration: 5 years

Universal Google Analytics

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Neither Thoughtful Web Ltd or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.

A mixture of both persistent and session cookies are used to enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to this site and to track the pages that you visit during your session.

More information about Google’s policies can be read at www.google.com/intl/en/analyti…

_ga

Used to distinguish users

Duration: 2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users

Duration: 24 hours

_gat

Used to throttle request rate

Duration: 1 minute

How to control cookies

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but provide controls that allow you to block or delete them. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies, however, blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.

Certain features of our websites depend upon cookies. Please be aware that if you choose to block cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use those features, and preferences that are dependent on cookies may be lost. If you choose to delete cookies, the settings and preferences controlled by those cookies will be deleted and may need to be recreated.

You can opt out of data collection or use by some of these analytics providers by clicking the following links:

Organisation Name and Contact Details

ABNCommunity
5 Golden Square Aberdeen
AB10 1RD
01224 826664