If you provide us with information by using any online forms or in any other communication, we may use this information to send you details of products or services provided by www.smethwickps.co.uk, or relevant third parties, that you have requested or which we believe may be of interest to you.
Any information that you provide to us will be held securely and will not be passed onto other parties. It will only be retained for as long as is required to deal with your request or to supply you with products or services provided by www.smethwickps.co.uk in accordance with all current legislation.
If you provide your details in relation to a customer account, you will be given the opportunity to ensure that the information that we hold is always accurate and up to date. Your information will be deleted if you no longer wish to continue with our services.
This Privacy Statement only applies to websites owned by Smethwick Photographic Society and not to any third party sites for which links may be provided on this website.
We will not transfer your information outside the European Economic Area, although we have no control over the route that the data will travel between your computer and our host website.
On this website we may use the Google Analytics utility to measure and analyse information with respect to visits to our website. To that effect we may use your IP-address to collect, among other things, internet traffic data and data regarding your browser type and computer. In addition cookies may be used.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
The Disability Discrimination Act
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international consortium where member organisations, full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards. They have developed a set of standards to ensure websites are built to best and common practices which also ensure people with disabilities can use and operate websites. http://www.w3.org/
The Data Protection Act
Defines UK law on the processing of people’s data and is the main piece of legislation that governs the protection of personal data in the UK. It gives people the right to know what information is held about them and provides a framework to ensure that personal information is handled properly.
The Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations
The Distance Selling Regulations give protection to consumers who shop by phone, mail order, via the Internet or digital TV.
The EU Ecommerce Directive
Is a policy for online service providers to ensure that customers can easily and quickly contact the service provider.
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Was created to help prevent credit card fraud with organisations that process credit or debit card payments. It ensures controls around data are increased and reduces exposure to compromise. The standard applies to all organisations which hold, process, or pass cardholder information from any card branded with the logo of one of the card brands.
The Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive (E-Privacy Directive)
Is an EU directive on data protection and privacy in the digital age. Article 13(1) of the Directive prohibits the sending of unsolicited commercial communications by fax or e-mail or other electronic messaging systems such as SMS and MMS unless the prior consent of the addressee has been obtained (opt-in system).