Policy Updated: 13th October 2016
The Royal Marines Association City of London Branch (‘RMA CoL’) is committed to respecting the personal information of all visitors to all websites managed or published by us, and to ensure that any personal information you provide to us will be stored securely, treated with confidentiality and processed in accordance with data protection legislation and/or any other relevant consumer legislation that is in place to protect you.
B. Personal Information
We may collect, use and disclose personal information as authorised by law or with your consent. Depending on the circumstances, your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information may be express or implied.
C. Notification of Changes
D. Collection of Information
Web Site Traffic Information
We automatically receive the web address of the site that you came from and the IP address of the computer or device that you are using to access our website. We also collect information on which pages of our website you visit while you are on this site, the type of browser you use and the times you access our website. We use this information to try to understand our visitors’ behavior and preferences, to develop and improve our services, and to manage the load on our servers.
Our Use of “Cookies”
We use a number of “cookies” on this site. “Cookies” are small files of data that reside on your computer and allow us to recognise if you return to this site using the same computer and browser or visit multiple pages in our site during the same session
Specifically we use Google Analytics to see what parts of the website are being visited, and from which areas so we can improve the service to you. This is anonymous demographic information only.
To turn off cookies, browsers allow you to do this by changing your browser settings. For further information about how to do this please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/ Please note that switching off cookies may restrict your use of this site.
E. How we use collected information
- To assist us in developing and enhancing our services and our website; and
- To provide you with information about our services.
We give access to your personal information only to RMA CoL Committee (Trustees) who require it to provide our services.
Disclosure to Third Parties
We will not disclose your personal information to third parties except in the limited circumstances described below, as permitted by data protection legislation, or with your express permission. These third parties are limited by law or by contract from using the information for secondary purposes beyond the purposes for which the information is shared.
We may disclose your information to assist us in conducting or co-operating in investigations of fraud or other illegal activity where we believe it is reasonable and appropriate to do so.
We may disclose information in response to a subpoena, warrant, court order, or as otherwise required to by law.
We may disclose information to service providers who manage various marketing programs on our behalf. We will only transfer your personal information to service providers that commit to the same principles that we adhere to, and if in another country, we will make sure that the service provider agrees to apply the same levels of data protection as we are required to apply to information held in the EEA.
We may use IP addresses, browser types and access times to analyse trends, administer the site, improve site performance, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use, and to prevent fraud.
F. Contacting us
The RMA CoL is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third party referrals, websites or web site links.
G. Your privacy and data security
The RMA CoL is committed to providing a safe and secure online environment where the privacy of site visitors is protected.
We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. The RMA CoL website is also in compliance with system vulnerability standards and testing.
Third party websites
Information that we collect from you
The RMA CoL collects and processes personal information for the purposes of administration, transaction fulfilment, membership analysis and to keep you informed about your membership e.g. your subscription, our welfare activities, socials and events, membership offers, fallen comrades, Corps news, fundraising initiatives, career/employment opportunities.
We provide the option to unsubscribe to any email literature that we send out.
Use of your information
We will not disclose information about our visitors to third parties except where it is part of providing a service to you e.g. arranging welfare support or where we have your express permission to do so.