Privacy Policy

The Real Circularity Coalition privacy policy explains how our organisation uses the personal data we collect from you when you visit our website.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 until the 24th May 2018 and from the 25th May 2018 for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the data controller is Higginson Strategy, 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3EB.

What data do we collect?

The Real Circularity Coalition may collect the following data:

  • Personal identification information (Name, email address, phone number, etc.)
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, web server statistics, traffic data, location data and details of the web pages and resources that you access.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide the Real Circularity Coalition with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Voluntarily contact us.
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

How will we use your data?

The Real Circularity Coalition collects your data so we can:

  • Provide you with information or services you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  • Carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • Contact you with information which may be of interest to you.

If you agree, the Real Circularity Coalition may disclose your personal information to third parties in a limited number of circumstances:

  • Where we engage the business services of a third party to provide services directly to the Real Circularity Coalition. Any third parties are strictly prohibited from using your personal data for any other purposes.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements.

How do we store your data?

The Real Circularity Coalition securely stores your data at Higginson Strategy, 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3EB.

We are very careful about the personal information we store and we will not keep your information in a manner and form that identifies you for longer than is strictly necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy or applicable law. For more information on our retention schedules please contact alex@realcircularity.org

What are your data protection rights?

The Real Circularity Coalition would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request the Real Circularity Coalition for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that the Real Circularity Coalition correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request the Real Circularity Coalition to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that the Real Circularity Coalition erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that the Real Circularity Coalition restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the Real Circularity Coalition’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that the Real Circularity Coalition transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email: alex@realcircularity.org

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

Cookies are being used for the provision, security, and improvement of our services and also allow us to remember your preferences, recognise the user when they visit the site and tailor ads to your interests. In order to do so, we also may link information from cookies with other personal information we hold about you.

We may use the following cookies:

Essential website cookies – These cookies are essential for the provision of the services available through our website and for the use of some of its features, such as access to secure areas.

Analytics cookies – These cookies help us understand the ways through which our website is being used and help us tailor our website to your interests.

Advertising cookies – These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, selecting advertisements that are based upon your interests and measuring the number of ads displayed and their performance.

Social Networking Cookies – These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our website through third-party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

The Real Circularity Coalition keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about the Real Circularity Coalition’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: alex@realcircularity.org

How to contact the appropriate authority

In the event you have a complaint you should contact the Information Commissioner’s Office. You can contact them at ico.org.uk, or by telephone on 0303 123 1113.