1. Introduction

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and users of our website and Museum.  This policy will explain how we will handle your personal data.  This privacy policy was last updated on 6th May 2018.

 

  1. How We Use Your Personal Data

Website: We process usage data when you visit our website, such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and navigation paths, timing, frequency and patterns of use of our website for analytical tracking purposes, in order to monitor and improve our website and services.

Newsletter: When you subscribe to our newsletter via the website, we collect your name and email address as you have agreed for us to send you, in one form or another, our newsletter detailing events and exhibitions being held within both our Museums.

Donate: We collect your name, amount donated and any messages you may have sent to us.  It is to our benefit, as a charity, to understand when and how donations are made to us. Transferred securely through BT Donate

Enquiry Email: We undertake to keep your personal information for no longer than is required to process your enquiry.

Shop:  When purchasing from our website the information including your name, email address, postal address, telephone number and bank details are collected and used responsibly for the purpose of the transaction.

Ticket Sales: When purchasing from our website the information including your name, email address, postal address, telephone number and bank details are collected and used responsibly for the purpose of the transaction

Visitor survey data: When you complete a visitor survey via the website or in person, we collect your name and email address when opted in. This is used for adding to our mailing list for our newsletter detailing events and exhibitions being held within both our Museums.

 

  1. Providing Your Personal Data to Others

 We may disclose your personal data to any member of our group of companies within the Go Industrial umbrella, as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy

 

  1. International Transfers of Your Personal Data

Our website is hosted by Raising IT Ltd with their servers situated in Ireland and Amsterdam.  Transfers to each of these countries will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely adherence to the GDPR.

You acknowledge that personal data that you submit for publication through our website or services may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use (or misuse) of such personal data by others.

 

  1. Retaining and Deleting Personal Data

Our data retention policies and procedure are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to retention and deletion of personal data.

We shall not retain any personal data longer than is necessary and personal data will only be used for the purpose for which the user agreed.  Personal data will be stored securely and all traces deleted when required.

 

  1. Amendments

This policy will be updated as and when required, and available on our website.  This policy was last updated as per Section 1.  You should read this page occasionally to ensure you are still happy with the terms of our policy.  Changes to the policy, in the future may be issued via our social media channels and/or our newsletter.

 

  1. Your Rights

Your principal rights relating to your personal data are:

  • The right to access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to object to processing
  • The right to data portability

For a full explanation of all your rights regarding Data Protection Laws and GDPR, you should read the relevant laws and seek guidance from the appropriate regulatory authorities. 

 

  1. Third Party Websites

Although our website contains hyperlinks and details of other third party websites, we are not responsible for their privacy policy.  Each individual website will have their own policy which we recommend you should be read before submitting any personal details to them.

                                         

  1. Personal Data of Children

We do not keep any personal information relating to children.

 

  1. Updating Information

Please contact us if you believe any of the personal information we hold about you is wrong, or needs to be updated.