This notice explains how information about you is used. GLA is committed to protecting your personal information.
In this notice, references to ‘we’ or ‘us’ means GLA. References to ‘you’ means anyone using our websites, products or services whose personal data, contact details or other information is provided to us.
Information that we gather about you may include your name, address, telephone number, email address, IP address and any other unique means of identification or bespoke data shared with us (including but not limited to organization, role, affiliations, department, education and skills, sector or industry, financial and pay details, geographic location, social media accounts, preferences or purchase history) and your online behaviours and interactions with our websites or platforms.
We may also obtain information about you from third parties, such as your employer, service providers and agents.
We gather information directly from you and also via our websites and other technical systems. These may include, for example, our:
Computer networks and connections
Authentication methods, including single sign on and username/password credentials
Tracking technologies (such as click through links, cookies and web beacons)
Email and instant messaging systems
Intranet and internet facilities
Telephones, voicemail, mobile phone records
Other hardware and software owned, used or provided by or on behalf of us.
When you use our website we may gather information about you through Internet access logs, cookies and other technical means.
‘Cookies’ are text files placed on your computer to collect internet log information and user behaviour information. These are used to track website usage, monitor website activity and for other data processing reasons set out below. A cookie does not contain information that allows us to identify an individual user.
Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the site to operate and have already been set. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work.
We may process your personal data for our legitimate business purposes, such as:
Delivery of services
To enhance, modify, personalize or otherwise improve our services for the benefit of our members including reporting on usage trends
To enhance the security of our network and information systems
To better understand how people interact with our websites or platforms
Improving the effectiveness of promotional campaigns and advertising
To comply with legal or regulatory obligations and good practice
To contact existing members and potential members (including individuals that have shown an interest in our products and services.
We always carefully consider your interests and your personal data rights before doing this. If you have any concerns about us processing your personal data for these reasons, you have the right to object. If you wish to do so, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
In other circumstances, such as for marketing activities, we will only process personal data where you have provided your consent for us to do so. You can withdraw this consent at any time and if you wish to do so please contact us at email@example.com, or, if you are have a profile with us, by visiting your personal profile page.
GLA will only keep data for as long as is reasonable, based on the nature of the data and the reason for processing. If you would like more detail about our retention policies that are applicable to your personal data, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
We may disclose and exchange information with our committees, service providers, representatives and agents, as well as with law enforcement agencies and regulatory bodies for the above reasons.
Information may be held at our offices and those of our committee members, service providers, representatives and agents as described above. Information may be transferred to other countries around the world, including those without data protection laws equivalent to those in the EU, where required for our processing activities. We have security measures in place to seek to ensure that there are adequate safeguards in place to protect the data we hold.
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