Privacy and Cookies
IP addresses and log file data
The LGBT Labour site does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging the user’s IP Address or the location of your computer or network on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. (If you are connected to the Internet you have an IP address, for example, an IP address might read “188.8.131.52”). We also use IP addresses in the aggregate to track which pages people visit in order to improve the quality of the site.
Data collection and use
You may be asked for personal information if you join online, fill out our paper membership form, or sign one of our petitions. We may also collect personal information when you interact with us on social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter.
In each case, we will only use the information about you for the purpose for which you provide it. Personal information you submit to LGBT Labour is stored on secure servers. Occasionally, in order to complete your request as outlined above, we may need to transfer personal information you submit to us to countries or jurisdictions outside the EEA. In each case, we ensure that our suppliers provide adequate protection for the rights of data individuals in connection the transfer of their personal data. Currently, we expect all suppliers to use the standard contractual clause approved by the European Union or be subject to Privacy Shield scheme in the United States.
We will never sell or share your personal information with other organisations for their direct marketing purposes without your explicit consent. This includes sharing your personal information with the Labour Party concerning both elections, including internal elections. We may share your data with third parties to perform services on your behalf and to help promote LGBT Labour by serving you advertisements and content online about our politicians, campaigns and policies we think you might be interested in.
You may remove or change your details at any time. You have right of access to your personal information held on our files by written request to the data protection officer (address below) and on payment of an administration fee.
Site registration and email service
When you register onto the site or subscribe to our emails, we ask you for contact information (such as your name and e-mail address), and other details about you. This is used to help us stay in contact with you, and to alert you to campaigns you may be interested in and events happening in your area.
Joining LGBT Labour and renewing your membership online
We collect the required information in order to check you meet the conditions of and help you fulfil the opportunities provided by membership of LGBT Labour. In order to check you maintain the conditions of and help you fulfil the opportunities provided by membership of LGBT Labour, we may also use any information which you have made public, caused others to make public or which is already in the public domain.
Donating to LGBT Labour
The information we ask for is used to process your donation and, if you donate more than £500, to check that you are on the electoral register. If you donate more than £1,500 to LGBT Labour or more than £7,500 to LGBT Labour in the course of a calendar year, your name and the amount of your donation will be reported to the Electoral Commission for publication on their public register of donations to LGBT Labour. Donation information will be stored in our membership database and used to keep you informed of LGBT Labour news, campaign and other opportunities to support LGBT Labour.
Information on children
LGBT Labour does not knowingly process any personal details from individuals under the age of 14 without parent/guardian consent. Details of under 18s are processed for membership purposes or for other purposes defined prior to the data being submitted.
Links to other sites
Our site contains links to other sites and servers. The Labour Party is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
How we protect your information
Our website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. Our server is located in a locked, secure environment, with a guard posted 24 hours a day. When you contribute online, we use a secure server to protect your credit card number and other personal information during transmission.
We provide you with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us easily and promptly. Our unsubscribe requests are processed weekly.
Correcting your information
If you need to correct the information you provided us with when you subscribed to our email list, you can do so by emailing us. If you need to change your e-mail address, you can unsubscribe from our mailing lists and sign up again using your new information.
Contacting us about privacy