privacy policy

queervoices.co.uk (“Queer Voices”) is a website hosted by wix.com (“wix”). This Privacy Policy will explain how we use the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

Topics:

  • What data do we collect?

  • How do we collect your data?

  • How will we use your data?

  • How do we store your data?

  • Blog subscription

  • What are your data protection rights?

  • What are cookies?

  • How do we use cookies?

  • What types of cookies do we use?

  • How to manage your cookies

  • Privacy policies of other websites

  • Changes to our Privacy Policy

  • How to contact us

  • How to contact the appropriate authorities

 

What data do we collect?

Queer Voices will receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet. We may use analytics tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name and email); information about access requirements; comments; and website satisfaction ratings.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Queer Voices with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:
 

  • sign up to the blog or events from the queervoices.co.uk website.

  • voluntarily complete the website satisfaction poll.

  • provide feedback via the Contact page.

  • use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.
     

Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated below only.

How will we use your data?

Queer Voices collects your data so that we can:
 

  • process your event ticket order

  • email you blog posts when you subscribe to the blog

  • provide and operate certain features of the website, such as satisfaction polls, blog posts and event registration.
     

We may contact you to send updates about our Company, or as otherwise necessary to enforce our Privacy Policy, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email.
 

How do we store your data?

Queer Voices securely stores your data on the wix.com platform. wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through wix’s data storage, databases and the general wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 
 

We keep a file of your data on a database. It's important to note that not all data about you is included in this file and not all data is erased. You may request a copy of all the data we hold about you. Likewise, if we receive a delete request, we will ensure that all your data is deleted. 
 

Queer Voices will store your information in a form that permits identification of you for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it was processed. For example, if you sign up to an event only, your data will be deleted once the event has passed.
 

Blog subscription

Queer Voices would like to send you updated blog posts when these are published. If you have subscribed to the blog, you may always opt out at a later date. If you no longer wish to be sent blog posts by email, please make your request via the Contact page.

What are your data protection rights?

Queer Voices 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 that Queer Voices send you 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 Queer Voices correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that Queer Voices complete the information you believe is incomplete.

  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Queer Voices erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Queer Voices restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Queer Voices’ processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Queer Voices 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: queervoicesuk@gmail.com
 

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. It's important to note that third-party services, such as Google Analytics or other applications offered through the wix App Market, placing cookies or utilizing other tracking technologies through wix’s services, may have their own policies regarding how they collect and store information. As these are external services, such practices are not covered by the wix Privacy Policy.
 

How do we use cookies?

Queer Voices uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:
 

  • Keeping you signed in

  • Understanding how you use our website
     

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies our website uses:
 

  • Functionality – Queer Voices uses these cookies so that we recognise you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

  • Advertising – Queer Voices uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address.
     

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and you may “Decline All” cookies using the cookie consent banner. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.
 

Privacy policies of other websites

The Queer Voices website contains links to other websites. This 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

Queer Voices keeps its Privacy Policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This Privacy Policy was last updated on 11 May 2021.
 

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Queer Voices’ 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: queervoicesuk@gmail.com
 

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Queer Voices has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may file a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
 

Phone: 0303 123 1113

Live chat: https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/live-chat

Website: https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/

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