Who are Kids of Bath?
Kids of Bath is a community website accessible by the public with the primary purpose of sharing useful information to families in Bath and surrounding areas. Our website address is: www.kidsofbath.com
What data do Kids of Bath collect & store?
You do not need to actively provide us with any information to browse the Kids of Bath website. If you wish to submit any content to the Kids of Bath website or engage with other users you will need to register with us. For registered users we will collect and store your name, email address, password and information you choose to provide us during any discussions we may have with you and the content of anything you post on the Kids of Bath website.
When you visit any website, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalised web experience.
Why do we collect & store your information?
We store your name, email address and password so that you can log in and we can contact you, if necessary. You will be automatically subscribed to our newsletters and mass email communications which you can unsubscribe from at any time. However, we won’t sell your email address to anyone else.
Any discussions you have with Kids of Bath will be saved for our records and content submitted to the Kids of Bath website will be stored to facilite the website and for our reference.
Posts on Kids of Bath
Your posts on the Kids of Bath website will be visible to anyone browsing the Kids of Bath website but only your username will be visible on screen. Please do not include personal information (including photographs) belonging to anyone else within your posts. Please be mindful that any information you choose to disclose about yourself could lead to someone working out who you are in ‘real life’. If you are at all concerned that you may have compromised your own privacy please contact email@example.com with the subject line ‘EDIT’ and we will do our best to help you out as soon as possible.
Posts on Kids of Bath – Directory
By posting on the ‘Directory’ you agree to Kids of Bath sharing your email address with other users of Kids of Bath. Please note that these communications are not handled within the Kids of Bath website nor are they overseen by our team. By using the Kids of Bath: Directory page all users agree that they will only use the email addresses of other Kids of Bath user/s for the sole purposes of making contact with a listing on the Directory and for no other purpose and email addresses and any other information provided shall not be shared without permission and shall be deleted when no longer required for the purpose. Users agree to always communicate with each other with respect.
Posts on Kids of Bath – Events
Kids of Bath use Analytics to measure and improve the website. The analytics package we use is called Google Analytics. Google Analytics tracking is done via cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.
Embedded content and third party websites
Amending and removing your data
You can amend or delete any information we store on you by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject ‘EDIT’. We will endeavour to amend or delete information as soon as possible. If you wish to de-register you can do so by emailing email@example.com with the subject ‘EDIT’. We will endeavour to amend or delete information as soon as possible.
How long will we hold your data?
Any personal data you give us or that we collect when you use Kids of Bath will only be retained for as long as necessary to perform its function. Your registration data is held permanently unless you deregister. Your posts (including ‘Chat’) will remain on the Kids of Bath website permanently unless you are deregistered. We will review the date periodically to ensure it’s still necessary to retain it.
Where is your data stored?
Your data is stored by our web hosting company Heart Internet. Unless you have turned cookies off, some data technology companies store your cookies; they do not have access to any personal information about you beyond your browsing habits.
Exceptional circumstances – safeguarding and official investigations
In the event of a matter concerning safeguarding or if we are contacted by the police about a breach of the law, we may share your personal information with the relevant authority without your permission. If we are compelled to do so by court, we will share your personal data to the extent specified in the order.
Data protection law
The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is effective from May 26th 2018 and requires us to inform you about our legal basis for processing your data. Our processing and collection of your data is either based on your consent, to comply with our legal obligations or to comply with our legitimate business interests provided such interests do not override your own interests, rights and freedoms.
We care about your privacy and we do our utmost to secure your date and to comply with all legal obligations and Data Proection Laws applicable in the UK. However should you experience or suspect a breach of personal data, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org . Please put ‘Breach’ in the subject headline. We will acknowledge receipt of your message and will begin investigations and keep you updated.
Get in touch with Kids of Bath
For other queries in relation to data protection please email us at email@example.com