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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is Anjoman's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website: https://www.anjoman.co.uk. Please contact us at membership@anjoman.co.uk if you have any questions regarding the use of your personal data. 

By using this website, you consent to the processing of your personal data as described in this privacy policy.


Definitions and interpretation

In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

Data collectively all information that you submit to Anjoman Limited via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws;
Cookies a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and /or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below;
Data Protection Laws any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK;
GDPR the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;
Anjoman, we or us Anjoman Limited, a company incorporated in with registered number 06888775 whose registered office is at 12 Hammersmith Grove, First Floor C / O Wework, London, England, W6 7AP;
UK and EU Cookie Law the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;
User or you any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Anjoman and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Anjoman and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services;
Website the website that you are currently using, www.anjoman.co.uk, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.


Scope of this privacy policy

This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Anjoman and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Anjoman is the "data controller". This means that Anjoman determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.


Data collected

We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:

  • name;

  • year of birth;

  • gender;

  • job title;

  • profession;

  • contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;

  • financial information such as the last four digits of your credit / debit card;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.


How we collect Data

We collect Data in the following ways: 

a. data is given to us by you ; and

b. data is collected automatically.


Data that is given to us by you

Anjoman will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:

a. when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means;

b. when you register with us and set up an account to receive our services;

c. when you complete surveys that we use for research purposes (although you are not obliged to respond to them); 

d. when you make payments to us, through this Website or otherwise;

e. when you elect to receive marketing communications from us;

f. when you use our services;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.


Data that is collected automatically

To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for example, we will collect your Data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on your browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the Website, see the section below, headed "Cookies".


Our use of Data

Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

a. internal record keeping;

b. transmission by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (see the section headed "Your rights" below).

For the delivery of direct marketing to you via e-mail, we'll need your consent, whether via an opt-in or soft-opt-in:

  • soft opt-in consent is a specific type of consent which applies when you have previously engaged with us (for example, you contact us to ask us for more details about a particular product/service, and we are marketing similar services). Under "soft opt-in" consent, we will take your consent as given unless you opt-out.

  • for other types of e-marketing, we are required to obtain your explicit consent; that is, you need to take positive and affirmative action when consenting by, for example, checking a tick box that we'll provide.

  • if you are not satisfied about our approach to marketing, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time. To find out how to withdraw your consent, see the section headed "Your rights" below.

When you register with us and set up an account to receive our services, the legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.


Data Processor

We use online membership management software from Wild Apricot Inc. (144 Front Street West, Suite 725, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2L7, Canada) to help simplify and automate membership tasks for us and our members. Where they act as Data Processor, data are governed by a Data Processing Addendum https://www.wildapricot.com/dpa to collect, store, and process data on our behalf and at our request.

Data Processor and Data Controller

We use payments processor Stripe Payments Europe, Ltd. incorporated in Ireland when you make payments to us using Stripe. They act as Data Processor and Data Controller, governed by a Data Processing Addendum that is available from Anjoman upon request. Stripe transfers Personal Data processed under this Data Processing Addendum to Stripe Inc. outside the UK and EU under the Privacy Shield certification of Stripe Inc., available at  www.privacyshield.gov/list. For Stripe’s Privacy Shield policy, please visit stripe.com/privacy-shield-policy.


Keeping Data secure

We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for example:

  • access to your account is controlled by a password and a username that is unique to you.

  • we store your Data on secure servers.

  • payment details are encrypted using SSL technology (typically you will see a lock icon or green address bar (or both) in your browser when we use this technology.

Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this e-mail address: membership@anjoman.co.uk.


Data retention

Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your Data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or until you request that the Data be deleted.

Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.


Your rights

You have the following rights in relation to your Data:

  • Right to access - the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is "manifestly unfounded or excessive." Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.

  • Right to correct - the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

  • Right to erase - the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.

  • Right to restrict our use of your Data - the right to "block" us from using your Data or limit the way in which we can use it.

  • Right to data portability - the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data.

  • Right to object - the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.

To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your Data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your Data), please contact us via this e-mail address: membership@anjoman.co.uk .

If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). The ICO's contact details can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk/.

It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.


Links to other websites

This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.


Cookies

This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. Anjoman uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website. Anjoman has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.

Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Anjoman to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.

You can find a list of Cookies that we use in the Cookies Schedule.

You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.

You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.

It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.


General

You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.


Changes to this privacy policy

Anjoman reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.


Attribution

This privacy policy was created using a document from Rocket Lawyer (https://www.rocketlawyer.com/gb/en).

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us. You may contact Anjoman by email at membership@anjoman.co.uk.


This policy is effective as of 20 June 2020.

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