Taunton Chamber of Commerce

Privacy Policy

Taunton Chamber of Commerce (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (together with our terms of use and Cookie Policy) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide, will be processed by us.

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting www.taunton-chamber.co.uk (our site) you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

Information we may collect from you

You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register as a member of the Taunton Chamber of Commerce, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions, and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number.

With regard to each visit to our site we may automatically collect the following information:

        • technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
        • information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our us.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie policy.

Uses made of the information

We may use information you give to us: to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us; to provide you with information about services we or other members of the Taunton Chamber of Commerce offer; to notify you about changes to our service; to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

We may use information we collect about you: to administer our site and for internal operations; to improve our site; as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure; to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about services that may interest you or them.

Disclosure of your information

We may share your information with selected third parties including: Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with you; analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site; if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation; in order to enforce or apply our terms of use.

Where we store your personal data

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data, or contact us on email office@taunton-chamber.co.uk or call 07808 776244.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to office@taunton-chamber.co.uk or call ​01823 230898.