Sharon Hurst is committed to providing the highest level of data security possible. This Policy lays out how she uses any personal data that you provide her with.
She only collects personal data only when necessary, and will never sell, rent or otherwise distribute any of your personal information.
Everyone who works for or with Sharon Hurst either as a partner or supplier has a responsibility for ensuring that data is collected, stored and handled appropriately.
What we collect and how we use it
Sharon collects information from you in a number of different ways in order to fulfill services on your behalf. These include in person, via telephone and/or email, and via a newsletter signup form on our website.
All traffic (transferal of files) between this website and your browser is encrypted and delivered over HTTPS
When visiting this website cookies are used to collect information about your visit, which may include your IP address.
This information will be stored for 26 months. Go to Google Analytics – Data privacy and security to find out more.
Contrary to popular opinion, IP addresses cannot personally identify you as an individual. IP addresses are supplied by your Internet Service Provider (ISP) are are usually “Dynamic” IP addresses (e.g. IP addresses are different every time you connect to the Internet, unless you opt for a “fixed” or “static” IP address).
Please see What’s my IP for more information on the differences between IP address types and how they are used.
Newsletter Signup form
If you have given your consent, Sharon will contact you with information and regular updates on our work, products and services. This will usually be via email, but may also be by post, telephone or text message, depending on your preferences. You will be provided a means to unsubscribe from newsletters on each mailing.
This site use a third-party email marketing service supplier, Mailchimp, to provide email newsletter services. The email address and name that you supply will be stored on their system, and these details will not be stored on this website database or any of our internal computer systems.
All newsletters from Mailchimp will contain an “unsubscribe” link to enable you to request the removal of your details at any time, or alternatively you can request removal by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. When requesting removal via email you will need to include the email address that was used to subscribe to the mailing list.
You will receive mailings from us periodically for as long as your email remains on our mailing list.
Data Collection, Processing and Storage
Any personal data that collected from you on this website via an enquiry or contact form will be stored on our UK based servers.
Where you have been given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Do not to share a password with anyone.
Once your information is received, strict procedures and security features will be used to prevent any unauthorised access.
You will be asked if we can process your personal data for marketing purposes. You will be informed at point of collection if there is an intention to use your data for such purposes or to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms used to collect your data. You can also exercise this right at any time by contacting email@example.com
The site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of funders, 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 the site owner does not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Retention of Data
Personal Data will only be retained for as long as it is necessary to provide services to you.
Subject Access Requests
You have the right to ask what information we hold about and this can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, stating your name and the email address you used to register. For more information on your rights visit the ICO website.
Right to be forgotten
You also have the right to ask for the deletion of any information held about you and this can be requested by emailing email@example.com stating your name and the email address you used to register. For more information on your rights visit the ICO website.