PRIVACY POLICY  

Welcome to the Privacy Policy of the3million

We respect your privacy and are determined to protect your personal data. This policy explains how we use the information we collect about you. By accepting our privacy policy submitting your information, you agree to the use of that information as set out in this policy.

1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

When you join us as a member, sign up to our newsletter, take part in one of our campaigns, purchase our merchandise, volunteer to be an activists, register to attend one of outreach events, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name plus contact data including billing address/delivery address/email address/telephone numbers/social media profile ID.

We will only collect and retain relevant and essential data.

2. COOKIES

the3milion may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies when you visit our website or landing pages, including any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or mobile application related or connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”) to help customise the Site and improve your experience.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Cookie Policy.

 

Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Cookie Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification.

You are encouraged to periodically review this Cookie Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Cookie Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Cookie Policy is posted.

2.1 Use of cookies

A “cookie” is a string of information which assigns you a unique identifier that we store on your computer. Your browser then provides that unique identifier to use each time you submit a query to the Site. We use cookies on the Site to, among other things, keep track of services you have used, record registration information, record your user preferences, keep you logged into the Site, facilitate purchase procedures, and track the pages you visit. Cookies help us understand how the Site is being used and improve your user experience.

2.2 Types of cookies

 

The following types of cookies may be used when you visit the Site:

 

Advertising Cookies

 

Advertising cookies are placed on your computer by advertisers and ad servers in order to display advertisements that are most likely to be of interest to you. These cookies allow advertisers and ad servers to gather information about your visits to the Site and other websites, alternate the ads sent to a specific computer, and track how often an ad has been viewed and by whom. These cookies are linked to a computer and do not gather any personal information about you.

Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies monitor how users reached the Site, and how they interact with and move around once on the Site. These cookies let us know what features on the Site are working the best and what features on the Site can be improved.

Our Cookies

Our cookies are “first-party cookies”, and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which the Site won’t work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities. Some of these may be manually disabled in your browser, but may affect the functionality of the Site.

 

Personalisation Cookies

Personalization cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to the Site. We use these cookies to record your browsing history, the pages you have visited, and your settings and preferences each time you visit the Site.

Security Cookies

Security cookies help identify and prevent security risks. We use these cookies to authenticate users and protect user data from unauthorized parties.

Site Management Cookies

Site management cookies are used to maintain your identity or session on the Site so that you are not logged off unexpectedly, and any information you enter is retained from page to page. These cookies cannot be turned off individually, but you can disable all cookies in your browser.

Third-Party Cookies

Third-party cookies may be place on your computer when you visit the Site by companies that run certain services we offer. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. These cookies can be manually disabled in your browser.

2.3 Control of cookies

Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.

For more information on how to control cookies, check your browser or device’s settings for how you can control or reject cookies.

3. DATA YOU PROVIDED

information which you provide us voluntarily. For example, we collect your name, salutation and address when you register on our mailing list. We use Mailchimp (a third-party service) – please review their terms and conditions and Privacy Policy.

Third-party services

We also collect information from third party sources which include Eventbrite, GoCardless, GoFundMe, Stripe, Wix and Crowdjustice. In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

Once you leave our website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy.

Third-party links outside of our control:

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements.

When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

4. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • Our newsletter and members bulletin will keep you informed about campaigns you have supported, upcoming events and news and information about the3million. You will be given an opportunity to unsubscribe in every marketing email we send.

  • To register you for any the3million events

  • To answer your queries When you get in touch with us via the website or direct email, we ask you to provide your name and email address. We use this information to reply to your enquiry. We do not pass on your personal information to third-party companies unless it is required to solve your enquiry and will ask your permission before we do so.

  • Google analytics to track visitors' behaviours on the Site.

Opting out

You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out links on our newsletters and bulletins or by sending an “unsubscribe” to info [at] the3million.org.uk at any time.

Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of joining our membership scheme or donating to our cause.

Change of purpose

We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it.

If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

5. WHO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH

We may have to share your personal data with external third parties, for example the trade union UNISON, when you attend meetings and events at their offices. If we run an event in partnership with another named organisation (e.g. a venue) we will also share information to enable it to report to its funders and inform its audience development strategy. Any data shared for these purposes will be in an anonymised and aggregated form.

We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

6. DATA SECURITY

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

7. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR DATA

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

8. YOUR RIGHTS

You have a number of rights in relation to your personal data.

 

These include the right to:

  • find out how we process your personal data

  • request that your personal data is corrected if you believe it is incorrect or inaccurate

  • obtain restriction on our, or object to, processing of your personal data

  • ask us not to process your personal data for our own marketing purposes

  • withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal data

  • obtain a copy of your personal information which we hold about you. We will take steps to verify your identity before responding to your request and will respond as soon as possible and in any event within a month.

 

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact maike.bohn [at] the3million.org.uk

9. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND TO YOUR DATA

This version of the3million privacy policy was last updated on 5 March 2021

Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us. It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current.

10. QUESTION AND CONTACT INFORMATION

 

If you would like to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information please contact Maike Bohn, who is responsible for data protection, as below

the3million, Studio 11, Bath Buildings, Bristol BS6 5PT

Email: info [at] the3million.org.uk