Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

We (JRS Knowhow, JustRight Scotland, Children’s Parliament and Together) are committed to transparency and to complying with our responsibilities under the data protection legislation. This privacy notice sets out important information regarding how we will use your information and your rights under the legislation. It is important that you read this notice prior to providing your information. By using this website or registering as a stakeholder, you consent to this policy.

Principles of our policy

  • Private: We will never sell, rent or trade information about you to other companies.
  • Secure: In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information that you have given us to prevent unauthorised access.
  • Necessary: We won’t collect information unless it is used to deliver a better service or to give you useful, relevant information.

2. Data controllers and our data protection officers

Childrens Parliament:
Data Protection Officer: Carol-Anne Morris
Contact details: carol-anne@childrensparliament.org.uk

JRS Knowhow:
Data Protection Officer: Jen Ang
Contact details: jen@jrsknowhow.org

JustRight Scotland:
Data Protection Officer: Jenny Cook
Contact details: jenny@justrightscotland.org.uk

Together:
Data Protection Officer: Juliet Harris
Contact details: info@togetherscotland.org.uk

3. The information being collected and used

We receive information about you in two ways:

  • Directly from you – This is usually the contact details you provide via a form (e.g. to become a stakeholder).
  • Automatically from the website: This includes your IP address and browsing behaviour. Understanding the way you interact with our site enables us to improve our service to you.

4. Information you provide to us

Your email address provided in the ‘Stakeholder Sign Up Form’ will be used solely to communicate with you for the options you select. The record of your organisation and role will be used to enable us to understand the scope of our stakeholder network, and may occasionally be used to send relevant information to you.

Our site uses some cookies to store information on your computer. In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the United Kingdom’s Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) and Information Commissioner’s Office guidance, we follow the “Implied Consent” basis for processing cookies. The first time you visit this website you will be informed of the cookies we use and that by continuing to browse this website you are implying your consent for us to use cookies.

A cookie is a very small text file placed on your computer. Cookies help us to:

Understand browsing habits on our website

  • Understand the number of visitors to our website and the pages visited
  • Remember you when you return to our website so we can provide you with a more personalised experience.

Most cookies are deleted as soon as you close your browser, these are known as session cookies. Others, known as persistent cookies, are stored on your computer either until you delete them or they expire. You can choose to block or delete cookies through your browser settings at any time. Our website uses Google Analytics (Google) tracking technology. You can find out more about website tracking and how to enable “Do Not Track” (DNT) at https://allaboutdnt.com/.

5. Purpose of the processing and legal basis

Information you provide to us

Under data protection legislation we are required to identify our legal basis for processing. In this situation we ask for your consent to process your data for the stated purposes. We use information held about you to provide you with information or opportunities that you request from us or which we feel may legitimately interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes. You can choose to opt-out of contact at any time.

We may also compile and provide aggregate statistics about our site users, information requests, traffic patterns and any other related site information but will never identify you as an individual.

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