The data controller is International Newcastle, c/o COCO, 3rd Floor, 14 Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4HZ

Purpose and legal basis

When you give us your personal data we will use it in the following ways:

  • to send you information you have consented to receive
  • to fulfil our legitimate organisational interests

And in particular to send you:

  • the ebulletin you have told us you want to receive
  • invitations to events
  • for internal record keeping and research purposes and to improve our services

We won’t transfer your personal data internationally; or use your data for automatic profiling.  We use an external website support company (Indigo).  We will not share your details with any other third party.

IN does not hold any special categories of data for our members or subscribers, or for any attendees at events hosted by us, or that we are hosting with partners.

Your rights

Under the Data Protection Act 2018 you have the following rights:

  • The right to be informed
  • The right of access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object
  • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

You have the right to see what information IN holds about you (a ‘subject access request’) and to ask for the information to be amended if incorrect. To make this request please email info@internationalnewcastle.org.uk  Your request will be forwarded to the relevant person in the organisation and will be acknowledged.

Your request will be carried out within one month unless there is good reason for this not to be possible.  In this event we will contact you and explain why we cannot carry out your request within one month.

You have the right to withdraw your consent for us to use your personal data at any time.  If you wish to withdraw your consent please email info@internationalnewcastle.org.uk  Your request will be forwarded to the relevant person in the organisation and will be acknowledged.

Your request will be carried out within one month unless there is good reason for this not to be possible.  In this event we will contact you and explain why we cannot carry out your request.

When making a ‘Subject Access Request’ or withdrawing consent, we may need to ask you to identify yourself to ensure the personal data you are contacting us about belongs to you.

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).  Find out how to report a concern to the ICO.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of the IN website.  Google Analytics collects standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone.  For more information please see Google’s privacy policy.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies.  For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.  Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.