Privacy Policy

Our commitment to privacy
Your privacy is important to us and we are committed to protecting it in accordance with our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation 2018. To protect your privacy we provide this notice to explain our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way information about you is collected and used.

The information we collect
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Flint website.

How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us about products and service, if you register to receive of quarterly newsletters.

What type of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when.

How is your information used?
We may use your information to:

  • Send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you.
  • These may include information about campaigns, appeals, other fundraising activities, promotions of our associated companies goods and services
  • Seek your views or comments on the services we provide
  • Notify you of changes to our services
  • Return email addresses to answer the emails we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
  • Process a job application

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

Information collected automatically
The website collects some anonymous information about you automatically as you move through the site. This information is used to help us monitor how you and other visitors use the site, allowing us to provide an improved service throughout the site. The information collected automatically does not, however, contain anything that can identify you personally.

Use of ‘cookies’
Like many other websites, the Flint website uses cookies. Cookies are small, text-only strings of data which store information on the hard drive of your local computer or mobile device to allow that website to recognise you when you visit. They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual. For example, we use cookies to store your country preference. This helps us to improve our website and deliver a better more personalised service.

Most internet browsers are pre-set to accept cookies but if you prefer not to receive cookies, you can adjust your browser to refuse cookies, or to warn you when they are being used.

When you visit Flint website, if your browser is using the standard settings and it is accepting cookies, you are giving consent for cookies on the Flint site to be stored on your computer. If you do not wish for this to happen, you can disable them in the settings of your browser.

This has to be done on each different browser you use. For more information about how to disable cookies in different browsers, visit Aboutcookies.org.

Use of cookies on Flint website
We use Google Analytics to collect information about site usage and performance. This helps us better understand our users and their needs so that we can continue to improve the services we provide. The analytics cookies collect information such as the number of visits to the site, pages visited and international traffic. This information is anonymous and cannot be used to identify you personally.

Newsletter
We use a third party provider, Mail Chimp, to deliver our quarterly newsletters. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies including clear gifs to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see Mail Chimps privacy notice.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.

Unregister
You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from us about the work we do and our exciting products and services, then please email info@flint-culture.com and you will be removed.

We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent. We will not contact you for marketing purposes by post if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email: info@flint-culture.com.

Our commitment to data security
To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How you can access and update your information
You can access all your personal identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by contacting the website manager; info@flint-culture.com. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access and making corrections.

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in May 2018.