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Data privacy is important to The Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry (ASBCI). This Privacy Notice describes the personal information we process about our members, third parties, and visitors to our website, how we use it, with whom we share it, and describes your choices regarding certain types of processing. If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Notice, contact [email protected]
The Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry (ASBCI), Unit 5, 25 Square Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1QG, UK is committed to protecting and respecting your data privacy and your right to fair and just processing of your personal data. When you choose to provide us with data about yourself, we recognise that you trust us to act in a responsible manner.
This Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which personal data will be processed by The ASBCI, as a data controller of your personal data pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679. Please read this Privacy Notice carefully. Our website is www.asbci.co.uk
The ASBCI will process the personal data of its members as it is necessary for us to do so in the legitimate interests of the ASBCI and our members in order that they can gain the maximum benefit of their membership of the ASBCI.
We will only process and use such data for the purpose of membership and not for any other purposes. We will use the data to keep members informed about the ASBCI's activities generally.
The data we process about members contains their contact details, including name, email address/es, telephone number/s, postal addresses, period of membership, events attended, subscriptions paid or due, and other general information relating to membership.
The ASBCI also processes data of its partners, professionals, other organisations or businesses within the clothing industry or affiliated to the clothing industry, manufacturers, education establishments. This is necessary in the legitimate interests of the ASBCI to do so in order to function as a trade body and to benefit its members.
The information we hold, includes name, email address/es, telephone number/s, postal addresses, period of any past membership, events attended, details of our relationship.
"Personal Data" means any information that identifies you directly or indirectly, including, without limitation, by reference to your name, e-mail address, login ID and other contact or location data or to one of more factors specific to your physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity, that you voluntarily transmit with your communication to us.
We may collect the following types of Personal Data about any visitor to our website:
There may also be instances where we will require your Personal Data for the purposes of complying with our duties and exercising our rights and obligations under a contract for services that we have with you, without which we may not be able to provide such services.
This is necessary in the legitimate interests of our business for the purpose of internal administration and to ensure that the content on this website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer, and for further purposes described below:
Personal data used
The website may process information that will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only, for example, without limitation, the total number of visitors to our website, the number of visitors to each page of our website, browser type, External Websites (as set out in section 7 below) linked to and IP addresses. The ASBCI may analyse this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, and we may use such aggregate information to administer the website, track users’ movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
We may also process your information as it is necessary in both yours and our legitimate interest to ensure the security of your user account and our business, to prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our websites, products and services, to administer technical aspects of our website, including troubleshooting, diagnosis of technical and service problems, testing, encryption and similar operations.
We may collect information about your computer or device including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration. This is data about our users' browsing actions and patterns and may also identify any individuals.
We may obtain information about your general Internet usage by using a cookie file, which is stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive or mobile device. They help us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us to collect information as is necessary for our legitimate interest to provide services to you in an efficient, secure and personalised way, including:-
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser, which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of this website.
For further information on cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
What type of Cookies do we use?
We use Google Analytics Cookies and information collected and stored by these parties are transmitted and stored on servers in the United States of America per their privacy terms. To review their terms and conditions please use the hyperlinks provided below.
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How to manage Cookies through the browser
To enable, disable or delete Analytics Cookies at browser level, please refer to the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the "Help", "Tools" or "Edit" facility). Disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser; you will need to do this yourself from within your browser. If you disable one or more Analytics Cookies, we may still use information collected from cookies prior to your disabled preference being set, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information.
In most cases any information that we receive will be transferred to us in the form of an email, when you may have completed a feedback form. It may also be stored within a record keeping area of the administrative side to our website to which we will refer when responding to an enquiry, sales enquiry, or order if appropriate. In these regards we have a legitimate purpose for retaining your information.
The website may process information that will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only, for example, without limitation, the total number of visitors to our website, the number of visitors to each page of our website, browser type, External Websites (as set out in section 7 below) linked to and IP addresses. The ASBCI may analyse this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, and we may use such aggregate information to administer the website, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
Whether you are a member, third party or a visitor to our website, we may share your Personal Data with the following parties:
We do not disclose Personal Data to anyone else except as set out above.
We will retain the data for so long as you remain a member, thereafter it will be deleted although we may retain your contact details as a third party (below).
We will retain the information in this database indefinitely.
Visitors to the website
We will keep your Personal Data for as long as is necessary in connection with the purposes set out above, or for as long as you are a customer of the ASBCI. After our relationship is terminated we will keep your Personal Data for a reasonable period, to maintain our records in accordance with the law and our legitimate business needs. We may keep an anonymous form of your Personal Data, which will no longer refer to you, for statistical purposes without time limits, to the extent that we have a legitimate and lawful reason to do so.
If you would like us to stop sending you marketing communications you may email us at [email protected] or the unsubscribe link in our marketing communications. Although we encourage you to use the unsubscribe link because it is automated, you may also send us a request and message via our contact page form. If possible, please include a copy of the communication you received to help facilitate a timely and accurate removal.
This website may from time to time contain links to and from external websites, as well as our partner and/or affiliate websites. If you follow a link to their websites, please note that these websites will be covered by their own privacy notice (PN) and/or personal information collection statement (PICS). The ASBCI does not accept any responsibility or liability for protection of Personal Data which you may submit to a third party's website. We recommend that you check the wording of the relevant privacy notices before you submit any Personal Data to those websites.
Subject to certain provisions, members, third parties and visitors to the website have the following general rights in relation to your Personal Data:
To exercise any of the above rights, or if you have any questions relating to your rights, please contact us by using the details set out in the "Contacting us" section below". We will generally aim to respond to enquiries within 7 days or sooner where required by law.
We endeavour to protect your information through the measures set out below. Unfortunately, we cannot always guarantee complete security. Unauthorised entry or use, hardware or software failures, events outside our control and other factors, may compromise the security of your information. Nevertheless, we will comply with our obligation to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security of Personal Data appropriate to safeguard against the risks of a personal data breach.
Our website and services are not intended for children under the age of 16. If you are under 16, please ask your parent or guardian before using our website or services.
We are here to help and encourage you to contact us first to resolve your complaint.
Please contact us at [email protected] with any questions or comments.
It is very important to us that your experience using www.asbci.co.uk is positive. We respect your rights to privacy and the fair and just processing of your Personal Data.