By using this site (the "website") or contacting us by email or through this website, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your personal information under the terms of this policy. If you do not accept the terms of this policy you must leave this website immediately and you may not use any of the services we provide.
We may ask you to provide us information about dietary requirements or access requirements if you are attending an event organised by us. You agree that we may use this information for the purpose of administering and running the relevant event.
Use of your information
Members cannot opt out of regulatory emails, such as renewal information, general meeting notices and rule changes. All other communication relating to seminars, newsletter etc. will be sent to members unless they specifically choose, or have previously chosen, not to receive it.
In particular, we may use your information to contact you for your views on our services and functions, and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the website.
Lawful basis for processing
Consent: the individual has given clear consent for us to process their personal data for a specific purpose.
Ways in which we may contact you
The Society may contact you by post, telephone (including by text), fax or email in connection with the purposes outlined above. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, or the methods by which we may contact you, please let us know by contacting us at our contact details set out below.
We use third-party cookies via Google Analytics. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you or your visit when you use this website.
We do collect some types of anonymous information and other anonymous audience usage statistics about your visit, such as which pages you view, that allow us to make this website better for our users.
Disclosure of information
The information you provide to us will be held on our computer in the UK and may be given to a member of your local branch who act for us, for the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you or as otherwise permitted by law.
Security and data retention
We employ measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for as long as you remain a member of our society and for a period of five years after. You should be aware however that it is technically impossible to provide a totally secure system on the web and you are responsible for ensuring your own computer system is adequately protected from access by unauthorised persons.
Accessing and updating
You are entitled to request access to the information held about you and to ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us at the address below.
Your legal rights
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. These rights include, the right to:
request access to your personal data;
request correction of your personal data;
request erasure of your personal data;
object to processing of your personal data;
request restriction of processing your personal data;
request transfer of your personal data; and
withdraw consent previously given by you.
For more information on your rights please visit the Information Commissioner Officer’s website (www.ico.org.uk)
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact the Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01592 260021.
All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be addressed to:
Mrs Dorothy Nicholson
The Society of Law Accounts in Scotland
17 Raith Gardens
Tel: 01592 260021