The Food Databanks National Capability and Quadram Institute Bioscience are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This notice sets out how we will use and protect your personal information.
We may gather data about you from your use of our website or if you contact or correspond with us.
This Privacy Notice applies to personal information which the FDNC processes relating to people who have:
- agreed to receive information from us;
- visited us or taken part in one of our events;
- accessed our website
We collect personal information about visitors to our website, if they fill out a form on our website, participate in a survey or register for an event.
We also collect details of your website visit, IP addresses etc. (information in weblogs) to allow us to operate our website and protect it from attack or restrict access.
When you subscribe to receive emails from us, we may ask for your:
- email address
- content preferences so we can tailor messages better to your interests.
We will collect this information when you subscribe to our mailing lists. When opting to subscribe to our mailing lists, you will be emailed a confirmation notice and a request to confirm your willingness to receive email updates from us. Our use and storage of your personal information for email communication is based on your consent. This means that you will only receive emails and information that you have asked to receive. You can withdraw your consent or change your email preferences at any time, by following the ‘unsubscribe’ link on any of our emails or contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you unsubscribe from our emails or withdraw your consent for us to contact you, we will store your information for a period of six years to ensure that you no longer receive emails from us.
We use a third-party provider, Mailchimp (owned by The Rocket Science Group), to manage some of our email marketing. The Rocket Science Group has self-certified to both the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield regimes in order to ensure adequate safeguards for any EU personal information which it receives in the US.
When you register to attend one of our events (including via our third-party providers, JotForm, Eventbrite or RegOnline), we will ask for your:
- email address
- other relevant information as determined on an event-by-event basis, for example organisation, job title or work-related email address.
We will collect this information when you enrol to attend an event. Our use and storage of personal information is based on consent. We use personal information solely for the purposes of administering the event. We may need to share personal information with third party organisations where it is necessary to administer the event (for example, with an external venue).
If you are a speaker at one of our events we will promote your participation via platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn and by email. External platforms may continue to store and use personal information after the event has ended.
When you use our contact form we will ask for your:
- email address
- relevant information relating to your enquiry
We will use the information provided solely for the purposes of administering your enquiry. We may need to share your information with third party organisations where it is necessary to address your enquiry.
If you have any questions about how your personal information is used, or wish to exercise any of your rights, you can email email@example.com
Compliance with data protection legislation
The person with responsibility for advising FDNC on compliance with data protection legislation is Mohamed Imran who can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org.