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June 8, 2018

Privacy Policy

GDPR Privacy Policy

BJJ School Belfast is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and this Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

About us

BJJ School Belfast operates out of Lough Moss Leisure Centre, Hillsborough Road, Carryduff, BT88HR.

 How do we collect information from you?

We collect email addresses of users who opt-in to our mailing list, processed by Mailchimp, as well as personal information regarding membership.  This information is processed by GoCardless.   

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include your name and address and email addresses while your payment information and personal details are not held by us, but collected by our third party payment processors, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing direct debits. 

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, i.e. keeping you up to date with training and seminars
  • Process memberships

    We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis.

Who has access to your information?

BJJ School Belfast requires access to personal information in order to process your membership.  We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.  We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.  Access is limited to admin staff.   

Third Party Service Providers working on our behalf: We may pass your information to our third party service providers, agents, subcontractors and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf. However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service.

When you are using our secure online membership portal your details are processed by a third party payment processor, who specialises in the secure online capture and processing of direct debits transactions. If you have any questions regarding secure transactions, please contact us.

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.

 

How you can access and update your information

The accuracy of your information is important to us. We’re working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: Belfast.bjj@gmail.com

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information BJJ School Belfast hold about you.

 When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely. Any sensitive information (such as credit or debit card details) is encrypted and protected and BJJ School Belfast staff do not have access to them, they are processed via GoCardless.

Use of ‘cookies’

Like many other websites, BJJ School Belfast use cookies. ‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by an organisation to your computer and stored on your hard drive 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.

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. For more information on how to switch off cookies on your computer, visit our full cookies policy. Turning cookies of may result in a loss of functionality when using our website.

16 or Under

We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. We do not process anyone’s data aged under 16 without their parents/guardians explicit permission. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.

Transferring your information outside of Europe

As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.

If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.

 

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