Lothian Bipolar Self-help Group is one of Bipolar Scotland’s (unincorporated) self-help groups. This privacy policy will explain how our group uses the personal data collected from you when you use our website.

Topics:

  • What data do we collect?
  • How do we collect your data?
  • How will we use your data?
  • How do we store your data?
  • Marketing
  • What are your data protection rights?
  • What are cookies?
  • How do we use cookies?
  • What types of cookies do we use?
  • How to manage your cookies
  • Privacy policies of other websites
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us
  • How to contact the appropriate authorities

What data do we collect?

The group may collect the following personal data, if you choose to provide it:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Type of website user

How do we collect your data?

The group collects and processes your personal data when you:

  • Register to receive the group’s email newsletters
  • Register to attend an event
  • Contact us by email
  • Post on the group’s Facebook page or other social media sites
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies

The group may also receive your personal data from Bipolar Scotland.

How will we use your data?

The group collects your personal data so that we can:

  • Provide you with information
  • Manage events

If you ask us to, we will share your personal data with Bipolar Scotland so that Bipolar Scotland can administer your membership.

How do we store your data?

The group processes your personal data with care, using secure IT systems. We will only keep your personal data as long as we have your consent.

What are your data protection rights?

The group would like to make sure you are aware of your data protection rights.

  • The right to access: You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service in exceptional circumstances.
  • The right to rectification: You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure: You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing: You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing: You have the right to object to us processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability: You have the right to request that we transfer the personal data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us by email: info@lothianbipolargroup.org.uk.

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and ensure our website remains available. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

The group uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including understanding how you use our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functional: We use these cookies so that we can provide this website.
  • Analytical: We use these cookies to collect information about how people use this website.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and allaboutcookies.org tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The group’s website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

The group keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 25 May 2018.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our group’s privacy policy, the personal data we hold about you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to email us at: info@lothianbipolargroup.org.uk.

How to complain

If you feel that we have not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact Bipolar Scotland.