Privacy Notice for Mersea Museum
Who we are
Our full name is Mersea Island Museum Trust and we are registered as a Charity. Our registration number is: 271818.
We are registered as a data controller under the Data Protection Act 1998, and our Data Protection Register number is: Z3424012
What information do we hold about about you?
We hold limited personal information for the following:
Personal information we collect may include:
Mersea Museum website www.merseamuseum.org.uk
We do not identify normal visitors to the website.
We record some transactions on the website. This can be to look for
errors in our site, to see how much some parts of the site are being used,
or to look for fraudulent attempts to logon or cause damage to the site.
Cookies are small text files stored on your computer that contain some of the
details of your session.
What we do with your information
Information you give us is only used for the purpose you gave it.
i.e. Members get newsletters, AGM notifications etc.
We do not pass your details on to third parties. If we have a request for contact details, we will ask for your permission before supplying any information.
Where we keep your details
Information may be kept as paper records, computer files, or both.
We have procedures to prevent unauthorised access to the information we hold and to prevent improper use or modification of it.
You should register your Contact Preferences with us and we will endeavour to abide by them. We prefer to use Email as it is convenient and reduces our costs, but if Email is not available we will normally use Post.
There are some Membership communications that we need to send regardless of your contact preferences. These are essential communications, necessary to fulfil our contractual obligations to you. These would include Annual General Meeting notification, Membership Renewal notices, thank you letters, newsletters etc.
For other communications, we need you to Consent to
contact by Email. Without this consent, we will use the Post.
How we update your information
You can update your personal information, including Contact Preferences,
at any time by:
How can I access the information about me ?
This is known as a Subject Access Request.
You can request details of your personal information by:
Pages on the Mersea Museum website may contain links to other websites. We believe these links are worthwhile, but can take no responsibility for their content. This Privacy Notice does not apply to them.
Changes to our Privacy Notice
We regularly review our Privacy Notice, and may make changes time to time.
Any changes made will be posted to this page, and will apply from the
time we post them.