All information that we hold is kept in accordance with The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You have the right to access your files at any time. We promise never to share or sell your information to other organisations or businesses, unless you have given us specific consent.
You can opt out of our communications at any time by telephoning 077754-170-780, writing to Homeshare North West, 79 Ridgeway Drive, Liverpool, Merseyside, L31 0DF or by sending an email to email@example.com
Introduction and general terms
We take our responsibilities very seriously, about the personal data that is shared with us. We promise to keep this safe and secure and use it for the purposes for which it was collected and not do anything that wouldn’t be reasonably expected.
What information Homeshare North West may collect about you
How we will use any information we have collected from you
When Homeshare North West may use your information to contact you
Whether Homeshare North West will disclose your information to anyone else
Your choices regarding the personal information you have provided to us
We are committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide information such as this, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection and security of personal information, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018 and the Privacy & Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
Who we are
Homeshare North West is a registered community interest company (Registered number – England and Wales – 14972296) Our registered address is 79 Ridgeway Drive, Liverpool, Merseyside, L31 0DF
What information will Homeshare North West collect about you?
We mainly collect information from potential Householder and Homesharers to enable us to ensure that Homeshare meets your needs and potentially pass you to a more local Homeshare scheme if we don’t cover your area. We only pass on information you have provided to schemes operating in your area.
This information we pass on may include your name, postal address, email address, telephone or mobile number.
Provided that we have your permission, we may feature your stories including your experience in Homeshare and your photographs and videos.
How will Homeshare North West use this information?
We will use your information for the following:
To administer your registration or your sign up to our events.
To keep a record of your relationship with us
To enable us to record how you’d like to hear from us
To understand how we can keep improving our products, services and information
To ensure we are being compliant with various laws
To occasionally invite you to participate in surveys from Homeshare North West so we can continually improve what we do
To help identify which Homeshare organisation is operating in your area and is best placed to meet your needs
To help us to build profiles of our potential Homeshare participants so we can better target our communications. From time to time we might use geographic, demographic and other information relating to you, so we can send you the most relevant pieces of mail
To tell your story as people who share their lives together by sharing your experiences and stories including your photos and videos.
Will you send me direct marketing?
Occasionally we may include information in our newsletters from partner organisations. We do our best to make it easy for you to tell us how you’d like us to communicate with you. Our communications all have opt-out statements in them, and the opportunity to indicate your preferences. If you don’t want us to contact you, then we’re fine with that too. You can do so by using the unsubscribe button at the bottom of our emails or by ringing us on 077754-170-780, or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Do we sell your details on?
Absolutely not. We will never sell or share the information belonging to our members. Sometimes we run an event in partnership with a third party and to administer the event we will need to share the information with them but only if you have expressed an interest and we will always make this clear to you who your information will be shared with before we do anything with it and will respect your wishes if you decide not to participate.
Who sees your personal information?
The personal information we collect about you will be held or used by our staff at Homeshare North West to ensure we can support you. This information will be known to select staff members of Homeshare North West. We may also share relevant information with other trusted organisations who are providing essential services to us. These include:
The organisations which host our websites and software systems or print our marketing;
Our professional advisers (such as insurers);
Newspaper/publications/radio/TV (if you’ve consented for your story to be shared)
We may also disclose and exchange information with law enforcement agencies and regulatory bodies to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.
How we keep your data safe and who has access to it
Your information is held on systems that we maintain and manage securely by Homeshare North West. We ensure that there are technical controls in place to protect your personal details. We do not transfer your data internationally.
We undertake regular reviews of who has access to information that we hold to ensure that your information is only accessible by appropriately trained staff.
We may need to disclose your details, if required, to the police, regulatory bodies or legal advisors.
How long will Homeshare North West keep your personal data?
We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity. By law, you can ask us for a copy of the information we hold about you, or to stop using your data. You have the right to withdraw consent at any time by contacting us using any of the below details:
07754-170-780, Homeshare North West, 79 Ridgeway Drive, Liverpool, Merseyside, L31 0DF or by sending an email to email@example.com
Keeping your information up to date
It’s important to us to be able to keep your information up to date and as accurate as possible. This is part of our obligation to comply with data protection law.
If you would like to tell us of any changes to your information or change the way we contact you, then please contact us as follows:
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Write to us at Homeshare North West, 79 Ridgeway Drive, Liverpool, Merseyside, L31 0DF
Telephone us on 07754-170-780
Rights in relation to your personal data
You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.
Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.
Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.
If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.
Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.
We will not carry out automated decision making.
We have appointed a DPO you can contact on email@example.com
If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)).
To improve your browsing experience, we use services provided by third parties such as Facebook, Google and other social media bodies. Whilst every reasonable effort is taken to protect your data and ensure your privacy is respected, please bear in mind that we have no direct control over these services or any information shared with them. Please be aware that it is not always possible for us to guarantee that they adhere to the same standards Homeshare North West does. If you have any concerns that you would like further clarification on, then please contact us and we would be delighted to discuss this further.
Homeshare North West may gather and share video content already in the public domain, (e.g. on YouTube) that is related to Homeshare or our projects. This is because videos already in the public domain the relevant permissions has been obtained from the data subject via their specific data controller.
Changes to this policy