Our homepage on the Web is located at www.swhertsconservatives.org
We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact
us by mail at the following address:
South West Herts Conservative Association
You may contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
You may call us at 01923 771781
Data Collection and Use
South West Herts Conservative Association strives to meet 'P3P' standards (the 'Platform
for Privacy Preferences Project') on data privacy. We are the sole owner of any information
we collect. We never sell, share, or rent this information unless we first disclose
the fact in this privacy statement.
We collect your name and contact information (including postal & email address).
At your option, we may also collect your gender and date of birth. This information
is used for site customisation and contacting visitors (you may opt out of this usage).
This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.
We ask for your name, postcode and email address if you subscribe to our email newsletters.
We use this information to contact you about swhca.com and let you know what South
West Herts Conservatives are doing up and down the Association.
Join and Donate
In addition to the information from site registration we need additional information
if you wish to donate money or join. This includes payment information (such as your
credit card number and expiry date) and personal information that we must collect
to abide by legal and voluntary codes of conduct (such as the constituency in which
you are registered to vote). This information may be used for user analysis, user-profiling
and contacting visitors.
If you donate more than £5,000 to the Party via the website, we are obliged under
the Political Parties Elections and Referendums Act 2000 to report such a donation
to the Electoral Commission, who will publish the fact that you have made a donation
over £5,000. For more information, please see http://www.electoralcommission.gov.uk/
Under the Political Party Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (PPERA) you must be
on the electoral register in the UK excluding the Channel Islands and the Isle of
Man in order to make a donation of more than £200.
We collect your postal address and volunteering preference. This information will
be used by ourselves.
Send to a Friend
If you choose, we can tell a friend about our site - or even a particular page if
you prefer. To do this, we need to ask for your friend's name and email address.
We shall send your friend a single email inviting them to visit the site or page
you chose. We do not retain this information. Your Internet Protocol (IP) address
will be included in the email headers so that the originator of the message can be
identified if necessary by the recipient.
Feedback and Comments
To send us a message using our feedback forms we collect your name, email address
and comments. At your option we may also collect your postal code. This data will
be used by ourselves and our agents for contacting you.
Online Polls and Surveys
If you wish to participate in an online poll or survey, in addition to your answers,
we collect your Internet Protocol (IP) address. This data will be used by ourselves
and our agents to help validate the results and help prevent multiple entries from
Log Files and Statistics
We may use IP addresses, URI's of requested resources, time stamps and HTTP user-agents
to analyse trends, administer the system and gather broad demographic information
for aggregate use.
Our website links to other sites,. Please note that we are not responsible for the
privacy practices of other sites: make sure you read their privacy statements if
you are concerned about the information they are collecting about you. This statement
only applies to our website.
We take every precaution to protect your details. When you submit sensitive information
via the website, it is secure both on its way to us and once we receive it.
We also do everything in our power to protect your information once we have received
it. Our staff can only access your details if they have a specific job to perform,
such as dealing with a membership enquiry. They also have to keep up to date on our
security and privacy practices.
Finally, the servers that store personally identifiable information are kept in a
We take our responsibilities to protect you from fraud very seriously. To fulfil
this obligation, we sometimes have to supplement the information you give us with
information from third party sources - usually, in order to make sure that no-one
else is using your credit card. We do not keep this information any longer than we
We recognise that details such as your post code or email address are bound to change
over time. We will do what we can to ensure that you can change the information we
hold about you.
You will always be able to opt out of having your information used for any purpose
other than that specifically related to the page where we ask for it. Our membership
form, for instance, has an opt out mechanism so that you can join online without
subscribing to our email list.
If you ever want to stop us getting in touch, you can opt out by following the instructions
at the foot of every email we send.
Notification of Changes
so that you always know what information we collect, how we use it and under what
circumstances, if any, we disclose it.