Like most website operators, ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG’s visitors use its website.
ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG does not use IP addresses to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG choose to interact with ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG in ways that require ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who use our forums to provide a username and email address.
In each case, ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG. ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities, like purchasing a WordCamp ticket.
All of the information that is collected on ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG will be handled in accordance with GDPR legislation.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of newsletter volunteers that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG’s behalf, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others.
ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to newsletter volunteers, as described above, ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, if you give permission to have your information shared, or when ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG, third parties, or the public at large.
Use of personal information
We use the information you provide to improve our newsletter or respond to your email.
We will not release your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so. We will not share, sell or give your personal information for any commercial purpose.
Legal grounds for processing personal information
We rely on one or more of the following processing conditions:
- our legitimate interests in the effective delivery of information and services to you;
- explicit consent that you have given;
- legal obligations.
Access to data
You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all your personal information, please follow the instructions at the end of this section. You can request a copy of the information we have collected by emailing EQ@googlegroups.com
Retention of personal information
We will retain your personal information on our systems only for as long as we need to, for the success of the ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG We keep contact information (such as mailing list information) until a user requests that we delete that information from our systems. If you choose to unsubscribe from a mailing list, we may keep certain limited information about you so that we may honor your request
Rights in relation to your information
You may have certain rights under data protection law in relation to the personal information we hold about you. In particular, you may have a right to:
- request a copy of personal information we hold about you;
- ask that we update the personal information we hold about you, or independently correct such personal information that you think is incorrect or incomplete;
- ask that we delete personal information that we hold about you from live systems, or restrict the way in which we use such personal information (for information on deletion from archives, see the “Retention of personal information” section);
- object to our processing of your personal information; and/or
- withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal information (to the extent such processing is based on consent and consent is the only permissible basis for processing).
If you would like to exercise these rights or understand if these rights apply to you, please follow the instructions at the end of this Privacy statement.
Third Party Links
ELIZABETHLOFTS.ORG may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites such as how often you visit and which pages you visit or download..
Additionally, information about how you use our website is collected automatically using “cookies”. Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.