Burnley FC in the Community takes your privacy very seriously and is committed to maintaining your privacy in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Our Data Security Policy explains our commitment to data protection and the use of your information in providing you with the services and information you require.
This policy explains how Burnley FC in the Community will treat the personal information that you provide to us, either when using our website or in other circumstances when we collect data from you (including email).
1. The information you provide and how Burnley FC in the Community uses it
At times we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information. Generally, this information is requested when you register to use our website, purchase tickets, email enquiries, contributions or your views to Burnley FC in the Community and enter any promotions or competitions.
Please note that if you choose to participate in any discussion forum on the website you may disclose personal information about yourself to other participants. If you do so, this is at your own risk. We may gather and use information about you in the following ways:
Burnley FC in the Community will not, however, sell or lease your Personal Information to third parties not associated with Burnley FC in the Community, its partners, sponsors and affiliates. If you do not wish to receive marketing and promotional communications from us or our partners, sponsors and affiliates you can choose to opt out when providing your personal information to Burnley FC in the Community.
2. How we protect your information
We understand that the security of your personal information is important to you. When handling personal information, security is paramount and we take appropriate measure to ensure that the information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used. However, the nature of the internet is such that the data may in some circumstances flow over networks without full security measures and could be accessible to unauthorised people.
Burnley FC in the Community will take all reasonable steps to ensure that unauthorised staff and other individuals are prevented from gaining access to your personal data. Burnley FC in the Community will:
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4. Disclosure for law enforcement purposes
Burnley FC in the Community reserves the right to access and disclose personal information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests to operate its systems properly or to protect itself or others. Burnley FC in the Community may attempt to obtain the prior consent of the individual before disclosing the personal information, but it has no obligation to do so.
It may be necessary for us to transfer your information to countries outside the European Union which do not provide the same level of protection as the UK. If we for any reason need to do so we will make sure that the information is transferred in accordance with this Privacy Statement, the UK’s Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable data protection laws so that your personal data is kept secure.
5. Children using the website
The Burnley FC in the Community website is a general audience website. However, Burnley FC in the Community understands that children may visit www.burnleyfccommunity.org and would encourage all people under 13 to talk with their parents or legal guardians before submitting any information to this website, or indeed any other website. However, Burnley FC in the Community believes that ultimately it is the responsibility of parents or legal guardians to supervise children when online and recommends that parental control tools be put in place.
No information collected from anyone under the age of 18 will be used for any marketing or promotional purposes. If, in the future, Burnley FC in the Community actively collects personal information from children, it will do so in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998.
6. Access to your information
Data protection law gives you various rights including the right to access the personal information that is held about you. In order to do this, please make a written application to Head of Community at the address provided below. Burnley FC in the Community may require you to provide verification of your identity and to pay an administrative fee of £10 to provide a copy of the information that it holds.
Please note that in certain circumstances Burnley FC in the Community may withhold access to your information where it has the right to do so under current data protection legislation. You can also request at any time that the personal information we hold about you is updated or corrected.
7. Changes to this policy
Any changes will take effect once the revised policy is published on our website. We will of course notify you of any changes where we are required to do so. Please refer to this policy each time you submit your personal information.
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