How we use your information
This privacy notice tells you what to expect when the Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:
• visitors to our website
• people who use our services
Visitors to our website
When someone visits the website of Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. They are used for many things such as remembering whether you’ve visited our site before and to help us work out how many new website visitors we get each month. They contain information about the use of your computer but do not include any personal information about you (they don’t store your name, for instance).
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org.
Links to other websites
This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.
Third-party service cookies
Social sharing, video and other services (e.g. Youtube) which may be linked to articles are run by other companies. These companies may drop cookies on your computer when you use them on our site or if you are already logged in to them. These cookies are also covered by our implied use policy, but for more information on specific cookies used, please visit the relevant service provider’s website.
Please note that third party cookies may not be controlled by us and are part of your agreement with the third party, e.g. if you are logged in to Facebook or Google. However, most Internet browsers give you the facility to delete cookies that you do not want stored on your device. You can usually visit your browser’s website for instructions on how to do this.
The social sharing, video and other services used by Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society’s website are:
• Google +1
• Google Follow
Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society also comply with the regulations set in place by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), further information can be found here
Changes to this privacy notice
We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 8th June 2018.
For more information on the EU e-Privacy Directive, please visit https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-pecr/what-are-pecr/