What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
Who we share your data with
The information you provide to us will only ever be used for the intention it was provided for. Brexit Hearing will not share your data with anyone without permission and we are committed to only working with those who have a strict GDPR policy.
How long we retain your data
We are committed to not holding your data longer than necessary.
If you sign up to our mailing list, your email will remain on the list until you unsubscribe.
If you contact us by email or by writing, we will keep the information you supply for as long as necessary to deal with your request.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including all data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
As someone who provides us data, your rights over your data include:
- Right of access
- Right to challenge accuracy of data held on you
- Right to object to the use of your personal information
- Right to object to direct marketing
- Right to restrict use of your personal information
- Right to erasure of your data
- Right to withdraw your consent for us to use your data
If you have a data protection question or would like to assert any of your rights over your data, please write to the data protection officer at the address below and we will reply promptly. Alternatively you can write to us at:
Naomi Long MEP
Data breach procedures
In the case of a data breach it is now the law that we contact those affected as soon as possible. In the unlikely event of a data breach, we will contact users within one working day to inform them that their data may have been accessed by someone else. We do everything possible to stop this from happening.