Hello, I'm Beth!
I am proud to be Labour's Candidate for Corby and East Northamptonshire, fighting for the community I call home.
Engaging voters is important in a healthy democracy, and in order to do that, political parties and candidates campaign using a variety of communication methods. The below policies aim to explain how we control, process and handle any information about you.
Policy key definitions:
- "I", "our", "us", or "we" refer to bethmiller.org.uk
- "you", "the user" refer to the person(s) using this website.
- GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
- PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.
- ICO means Information Commissioner's Office.
- Cookies mean small files stored on a users computer or device.
- Processing of your personal data
- Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.
We are exempt from registration in the ICO Data Protection Register as we are a not-for-profit organisation.
Lawful basis: Consent / Legitimate Interest
The reason we use this basis: All processing is carried out by consent or either under the legitimate interest of Beth Miller or Corby and East Northamptonshire Labour Party, or public interest.
Data retention period: Personal data will not be held for longer than is necessary and will depend on the type of data held. We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists. These will be reviewed during election cycles.
Sharing your information: We may need to share your data with third-parties including local authorities and public bodies should any issues you contact us about require their input and support. Any third parties that we may share your data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only for the basis upon which they were originally intended.
Data may also be shared with entities of the UK Labour Party, associations, branches, unions, groups and affiliates in order to assist or maintain contact in support of healthy democratic engagement. In these cases, your personal data is only within reasonable expectations as determined by the nature of the communication
Your individual rights
Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in detail here;
- the right to be informed;
- the right of access;
- the right to rectification;
- the right to erasure;
- the right to restrict processing;
- the right to data portability;
- the right to object; and
- the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.
- You also have the right to complain to the ICO if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.
- We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.
Special category data
Where we obtain and process any special category information, we do so in complete compliance with the Article 9 requirements and have the same levels of secure data storage and precise procedures on all such data. Special category data is only processed where necessary.
Data security and protection
We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.
Transparent Privacy Explanations
We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.
Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone requesting our newsletters or marketing mailing list. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through our Contact Management System, in this case Mailchimp. An CMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.
Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking and tracked clickable links in order to track engagement and activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.
Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences.
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Data Collection and Analytics
We collect data about the activity of visitors to many of our websites. This data is not used to identify you personally but it gives us aggregate level information on user activity that helps us improve the functionality and experience of the website. The data that is collected may include the date and time you visit the website, information on your location inferred from your IP address, and the content you view. Click here to find out more about Google Analytics and how it collects and processes data. If you want to opt-out of Google Analytics and prevent your website visit data from being used by us, then you can click here to install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.
Third Party Data Collection
Sponsored links, affiliate tracking & commissions
Our website does not contain any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links.
We use advertising partners to help communicate with individuals. This allows us to continue our work and provide you with the best overall experience and valued information.
Links to other sites
Our site contains links to other sites and servers. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
Resources & further information
- Overview of the GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation
- Data Protection Act 1998
- Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
- The Guide to the PECR 2003
Last Updated: 10th October 2018