Privacy

Privacy Statement

Your views matter to Conservatives. We have tried to make it as easy as possible for you to get in touch and let us know about the issues that really matter to you. We also want you to do this with confidence. We take privacy very seriously and want you to know exactly what happens to any information you send us.

Data Collection and Use

The only information obtained about individuals who look at this website is information supplied voluntarily by the visitor. This means that you can visit our websites without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself–we DO NOT track where you go on our sites, so you never receive unsolicited emails from us or our advertisers. To gauge the effectiveness of our websites, we do collect some non-individually-identifiable generic information about our visitors. Our web servers automatically recognize a visitor’s domain name (such as .co.uk, .com, etc.), the web page from which a visitor enters our site, which pages a visitor visits on our site, and on some sites, how much time a visitor spends on each page. This information does not reveal a visitor’s identity. We aggregate this information and use it to evaluate and improve our websites.

To improve the services we can offer you, we may opt to expand its capabilities for obtaining information about users in the future. This privacy statement will be continually updated to ensure that you are aware of developments in this area.

Newsletter

We only ask for your email address if you subscribe to our email newsletters. We will use this information to contact you about local Conservative news and this website. You may opt out of any future mailing.

While we do not disclose individually-identifiable information obtained on-line about our visitors to anyone outside of the Conservative Party including advertisers, those signing up for services may receive site-specific information regarding updates, news, conferences, contests, or other information which we deem to be important to our visitors. This may include commercial messages as part of the email or page sponsorship to help cover the costs of maintaining this website. When commercial messages are part of the email (or the entire email), it will be designated “Advertisement” or “Commercial Message.”

Contact Us

We collect only the information that you give us about any enquires you make. We normally only ask for your Name and Email Address, further information such as Telephone Numbers and Postal Address are at the users discretion.

Cookies

A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.
Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:
· Page Viewing numbers
· Poll analysis

Log Files

We use IP addresses, URI’s of requested resources, timestamps and HTTP user-agents to analyse trends, administer the system and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Links to Third Party Sites

Links may be found throughout this website that will let you leave the domain. The linked sites may not be under the control of those running this website and we will are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. We are providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply as an endorsement of any kind and no conculsions should be made because of there appearance.

Please note that we are also not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites: make sure you read their privacy statements if you are concerned about the information they are collecting about you. This statement only applies to our website.

Polls / Surveys and Resulting Information

This website may conduct surveys or other studies of its user base and usage for marketing and planning purposes. Participation in such surveys is at the user’s option; This website will never conduct mandatory surveys.

Circumstances under which wewould publicly disclose such aggregate information include, but are not limited to, sharing survey results with the site population, providing data to advertisers on user preferences and/or demographics, and publicizing overall usage data in press communications. We reserve the right to disclose text information provided by any user through such a survey, provided that no personal information identifying that user is disclosed.

Member account, password, and security

The use of the Administration and Forum area requires the need to open an account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by any applicable registration form. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account.

To secure site integrity, security measures including but not limited to security audits, use of encryption tools and software, and other reasonable security measures and procedures are implemented. Internal access to users’ private and nonpublic personal information is restricted to site administrators and individuals on a need-to-know basis.

In the event that TB Marketing becomes aware that site security is compromised or user nonpublic information has been disclosed to unrelated third parties as a result of external activity, including but not limited to external security attacks, TB Marketing shall take all reasonable measures which it deems appropriate, including but not limited to internal investigation and reporting, and notification to and cooperation with law enforcement authorities.

If TB Marketing becomes aware that a user’s personal information has been disclosed in a manner not permitted by this Privacy Policy, TB Marketing shall make reasonable efforts to notify the affected user, as soon as reasonably possible

TB Marketing reserves the right to immediately suspend any account. This action can take place if any unauthorised use of your account or any other breach of security is noticed, you will be promptly notified when this happens and either have the account withdrawn or be asked to change passwords.

You may not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any account, or network connected to the hosting server, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the unsecured section of CIMS.

Administration area

Once a user name and password has been submitted, this information is stored on the hosting server as a session variable. Every secure page that you visit will check these details against the database, at no time is this data held locally on a users computer.

In the event that incorrect login details have been entered or you have already logged in but been inactive for 15 minutes, you will be shown the logout screen. At this time you may login again.

If repeated fail login attempts or a breach of security occurs, further action may be used at the discretion of TB Marketing to resolve the problem – at its most extreme actions may include temporary blocking IP addresses.

Copyright Permission

Use of Text

This website is not the copyright owner of everything that is posted on the website. All News Items are attributed to either the news poster shown at the bottom of each the article or the Conservative Party, unless otherwise stated.

Screenshots

This website does not object to third party use of screen shots in books and other printed matter, on video tape, on World Wide Web pages, or in television programmes so long as the use is not disparaging.

Design and Layout

The design or layout of this website is owned by TB Marketing and may be operated, licensed or controlled by a third party only when explict permission is given.

Notification of Changes

If we change our privacy policy, we shall post the annoncement in a news comment so that you always know what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

All information gathered from this website may be used by ourselves and your local Conservative Association.