Privacy Policy

Last updated May 2018

We at Assist Social Capital CIC (ASC) a Community Interest Company and a not for private profit Social Enterprise, with registered address in Scotland, UK, are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of visitors to our website.

This Privacy Policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you whilst you visit our website.

We reserve the right to update our Privacy Policy at any time, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a notice on our website. Your continued use of the Service after we post any updates to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

EU General Data Protection Regulation

Data protection law changed as of 25 May 2018, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 superseding the Data Protection Act, became enforceable across Europe, including the UK.

We have updated our policies to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulations (the “GDPR”), and we continue to be committed to protecting visitors and users of our website and other services.

We would like to hear from you if you have any questions or need any clarification with regards to the personal data we hold from you. We value your opinions as a visitor of our website and you have the right to request that we delete any personal data we hold from you.

About Personal Data

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Examples of that are name, surnames, personal email address, IP address (which identifies the computer you use).

Information We Collect from You and How We Use It

In running and maintaining our website we endeavour to collect and process only the minimum possible data about you as visitors and users of our website and application. This information may include:

Information about your use of our site including details of your visits such as pages viewed, resources, and may include traffic data, location data and other communication data.

Information that you freely provide when you communicate with us by any means, such as your name, surnames, email/postal address and telephone number.

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).

This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics such as traffic data, location data and other communication data.

Cookies Policy

We use cookies on our website. By accepting this Privacy Policy, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

Cookies provide information regarding the computer used by a visitor. We may use cookies where appropriate to gather information about your computer in order to assist us in improving our website. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts, to gather information about your general Internet use to help us provide analytics and to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioural advertising.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies. A third-party cookie is one that is placed on a user’s hard disk by a Web site from a domain other than ours. We use third-party cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computer’s hard drive. You can adjust the settings on your computer to decline any cookies if you wish. This can easily be done by activating the reject cookies setting on your computer or visiting the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

Use of Your Information

We may use the Personal Information that we collect from you to provide our services to you. In addition to this we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:

  • To provide information to you that you request from us relating to our products or services
  • To provide information to you relating to other products or services that may be of interest to you. Such additional information will only be provided where you have consented to receive such information.
  • To contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials or offers and other such information.
  • To inform you of any changes to our website, our Terms, services or goods and products.

Processing and Storing Your Personal Data

In operating our website and application we securely process and store data in secure GDPR compliant third-party providers. Please see table below for a list of our third party provider partners

However, it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. In the event of U>P taking such steps we will inform you and ask if you agree to this transfer.

We do our upmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data once in our system is treated and stored securely. Your activity and sending of information via the Internet is not totally secure and might still be visible to others such as:

  • Websites you visit, including the ads and resources used on those sites
  • Your employer, school, or whoever runs the network you are using
  • Your Internet Service Provider

We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk an ASC cannot be held liable.

List of Third Party Provider Partner Organisations we use to process and store data

Partner Service provided Privacy Statement
Google Analytics Help us track and report website traffic A Google service committed to GDPR Compliance. Find their Privacy Statement here
WordPress We use WordPress to customise our website A Contents Management System. Read their privacy statement here
Facebook We use Facebook to make our projects and initiatives visible to the public. Social Media and Social Networking service company.
Twitter Help us promote our news and stories. You can find Twitter Privacy Policy here

How We Share Your Information

We may share customer data in accordance with our agreement with the customer, including:

  • With third party service providers and agents. We may engage third party companies or individuals to process Customer Data
  • With affiliates. We may engage affiliates to process Customer Data.
  • With third party integrations. We may, acting on our Customer’s behalf, share Customer Data with the provider of an integration added by Customer.

Disclosing Your Information

We will not disclose your personal information to any other party other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in the circumstances detailed below:

  • In the event that we sell or transfer any or all of our business to a third party
  • Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information.
  • To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.

Third Party Links

On occasion we include links to third parties on this website. This may include sponsors or partners information. Where we provide a link it does not mean that we endorse or approve that site’s policy towards visitor privacy. You should review their privacy policy before sending them any personal data.

Access to Your Information

In accordance with the General Data Protection Act you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you. Please note that we reserve the right to charge a fee where the request is manifestly unfounded or excessive to cover costs incurred by us in providing you with the information.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email