How and Why We Collect and Use Personal Data and Other Information
In order to operate the Services and to maximize your experience of the Services, we may collect and use information, some of which may be considered personal data. Please note that you may choose not to provide us with certain information. By doing so, however, you may not be able to receive the full range of Services from us.
We collect information in the following ways:
Information Provided By You
You may choose to provide us with information, some of which may be personal data, when you interact with the Services in the following ways:
Send us an e-mail message or complete an inquiry form to receive additional information — for example, you might e-mail us with a question or a visit request and we will use your e-mail address to respond to your inquiry;
Submit a comment, leave feedback, or send us a photo or video — for example, you might wish to leave a comment about your last visit to the castle or suggest improvements we could make to improve your experience. Such information will be used internally to the castle charity trust and will not be shared with any other person or organisation
We currently do not collect any information that identifies you through automated means.
We will let you know if this changes in future. We use a Google application that provides anonymised data, such as number of visitors, average length of visit etc. Some identifiable information may be collected by linked websites, but these are covered by the privacy statements on those websites. To the best of our knowledge, currently those sites are:
PayPal (linked in our donations area)
Google maps.(linked in our map of directions)
Data Collection Technologies and Consumer Choice
Bagot’s Castle does not use any systems to collect data about our website visitors. Sites that are linked to our site use data collection that you should know about:
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website and stored within your browser. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit to that website or to another website that recognizes those cookies. Some cookies may collect data which could be considered personal data in some jurisdictions. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user's device. You can find out how to delete and prevent cookies at www.aboutcookies.org
The cookies used on this website can be categorized in the following ways:
Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to use the Services and its features. On this website there is one cookie in this category. It is operated by Paypal. This cookie allows for donations to be made through the site
Category 2: Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how you use the Services (such as which pages you go to most often and if you receive error messages). Currently there are no Performance cookies on this website.
Category 3: Functionality Cookies
These cookies allow Services to remember choices you make (such as language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced features. Currently there are no Functionality cookies on this site.
Category 4: Targeting Cookies.
These cookies collect several pieces of information about your browsing habits. They are often placed by advertising networks rather than website operators. They collect information about your interactions over time with the Services as well as with third-party websites and online services. This information may be shared with other organisations such as advertisers in order to provide you with advertisements that may be more relevant to you based on your inferred interests. There is currently one targeted cookie on this website. It is operated by Google Inc and is activated when a visitor expands the Google Maps on our Visit the Castle web page. This cookie can be removed as described above.
Category 5: Social Network Cookies
These cookies are generally generated by "sharing" buttons. They allow social network users to share content and use other features such as publishing comments. Currently there are no Social Network Cookies on this website.
Web beacons allow third parties to obtain information, such as the IP address of the computer that accessed the page on which the web beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the web beacon appears, the time the page containing the web beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page, and the information in cookies sent by the third party. Currently this website does not use Web Beacons.
Web storage can be used for storing user preferences and settings in connection with animated content. Local storage is similar to browser cookies but can store data more complex than simple text. By itself, local storage cannot do anything to or with the data stored on your device. Currently this website does not use Web storage
Mobile Application-Related Opt Outs
You can opt out of personalized advertising on Android and iOS through your device settings. Please note that these opt outs will disable personalized ads from all providers on all of your apps, and not just on our mobile applications.
Android Users (version 2.3 and above): "Opt out of Ads Personalization" by following the instructions provided by Google here: Google Play Help
iOS users (version 6 and above): "Limit Ad Tracking" by following the instructions provided by Apple here: Apple Support Center.
Sharing or Disclosure of Information with Partners
We may prepare and maintain information collected from the Services in a format that does not identify you or other individuals, however we will not share such information. We may analyse personal data to generate aggregated or statistical data, neither of which is personal information. Although not individual-level data, aggregated data is not guaranteed to be anonymized.
Other Limitations on Privacy
Subject to applicable Laws of Englend, we may disclose your personal data without your permission (i) pursuant to judicial or other government warrant, or orders or otherwise to comply with law; (ii) where we believe an individual's rights, property, or safety or security is at risk; or any of our other legal rights.
We will retain your information for as long as needed to provide and develop the Services. We will also retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations. We may retain information that no longer identifies you indefinitely.
You can request to access, obtain a portable copy of, correct, or delete data related to your stored preferences and your use of the Services. You can make a request through the contact form on our Visit the Castle page.
In the event that you consider our processing of data related to your use of the Services not to be compliant with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), you can contact us or lodge a complaint with the Data Commissioner Office.
Privacy and Submissions related to children and vulnerable adults
We are committed to protecting the safety and privacy of children and vulnerable adults using the Internet. We do not knowingly collect personal data from these groups. We believe that children should get their parents' or guardians' consent before giving out any personal data and that vulnerable adults should seek guidance from their carers if applicable.. If you become aware that we have collected personal data from any of these groups without appropriate consent, please notify us promptly. If we become aware that such information has been provided, we will take steps to remove such personal data.
Our Commitment to Security
We have put in place procedures intended to protect your data. Of course, we cannot guarantee that your communications with the Services will never be unlawfully intercepted or that your personal data will never be unlawfully accessed by third parties. Any transmission of information is at your own risk.
How to Contact Us
If you have a question related to this Privacy Statement, please contact us:
Baginton CV8 3AR
General Data Protection Regulation
For the purposes of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR), the data controller is Bagots Castle at the above address