Privacy Policy

Who are we?

We are a handful of Eastleigh residents with no affiliation with any company or party. Your data will never be sent to a political party without your express written consent. Our website address is: https://hustings.eastleigh.online.

Why do we collect data?

We collect data in an effort to improve our aim of improving democracy and raising awareness of candidate information at election time. We also collect data with an aim of improving the services we provide.

Visitors

When visitors visit this website, the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string are temporarily stored to help fault analysis.

Cookies

If you visit our login page or any form, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded by your browser after 14 days.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for 14 days. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Content and services from third parties

YouTube & Vimeo

Articles on this site may include embedded content from YouTube or Vimeo. Embedded content behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

YouTube and Vimeo may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Any video content you upload will be shared with other video sharing sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, TikTok, Facebook. We retain copyright over any video created and shared, while we freely allow distribution you should seek permission from us before you modify it.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy

MailChimp

We use mailchimp to manage our email subscriber list in order to increase engagement and awareness. Mailchimp will only be provided with your Full name, email address, and ward.

Mapping Data

We make use of third party data to map postcodes to wards, and local authorities so that we can make information easier for users to digest. These data sources are held locally, and so no realtime data from you is exposed to these third parties.

Further reading can be found here.

Democracy Club

We make use of democracy club data to validate candidate names, and provide access to more detailed candidate profiles.

Who we share your data with

Your data will not be shared with any other 3rd party. Your email address may be seen by 3rd parties as any email to you traverses through their email systems.

How long do we retain your data

Your data will be maintained indefinitely until you ask to be removed from the list, or we detect your email address no longer exists. You can request data deletion by emailing [email protected].

What rights do you have over your data?

Right to be informed: We will inform you if we intend to share your private data with any third parties.

Right of access: We will provide you with a copy of all data we hold on you on request.

Right of rectification: We will correct any information which is inaccurate about you upon request.

Right to be forgotten or deleted: We will on request anonymise posts made by you, but we reserve the right to keep the content you produced otherwise this may leave significant gaps in readability for other users. You can request your user data is removed or anonymised by emailing [email protected]

Right to object: You have a right to not agree to the way we use data and suggest an alternative method. You also have the option to unsubscribe and anonymise your activity.

Where we send your data

When you register your interest, the data you provide will be stored. This may optionally include your postcode, ward, or both.

Terms

We reserve the right to modify these terms at any time.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Contact Us

To exercise your personal rights over your data, or ask any questions about how we process data, please email [email protected]

Last Updated: 4th May 2024