Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in UK privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit website?
We only ever collect data from people who visit our website and fill out our contact form, or if you make a donation.

Who is Collecting it?
Manchester Central Library Trust is responsible for collecting the data.

How is it Collected?
Data is collected via forms when inquiring through our contact page.

When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when :

    • fill out a form
    • contact us

How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you fill out our contact form in the following ways:

      • contact you via phone
      • contact you via email

Who will your data be used by
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

How do we protect your information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. We also have systems in place to prevent our website ever being hacked in order to keep your personal data as safe as possible.

We use regular Malware Scanning. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

Third-party links
We do not include or offer third-party products or services anywhere on our website.

GDPR Best Practices
In order to be in line with ICO GDPR Best Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

      • We will notify you via email within 7 business days
      • We will notify the ICO within 48 hours

Should we ever have a data breach we will run everything by the new GDPR rules and ICO which you can find more information on here : https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/personal-data-breaches/

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at : [email protected] and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

Manchester Central Library is an independent UK charity (registered charity no. 1150161)
[email protected]

Last Edited on 01/06/2018

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