This Policy explains how we collect, process and store the personal information you give us in order for us to send you our newsletters via email.

The rules on processing of personal data are set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

Who are we?
Aire Valley Against Incineration committee is an ‘unincorporated constitution’ consisting of 12 residents of the Aire Valley and surrounding areas, who are vehemently against the incineration of waste.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain only the information you give us when you subscribe to our email newsletters.

What type of information is collected from you?
The information we collect is your email address, first and last names.

How is your information used?
We use your information to send you email newsletters which relate to the Aire Valley Against Incineration campaign and associated activities.
We will hold your information until such a time as your un-subscribe from our email newsletters or we are legally obliged to remove it.

What is our legal basis for processing your personal data?
Our lawful basis for processing your general personal data under article 6 of GDPR is as follows;

Consent of the data subject
We will directly ask for your consent to process data; 
When you signup for our regular newsletter on our website
Processing necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject or to take steps to enter into a contract
We will collect and use your personal data in the following circumstances;
To send you email newsletters related to the AVAI campaign and associated activities only.
Who has access to your information?
Designated AVAI commitee members only
Mailchimp, who are our trusted third party newsletter service provider.Your choices
You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive our email newsletters. If you no longer wish to receive our email newsletters you can un-subscribe at any time.
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information that AVAI hold about you.

Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information
When you give us personal information, we and our third party service provider (Mailchimp), take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely.

We may analyse the following actions when you interact with our email newsletters:
o Opening an email newsletter
o Clicking a link within an email newsletter
o Replying to an email newsletter

Links to other websites
Our email newsletter may contain links to other websites. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our newsletter or  website.

Transferring your information outside of Europe
The information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). This may happen if our third party service providers servers hosting our email newsletter subscription list are located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.

How to make a complaint?
To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact
If this does not resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office on 03031231113 or via email or at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, England.

Further processing
If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Privacy Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions.
Review of this Policy
Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.
This Policy was last updated in May 2018.