General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on the 25th May 2018.
karabiner.org “website” is owned and operated by the Karabiner Mountaineering Club.
Notification of changes to this Policy
We are continually improving and adding new functionality and features to this website. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, our data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, we will post the changes on this website to notify you of the changes via this page. We encourage you to check this page frequently.
Collection of Personal Data including e-mail addresses
We may collect the information you give us when you use our website forms or when your application for membership is processed and accepted. We will always state what information we collect and store.
Use of Personal Data
We process your Personal Data only for specific and limited purposes. We ask only for data that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes.
We do not share, sell or distribute your Personal Data to any third party for marketing and direct selling purposes.
Please note, the Karabiner Mountaineering Club is affiliated to the British Mountaineering Council and we periodically check that our UK Member’s personal data held by them is correct and the appropriate corrections are made.
We only send out club information to club members only.
If members would like to receive other kinds of information from us the member must check the appropriate box on the ‘My Personal Data’ form or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Members may withdraw this consent at any time.
Anonymous data collected through this website
In addition to the information we collect as described above, we use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our website. For example, we use technology to track which pages of our website our visitors view. We also use technology to determine which web browsers our visitors use. This technology does not identify you personally, it simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our website.
We use technology to track how often pages on our website our visitors choose to view. Again this technology does not identify you personally – it simply enables us to compile statistics about the use of our website. We use this anonymous data to improve the content and functionality of this website.
Disclosure of your Personal Data
We do not share, sell or distribute your Personal Data with unrelated third parties except as set out above under “Use of Personal Data”.
Data Integrity and Security
We strive to maintain the reliability, accuracy, completeness and currency of Personal Data in our databases and to protect the privacy and security of our databases. We keep your Personal Data only for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with any applicable legal or ethical reporting or document retention requirements.
Our servers and our databases are protected by industry standard security technology, such as industry standard firewalls and password protection.
The Officers of the Club who have access to Personal Data shall handle such data properly and in accordance with our security protocols and strict standards of confidentiality. Although we cannot guarantee against any loss, misuse, unauthorised disclosure, alteration or destruction of data, we try to prevent such unfortunate occurrences.
Data Access and Corrections
Members can view and correct their personal data by logging into the member’s area or upon receipt of your written request and enough information to permit us to identify your Personal Data, we will disclose to you the Personal Data we hold about you. We will also correct, amend or delete any Personal Data that is inaccurate.
Links to other websites
Transfer of Data
The Internet is made up of a large number of international connections. If you are visiting this website from a country other than the country in which our server is located (currently, the United Kingdom), the various communications will necessarily result in the transfer of information across international boundaries. By visiting this website and communicating electronically with us, you consent to these transfers.
This website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England. You agree to submit any dispute arising out of your use of this website to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.