Last Updated: March 2019
Who we are
Our website address is: https://islanda.co.uk.
We take your privacy and the security of your personal data very seriously.
Sometimes we may need to collect data from you to improve this site and to stay in contact with you. This policy tells you exactly what we collect, how and why it is used, and the steps we take to protect your data and your privacy, along with contact information and details of how you can change the personal data we hold about you.
Please make sure you read the information carefully before using the site and make sure you agree to us using your information in the ways described below.
However, if you wish to restrict, block, or delete the cookies that are set by this site or any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. You can find out how to do this through your browser’s Help function, but be aware that blocking cookies may reduce the functionality of some websites.
What we do with the information you share with us
We use anonymous information gathered about visitors to our site to understand your needs and provide you with a better experience.
In addition you may choose to provide personal data when contacting us Using the Contact Form. If we are legally obliged to do so, we may be required to provide data to relevant authorities.
Contacting us using the contact form
If you choose to contact us using the Contact Form we will respond to your email query. This form is managed by WordPress (our website provider) and they use your data only to send an email directly to us. We will not use your email for anything other than the request you make using the form. Again, you can contact us at email@example.com to request that your data to be removed or for a copy of the data we hold.
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. We will take reasonable technical and organisational measures to protect the information we collect against loss, misuse or any form of unlawful processing. However, it is important to note that we and our service providers cannot eliminate all security risks associated with data transmission and storage.
Third party services and links
Our website contains links to social media sites. Your interactions with such tools, and any information you provide in connection with these interactions are publicly viewable outside of the website domain. Each social media site has its own privacy policies which may be more or less protective than this Policy. If you do not wish for this information to be disclosed, then you should not use these tools. We are not responsible for information you choose to post in these sites.
Link to other websites
In addition, our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
Refusing cookies when prompted as you visit the site
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a copy of your data or for your data to be removed.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Data protection officer
If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer, Lisa Allen, who will investigate the matter.
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
If our company is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to contact you based on the permissions you have given.