Privacy and Cookies
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is a new regulation which replaces the Data Protection Regulation (Directive 95/46/EC) The Regulation aims to harmonise data protection legislation across EU member states, enhancing privacy rights for individuals and providing a strict framework within which commercial organisations can legally operate.
Your new rights under the GDPR are set out in this notice but will only apply once the GDPR becomes law on 25th May 2018.
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
Who we are
YMCA Somerset Coast Group is a charity offering a range of services and support to the local communities we serve. Young people are at our core. We believe in young people and we believe in creating transformational communities in which they can truly belong, contribute and thrive. At The Beach Hotel we are fully committed to helping young people in our community to shine. We offer apprenticeships, training and support to develop the talent in our kitchens and other services.
YMCA Somerset Coast Group affiliates to YMCA England and is part of the worldwide movement of YMCAs.
Personal information we may collect
When you donate, register online, take part in a sponsored event, contact us or interact with us in any other way, YMCA Somerset Coast may receive personal information about you, such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, debit/credit card or direct debit details.
How we use your information
We will use your information in a number of ways, such as processing a donation that you have made, sending you information about YMCA, sending you communication you have subscribed to or responding to correspondence you have sent to us.
We will not contact you for marketing purposes unless you have given your express consent. You also have the right to advise us at any time if you no longer wish to receive any further communications from us that you might have consented to.
Disclosure of your information
We will keep you personal information confidential and will not disclose it to any third party without your consent, unless we are obliged to do so by law.
We sometimes use third parties to process your information on our behalf (for example, to process a donation). However, we require them to keep your information secure and not to use it for their own business purposes.
Accessing and updating your personal information
You can ask us what information we hold about you by contacting us.
Write to YMCA Somerset Coast, Data Management, George Williams Centre, Friarn Avenue, Bridgwater, TA6 4RF; call on +44 (0)1278 726000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your request.
Please also help us to keep your information up to date by letting us know of any changes using the contact details above.
The site also makes use of session cookies. Those cookies are necessary for site functionality and contain no personally identifiable information. They are deleted when the browser is closed.
Please note, that you can delete any cookies that are already stored on your computer. Please refer to the instructions for your browser or file management software on how to do so.
For more information about cookies, including how to block or delete them, visit AboutCookies.org
Third party websites
Any changes to this policy will be posted on this page, so please check back from time to time.