PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
For the purposes of this policy, “Personal Information” means information about an identifiable individual or information that permits an individual to be identified and which is collected by The Trinity Story through the use the inquiry form on our website. Personal Information does not include business contact information, such as name, title, business address and business telephone number when used for business communications.
Depending on the nature of your interactions or relationship with The Trinity Story website, we may collect such Personal Information as your first and last name, postal and email addresses, telephone number(s), social network data, information concerning your social circumstances, including age, date of birth, employment details and job title, education/qualification information, gender, and other sensitive Personal Information. We may also collect certain technical information about your use of our website and online platforms, including your IP address, the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed and the referring link through which you accessed our website or platform. If you choose to engage in the purchase of any service from us, we or our third-party payment processors will collect your payment information.
Technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags and scripts, which are identifying technologies that your computer receives when you visit certain websites are used by The Trinity Story website. In certain circumstances, we may match or correlate this information with personal information that you may have previously submitted. Most browsers can be set to reject all cookies but features of our website may not work as intended if that option is chosen. We use permanent cookies to analyse website usage. We use temporary (session based) cookies to improve performance and to determine web trends. Temporary cookies disappear when you close your browser window. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our website. Your IP address is used to help identify you for the purposes of gathering broad demographic information. We also use Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Google AdWords (Conversion Tracking), LinkedIn (Conversion Tracking), Optimize. Some or all of these tools may be used to track information about your behaviour on our website depending on your region.
Trinity Publishing House takes responsibility for maintaining and protecting Personal Information under our control. We review this policy and our personal data protection practices regularly to ensure that we are in compliance with applicable legislation and current best practices. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent and the services offered by our website are not intended for use by children without parental consent.
HOW WE COLLECT, USE AND DISCLOSE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We only collect personal information as required to meet the purposes that we have identified. We do not indiscriminately collect or retain personal information.
The Trinity Story website typically collects personal information that is voluntarily provided by the individual in question. At times, however, personal information is obtained from other sources, such as government bodies or third parties such as employers, references and service providers, as permitted by law. Where the purpose for the collection of personal information is unclear, you can request from us to provide an explanation of the purpose for the data collection. If required by applicable law, we will seek your explicit consent to process your Personal Information collected by the website and/or volunteered by you. The granting of such consent is entirely voluntarily; however, if you do not grant the requested consent, your use of the services provided by The Trinity Story website may not be possible.
Our reason for collecting Personal Information about website visitors is to establish and maintain our contractual or other business relationship with that individual.
Personal information supplied to us is confidential and we do not disclose the information to any third party except with actual or implied consent, or as permitted or required by law. We do not exchange or sell personal information.
For individuals located in the European Economic Area (EEA), all processing of Personal Information is performed in accordance with privacy rights and regulations following the Regulations (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of Personal Data and on the free movement of such data, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and The Trinity Story website’s processing of the Personal Information of such individuals will take place in accordance with the GDPR.
The Trinity Story website processes Personal Information both as a “Processor” and as a “Controller”, as defined in the GDPR.
PROTECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Regardless of your geographic location, we strive to maintain personal information in as accurate, complete and up-to-date a form as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected. We protect personal information by adopting reasonable physical, technical and organizational security processes and safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the Personal Information, regardless of format, which prevents accidental, unauthorized or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, disclosure, access, use or processing of Personal Information. Our security safeguards include premises security and restricted access to files containing personal information. Depending upon the information under our control, we also use technological safeguards such as security software and firewalls to prevent hacking or unauthorized computer access, internal passwords and security policies. Please note, however, that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee absolute security of your Personal Information. The Trinity Story website will promptly notify individuals in the event of any known unauthorized access to or use of that individual’s Personal Information.
RETENTION AND DELETION
The Trinity Story website will not retain data longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws.
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