Data Protection and Privacy
At The Vegan Platform, we have a legal obligation to protect your personal data and use it in accordance with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal data (including the Data Protection Act 1998, General Data Protection Regulations, and the Data Protection Bill, referred to collectively in this policy as the "data protection laws").
If you are simply browsing our website, we will not collect any personal data about you. However, we may automatically collect information about your visits, such as browsing patterns. This information is only used to analyze, manage, and develop the website and is not linked to any individual.
Please note that any personal data you provide on chat rooms, message boards, and social media groups becomes public information, and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information on these types of media.
We may ask for your personal details when you subscribe to specific services or applications electronically. Personal information collected via this website and the registration process is controlled by The Vegan Platform (the data controller) and is only held for the legitimate purpose made clear at the time of collection.
Newsletter and mailing lists.
As part of the registration process for our e-newsletters, we collect personal information. We use that information to provide you with our latest news, information on trader applications and event updates, videos, and photos. We also use it to update you on information that you have asked us to tell you about. We do not rent or trade email lists with other organizations and businesses.
We only hold your personal data on our systems for as long as necessary for the relevant purpose. If you want us to remove your details from your subscriptions (providing you do not have any bookings, any other contractual agreements, or there is a legal basis for not doing so), you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request this. Please put "Personal Data" in the subject heading.
Access to your personal information.
You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold in line with UK data protection law.
If you have any further questions or comments concerning your privacy, wish to access your personal data held about you, delete, or update information we hold about you, please contact email@example.com (please put "Personal Data" in the subject heading).
We welcome your comments on privacy issues, so please contact us with any queries or suggestions.
You have the right to lodge a complaint in relation to the processing of your personal data with the Information Commissioner's Office, the public body responsible for information rights.
More information can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk, or you can write to them at:
Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF
Tel: 0303 123 1113
Changes to this privacy notice.
We reserve the right to update this privacy notice from time to time, so please check it each time you submit any personal data to us.