Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and WinOps C.I.C, the owner and provider of this Website. WinOps C.I.C takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website.

Please read this privacy policy carefully.

    Definitions and interpretation

  1. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

    Data collectively all information that you submit to WinOps C.I.C via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws;
    Cookies a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below (Cookies);
    Data Protection Laws any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK;
    GDPR the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;
    WinOps C.I.C, or us WinOps C.I.C, a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 12032794 Road whose registered office is at 6 Stonedene Close - Headley Down – Bordon – Hampshire - GU35 8HW;
    UK and EU Cookie Law the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;
    User or you any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by WinOps C.I.C and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to WinOps C.I.C and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and
    Website the website that you are currently using, www.winops.org, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
  2. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:

    1. the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
    2. references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;
    3. a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
    4. "including" is understood to mean "including without limitation";
    5. reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
    6. the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.
  3. Scope of this privacy policy

  4. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of WinOps C.I.C and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.
  5. For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, WinOps C.I.C is the "data controller". This means that WinOps C.I.C determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.
  6. Data collected

  7. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:

    1. name;
    2. gender;
    3. job title;
    4. profession;
    5. contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
    6. demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;
    7. IP address (automatically collected);
    8. web browser type and version (automatically collected);
    9. operating system (automatically collected);
    10. a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on this Website, and the site you exit to (automatically collected);
    11. in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.
  8. How we collect data

  9. We collect Data in the following ways:

    1. data is given to us by you; and
    2. data is collected automatically.
  10. Data that is given to us by you

  11. WinOps C.I.C will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:

    1. when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means;
    2. when you use our services;

    in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

  12. Data that is collected automatically

  13. To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for example:

    1. we automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us to make improvements to Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with its content.
    2. we will collect your Data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on your browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the Website, see the section below, headed "Cookies".
  14. Our use of data

  15. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

    1. transmission by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you;
    2. contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the Website;

    in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

  16. We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (see the section headed "Your rights" below).
  17. For the delivery of direct marketing to you via e-mail, we'll need your consent, whether via an opt-in or soft-opt-in:

    1. soft opt-in consent is a specific type of consent which applies when you have previously engaged with us (for example, you contact us to ask us for more details about a particular product/service, and we are marketing similar products/services). Under "soft opt-in" consent, we will take your consent as given unless you opt-out.
    2. for other types of e-marketing, we are required to obtain your explicit consent; that is, you need to take positive and affirmative action when consenting by, for example, checking a tick box that we'll provide.
    3. if you are not satisfied about our approach to marketing, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time. To find out how to withdraw your consent, see the section headed "Your rights" below.
  18. We may use your Data to show you WinOps C.I.C adverts and other content on other websites. If you do not want us to use your data to show you WinOps C.I.C adverts and other content on other websites, please turn off the relevant cookies (please refer to the section headed "Cookies" below).
  19. Who we share data with

  20. We may share your Data with the following groups of people for the following reasons:

    1. any of our group companies or affiliates - if you choose to opt-in when completing your purchase on Universe Ticketing Platform;

    in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

  21. Keeping data secure

  22. We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for example:

    1. access to your account is controlled by a password and a user name that is unique to you.
    2. we store your Data on secure servers.
  23. We are certified to ISO 27001. This family of standards helps us manage your Data and keep it secure.
  24. Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this e-mail address: org@winops.org .
  25. If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org. Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.
  26. Data retention

  27. Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your Data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or until you request that the Data be deleted.
  28. Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.
  29. Your rights

  30. You have the following rights in relation to your Data:

    1. Right to access - the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is "manifestly unfounded or excessive." Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.
    2. Right to correct - the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
    3. Right to erase - the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.
    4. Right to restrict our use of your Data - the right to "block" us from using your Data or limit the way in which we can use it.
    5. Right to data portability - the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data.
    6. Right to object - the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.
  31. To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your Data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your Data), please contact us via this e-mail address: org@winops.org .
  32. If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). The ICO's contact details can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk/.
  33. It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.
  34. Links to other websites

  35. This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.
  36. Changes of business ownership and control

  37. WinOps C.I.C may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of WinOps C.I.C. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.
  38. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
  39. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.
  40. General

  41. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.
  42. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.
  43. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
  44. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.
  45. Changes to this privacy policy

  46. WinOps C.I.C reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

    You may contact WinOps C.I.C by email at org@winops.org .

  47. Attribution

  48. 42. This privacy policy was created using a document from Rocket Lawyer (https://www.rocketlawyer.co.uk).

Cookies Policy


What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see www.aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. WinOps C.I.C uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website. WinOps C.I.C has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

  1. All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
  2. Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling WinOps C.I.C to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
  3. This Website may place the following Cookies:

    Type of Cookie Purpose
    Targeting cookies These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
  4. You can find a list of Cookies that we use in the Cookies Schedule.
  5. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
  6. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.
  7. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

We use the following cookies:

Provider Purpose
Google Analytics These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use this information to help us improve the site. The information collected by these cookies is done in an anonymous form, including items such as the number of visitors to the site and the pages they visited. For more information on privacy at Google please use this link: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html or you can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics on all websites by following this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout Any data retention by Google Analytics will only be kept for a 14 month period. The retention period applies to user-level and event-level data associated with cookies, user-identifiers (e.g., User-ID) and advertising identifiers (e.g., DoubleClick cookies, Android’s Advertising ID, Apple’s Identifier for Advertisers).
Facebook Tracking Pixel

This allows user behavior to be tracked after they have been redirected to the provider’s website by clicking on a Facebook ad. This enables us to measure the effectiveness of Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes. The data collected in this way is anonymous to us, i.e. we do not see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is stored and processed by Facebook, which is why we are informing you, based on our knowledge of the situation. Facebook may link this information to your Facebook account and also use it for its own promotional purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Usage Policy https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. You can allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and off Facebook. A cookie may also be stored on your computer for these purposes. It also allows us to to deliver advertisements to Website Visitors on Facebook based on email addresses in order to advertise our events. We may also use information associated with visitor social media accounts, such as demographic, industry or organisation, to improve our marketing efforts.

You can object to the collection of your data by Facebook pixel, or to the use of your data for the purpose of displaying Facebook ads by contacting the following address: https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen

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