Definitions and Interpretations
Collecting all information that you submit to History Reclaimed via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws;
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 GDPR, and any national implementing and supplementary laws, regulations and secondary legislation;
The UK General Data Protection Regulation;
UK and EU Cookie Law
The Privacy and Electronic Communication (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communication (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 & /the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2018;
User or You
Any third party that accesses the website and is not either (i) employed by History Reclaimed and acting in course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to History Reclaimed and accessing the website in connection with the provision of such services; and
The website that you are currently using, https://historyreclaimed.co.uk, and any sib-domains of this website unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, History Reclaimed is the “Data Controller”. This means that History Reclaimed determines the purposes of which, and the manner in which your data is processed.
Data We Collect
We may collect the following data, which includes personal data, from you:
- Contact information such as email addresses;
Data That is given to us by you
History Reclaimed will collect data in a number of ways, for example:
- When you contact us through the website, via our contact form, email or through any other means;
- When you register an account with us and set up an account to receive updates and emails;
- When you make payments (donations) to us, through this website;
Data that is collected automatically
To the extent that you access the website, we will collect your data automatically, for example:
- We automatically collect some information about your visit to the website. This information helps us to make improvements to the website content and navigation, and included your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the website and the way you use and interact with its content;
- 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 section below, headed “Cookies”.
Our use of Data
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:
- Transmission by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you;
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).
For the delivery of direct marketing to you via email, we’ll need your consent, whether via an opt-in or soft-opt-in:
- 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 topic and we are marketing similar topics). Under “soft-opt-in” consent, we will take your consent as given unless you opt-out.
- 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.
- If you are not satisfied with 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.
When you register with us and set up an account to receive our services, the legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.
Services we use
We use several digital tools to help us reach users. These services may collect data and information about you.
To be completely transparent, you can see below all of the tools we use and services that your data may be used by.
- MailChimp – Email Marketing
- WooCommerce – Our Ecommerce platform
- Stripe – Third Party Payment Gateway
- Google Analytics
Keeping Data Secure
We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your data, for example:
- Access to your account is controlled by a password and a username that is unique to you;
- We store your data on secure servers.
The technical and organisational measure 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 email address: email@example.com.
Even if we delete your data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.
You have the following rights in relation to your data:
- 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.
- Right to Correct – the right to have your data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete
- Right to Erase – the right to request that we delete or remove your data from our systems.
- 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.
- Right to Data Portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your data.
- Right to Object – the right to object to our use of your data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.
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 email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to how your data is handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relative data protection authority.
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 of which we hold it.
Links to Other Websites
All Cookies used by this website are used in accordance with the current UK and EU Cookie LAw.
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 History Reclaimed 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.
This website may place the following Cookies:
Type of Cookie
Site Analytic Cookies
Allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website and when.
We measure, analyse and improve our website.
Site Functionality Cookies
Required for the operation of our website. For example cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
These cookies help you navigate and perform tasks on the site.
Used to recognise when you return to our website, enabling us to personalise content for you.
If you’ve chosen a certain region or language, these help save this information for a better experience.
You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed.
You can switch off Cookies at any time, however, you may lose any information that enables you to access the website more quickly and efficiently.
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.
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.