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Privacy Policy

This policy covers how The Philosophy Cafe Aberdeenshire will use personal information that is collected when you join our mailing list, attend an event, engage with social media or use the Philosophy Cafe website.

We use this information to keep you informed of our events and activities. We do not share your information with anyone else unless legally required to do so. If you no longer wish The Philosophy Cafe Aberdeenshire to keep or use your personal information you can ask us to delete it and stop contacting you by emailing us at converse@thephilosophycafe.org.

We also collect and keep personal data if you apply to be a volunteer with the Philosophy Cafe and are accepted. This will be stored securely in accordance with Aberdeenshire Libraries Privacy Policy. Data from unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed.

We will follow procedures that aim to ensure that any Board members who have access to any personal data held by The Philosophy Cafe Aberdeenshire are fully aware of and abide by their duties and responsibilities under current legislation. We will only keep your information for as long as you require our services.

Personal data about supporters is collected by The Philosophy Cafe Aberdeenshire when you provide such data at an event or when you send an email and ask to be added to the mailing list. The data collected is usually your email address but may also include your name or phone number (if voluntarily provided by you). We may also retain an image captured in a promotional photo taken at an event with your permission. When you provide us with personal data you consent to the collection and use of this information for purposes outlined in this policy.

Social Media

We use social media to broadcast messages and updates about events and news and to post photographs taken with your permission at Philosophy Cafe events. On occasion we may reply to comments or questions you make to us on social media platforms. Depending on your settings and the privacy policies used by social media and messaging services like Facebook, we may receive non-personally identifying numerical or analytical information from these services that enables us to better understand the effectiveness of our use of these services.

Sharing Personal Information

We may disclose information about you to the extent that we are required to do so by law. We will not provide your information to third parties.

Verification, changes and Access to your details

If, at any time, you want to verify, update, amend or delete your personal information you can contact us at any time by email at converse@thephilosophycafe.org. We rely on supporters to keep us up to date with any changes to the details we hold. We cannot be held responsible if the details we hold are no longer valid.