What data are you collecting?
We want to protect your privacy so we only collect and keep the minimum amount of data, for the shortest period of time we need for you to take part in projects. We collect information about you when you register with us. We also collect information when you complete recruitment surveys, provide feedback and participate in competitions. We also collect website usage data using cookies.
We collect all of the information you provide when you fill in our forms including your name, address, age, ages of your children, email address, social media account details and telephone number.
When we run competition or recruit for campaigns we often use Survey Monkey as our trusted survey system partner and we send out emails via MailChimp, both are fully GDPR compliant. Also, we sometimes employ freelancers who help us with our projects and again they abide by GDPR guidelines. Such companies and individuals will only have access to the personal data they need to perform these functions, they may not use it for any other purposes and are required to process the data in accordance with data protection laws and regulation applicable in the United Kingdom.
All data we collect in held in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
How we use that information
We use that information so we can match you to take part in our projects or to contact you about current projects or upcoming projects. We do not pass your details onto third parties.
It is necessary to register on our panel in order to take part in our range of projects. Admission to and membership of the panel is free of charge and does not oblige you to take part in any projects, and you can choose to end your membership at any time.
We take all sensible precautions to protect your data and prevent others from viewing it. You have the right to unsubscribe from The Loop at any time – you can do that by clicking on the unsubscribe link on the bottom of our emails or via firstname.lastname@example.org
How long is the data stored?
We store your personal data only for as long as is necessary in order to fulfil the purposes described above. We review and audit our data every 12 months and delete data that is no longer required or become inactive.
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information tracks visitor use of The Loop website and creates statistical reports on website activity. You can read more about cookies at www.aboutcookies.org. You can stop your computer accepting cookies but it can mean the website doesn’t work quite as well.