The Society is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information when using this website by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
In particular, The Society will not sell, rent or trade email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes.
The Society may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 23 April 2018.
What information do we collect about you?
We collect information about you when you register with us or place an order for products (such as membership or our printed publications), events or services (such as our free email newsletter). We may also collect information when you voluntarily complete customer surveys, provide feedback and participate in competitions. Website usage information is collected using cookies.
We may collect the following information:
- name and job title
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
Any payment information – credit card details etc – for products, events or services are processed securely by our payment provider (Stripe). We do not have access to or retain your card details.
In processing your order, we may send your details to, and also use information from credit reference agencies and fraud prevention agencies.
What we do with the information we gather
We collect information about you to process your order, manage your account and, if you agree, to email you about other products and services we think may be of interest to you. We may use your information collected from the website to personalise your repeat visits to our website.
As part of the registration process for our regular e-newsletter, we collect personal information. We use that information to send you our newsletters; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We don’t rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.
We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing the office on firstname.lastname@example.org
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.
We use traffic log cookies (through Google Analytics and WordPress Jetpack) to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website and we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Access to your information and correction
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us at the address below. We may make a small charge for this service.
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
23 April 2018
The London Society, 46 Eagle Wharf Road, London N1 7ED