When you use Star & Crescent’s website you should be aware that Star & Crescent Community Media CIC may collect certain information about you.
We collect this information so that we can provide our products and services, run our business, contact you and comply with the law.
Who we are
Star & Crescent Community Media CIC, Company number 11094490, and registered address 57 Halliday Crescent, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO4 9JU, United Kingdom, (“we / us / our”) and our website www.starandcrescent.org.uk is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
You can contact us at email@example.com
This policy (together with the Terms and Conditions for starandcrescent.org.uk (“our website”)) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting our website and giving us information, you acknowledge the practices described in this policy. If you do not agree to us collecting and using the information about you then you must not use our website.
Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partners and affiliates, for example third party payment processors, like PayPal. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Our website is powered by WordPress. By default WordPress does not collect any personal data about visitors, and only collects the data shown on the User Profile screen from registered users
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualise and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
Who we share your data with
By default WordPress does not share any personal data with anyone.
Details of the data collection used by the following security and payment processers we use on the website is as follows:
Security Logs – iThemes Security
The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 14 days.
Security logs are retained for 14 days.
Donations processing via PayPal
We use PayPal to process donations to Star & Crescent Community Media CIC.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Links To Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
You can contact us in relation to any privacy issues or concerns at: firstname.lastname@example.org
This policy was updated April 2020.