The CANN Project – Privacy Notice
This Privacy Notice applies to the processing of your information by The CANN Project as data controller. We take your privacy and our responsibility to protect your information seriously and will take care in use and handling of your personal data.
This Privacy Notice explains how we use information about you, how we protect your privacy in compliance with the Data Protection Act (2018) and the General Data Protection Regulations (2018) and the rights you have over your personal information.
Purpose and legal basis for processing:
When you contact us to make an enquiry, we collect information, including your personal data, so we can respond to it.
When you connect to our services via social media, we collect information, including your personal data, so we can administer, facilitate and manage your social media relationship with the CANN Project.
When you visit our website we collect your IP Address to maintain, monitor and improve the performance of our website.
The legal basis we rely on to process your personal data is article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, which allows us to process personal data when its necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests.
What we need
We need your first name, last name and email address.
We need your social media account profile to allow us to respond to your posts about the project because if you choose to connect to our services via social network sites, the information we will receive will depend on your social media privacy settings but would typically include your basic public profile information such as your username and profile picture.
We need your IP Address and browser settings.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer that will anonymously record your site usage.
Why we need it
We need your name and email address to respond to your request for information about the project and provide related customer service.
We need your social media account profile to provide you with updates on the project and respond to your posts if required. We will also collate aggregated and anonymised data from social networks to report on the progress and success of the project.
We need your IP Address to carry out research about general engagement with our website in order to improve the content of the Site and assess user levels.
We use a cookies tool to collect information on how visitors use our website.
What we do with it:
We will process and hold your data in order to respond to your queries.
We will share your personal information within The CANN Project team for the purposes of ensuring we are providing a tailored and optimum customer service only.
You may choose to connect to the websites of our funding body, the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) and our partner organisations, namely:
Please be aware that The CANN Project is not responsible for the privacy practices of our partner sites. These can be accessed via their websites and we would encourage you to read their privacy notices.
We will anonymise your IP address to create statistics relating to the use of our website to share with our funding body and partner organisations and for system administration.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can set your browser so that you will not receive cookies and you can also delete existing cookies from your browser.
This privacy notice does not cover any cookies used by external sites that may be linked to this site e.g. our partner websites and social network sites.
How long we keep it:
We shall retain your personal data until June 2028 in line with our retention and disposal schedule.
What are your rights:
Do we use any data processor:
We do not use any data processor.