Privacy policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://wer.org.uk. If you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by email at admin@wer.org.uk or write to us at Discovery STEM Education, Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street, Sheffield S3 8RY

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

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.

An anonymised string created from your e-mail address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

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.

Contact forms

User’s Signup Details such as Username, Password, First Name, Last Name and Custom Fields value( Address, Gender etc). User’s IP Address Information. User’s Basic Details Sending to opt-ins such as (Email, First Name, Last Name). User’s Logged in / Logout details. User’s Basic Social Accounts Details. User’s Basic Payment Transaction Details (Not Storing any sensitive Payment Data such as Credit/Debit Card Details.)

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, e-mail 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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site — you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Who we share your data with

We involve other people and businesses to help us provide our Site and Services to you.  These people may have to access to or process some of the information we collect from or about you in order to help us in this way. The main third parties that we may share your information with are: 

The Rocket Science Group, LLC d/b/a MailChimp 512 Means St., Suite 404 Atlanta, Georgia- 30318 (“Mailchimp”) is a third party online platform that allows WER UK to create, send, and manage email marketing campaigns. MailChimp complies with the U.S.–E.U. and U.S.–Swiss Safe Harbor Framework, which is overseen by the U.S. Department of Commerce and covers the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries and Switzerland. For more information about the Safe Harbor and to view the certification please click on this link: http://safeharbor.export.gov/companyinfo.aspx?id=23996

ReputeInfoSystems 15/36 Albert St, Waterford, QLD 4133, AUSTRALIA +61 0481303919 info@reputeinfosystems.com is a third party website software provider cUser’s Signup Details such as Username, Password, First Name, Last Name and Custom Fields value( Address, Gender etc)

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

In this section, you should provide a contact method for privacy-specific concerns. If you are required to have a Data Protection Officer, list their name and full contact details here as well.