Lapidus International (LAPIDUS LTD) operates http://www.lapidus.org.uk (the "Site"). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
The details of how we use and store your data is provided below. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
While using this website, we may collect information from you from several sources. These sources include:
1.1 When you sign up to become a member, you provide us with ‘Personal Data’. This includes your name, contact details and information about your background in writing for wellbeing.
1.2 Some of this information, such as address, telephone number are optional and do not need to be shared if you are not comfortable to do so.
1.3 When you pay to become a member, you provide us with bank/payment details.
1.4 If you contact us through the form provided on this website, you provide us with contact information.
1.5 If you comment on a post, you may choose to leave a name and email address, however this is optional.
Personal information gathered is used by us for the following reasons:
2.1 To help us identify you when you contact us.
2.2 To administer the website, data analysis, statistical and survey purposes, testing and to keep the website safe and secure.
2.3 To allow us to contact you regarding your membership, including marketing materials, the monthly newsletter and any changes to services that we are providing.
2.4 To allow us respond to any contact you have initiated with us.
2.5 We will not share this personal information with any third party without your consent.
2.6 If you supply us with payment information, such as bank details, we will use this to help run and maintain our business ie for financial records.
Under the GDPR ‘right of access’ you can request access to any personal information we hold on you.
3.1 If you are a Lapidus International member, you can find all the personal information we hold on you by accessing the ‘My Profile’ section of the members area in the website.
3.2 If your membership has expired, or you are unable to access the website, please contact us as we will give you access to the information we hold on you as soon as possible, within one month.
3.3 If you contact us through the contact form, no data will be stored by the website. Nor will it be passed to any third party without your consent. All data will be transferred and stores within the European Economic Area.
3.4 Personal Information about members is stored in a secure database accessible by only a few authorised individuals. No payment information, such as bank details, are stored in this database.
3.5 We strive to make sure this information is stored securely and will never share any of the information stored in this database with a third party without your consent.
3.6 Our website uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software which encrypts any information you input into our website.
3.7 We do our best to safeguard the information transmitted to our site but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.
3.8 If your membership expires, we will hold your personal information in our database for one year. After this, your information shall be removed and destroyed, unless agreed otherwise.
4.1 To help provide a more streamlined and reliable service, this website uses ‘cookies’ which are small files sent from your browser and stored on your computer.
4.2 These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users and track what you do on our site.
4.3 You are able to disable cookies which will prevent your visit from being tracked. Some cookies, however, are essential for this website to work correctly. Please see https://www.aboutcookies.org for advice on how to manage and control cookies.
5.1 The website may include third-party advertising and links to other websites - mainly located on our ‘News Hub’.
5.2 We do not provide any personally identifiable customer Personal Data to these advertisers or third-party websites.
5.3 We exclude all liability for loss that you may incur when using these third-party websites.