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Competition Privacy Policy

Somerset Day Community Interest Company registered at Milsted Langford, Winchester House, Deane Gate Avenue, Taunton, TA1 2UH, company registration number 09358071 registered in England and Wales, are committed to respecting your right to privacy, complying with all applicable UK and EU laws to ensure that your personal information remains secure and only processed in line with your permission.

This policy covers how we collect, use and process your personal information when you participate in any competitions organised by us. You can read our competition terms and conditions here:

 

If you do not agree to this privacy policy, then please do not partake in our competitions. From time to time we may make changes to this policy and will update this page to reflect those changes. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this policy.

How we use your personal data

We will always treat your information as private and confidential (but reserve the right to disclose this information when the law requires). We may use your data in the following ways;

Competition participation

If you choose to participate in our competition we will only ask you for the following personal information;

  • Your first name
  • Your last name
  • Your email address

If you are selected as the winner of the prize and shipping is required we may also ask for your address to deliver the prize.

Processing any enquiry you submit.

If you contact us about the competition or other related services we will use the information you provide in that contact and any information submitted as part of your competition entry to respond to your enquiries.

During enquiries, you are under no obligation to provide us with any details, but if you withhold information then we may not be able to help.

Direct marketing and other marketing services

We will not under any circumstances use the information you submit as part of a competition entry for any marketing services without your informed and presented consent. We will not share your information with any other business for this purpose either.

Who we share your information with

For entrants, your information is only shared with our competition team, and our technical/strategic partner who helps manage this website on our behalf.

For our winners, we and our competition sponsors as listed in the terms and conditions above may contact you and publish the name submitted by you when entering the competition (including, if provided on request, a photo and any agreed statement you give after winning) publicly such as through our website, social media sites or other platforms such as print media.

In certain circumstances, we may also share your information with carefully selected third parties who help us ensure that the quality of the competitions we run are done so fairly and checked for fraud.

You should be aware that if we are requested by the police or required under UK law to release your data, we are entitled to do so.

We will never sell, distribute or disclose any of your personal data (except anonymous aggregate information) to any third party without your consent.

Security

We follow accepted industry standards to protect the personal information you submit to us. We will always take all reasonable steps including technical, organisation and staff training precautions to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this policy.

Where we store your data

Your data is only stored within servers within the European Economic Area (EEA) which conform to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Retention

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose of the competition which includes satisfying any legal, account or reporting requirements.

Contacting us

You can contact us directly if you have any questions regarding this policy or the use of your data here info@somersetday.com