About us:- The Teapot Trust is a Data Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It is a Scottish Charity with the registered number SC041885 with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.
If in the process of using our site you choose to submit personal data you should be aware that we will always store your personal details securely. We’ll use them to communicate with you in the way(s) that you have agreed to. Your data may also be used for analysis purposes, to help us provide the best service possible. We’ll only share your data if required to do so by law.
Personal data:- personal data is anything which enables us to identify you, such as your name or an email address. We must use such information only for the purpose you agreed to on submitting it. We must also ensure that the data is held safely.
You give us your personal data when:-
*You make a donation on line
* Order an item from our online shop
* Email a request for information
* Ask to be added to our mailing list for our newsletter and events
The marketing information is sent via an email to Mailchimp who provide our mailing service. Mailchimp will then add your details to a distribution list which we then use to send out the requested information. Mailchimp are a US based organisation which uses data security within the US Privacy Shield Standard. This provides an equivalent security standard to that required under GDPR.
If you are a supporter of the Teapot Trust we use your personal data to:-
*Inform you of our work and of the different ways you can help
*assess and develop future events and activities
Your personal data is stored on our database.
Once you have unsubscribed to our mailing list you may choose to stop the contact at any time either by using the unsubscribe function or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We use them to help us analyse the use and performance of our website – for example how many visitors to the site we receive – has a campaign resulted in an increase in numbers?
Managing cookies – your browser will allow you to refuse and/or delete cookies. The method varies from browser to browser. You can obtain information through the following links:
(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);
(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
(e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and
We will not sell or give your personal data to someone else.
Security:- whilst we strive to keep the information you supply secure please be aware that the internet is not a fully secure medium. The Teapot Trust uses Box to store data. Box uses TLS when data is in transit and AES encryption when data is at rest in storage.
We update our site regularly and may change the content at any time.