When you visit or use a website of the FSBI, we may require certain details including personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act")) from you, including without limitation your name and email address. This policy is in relation to any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to the FSBI (collectively the Data). The FSBI considers your privacy and the privacy of the subject of any Data provided (the "Relevant Individual") to be very important and this policy sets out the reasons for requesting and using the Data. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Act, the data controller is the FSBI c/o Charity & Social Enterprise Unit, Brabners Chaffe Street LLP, Horton House, Exchange Flags, Liverpool, L2 3YL.
We may collect and process the following data about you:
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website and those of Wiley-Blackwell, the publisher of the Societyís journal and the firm responsible for collecting membership payments and maintaining the Societyís membership list. This includes information provided at the time of applying to be a member of the Society, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you apply for one of the Societyís grants or sponsorship schemes, and when you report a problem with our Website.
Whenever you contact the FSBI, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
Details of transactions you carry out through our associated websites (i.e. those of Wiley-Blackwell) and of the fulfilment of your orders.
Details of your visits to our Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To assist and enable the FSBI to provide its services to you.
To ensure that content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
To provide you with information, products or services that you request from the FSBI or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
To contact you directly to monitor progressTo inform you of the FSBI services relating to fish biology and fisheries science and conservation and any complimentary services and
To carry out our obligations arising from any grants awarded to you by the FSBI.
To notify you about changes to our service.
The personal details we request, allow the FSBI to contact you by letter, telephone fax or email. Other details requested are for the purposes of establishing what services may be suitable to you or your business.
We may also use the Data, or permit selected third parties to use the Data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by post, telephone or electronic means (e-mail or SMS).
The FSBI will not pass any of your Data on to third parties for marketing purposes, and your data will only be used for such purposes by our associated websites (i.e. Wiley-Blackwell) if you grant them permission to do so.
We may disclose the Data to our associate websites (i.e. those of Wiley-Blackwell) for the purposes of registering you as a member of the Society and for managing the Societyís membership list, which includes providing you with electronic and/or paper copies of the Societyís main publication, the Journal of Fish Biology.
We may disclose the Data to third parties:
We reserve the right to report any activity that we suspect may violate any relevant laws or regulations to the appropriate authority. If the FSBI is requested by such authority for the Data, we reserve the right to disclose it to them.
You represent, warrant and undertake to the FSBI that:
You shall fully indemnify and keep the FSBI's trustees, officers, employees and agents fully indemnified against all actions, claims, proceedings, costs and damages (including without limitation any damages or compensation paid by the FSBI on the advice of its legal advisors to compromise or settle any claim) and all legal costs or other expenses arising out of any breach of the above representations, warranties and undertakings or out of any claims by a third party based on any facts which if substantiated would constitute such a breach.
We aim to keep all the Data as accurate and up to date as possible. If you would like to review or change the Data you have supplied to the FSBI, then please contact the FSBI as set out below. We will store the Data in accordance with our obligations under the Act.
All Data will be kept as confidential and as secure as possible through the use of the FSBI secure server software. Furthermore as required by the Act, We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of the Data that you have given to the FSBI so as to prevent unauthorised access.
We use industry standard practices to safeguard the confidentiality of the Data including without limitation "firewalls". We treat the Data as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorised access. The FSBI employees or its agents use many different security techniques to protect the information from unauthorised access by users inside and outside the FSBI. However, "perfect security" does not exist on the Internet. Although we will do our best to protect the Data, we cannot guarantee the security of the Data transmitted to our Website; any transmission is at your own risk.
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our usersë browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file. Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser on your computerís hard drive allowing websites to recognise one user from another. Cookies can be deleted from your hard drive if you want to. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but your web browser can be altered so as to prevent acceptance.
Cookies help us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
Our Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers, affiliates and other websites of interest. If you follow a link to any of these websites, then please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any control over those website or any responsibility or liability for their use and policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
We reserve the right to vary the terms and conditions of this policy from time to time. Such variations become effective immediately upon the posting of the varied policy on the FSBI website. After such posting you will be deemed to accept such variations. You should visit this page periodically to review this policy and its terms and conditions because they are binding upon you.
In the event that any term of this policy is held to be invalid, unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, that term shall be deemed severable and the remainder of this policy shall remain valid and enforceable. No waiver of any term of this policy shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.