policies

PRIVACY POLICY

Our Compliance and Consent General Data Protection Regulation form (PDF) shows what data is collected, the reason for collecting it, how it is stored, how it is shared and a GDPR compliance statement.

The Club’s Constitution has been updated to include our General Data Protection Regulation Policy.

As with most websites, this site gathers details such as the visitor’s IP address, machine type, browser type, referring page, date and time of visit. No other personal information is gathered about a visitor to this site (by the Club) except when the visitor provides it by completing an on-line form and consenting on it’s use subject to the Club’s policies by pressing the submit button.

The information gathered is not shared with anyone other than the Club’s officials, unless required by law, without the express consent of the individual concerned. When making a comment (where permitted) a visitor’s name and comment will be visible to any subsequent visitor, but no other information will be shown.

To help us to understand which newsletter and reminder emails are being opened or clicked, anonymised tracking is enabled and used only for that purpose.

 

COOKIE POLICY

As this information is subject occasional update please visit it again should the cookie notice reappear before it’s expected.

This site works best when small text files, known as cookies, are placed on your computer or device to remember your settings. Generally, cookies improve browsing experience. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this and other sites. An effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

This site also has a list of links to other websites. As we have no control over the cookies those sites use, we advise you read their cookie and privacy policies. The provision of the links doesn’t convey any endorsement, they are provided for the convenience of visitors to this site.

The term {hash} used in the tables below refers to a method of securing sensitive information such as when authenticating a user. The password presented by the user is hashed and compared with the stored hash. The original information cannot be recalculated from the stored hash value.

 

COOKIES PLACED BY THIS SITE

 

Visitor Cookies

If you close the cookie notice and you have not set your browser to block cookies, those in the following table will be placed. If you don’t close the cookies notice, cookies are not placed and the site will work normally. However, if you access protected pages, the cookies marked by * will be placed and the cookie notice will still appear the next time you visit the site.

Cookie name Purpose Duration
catAccCookies Acceptance of cookies 28 days
wordpress_test_cookie * Checks your browser allows cookies session
wp-postpass_{hash} * Password for protected pages 1 hour

 

Commenter Cookies

Commenter cookies remember your details purely for your own convenience. They are set if you check the “Save my name, email and website in this browser for the next time I comment” checkbox.

Cookie name Purpose Duration
comment_author_{hash} Remembers author’s name 347 days
comment_author_email_{hash} Remembers author’s email address 347 days
comment_author_url_{hash} Remembers author’s website address 347 days

 

Authorised User Cookies

The same applies to authorised user sessions as to visitor and commenter sessions plus the additional cookies shown in the following table.

Cookie name Purpose Duration
wfwaf-authcookie-{hash} Firewall check of user capabilities before their dashboard opens 10 hours
wf_loginalerted{hash} Alerts firewall admin when an admin user logs in from a new device or location persists
wordpress_logged_in_{hash} Records who is logged in session
wordpress_sec_{hash} Security data (can be multiples of this) session
wp-settings-{user} Admin settings for the individual user 1 year
wp-settings-{time}-{user} The time when wp-settings-{user} was set 1 year
wp-saving-post Created for auto-saving a post in the editor 1 day
newsletter Contains your user name session

 

COOKIES PLACED BY THIRD PARTIES

 

Placed by google.com

To protect this site we have implemented Google’s reCAPTCHA v3. For more information visit Google’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Cookie name Purpose Duration
1P_JAR Marketing 1 month
CGIG User preferences and information 6 months
CONSENT User consent Approximately 20 years
DV Google analytics 10 minutes
NID Google analytics 6 months
SNID Google analytics 6 months

 

Placed by tickcounter.com

This site utilises countdown timers by tickcounter. For more information visit Tickcounter’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

Cookie name Purpose Duration
_ga Universal Analytics visitor tracking 2 years
_gid Groups the user behaviour together for each user 24 hours
_gat Throttles requests to Google Analytics servers to improve network efficiency 1 minute

 

SAFEGUARDING POLICY

The Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club, as a member club of the RSGB (Radio Society of Great Britain), expects it’s members to be aware of, read and abide by their safeguarding of children and vulnerable people policies: RSGB Child Protection Policy and RSGB Child Protection Guidance.

 

PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE

As a member club of the RSGB, the Club is covered by the RSGB’s Public Liability Insurance. Details can be provided to the management of venues used for Club events.