Privacy Policy

Aberdeen Climate Action (ACA) is a non profit organisation run by a small team of volunteers. Our aim is to raise awareness of climate change and prompt action towards carbon reduction and living sustainably.

Due to the change in data protection law; the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we would like to make you aware of how we use and store your personal data. Aberdeen Climate Action is regarded as a data controller.

What Information do we collect?

We only collect information you provide to us – your name and email address.

How do we use your personal information?

ACA use a mailing list service, Mail Chimp to promote upcoming events and climate change information/ ACA information by e-newsletters. Mail chimp currently meets GDPR’s requirements, for more information click: https://kb.mailchimp.com/accounts/management/about-the-general-data-protection-regulation

We also retain emailing lists in our private email account.

Who has access to my personal information?

The secretary and publicity team (processors) are the only ones that have access to your personal data.

Our designated Data Protection Officer is Alison Stuart, any questions, please contact alison@aberdeenclimateaction.org

How long do we keep your information?

You are able to unsubscribe from the e-newsletter updates at any time by clicking ‘unsubscribe from this list’ at the bottom of the email. You may also email Alison: alison@aberdeenclimateaction.org  to unsubscribe. Under GDPR law we are required to gain consent for the usage of your data, which we will retain until you ask us to unsubscribe you or we cease to send out email updates.

How will we contact you?

We will only ever contact you through email.

How do we handle your information and other organisations?

We do not pass on or sell your information in any way.

Other sites: Facebook, twitter, Instagram and PayPal

Where we use external websites provided by other organisations such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or PayPal, please consult their privacy policies.

Your rights

The GDPR includes the following rights for individuals:

the right to be informed;
the right of access;
the right to rectification;
the right to erasure;
the right to restrict processing;
the right to data portability;
the right to object; and
the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling

If you wish to exercise any of your rights, as listed above please email: alison@aberdeenclimateaction.org

Updates or changes to the privacy policy

Aberdeen Climate Action reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy. Each time you visit this site you should check this Privacy Policy to check that no changes have been made to any sections that are important to you. Where appropriate, any changes will be notified to you by email.