Perth Farmers’ Market Limited is committed to safeguarding your privacy and maintaining the security of your personal information in compliance with GDPR 2018. The purpose of this Statement is to explain to you what personal information we collect and how we use it.
We may update this policy from time to time. You should check this page occasionally to ensure that you agree with any changes to this policy.
Who we are
Perth Farmers’ Market Limited was established in April 1999. It is a bona fide co-operative registered with the Financial Conduct Authority. As a co-operative it adheres to the internationally agreed principles and values of co-operation.
It is a not for profit organisation and exists to provide a platform for businesses to sell directly to the public.
How we collect information from you
- Via our website when you complete an on-line Application Form to attend our markets and events.
- Booking Forms we send you once your Application has been accepted.
- Emails you send to us, or that we send to you.
- Telephone conversations we have with you.
- Through your use of social media.
Type of information we collect from you
We collect your name, address, email address; telephone numbers; social media content and information relevant to your application: trading name; place of production.
We collect other relevant information which is necessary for health and safety, legal or financial purposes and details which are required to ensure the smooth organisation of our events.
How this information is used
We use this information to inform you of events we are organising and to process your application. Having booked an event with us we use your information to correspond with you regarding the event and keep you informed about changes to rules and/or necessary information prior to event attendance. We keep a record of your information so that we may send you details of any future events we are organising.
As an attendee at our events we correspond with you to keep you informed about new rules; changes to current rules; legal or financial issues and will send you information that, in our view, may be of benefit to you.
As an attendee of Perth Farmers’ Market, information about you is displayed on our website and on our social media channels in order to assist with promoting the market.
Who has access to this information
We pass this information on to our contractors: The Event Store who manages all events on behalf of Perth Farmers’ Market Limited and the bookkeeper who requires this information in order to process invoices/receipts and make contact regarding any financial queries. We do not pass this information on to any other parties.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
We always provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information and to delete your data altogether. Please let us know if you wish to update or delete the personal data we hold about you by emailing us at email@example.com or simply unsubscribe from any email where an opt-out option is provided.