Privacy Policy

WIM Community Portal Ltd is not responsible for the content or the privacy polices of websites to which it may provide links or the websites of its advertisers. WIM Community Portal Ltd respects your corporate and personal privacy and the confidentiality of your data. We believe that you should know who we are, the types of information we may collect on the WIM Community Portal website, and what we do with your infomation. Our overall privacy policy is simple. Under no circumstances will WIM Community Portal Ltd sell or share any information about you or your company with any person or organisation except as authorised by you or as may be required by law.

WIM Community Portal Ltd is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. This privacy policy explains what information we collect about users of the Website and how we will use it.

By submitting your information you confirm that you understand how that information will be used in accordance with this policy and that you consent to our use of that information as set out in this policy.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page without notice but where you have registered and provided us with your email address, we will, depending on the nature of any changes and within a reasonable period of time following such changes to this policy, email you when we think it is appropriate to inform you that changes have occurred. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you understand and consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with our current privacy policy. Your continued use of the Website will signify your agreement to any such changes and this current policy is dated 30 November 2010. If you want us to stop using your personal data, please contact us as explained under the Clause 7 (Your rights) below and we will delete any registration you have made and endeavour to remove all personal data that we hold about you from our records in accordance with that Clause.

1. The data controller

WIM Community Portal Limited, a company registered in England and Wales (company number 06152111) whose registered office is 59 Windsor Road, London N7 6JL is the data controller in respect of any personal data that you provide to us using the Website. If you have any questions or wish to contact us in relation to our privacy policy you can email us at barbara@womeninmining.net.

2. How we use your personal data

We may ask you to provide us with certain personal information about you which we can use to identify you with, such as your name, email address, direct telephone number and certain other details (“personal data“), as well as other non-personal information about your business and profession. We may use this information to:

  • Upon your request, register you as a member of WIM Community Portal, to include and categorise you in a list of members of WIM Community Portal and to contact you concerning the administration of your membership;
  • Send you electronic marketing communications including:
    • updates about the Website, news concerning WIM Portal, and events, promotions or competitions being offered by WIM Community Portal; and
    • Information from us or from permitted selected third parties about goods and services which may be of interest to you;
  • Enable us to contact you for security reasons or in order to respond to or direct communications from third parties to the relevant recipient(s);
  • Enable you to access various features of the Website and to configure the Website to provide you with the most useful and personalised information.

We may use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring Website usage in order to help us develop the Website and our service and may provide such aggregate information to third parties solely for these purposes. Except as otherwise stipulated herein or under the Terms, WIM Community Portal shall not disclose personal data which members provide on the Website and from which members can be identified and/or contacted to any third parties without the prior authorisation of each relevant member. We may disclose any details as required by law or court order or in response to reasonable enquiries from law enforcement agencies.

3. Electronic marketing communications

We will only send you electronic marketing communications if you have opted to receive them when providing your personal data to us and/or by amending your profile settings on the Website.

If you had opted to receive such electronic marketing communications but no longer want us and/or selected third parties to use your personal data in this way, then please change your profile settings on the Website to stop them or click the “unsubscribe” button on any unwanted types of electronic marketing communications that you receive in the future.

4. Protection of personal data

We take reasonable precautions to ensure that any personal data which you provide is used only for the purposes set out in this policy. As required by the Data Protection Act 1998 we have strict security procedures regarding the storage and disclosure of personal data. However, the internet is not a completely secure network and we cannot guarantee that such information will not be intercepted by other parties.

5. Keeping your records up to date

If any of the information that you have provided on the Website changes (for example if you change employer or contact details) then please log in to the Website and update your profile.

6. Your rights

You have a right to correct any personal data that we may hold about you and have a right of access to the personal data that we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. Please email us at barbara@womeninmining.net if you would like to do this, identifying in detail the personal data that you would like to correct or wish to have access to.

If would like us to remove all the personal data that we hold about you from our records please email us at barbara@womeninmining.net and we will delete any registration you have made and endeavour to remove all personal data that we hold about you from our records. Please note, however, that we require certain key information from you in order to provide you with certain services that you may require and if you ask us to remove all or part such information you may no longer be able to use or access the Website or parts of it.