The information you provide
We may ask you to provide information to us or collect date from you on different occasions, including at a number of points on the Site, such as when you:
(i) e-mail enquiries, contributions or your views to us;
(ii) enter competitions;
(iii) register to receive or download information, newsletters or other documentation.
How the NLFL uses the information
We will use your personal information:
(i) to respond to your enquiry;
(ii) to acknowledge any contribution that you may make;
(iii) to administer the relevant competition;
(iv) to send information to you;
(v) to fulfil any contract that we may enter into with you;
(vi) for research purposes;
(vii) to send marketing information to you in accordance with the provisions set out below; or
(viii) for other reasonable purposes for which you have provided such information.
In addition, selected third parties or commercial affiliates (as shown on the Site under “Sponsors”) would like to send you marketing information, by post, e-mail or SMS. We will only allow them to do this if you have indicated that you are happy to receive such information (either when you submit your details to us or at a later stage in writing or via email).
If you do not wish to receive any of the above information or be contacted by us in accordance with the above, please update your preferences online (where this facility is available), write to the General Secretary at the address below or make the request via email.
If you submit your views to us via our contact form or via any of our Official Social Media, we will circulate them internally for training and management purposes. We may also publish your views on this Site, any other website operated by us or in other media. If you do not want us to do this, please let us know when you submit your views , via email or write to the General Secretary at the address below.
We may aggregate the information you send to us with other data (so that you cannot be identified from that data) and use that aggregated data for administrative purposes and/or share it with other people.
We will share your information with our Affiliates and third party service providers if this is necessary or reasonably required for any of the purposes above. Such third party service providers are not entitled to use your information for their own purposes. We may also share your information with third parties for marketing purposes (in accordance with the paragraph entitled “How the NLFL uses the information” above) if you have indicated that you are happy to receive such information. Some of these third parties may be located outside of the United Kingdom, including in countries where data protection laws might not exist or be of a lower standard than the EU.
Protection of information
We are committed to protecting your privacy and we implement various security measures in relation to our processing and transfer of personal data. However, the nature of the Internet is such that the data may in some circumstances flow over networks without full security measures and could be accessible to unauthorised persons.
Your right to access the information
You have the right to access the information that the NLFL holds about you in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. In order to do this please make a written application to the General Secretary, at the address below. The NLFL may require you to provide verification of your identity and to pay an administrative fee (which is currently £10) to provide a copy of the information that it holds. Please note that in certain circumstances the NLFL may withhold access to your information where it has the right to do so under current data protection legislation.