This page explains how your information will be used.
IN BRIEF is a blog from the National Assembly for Wales Commission (‘the Assembly’) which is hosted by WordPress. Details about how WordPress will use your information can be found through this link. There are two ways to subscribe to updates from IN BRIEF,
- you can subscribe to real time updates through wordpress.com on the following page: https://seneddresearch.blog/follow-this-blog-via-email/.
- Once subscribed your information will be retained until you choose to unsubscribe. You can unsubscribe from wordpress.com at any point by managing your subscriptions on WordPress – https://subscribe.wordpress.com/, or
- the second way to subscribe is through Mailchimp.com. Mailchimp is a third party that allows users to subscribe to content that has been produced on wordpress.com. Details about how MailChimp use your information can be found through this link: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/. You can choose to subscribe to weekly or monthly content updates via Mailchimp through the following link; http://assemblywales.us7.list-manage.com/subscribe located on IN BRIEF.
What information we will collect about you: The Assembly will process the following types of information about users of this site:
- Registration for the blog subscription feature (this will include your name and email address); and
- Any general feedback and queries that you make.
How your information will be used: The Assembly will ensure your information is: protected; kept secure from unauthorised access; used in line with Data Protection legislation; and used only for subscription purposes, or to respond to your feedback. We will not share your information with anyone else unless you give us permission to do so.
Information the Assembly holds may be the subject of a request made by a member of the public under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. When responding to such requests we may be required to release your personal information. However, our response to such requests will be in accordance with the guidelines provided by the National Assembly for Wales Code of Practice on Public Access to Information.
How long your information will be retained: Once subscribed your information will be retained until you choose to unsubscribe. Subscribers can update their preferences or unsubscribe from this mailing list at any time by clicking on the links located at the end of the email.
If you provide general feedback and queries – We welcome your feedback. If a query does not fall under the remit of the Assembly, we will inform you and may pass your question on to the relevant organisation that can deal with it. If you contact us asking for information, we may need to contact others to find that information. If your question is technical in nature, we may need to pass it to our technology suppliers. We will not pass on any of your personal information when dealing with your enquiry, unless you have given us permission to do so. Once we have replied to you, we keep a record of your message for audit purposes
- The Assembly’s main website http://www.assemblywales.org/help/privacy.htm
- Twitter https://twitter.com/privacy
Your rights If you would like to: engage any of the rights that you have under the legislation (such as the right of access); ask a question; or make a complaint about how your information has been used; please contact the Assembly’s Information Governance Manager. You can also make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) if you believe we have not used your information in line with the law. ICO Contact details are available on their website.