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We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

Everyone has rights with regard to the way in which their personal information is handled. During the course of our activities we will collect, store and process personal information about our members and other third parties, and we recognise that the correct and lawful treatment of this data will maintain confidence in the organisation and will provide for successful business operations.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of UK data protection laws, the data controller is Constructing Excellence Midlands of Constructing Excellence Midlands, Rook Lane Chapel, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1DN

Data protection principles

When processing your information, we must comply with the six enforceable principles of good practice. These provide that your personal information must be:

Information you give to us

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal information about you, including:

‘Special category’ data

Information relating to your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, health, criminal convictions, sex life or sexual orientation, or certain types of genetic or biometric data is known as ‘special category’ data.

During the course of dealing with you, we may collect the following ‘special category’ data about you:

How we collect your personal information

We may obtain personal information by directly interacting with you, such as:

We may obtain personal information via automated technology when you interact with our website by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies.

We may also collect personal information about you from third parties or publicly-available sources, such as:

How we use your personal information

We will only use your personal information when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal information in the following circumstances:

We will only use ‘special category’ information, such as your photograph:

Purposes for which we will use your personal information

We may use your personal information for a number of different purposes. For each purpose, we are required to confirm the ‘legal basis’ that allows us to use your information, as follows:

Purposes for which we will use the information you give to us Legal basis
To register you as a new member It will be necessary for the performance of the contract between you and us
To notify you about changes to our terms or this privacy policy It will be necessary for our legitimate business interests, namely to ensure you are aware of our current terms and conditions
To administer our website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes, to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so, to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you and to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our website about goods or services that may interest you or them It will be necessary for our legitimate business interests to ensure you receive the best experience possible when accessing and using our website. We will comply with our cookie policy when processing this information
To provide you with information about events that are similar to those that you have already received from us Where you have previously received marketing communications from us, then it will be necessary for our legitimate business interests, namely to ensure you continue to receive communications that you have previously agreed to receive

In all other cases, we will only do this if you give us your consent

To administer and improve our website and to keep our site safe and secure. We are allowed to use this information to ensure you receive the best experience possible when accessing and using our website.
To receive feedback from you after an event It will be necessary for our legitimate business interests to ensure we provide you with an adequate service and to make improvements
To provide you with your membership benefits It will be necessary for the performance of the contract between you and us
Sharing photographs of events for our website/social media platforms for promotion and information regarding events It will be necessary for our legitimate business interests and forms part of the membership benefits
To form part of our members directory It will be necessary for our legitimate business interests and forms part of the membership benefits
To send renewal letters to members It will be necessary for our legitimate business interests namely to give you the opportunity to renew your membership
Promote your company on our website if you become a member It will be necessary for the performance of the contract between you and us
Process an application for ‘adopt a school campaign’ It will be necessary for the performance of the contract between you and us

We will only use your personal information for the purpose(s) for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal information for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

Please note that we may process your personal information without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.

How we use the information we collect about you from other sources

We may receive personal data about you from third party sources such as your employer as part of corporate memberships or recommendations. In this case, we will provide you with a copy of this privacy policy.

What if you cannot or will not provide us with your personal information

It is a contractual requirement for you to provide us with certain information, namely your name, postal address, email address, company name, type of business, position in company and chosen club or forum. If you do not provide us with that information, we will be unable to process your membership.

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Constructing Excellence South West
Rook Lane Chapel
Frome
Somerset
BA11 1DN

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