Parallel Parliament Privacy Policy

This privacy policy will explain how Parallel Parliament uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

What data do we collect?

Parallel Parliament collects the following data:

  • Email addresses

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Parallel Parliament with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

How will we use your data?

Parallel Parliament collects your data so that we can:

  • Process your alerts and manage your account.
  • Email you with information on other products and services we think you might like.

Storage and retention of your personal data

Parallel Parliament will retain your personal data for as long as is necessary for the purpose it was collected. The length of time personal data are retained for will differ dependent on the purpose of their collection and legal requirements.

Personal data is predominantly held in data centres within the UK or the wider European Economic Area for the purposes of hosting, maintenance and back up.

Marketing

Parallel Parliament would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like.

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop Parallel Parliament from contacting you for marketing purposes.

What are your data protection rights?

Parallel Parliament would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Parallel Parliament for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Parallel Parliament correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Parallel Parliament to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Parallel Parliament erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Parallel Parliament restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Parallel Parliament’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Parallel Parliament transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the Contact Form.

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

Parallel Parliament uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our website

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality – Parallel Parliament uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
  • Analytics – Parallel Parliament uses Google Analytics to monitor user and website performance.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Changes to our privacy policy

Parallel Parliament keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 1 August 2020.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Parallel Parliament’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us using the Contact Form.

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Parallel Parliament has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

The supervisory authority is the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Website: https://ico.org.uk/