Who are we?
The Exchange Creative Community CIC is a community-led arts organisation based in Morecambe. Since its foundation in 2015, the group are focused on delivering arts projects for and with the community that are accessible, that create opportunities and that foster creative learning. We registered as a Community Interest Company (CIC) and regulated by the CIC regulator CIC no: 9672869
Who’s in control?
Keeping Your Information Secure
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way.We limit access to your personal information to those who have genuine business and need to access it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manor and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We will also use technological and organisation methods to keep your information secure. These include the following examples:
Payments are encrypted using SSL
All data is stored on secure servers
Access is restricted and limited to specific users with associated permissions
Whilst we use all reasonable efforts to secure your personal data, in using the site you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security and integrity of any personal data that are transferred from you or to you via the internet. If you have any particular concerns about your information please do not hesitate to contact us.
What data do we collect and where from?
Credit Card information
Date of Birth;
Social Media Shares;
Device Information e.g. desktop, tablet, and mobile;
Traffic Information e.g. referral address
Third Party Software
Our website (Including content management system, website contact form, sign up forms, surveys and newsletter subscription ) is hosted on the www.wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and manage service to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
We also collect website usage data using Google Analytics. The website uses a cookie for Google Analytics. It does not capture or store personal information, but merely logs the user’s IP address which is automatically recognised by the web server. This is used to record the number of visitors to our website, volumes of usage, visit duration, device information, etc. For more information about Google Analytics visit the Google Analytics website.
If you do not wish to accept cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser. However, this may affect the functionality of The Exchange Creative Community’s website.
What do we use your data for?
We aim to be transparent when processing your personal data, so it is important that you understand how and why we use your personal data that we collect. We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems, resolve a dispute, collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our organisation or as necessary inline with agreements or applicable laws. This might be through email, telephone, text message, and/or postal mail.
We collect your information for the following purposes:
To provide and operate services
To provide our users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support
To be able to contact our Visitors and users with general or personalised service related notices and promotional messages
To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred non-personal information, which we may use to provide and improve our services
To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.
We use your personal data that you supplied during purchases to manage, process and deliver your orders.
Managing your membership / subscriptions
We use your personal data that you supplied during sign-up process to manage and oversee your membership and inform and update you of our business, events and opportunities available.
Marketing & Communications
We use the personal data you provide during the newsletter sign-up process to provide you with occasional summaries of our activities and news updates. It is important for you to know that you can opt-out of direct marketing at any time. This can be done by clicking the “unsubscribe link” at the bottom of our email marketing correspondence we send you. Alternatively, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to inform us of your opt-out request.
Tailoring content to our audience
We use the personal data provided by Google Analytics. To gauge interest in our events, projects, workshops, etc. This data will then be used to determine the long-term viability of these projects and help us inform future funding decisions.
Requests to view, update or withdraw your information...
Requests to see a copy of the data stored by us, requests for updates or to withdraw please contact us at email@example.com or send us mail to The Exchange Creative Community CIC, 13 West Street, Morecambe, LA3 1RB to notify us of your request.
You may be asked for supporting information to help confirm your identity, though for additional security reasons we will not be able to provide precise details about payment-cards.
Questions and your contact information
If you have any further enquiries you are invited to contact us at:
Address: The Exchange Creative Community CIC, 13 West Street, Morecambe, LA3 1RB