Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.social-circus.com
social-circus.com is a not-for-profit group of individuals promoting social circus
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you contact us we store your data, you message and our reply so we can have a clear, transparent conversation.
Shopping with us
If you buy the Colouring Book then we
Use the data you provide to process your order, support your experience throughout this website and to maintain a record of income for accounting purposes but your personal details will not be linked in that book-keeping.
We will not share your details with anyone else, only use them to process the order successfully.
We will NOT add you to a mailing list. You can sign up to a mailing list elsewhere on the website.
If you pay with PayPal then PayPal will keep a record of your details and the transaction details in case you raise a dispute about the item, etc and in line with that company’s privacy policies.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Cookies In Use on This Site
Cookies and how they Benefit You
Our cookies help us:
- Make our website work as you’d expect
- Save you having to login every time you visit the site
- Remember your settings during and between visits
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Continuously improve our website for you
- Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
- Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
- Pass data to advertising networks
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
- Pay sales commissions
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below
More about our Cookies
Cookies we’ve identified
Our own cookies
- Determining if you are logged in or not
- Remembering your search settings
- Remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions
- Allowing you to add comments to our site
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.
Visitor Statistics Cookies
Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites
It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.
The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing http://www.attacat.co.uk/, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We don’t share your data with any other organisation. Except that Google Analytics gives us report on how you use, find and link to our website and we use mailchimp to send you emails once in a while. Mailchimp is based in the USA but is part of the EU- USA Privacy Shield network.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
We retain your data for as long as you are a member and if you leave we delete your data.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information (Members)
We only use your contact information to stay in touch with you and as your provide it to let the public know your website, location, contact email, etc as you have provided this information for public viewing in order to promote your group.
How we protect your data
You data is stored securely and access is limited
What data breach procedures we have in place
If we have a data breach we inform you as soon as we can after discovering any breach. We store your data as you use this website to promote your group so that data is public as you agreed. We don’t store any other personal data. We will report any data breach to the relevant national Statutory Body (for the UK the Information Commissioners’ Office)
What third parties we receive data from
Google Analytics, which tells us possibly things like from where you found our website, where you are generally located, and details like which browser you use – but that data can be limited by how you accept our cookies and how you have your wed-browser set up to restrict the data and tracking that happens as part of web analytics
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
We don’t do any automated profiling.