Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

What's in these terms?

These terms tell you the rules for using our website www.goldgeese.org (our site).

Who we are and how to contact us

www.goldgeese.org is a site operated by Gold Geese & its Trustees. We are registering (update coming soon) in England and Wales under company number PENDING and have our registered office at PENDING. We are regulated by the Charity Commissioners. To contact us, please email hello@goldgeese.org.

By using our site, you accept these terms

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

There are other terms that may apply to you

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

Our Privacy Policy. We will only use your personal information as set out in his policy.

Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our site.

We may make changes to these terms

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on effective date stated below.

We may suspend or withdraw our site

Our site is made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

Our site is only for users in the UK

Our site is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate for use or available in other locations.

Material on our site

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

Do not rely on information on this site

The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely and we do not guarantee that it is accurate, complete or up to date.

We are not responsible for websites we link to

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our trustees, officers, volunteers, employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation. Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software. You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

Rules about linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Which country's laws apply to any disputes?

These terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. In the case of any dispute arising between us, you and we both agree that the courts of England will have exclusive jurisdiction.

Effective Date: 25th November 2018


Privacy policy

What This policy Covers

This policy covers how Gold Geese treats personal information that it collects and receives from its users. It is incorporated into and is subject to our Terms of Use.

The Information Gold Geese Collects and How It Is Used

Gold Geese collects the following information:

General: You may give us personal information about you by filling in forms on our site or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financial and credit card information, personal description and professional information.

Cookies: The site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the site. This helps Gold Geese to provide you with a good experience when you browse the site and also allows us to improve the site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them, see our Cookie Policy.

E-mail Messages: Note that if you send an e-mail to Gold Geese we may retain those communications and your e-mail address in order to reply to your enquiries, fulfil your requests and to improve our services.

To the extent that you submit to us any personal information belonging to third parties, you warrant that you have the consent of that third party to submit such data to us, including for such uses described in this policy.

When Gold Geese May Share Your Information

This is subject to change, but we will only share information with your permission. Our website is still in construction phases and we will have personal information opt in/opt out boxes for personal information use with regards to sharing.

Operations and Maintenance Contractors

Gold Geese operations and maintenance contractors sometimes have limited access to your personal information in the course of providing products or services to Gold Geese. These contractors include vendors and suppliers that provide us with technology, services, and/or content for the operation and maintenance of the site. Unless you have acted to opt-out of receiving e-mails and newsletters from Gold Geese, these contractors also may have access to your e-mail address to send newsletters or special promotions to you on our behalf or to send e-mails to you for purposes such as conducting market research on our behalf. Access to your personal information by these contractors is limited to the information reasonably necessary for the contractor to perform its limited function for Gold Geese. We also contractually require that our operations and maintenance contractors 1) protect the privacy of your personal information consistent with this policy, and 2) not use or disclose your personal information for any purpose other than providing us with products and services as required by law.

Advertising and Promotions

Gold Geese may share non-personal information (such as anonymous website use data) with third-parties to assist them in understanding the site, including usage of the site and the services Gold Geese provides and the success of advertisements and promotions.

Legal Requirements

If Gold Geese is under a duty to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligations, in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Gold Geese and its users or others.

Breach of Gold Geese Terms

Gold Geese also reserves the right to disclose collected information that Gold Geese believes is appropriate or necessary to enforce our Terms of Use, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend itself against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of the site, and to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Gold Geese users or others.

Other

In the unlikely event of Golden Geese’s bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, Gold Geese may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.

Except as described in this policy, Gold Geese will not share your personal information with third parties unless you have elected to “opt-in” to such sharing of your information. Gold Geese will not collect or use personal information for reasons other than those described in this policy, unless Gold Geese obtains your prior consent. Please contact Gold Geese for any additional questions about the management or use of personal information.

Where we store your personal information

The data that we collect from you will not be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential, we ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Information security

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although Gold Geese does its best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

How long we store your personal information

We will store your personal information for as long as you remain an active supporter i.e. unless and until you ask us to remove it.

Access to information

Data protection Legislation gives you the right to access information held about you, and related information including the purposes for processing the personal information, the recipients or categories of recipients with whom the personal information has been shared, where possible, the period for which the personal information will be stored, the source of the personal information, and the existence of any automated decision making. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with such legislation. You can exercise your rights free of charge, but we reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee for such requests which are repetitive, manifestly unfounded or excessive, in accordance with applicable law. Under certain circumstances, you can request transfer of your personal information directly to a third party where this is technically feasible.

Deleting your personal information

You can contact us to request that all personal information relating to you be deleted from our database. We will honour your request provided the personal information is not required for compliance with a legal obligation under European or member state law or for the establishment, exercise or defence of a legal claim.

Complaints, problems and correcting and removing personal information

If you have a complaint or problem or would like any personal information relating to you corrected or deleted, please e-mail us at hello@goldgeese. Personal information will be corrected or deleted, as applicable as soon as possible following receipt of the request. We try to answer every e-mail within 5 days, but may not always able to do so.

If you do not receive adequate resolution of a privacy related problem, you may write to us at registered address pending. We will notify you within 30 days of receipt of your letter to confirm your personal identifiers have been corrected or removed. You may also lodge a complaint with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (http://ico.org.uk).

Limitations on removing or changing information

Upon your request, we will delete your personal information from our active databases and where feasible from our back-up media. You should be aware that it may not be technologically possible to remove each and every record of the information you have provided to Gold Geese from our servers, and this action will prevent the Member from downloading activity data following the deletion of their data. We may also retain personal information that is required for compliance with a legal obligation under European or member state law or for the establishment, exercise or defence of a legal claim. We will inform you if personal information is retained for this purpose.

Notification of data breaches

In the event of a serious data breach we will endeavour to alert all affected Members within 72 hours after we become aware of the full details of the data breach.

Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. No part of the Gold Geese site is directed to persons under 16. If you are under 16 years of age, then please do not use or access the site at any time or in any manner. Gold Geese does not knowingly collect personal information on the site from persons under 18 years of age.

Changes to this Policy

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on effective date stated below.

Definitions and FAQ

What is personal information?

Gold Geese defines “personal information” as information that enables us to identify you directly or indirectly, from the information alone or in combination with other identifiers we possess. Personal information might include, for example, name, email address, home address, phone numbers or other data which can be linked to such information. Personal information includes pseudonymised information but excludes anonymous information or information that has had the identity of an individual permanently removed.

What is non-personal information?

Gold Geese defines “non-personal information” as information which does not identify individuals, whether on its own or in conjunction with other information collected by Gold Geese. This includes information that is collected from many people, anonymised and aggregated into groups so that individual users cannot be identified.

What is collected information?

Gold Geese defines “collected information” as both the personal and non-personal information that Gold Geese collect from users.

What is opt-in?

“Opt-in” as means you are actively indicating your preference to participate in a program, email, feature, tool, or enhancement on a web site. Typically, if you “Opt-in” you must provide certain information, usually Personal Information, to the website or otherwise actively indicate your choice or preference to participate in the website program.

What is opt-out?

“Opt-out” means that if you do not take some action you are indicating your preference to participate in a program, email, feature, tool or enhancement on a website. Typically, if you “opt-out” you must uncheck a box next to a stated preference or otherwise take some indicate action to indicate your preference not to participate in a program.

Effective Date: 25th November 2018