Who we are
We are an official branch of the Scottish National Party, a political party registered with the Electoral Commission.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
The only personal data we collect is that provided by you if you choose to contact us via our contact form, or via our email address. We collect this data so we can respond to any message you choose to send us.
We collect the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
We will retain data you provide (name, email address, message content) via our contact form for up to a year, or other reasonable period of time to enable us to communicate with you.
Cookies are small text files that a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a website and are widely used to remember small amounts of information and give you a better experience using the website.
Certain cookies (e.g. Google Analytics) contain a limited amount of personal information. Most cookies will not collect information that personally identifies you, but collect more general information to help us analyse how well our website is performing overall so we can improve it.
The London SNP only uses session or temporary cookies: that is, those that are deleted once users close their browsers and automatically expire after 20 minutes of inactivity or logging out of the system.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites or social media platforms behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We use Google Analytics for the purposes to monitor, develop and improve our services. You can opt-out not to be tracked by Google Analytics, by accessing the “Privacy & Cookies Policy" at the bottom of every page.
Who we share your data with
With the exception of analytical data as described above, we do not share personal data with any third party.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
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
We will only use your personal contact details to reply to any message you send us via our contact form or via our email address. We do not further process, sell, or otherwise use your personal contact details. We may keep hold of your email for up to a year or other reasonable period of time so as to allow us to engage with you. You can request us to delete any and all data we hold about you at any time.
How is information being collected?
As you browse the London SNP website, we collect information about your use of the site including but not limited to traffic data and location data. This will normally be the pages you have visited, how long you stay online and where you are located. We will not be able to identify who you are from the information we store, but we will be able to identify where you are located.
By default, we track mobile usage metrics anonymously.
How we protect your data
The information sent through the Contact Us form is kept in a form of an email of [email protected]
We will never use any of the data sent through the form for any purpose rather than coming back to you with an answer to your query. No personal information is being kept in the London SNP website database.
What data breach procedures we have in place
Data breaches will be handled in accordance with Scottish National Policy internal information governance procedures. The branch Convenor is responsible for investigating any data breaches reported to the branch.
What third parties we receive data from
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
All the analytic data gathered through Google Analytics is processed, analysed and shown in the form of a dashboard to understand traffic visits and improve the performance and services the London SNP. No personal information is being gathered or processed.
Request personal data
The only personal data we store is your contact details (as provided by you) to enable us to respond to any message you send us via our contact form or via our email address. You can contact us again to request we delete any and all data about you at any time.
Google Analytics Opt-out
You can adjust your Cookie settings to opt-out of analytics data.