Who we are
Chester Wind Band is a community group based in Chester, Cheshire. Any information collected will only be used to tailor the entertainment which the band provides in order to better suit our audience.
Our website address is: http://www.chesterwindband.com
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.
The website uses an embedded contact form from the WordPress plugin WP Forms which is used to contact the band. All personal data entered into the form is stored privately within the site to allow communication between you and the committee. No data entered into this form will ever be published.
Contact Form Developers: https://wpforms.com/
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of text that can be stored on your computer, phone or whatever you use to surf the Internet by the websites you visit. Cookies have many uses, but fundamentally they are used to store information about you. You can find out more information about cookies at aboutcookies.org.
Currently we operate an 'implied consent' policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser's anonymous usage setting (called "Incognito" in Chrome, "InPrivate" for Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari etc).
Cookies on our site
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.
In the run up to events, information or a concert poster may appear as a popup. We will set a session cookie in your browser to determine whether you have previously closed the pop up. This cookie will expire after 1 day and this is only used for advertising purposes. For more information regarding cookies, please click here.
We use an embedded Google Map on our Contact Us page, in order to allow location services for the Google Maps API a location cookie will be set in your browser. This cookie is only used to allow a connection through to the Google Maps servers, your location is not tracked by Chester Wind Band. This cookie will expire after 6 months.
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
Your data will never be shared with anyone outside of the band's committee. Any data shared within the committee will only include the basic information needed to ensure your enquiry is addressed appropriately.
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.
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
When the feature is enabled, visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Who to contact
All privacy-related queries should be address to the Chairperson via the contact form. Where the Chairperson is unable to address your query, it will be passed to the Secretary.