Who we are
Burgess Hill in Bloom are an “Unincorporated Association”; located in Burgess Hill, West Sussex.
Our website address is: https://burgesshillinbloom.co.uk
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 complete a contact form (for example, Contact us or Safari / Competition entry), this will be shared with officials of Burgess Hill In Bloom in order to provide a service for you.
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 visit our login page, 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.
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 will not share your personal data without your permission. Personal data will not be sold to or given to any third party for marketing purposes.
Where you are taking part in events (e.g. Safari), you agree for you name and address to be Advertised on our website for the duration of the event.
Photographs and Videos
When you Share Photographs and Videos with us, you agree for them to be published on Social Media platforms (facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube etc..) and on our Website.
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.
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.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
You must detail the pages and where the data is held and the action to be taken.
Where a third party has made a comment / posted a picture/video on a platform or page that is not supported by us, we may not be able to fulfill the request and you should contact the owner of the page/site directly.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
Your contact information will not be displayed in any form other than you have permitted us. For example, you may permit us to display your name and road name. We will never disclose your full address except as required for Event Promotions (see above).