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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how the Birmingham Irish Cycle Appeal (referred to as "BICA," "we," "us," or "our") collects, uses, and protects the personal information you provide when using our website.

  1. Information We Collect We may collect certain personal information from you when you interact with our website. This may include:

1.1. Personal Information: Your name, email address, phone number, and other contact details that you voluntarily provide when contacting us or subscribing to our newsletter.

1.2. Usage Data: Information about your interaction with our website, such as your IP address, browser type, device information, pages visited, and referring/exit pages.

  1. Use of Information We may use the collected information for the following purposes:

2.1. Communication: To respond to your inquiries, provide information, and communicate with you regarding our activities, events, and services.

2.2. Marketing: To send you newsletters, promotional materials, and updates about our cycling events, charity initiatives, and fundraising campaigns, subject to your consent where required by applicable laws.

2.3. Analytics: To analyse and improve the functionality and performance of our website, understand user preferences, and optimise our content to better serve our audience.

2.4. Legal Compliance: To comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes, and governmental requests.

  1. Data Sharing and Disclosure We may share your personal information in the following circumstances:

3.1. Third-Party Service Providers: We may engage trusted third-party service providers to assist us in website management, communication, data analysis, and other necessary services. These providers will only have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their designated tasks on our behalf and are obligated to keep it confidential.

3.2. Legal Obligations: We may disclose your personal information if required by law, subpoena, or other legal processes or if we believe it is necessary to protect our rights, safety, or the rights of others.

  1. Data Security We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, please note that no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

  2. Links to Third-Party Websites Our website may contain links to third-party websites. Please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to those websites, and we are not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit.

  3. Your Rights and Choices You have certain rights and choices regarding the personal information you provide to us, including the right to access, update, correct, or delete your information. You may also have the right to object to or restrict certain processing activities or withdraw consent where applicable. To exercise these rights or for any inquiries regarding your personal information, please contact us using the information provided below.

  4. Updates to this Privacy Policy We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal obligations. We will notify you of any significant updates by posting a prominent notice on our website or by other means. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

  5. Contact Us If you have any questions, concerns, or requests

By using our website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described herein.

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