Karma Seas Privacy and Cookie Policy

Published: 9th August 2019

GDPR Policy

Under GDPR, we have a legal duty to protect any personal information we collect from you. We maintain strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.

We do not pass on your details to any third party.

Your rights:

Under GDPR, you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you. These are:

· a right of access to a copy of the information comprised in your personal data;

· a right to object to processing that is likely to cause or is causing damage or distress;

· a right to prevent processing for direct marketing;

· a right to object to decisions being taken by automated means;

· a right in certain circumstances to have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed; and

· a right to claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the Act.

Visitors to our websites When someone visits www.karmaseas.org.uk we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in an anonymous way which does not identify anyone individually. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files sent to your computer or mobile device by the websites that you visit. They help make websites work better and provide information to the owners of the site. For instance, we use language cookies to know what language you would like the web site displayed to you in, we also use YouTube cookies to embed videos in pages and Google Analytics cookies to track users’ behaviour whilst on the site. By understanding how people use our site, we can improve the navigation and content to better meet people’s needs. The information collected by the Welsh Government includes IP address, pages visited, browser and operating system. The data will not be used to identify any user personally.

What information do we collect?

We monitor user activity to enhance content provided on this site. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics uses 'cookies' and JavaScript code to help analyse user activity on websites. The information generated about your use of the website (including your anonymised IP address) will be transmitted to and stored on Google servers in the United States. Google will use this information to produce user activity reports for this website. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data previously held. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note that if cookies are disabled, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Read Google's Privacy Policy and Google's Terms of Service for detailed information. This site, from time to time, links to SurveyMonkey forms for data collection. This data is processed in the US and its handling satisfies the provisions of GDPR.

Your interaction with this website

We collect one type of electronic information direct from visitors to this website: email address details. You may also choose to include other contact details in the body of our message to us. We will store this information securely and only use it contact us, unless or until you advise that you wish for us to remove your details. We will not share this information with third parties.

People who contact us via social media

We use a third party provider, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Linkedin to manage our social media interactions. If you send us a private or direct message via social media the message will be stored for three months. It will not be shared with any other organisations.

Complaints or queries

Karma Seas tries to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. For this reason, we take any complaints we receive about this very seriously. We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate.

Links to other websites

This privacy policy does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties. This privacy policy was last updated on 9th August 2019.

How to contact us

If you want to request information about our privacy policy you can email us at info@karmaseas.org.uk or write to:

Karma Seas

Sandy Croft Bungalow Avenue Porthcawl,


CF36 5BS

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