privacy statement

Privacy Statement

Introduction

This Privacy Statement explains how your personal information is collected and used by The Rescope Project, and your rights in relation to that information.

References to “Rescope”, “us”, or “we” are to Understandascope Ltd trading as The Rescope Project. References to “you” or “your” are to individuals whose personal information is collected by Rescope. “Personal information” includes any information about an identified or identifiable individual.

What personal information does Rescope collect?

First name, last name, email address and postcode.

How does Rescope collect personal information?

Rescope collects personal information via our website, registration forms on our website and the use of cookies on the Rescope website.

Our site is hosted on siteground.com, a company incorporated in London (UK). Our mail server is hosted on siteground.com, a company incorporated in London (UK). Our mailing (newsletter) agent is via mailchimp.com, a company incorporated in Atlanta (USA).

How does Rescope use and disclose personal information?

Rescope will not process or disclose your personal information other than for the purpose for which we have collected it unless required by law to do so. Rescope uses personal information to send out newsletters to our subscribers.

Legal basis for processing personal information

Rescope uses or discloses personal information in the following circumstances: to enable to communicate with our subscribers. 

How does Rescope use personal information collected through cookies?

Our website uses the following types of cookies: Necessary cookies: These cookies are required to allow our website to function properly. They help make our website usable by enabling basic functions such as page navigation.

Does Rescope transfer personal information overseas?

Rescope does not generally transfer personal information to overseas parties unless required by law or enforcement activity or unless working with international service providers. Rescope shares or stores personal information with vendors who have been contracted to provide customer relationship systems and technological solutions. Personal information is encrypted where possible when transferred overseas and Rescope and its third-party service providers make every effort to protect your personal information.

Sensitive information and government identifiers

Rescope does not collect sensitive information about an individual unless the individual has consented or it is required by law to do so. Sensitive information includes personal information such as an individual’s criminal record; health information; membership of a professional or trade association; or membership of a trade union.

Data security

Rescope takes reasonable steps to protect personal information it holds from misuse, interference and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. Rescope has a number of security measures, processes and standards in place to protect personal information, and requires its third party partners to comply with appropriate confidentiality obligations and security requirements such as industry standards for information security.

Data retention

Where personal information is no longer required for the purpose for which it was collected Rescope will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify the information.

Your rights

Under Australian privacy law, you have the right to request access to your personal information held by Rescope and to request that your personal information be corrected. Depending on the nature of your personal information and the purposes for which it is processed by Rescope, you may have the right under applicable data protection laws to request the deletion of your personal information or in some circumstances, to restrict or object to the processing of your personal information. Rescope takes reasonable steps to ensure that personal information held about you is accurate, complete and up to date.

Links to other sites

This site links to other non-Rescope sites. Rescope is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

Updates to this Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement will be reviewed from time to time as required. We reserve the right to update this Privacy Statement from time to time to reflect changes in the law or technology or business practices. It is your responsibility to review the updated Statement.

Last updated: June 2020