Minety Community Shop – Privacy Policy

Minety Community Shop Website (hereinafter referred to as The Shop Website) consider data protection with the utmost importance. We do not automatically collect data from anyone accessing our website (www.minetyshop.co.uk) and our use of cookies is limited only to that required for the operation of the website.

It should be noted that the Data Controller cannot guarantee that the browser or social media route taken to get The Shop Website (i.e. via Google, Bing, Facebook, etc.) do not using cookies or other analytics that may capture your personal information.  Data may be collected by these organisations prior to your accessing The Shop Website, which will be covered under the third parties privacy policies.

Where an enquiry is made on The Shop Website, we will collect your email and/or address for the express purpose of responding to your enquiry. Once that enquiry is forwarded to the relevant person, the detail provided by the enquirer is discarded by The Shop Website.

Unless you request ‘no further contact’ we may retain your information in order to contact you in the future with updates and information about the Minety Community Shop Project. The only information we hold is your name and email address that you have provided. Your name can be anonymised on entry, whereas your email address must be accurate in order for the requested information to be correctly addressed. We accept that with some email addresses there could be sufficient information to identify a natural person. Our lawful basis for retaining and processing this data (for the email distribution) is with your explicit consent, without which your request for information would be discarded.

Should you wish to be removed from our email list then please contact us to request that your details are removed. For amendments to the email address then please email us via the Contact Us’ form on the website.

The Shop Website maintains no other on-line data other than the usernames and hashed passwords of those authorised to login and maintain, manage and update sections of the website. As this refers to Minety Community Shop and not individual people (natural persons) we consider that there is no personal data held.

We do not share or trade data with any third party and we do not automatically process any data.

The Shop Website is owned and supported by the Minety Community Shop Committee. The Data Controller can be contacted via the ‘Contact Us’ form on the website.

You can also complain directly to the Supervisory Authority – The Information Commissioners Office. Their address is Wycliffe House, Water Lane, WILMSLOW, Cheshire, SK9 5AF; Tel: 03031 231113 (local rate) or 01625 545745 (national number).

Minety Community Shop Website welcomes your questions and comments about privacy. Please contact us via the Contact Us’ form on the website.


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The FCS acknowledges the registration of the following society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 as a Community Benefit Society
Society name: Minety Shop | Registration date: 18 May 2018 

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