The Middle Temple Young Barristers’ Association (MTYBA) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. The information below, along with our Data Protection Policy, provides information on how data MTYBA collects from you, or that you provide to MTYBA, will be processed.
What information is collected via the website?
We collect certain information about you when you use our website www.mtyba.org. Our website is hosted by Squarespace, which collects limited aggregated data about visitors to our website, in accordance with Squarespace’s own data protection policy, which can be read here.
Squarespace provides us with information on:
- Your IP address and web browser details
- Your geographical location by country
- The pages you have visited on our website
- Search terms in search engines (e.g. Google) used to navigate to our website
We may also collect personal information that you provide through the use of the website, for example when signing up to receive email communications from us via the ‘Connect with us’ form on our website.
When we collect this personal information we process it and store it in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and MTYBA’s Data Protection Policy.
MTYBA uses Mailchimp for our membership mail outs. Mailchimp stores data in the United States but has taken steps to comply with GDPR and is signed up to the EU-US Privacy Shield. Mailchimp records how many times an individual user opens the emails we send, thereby allowing us to analyse the effectiveness of our communication strategy. Their privacy statement can be found on their website.
We do not share information collected on our website with any other organisations for marketing or commercial purposes. We may, however, be required to pass on personal information if we have a legal obligation to do so. Please see MTYBA’s Data Protection Policy for more information on what we share with third parties.
Keeping data secure
Transmitting information over the internet is generally not completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your data. Given that the internet is a global medium, using the internet to collect and process personal information necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. By browsing MTYBA’s website and communicating electronically with us you acknowledge and consent to MTYBA processing information collected through our websites and social media channels in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and MTYBA’s Data Protection Policy.
Links to other websites
When engaging with MTYBA’s social media channels you are using the services of a third-party provider. You will therefore be subject to the data protection policies of those organisations in addition to those of MTYBA. Such third-party providers are outside of our control and are not covered by this policy.
You have a right to find out what information we hold about you, and ask us not to use any of the information that we collect.
If you would like more information about our Data Protection Policy or want to contact us to make a Subject Access Request, please see the MTYBA’s Data Protection Policy for more information.