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Data Privacy Statement The French Paradox

Last Updated: 10th May 2013

This privacy statement outlines the policy of The French Paradox concerning personal information. By using our website, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy. We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time to take account of changing requirements such as changes in technology or legislation, and request that you refer back to this Policy frequently to become aware of any such revisions.

All queries concerning the collection of personal data or the use to which such personal data is to be put, should be directed through our contact form.

How your personal data is used.

We take great care with personal information that is provided to us online, taking steps to keep it secure and ensure it is used only for the purposes specified in this privacy statement.  We will not sell, share or transfer this information other than for the reasons set out in this Data Privacy Statement.  Your personal data is collected to assist us in improving the service available to you.  We will not pass on this information to third parties.  At all times The French Paradox will control and remain responsible for the use of your personal data. 

We may use the information we collect occasionally to notify you about new or ongoing facilities, services or events, important functional changes within the Society or to the website and other offers that we think you may find beneficial.  Your data may be used for communication from the Society to you, the members, or alternatively, the telephone numbers provided by you may be used by Society officers in relation to forthcoming events that may be of interest to you.

Cookies and how they can benefit your website experience?

Cookies are very small text files stored on your hard drive. They uniquely identify your computer and allow us to store profile information, improve website security and help us to customise your website experience. A unique user identity is created which ensures that you are not required to re-enter login details as you move throughout the website. Time spent navigating the site is kept to a minimum. At any stage you may decide to disable cookies. Please refer to your browser Help instructions for further details.

Links to other websites

If you access another website through a link from our website, please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other websites.  This Data Privacy Statement applies solely to information that is collected by us from users of this website.

Your Consent

By using our website, and providing us with the information requested, you consent to the collection and use of your personal data for limited purposes, subject to the terms set out in this Data Privacy Policy Statement. All modifications or changes to our Data Privacy Policy Statement will be posted on this page.

Right of Access

You have a right to be given a copy of your personal data. To do this, please submit  a Subject Access Request in writing (post), accompanied by proof of identify (eg passport). We will respond to you as soon as possible, and in all cases, within 30 calendar days. Requests should be directed in writing to the Accounts Administrator, and a fee of €7 is payable for each request.