This policy explains when and why we collect personal information about our members and instructors, how we use it and how we keep it secure and your rights in relation to it. We are committed to protecting your personal information and privacy.
By contacting us, using our services or visiting our website you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.
Everyone has rights with regard to the way in which their personal data in handled. During our activities, we will collect, store and process personal data about our members, suppliers and other third parties, and we recognise that the correct and lawful treatment of this data will maintain confidence in the organisation and will provide for successful business operations.
Your personal data, which may be held on paper or on a computer or other media, is subject to certain legal safeguards specified in the Data Protection Act and equivalent EU regulations.
This policy and any other documents referred to in it, sets out the basis on which we will process any personal data we collect from you or that is provided to us by yourself or other sources. This policy sets out rules on data protection and the legal conditions that must be satisfied when we obtain, handle, process, transfer and store personal data.
We do not usually collect “sensitive personal information” about you unless there is a clear reason for doing so, such as when you use our information and advice service we may ask you to provide information so we can provide appropriate facilities for you. We will make it clear to you when collecting this information as to what we are collecting and why.
When someone visits www.ming-ai.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 a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.
We collect personal information about you when you ask about our activities, register with us to become a student, make a donation to us, register for an event/class, engage with our social media, sign up to our email newsletter, or otherwise give us personal information.
To enable you to become a student / participant so you can join our classes and activities
Sometimes, we may need to share your information with a small number of trusted partners (teachers, and university administrators) but only for the purposes outlined above (e.g. a supplier that processes donor forms or a supplier that processes payments securely). Where we use third parties, we require them to adhere to appropriate controls to protect personal information.
‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enable the server to collect information from the browser. Essentially it takes the form of a small text file deposited on your computer’s hard drive.
When you use the Ming-Ai’s Wi-Fi we may collect data about:
You have rights under the GDPR:
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.
Ming-Ai (London) Institute reserves the right to amend this privacy statement. The most up to date version will be always be available on our website so please check from time to time, continuing to use our website you will be deemed to have accepted any changes.