Privacy Policy

Apples and Snakes is committed to protecting your personal information. Our policy gives you information on how we collect, use and secure your information.

We are registered on the Information Commissioner’s Office Data Protection Register, and are the Data Controller for the personal data that we hold and process.

We collect your personal data when you sign up to receive our e-newsletters, if you have registered your interest in our events and activities, or if you participate in our activities, workshops etc.

We only collect the information that’s necessary to carry out our business, and provide you with the information you’ve chosen to receive. Any information you share with us enables us to provide you with a more personalised experience.

Apples and Snakes does not share personal data with any other organisations.

We hold your data securely on our systems, and use the following companies to process data on our behalf.

You can stop receiving email newsletters from Apples and Snakes at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the top of – or in the footer of – the email, and we will delete your data and stop contacting you. 

We will not store your credit or debit card details and any payments will be taken on a per-transaction basis, as indicated by the card holder when booking online with Eventbrite or via the donations area of our website – via JustGiving. We are not responsible for our partners external booking systems.

We currently collect minimal data through Google Analytics. This is for the purposes of using Google Ads – specifically through Google Grants. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available here.

We also use Fathom to collect anonymous data to better understand our user’s behaviour on our website. Specifically, we look at behaviours such as page visits, device type and on page clicks. We do not collect personal or identifiable data and use this for internal monitoring purposes only. Fathom’s privacy policy is available here.

Third party cookies

Our website uses third-party tools, examples of third-party cookie usage are: YouTube for embedded videos, YouTube may use cookies to check if you are logged in to their website so you can ‘Like’ a video. These third-parties may also be using cookies to collect anonymous performance analytics like us. 

We will never work with a third party that collects unnecessary data or stores data in an unsecure manner. Our website may contain links to external websites outside of Apples and Snakes, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. A full list of third party agencies is available upon request.  

How to turn cookies off?

If you would like to turn off cookies, you can usually do this using your web browser.  Click the Help menu in your browser to find out how, or follow one of the links below for information about the specific browser you are using. Remember that cookies can be essential to the functionality of some websites (e.g. online shops and services which you log in to) so make sure you are aware how your favourite websites are using cookies before turning them off for these sites.

More information about cookies can be found here:

www.allaboutcookies.org

www.youronlinechoices.com

If you would like more information about how we handle your data, or you would like us to change your data preferences, you can contact us by emailing us at admin@applesandsnakes.org, phoning us on 07496 393 793, or writing to Rob Lynden, Head of Admin and Operations, Apples and Snakes, The Albany, London, SE8 4AG.

This notice was updated on 26 January 2023. It may be updated to take into account changes at Apples and Snakes or in data regulation. Please check this policy regularly.