The Historic Aircraft Association (HAA) recognises that your privacy is important to you and is committed to giving you a service that meets your needs in a way that also respects your online privacy. We will apply appropriate protection and management of any personally identifiable information you share with us. The information you submit will be kept confidential and with the highest standards of security once it reaches our server. The information you provide will be entered into a single database and processed by HAA for the specified purpose in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
This policy explains how we may collect information about you and what we do with any information that you provide us with, or is gathered automatically. It also explains some of the security measures we take to protect your privacy, and tells you certain things we will not do. You should read this policy in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions.
We may change this policy without notice, at any time. Any changes will be shown here and you should therefore revisit this, and any other relevant pages, from time to time to see what we do with such information. Any personal information provided by you to HAA through your registration and use of this website will only be used for the following purposes by HAA:
- improving the website to meet users’ habits and requirements and compiling information relating to users’ movements across the website
- identify you when you contact us
- help run, and contact you about improved running of, any accounts, services and products we have provided before, or provide now or in the future
- carry out marketing analysis and customer profiling
- help to prevent and detect fraud or loss
- contact you in any way (including mail, email, phone or text or multimedia messages) about services and products offered by us, and selected partners. Where you give us information on behalf of someone else, you confirm that you have provided them with the information set out in this document, and that they have not objected to the uses of their personal information described in it. Where you give us sensitive data about yourself or others, you agree (and confirm that the relevant subject of the information has agreed) to us processing such information in the manner set out in this document.
Any personal information received from you will be retained by us and not sold transferred or otherwise disclosed to any third party, unless such disclosure is required by law or other court order. We shall also give you the opportunity to remove yourself from any of our mailing lists at any time.
When registering for online services you will be assigned a unique ID and will receive a password for subsequent access to these services. The services and information available to you will be governed by the relationship you have with us.
We collect web statistics automatically about your visit to our site. This information is used to help us follow browsing preferences so that we can regularly improve our web site. These statistics do not contain personal data and cannot be traced back to an individual.
In some areas, we may ask you to register your name and email address. We may also collect personal data from you if you complete any forms on our site or if you contact us with comments or specific requests, the personal data collected will only be used for the specified purpose, any additional purposes stated on the form, monitoring and statistics.
You agree to indemnify and to keep HAA indemnified from and against any costs, claims, demands, expenses and liabilities suffered by HAA arising from or which is directly or indirectly related to your access to and/or use of the website and/or any other person or entity’s use of the website where such person or entity was able to access the website using your password.
Please remember that communications over the Internet, such as emails and webmails (messages sent through a web site), are not secure unless they have been encrypted. Your communications may go through a number of countries before they are delivered – this is the nature of the Internet. We cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.
HAA has a number of operational functions in place to protect the confidentiality of personal information. However, perfect security on the Internet does not exist, and HAA does not warrant that its site is impenetrable or invulnerable to hackers.
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