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Privacy Policy

Who are we and what do we do?

In this notice, the “Website” means the Feminist Centre for Racial Justice website at www.thefeministcentre.org “FCRJ” means Feminist Centre for Racial Justice. 

FCRJ is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you a safe online experience. This privacy notice applies to the Website and governs data collection and usage. 

The website is operated by the Feminist Centre for Racial Justice (called FCRJ in this agreement), who are situated at SOAS University of London, 10 Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG. 

If you have any queries about the information in this notice, or about the way FCRJ processes your data while you visit the website, please contact fcrj@soas.ac.uk

What personal data do we collect?

We collect and store information from visitors to the website when you complete online forms, subscribe to our newsletter or communicate with us by email. Personal data collected automatically when you visit FCRJ’s website, we will automatically receive and store certain types of information on our web servers.

We will keep anonymised details of your IP (Internet Protocol) address, browser type and operating system. We will also keep a record of the pages you have visited on our website. Collectively this data is known as “web server logs”. 

We only use this information to analyse the activity of visitors to our website and to improve the performance of the Website. We also use “cookies” and “webbugs”, which store information on your computer or mobile device based on your browsing experience and allow us to improve your experience on our website the next time you visit. We aim to improve the website user experience by using Microsoft Clarity. 

We capture data about your movement across the website and interactions with the website through cookies, and this helps us analyse user behaviour and improve site navigation and content discovery. If you opt-in to analytics and performance cookies, we and Microsoft can collect and use this data. For more information on what cookies we use, how we use them, and how you can remove them, please look at our Cookies and privacy page.

How is my data used?

We use the personal data collected through your use of the website for the following purposes: 

  • To provide you with newsletters, information about events or other content you have asked us to send you customising future use of the website Improving the performance of the Website FCRJ monitors usage of the website through cookies where this processing is necessary to support the legitimate interests of the centre and visitors to the Website, insofar as it enables the centre to improve the performance of the Website and optimise the experience for each visitor.
  •  If you opt-in to receiving newsletters or other promotional material by email , we process your data with your consent. You have the right to object to our processing of the data you provide us with at any time. You will generally be able to exercise this right by unsubscribing from emails or turning off cookies in your browser settings. If you are not able to do so, please contact us at: fcrj@soas.ac.uk

Third party websites

Some resources provided by FCRJ for members of our community link to external websites, who will have their own policies informing you what information will be collected and how and why it will be used. 

FCRJ encourages you to review the privacy notices of all external websites you choose to link to from the Website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information.

 Any third-party sites that you can access through the Website are not covered by FCRJ’s Website Privacy Notice and we accept no responsibility or liability for these sites. 

You do not need to sign in or create a profile to use and navigate FCRJ’s Website

How long will your data be kept?

The length of time your data will be held by FCRJ when you use our website is 24 months

What are your rights?

You have the following rights under Data Protection Law.

  •  FCRJ must respond to any request you make in pursuance of your rights within one month of receipt. 
  • Right to be informed: This notice was prepared to support your right to know how and why your personal data is processed by FCRJ. 
  • Right of access: You have the right to access a copy of your personal data. You can do this by contacting us: fcrj@soas.ac.uk 
  • Right to correct data: You have the right to have your data corrected or updated. 
  • Right to restriction: You have the right to ask FCRJ to restrict processing of your personal data. If we restrict your data, we will not act on it, but will hold it for the purpose of labelling it as restricted. 
  • Right to erasure: You have the right to ask for your personal data to be erased. 
  • Right to object: You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data. 
  • Right to portability: You have the right to ask FCRJ to send you a copy of your data in an open source, machine readable format for the purpose of transferring it to another IT environment, or to ask FCRJ to make the transfer directly. 
  • Right not to be subject to automated decision-making, including profiling: You have the right to not be subject to a decision made solely by automated means which has legal effects on you or other similar significant effects.

Who regulates the use of personal data?

If you think FCRJ is processing your data unlawfully, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office, which is the UK data protection regulator. More information can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website.

Who regulates the use of personal data?

We will review this notice on an annual basis and will make updates as necessary to reflect any changes to the type of personal data that we process and/or the way in which it is processed. 

This page was created in May 2024, and last updated in May 2024.