Privacy Policy

Who we are

Be Extra – Wellbeing in the Arts CIC. Our website address is: https://be-extra.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Deletion of data

The stored personal data is deleted when you rescind your consent to its processing, when the data is no longer needed to fulfil the purpose pursued by its storage or when storage of the data is or becomes inadmissible for other legal reasons. Upon deletion or freezing of the data the corresponding services can no longer be used.

We are happy to keep you informed about exciting projects, news from our blog on architectural and design topics, worthwhile information on research and current events in our newsletter, if you have given your consent to this or if this is in line with statutory regulations.

Newsletter

With your registration for the newsletter you declare your consent to receive the newsletter. The data collected (title, name, e-mail address) is used only to send the newsletter.

Our newsletter is sent by AWeber. AWeber collects and processes usage data of the newsletter. The data collected is used for technical improvement and optimisation of newsletter service.

You can rescind your consent to receive the newsletter and the associated processing of data at any time.

Data security

We protect your personal data from risks associated with data processing, in particular unauthorised access, utilisation or publication. For this purpose we have appropriate technical and organisational measures in place that are in line with the latest technological standards.

Google analytics

Our website Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics enables analysis of how users are utilising the site. The information collected includes, e.g. information on the operating system, screen, your IP address, website views called up, the date and time of your visit to our website. The information created on your use of the website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We have activated IP anonymisation. This means that your IP address will be shortened by Google before transmission within the Member States of the European Union or in other states that are signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address by transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google uses this information on behalf of the website operator to analyse your use of the website, compile reports on activities within the app and to provide other services associated with use of the website to the provider of the app. The IP address transmitted within the context of Google Analytics is not associated with other information by Google.

You can prevent the transmission of data related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and processing of this data by Google by deactivating Google Analytics in your browser.

Further information on conditions of use and data protection can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/. We wish to inform you that the configuration of Google Analytics on this website ensures the anonymised collection of IP addresses (known as IP masking).