Privacy & Cookies Policy
Any information you provide will be held for our own use only and not knowingly disclosed to any third party in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) unless we are required by law to do so.
Our website is SSL protected meaning that when you contact us through the website, all your details are encrypted before being transmitted to us. All credit and debit card transactions are processed through PayPal and we do not have access to your payment details.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Compliance
ETRA is committed to processing data in accordance with its responsibilities under the GDPR.
ETRA holds the following data where provided by the member(s): E Mail address, Phone Number, Name and house or flat address. Where provided by the member these have been stored, where not provided they are stored as a blank field.
This data is solely used for ETRA business and is not transferred to any third party.
This is in compliance with Article 5 of the GDPR that requires that personal data shall be:
- processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to individuals;
- collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a
manner that is incompatible with those purposes; further processing for archiving purposes
in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes shall
not be considered to be incompatible with the initial purposes;
- adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which
they are processed;
- accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; every reasonable step must be taken to
ensure that personal data that are inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they
are processed, are erased or rectified without delay;
- kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is
necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed; personal data may be
stored for longer periods insofar as the personal data will be processed solely for archiving
purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical
purposes subject to implementation of the appropriate technical and organisational
measures required by the GDPR in order to safeguard the rights and freedoms of
- processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including
protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss,
destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures
Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, your computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.
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Third party cookies are used on this site – these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.
How to control and delete cookies
However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.
You can block cookies at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
For more information about cookies see: www.allaboutcookies.org
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after a period of time.
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.