Privacy Statement

We do our best to protect and respect your personal data. We take your privacy concerns very seriously and confirm to users of this site that we will not sell or rent individual user information to others and will only share information in accordance with this privacy statement.

This statement explains how we collect that data, why we use it and how we keep it safe.

Who are we?

Ilminster Forum Ltd. is a limited company that is registered in England & Wales (no 06255276). Our online presence is managed by Dot-The-Eye Ltd, registered in England & Wales (no 06255276).

Our registered office is ‘2 Eames Orchard, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0BZ’ and our contact number is 01460 298090. For general or data protection enquiries,

How do we collect your information?

We obtain information about you from material posted in the public domain or when you make contact with us. For example; when you send us an enquiry or news story.

What types of information do we hold?

The information we collect might include full personal and contact details.

Examples include:

  • Email enquiries sent to us
  • Details from phone enquiries
  • Names, phone numbers, addresses and related URLs for upcoming events in and around Ilminster which are necessary to be able to publicise an event
  • Full contact details of community groups that have either given explicit approval to list their group on our website or are readily available from open sources

Why do we collect your information?

We only use your information in accordance with the law. This gives us various powers to use your data. These are effectively the reasons for our processing and are:

  • To perform or take steps to enter a contract with you.
  • For the purposes of our legitimate interests. This includes being able to send you marketing.
  • To ensure compliance with a legal obligation.
  • If you give consent for us to do so.

Data protection applies to personal data held about individuals. It does not always cover ‘business to business’ contacts or information. However, we will also do our best to secure and protect the contact details of our corporate contacts.

Who has access to your information?

Staff of Dot-The-Eye Ltd will have controlled access to your information to enable us to provide you with services.

Your choices

By contacting us, you agree to Dot-The-Eye Ltd holding information about you in their systems.

The accuracy of your information is important to us. We encourage users to contact us if they think the information we hold about them may be out of date.

Information is not used for automated profiling.

You have various legal rights over your information, which we will always respect. Further detail is available from the Information Commissioner via their website.

How do we protect your data?

Dot-The-Eye Ltd have robust IT security in place. All staff receive data protection training and their premises are secured.

Use of Cookies

Like most websites, our website uses Cookies. Cookies are small pieces of information sent by an organisation to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that website to recognise you when you visit. Cookies make it possible for your browser to remember your settings and preferences. This helps us to improve our website and deliver a more personalised service for you.

It is possible to switch off cookies in your browser preferences.

Visitors to our website

When someone visits any of the websites we manage, we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. This information is anonymised and we do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Usage by Under 16s

We particularly wish to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian's permission before you provide us with personal information.

External Links

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site, that lead to external websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites that you visit.

Review of this Statement

We keep this statement under review as part of our overall Data Protection Policy. It was last updated in April 2018.