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Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 18th June 2023

This Privacy Policy outlines how the DIY Library, serving the local communities of Ferndown, Colehill, and Wimborne, collects, uses, discloses, and protects the personal information of its users. At DIY Library, we are committed to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring the security of any personal information you provide to us. Please read this policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data.

1. Collection of Personal Information:
1.1. Information Collected:
We collect minimal personal information from users during the borrowing process. The personal information we collect may include:
– Full name
– Address
– Contact number
– Email address
1.2. Purpose of Collection:
The personal information we collect is used solely for the purpose of managing the borrowing process effectively. We use this information to record who has borrowed what, when the item was borrowed, and the anticipated return date. This helps us track and manage the library’s inventory and ensures fair access to the tools for all users.

2. Use of Personal Information:
2.1. Limited Use:
We will only use the personal information collected for the specific purpose stated in Section 1.2. We will not use your personal information for any other purpose without your explicit consent.
2.2. Communication:
We may occasionally contact you using the provided email address or contact number to communicate important information about your borrowings, such as reminders for overdue items, return notifications, or updates related to the DIY Library services.
2.3 Proof of ID
We will NOT record any Proof of Identification documentation presented on tool collection.

3. Disclosure of Personal Information:
3.1. Limited Disclosure:
We do not disclose your personal information to any third parties unless required by law or as necessary to comply with legal obligations.

4. Data Retention:
4.1. Retention Period:
We retain your personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in Section 1.2 or as required by law. Once the information is no longer needed, we will securely dispose of it.

5. Data Security:
5.1. Security Measures:
We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, loss, alteration, or disclosure. These measures include secure data storage, limited access to personal information, and regular monitoring of our systems.

5.2. No Guaranteed Security:
While we take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information, please note that no method of transmission or storage over the internet is completely secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information.

6. Your Rights:
6.1. Access and Correction:
You have the right to access and correct any inaccuracies in your personal information held by DIY Library. If you wish to review, update, or request the deletion of your personal information, please contact us using the information provided in Section 8.

7. Changes to the Privacy Policy:
7.1. Policy Updates:
We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time, and such changes will be effective upon posting the revised version on our website. We encourage you to review this policy periodically to stay informed about our data practices.

8. Contact Us:
If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or the management of your personal information, please contact us at:

DIY Library
Address: High Mead Farm, BH22 9DR
Email: admin@diy-library.org.uk

By using the DIY Library services, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Last updated: 23th June 2023

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