The Guernsey International Legal Association (“GILA”) is committed to being a responsible custodian of the information you provide to us and the information we collect in the course of operating the association.
The types of information we collect
We collect your personal information when you provide it to us. “Personal information” is any information that can be used to identify you or that we can link to you as an individual. We may automatically collect certain information when you apply for membership, or use, access, or interact with our Online Services.
Information you provide to us
Generally, you can use our Online Services without providing us with any personal information.
We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us, including when you communicate with us via email or other channels; when you submit an application for or request membership, when you sign up for an event; and when you respond to our communications or requests for information. The information you provide may include your name, contact information, title, and information about the organisation with which you are affiliated.
Cookies and similar technologies
We do not use browser cookies and similar technologies (collectively, “Cookies”) to collect and store certain information when you use, access, or interact with our Online Services.
We do not collect information about the type of device you use to access the Online Services, the operating system and version, your IP address, your general geographic location as indicated by your IP address, your browser type, the content you view and features you access on the Online Services, the web pages you view immediately before and after you access the Online Services, whether and how you interact with content available on the Online Services, and the search terms you enter on the Online Services.
Information from third party sources
We do not receive information about you from other sources (including third parties)
We do not receive information about you from social media platforms.
Precise location information
When you access the Online Services via a mobile device, we do not collect precise location information.
How we use the information we collect
We may use the information we collect:
How we may share the information we collect
GILA is a not for profit association.
We may also disclose information we collect:
Grounds for using your personal information
We rely on the following legal grounds to process your personal information, namely:
Third-party services and content
We engage third parties that support the operation of our Online Services.
Protection and storage of the information we collect
No information system can be 100% secure. So, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information. Moreover, we are not responsible for the security of information you transmit to us over networks that we do not control, including the Internet and wireless networks.
We may transfer information to countries outside of your country of residence which may have data protection laws and regulations that differ from those in your country.
We retain the information we collect for no longer than is reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collect the information and to comply with our legal obligations.
Your choices and rights
If you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us, you can let us know by sending us an email via our Contact Us page. The electronic marketing communications we send you also contain opt-out mechanisms that allow you to opt-out from receiving those communications at any time. We will honour your choice and refrain from sending you such announcements. You may also opt back in to receive those communications at any time.
You may have certain rights regarding information that we have collected and that is related to you. We encourage you to contact us to update or correct your information if it changes or if you believe that any information that we have collected about you is inaccurate or out of date. You can also ask us to see what personal information we hold about you, to erase your personal information and you may tell us if you object to our use of your personal information. You may have a right to complain to your local data protection authority. If you would like to discuss or exercise the rights you may have, send us an email via our Contact Us page.
We welcome your enquiries and comments.
If you would like to contact us with questions about our privacy or data protection practices, please send us an email via our Contact Us page or by writing to:
St Julian’s Avenue,
St Peter Port,