Who we are

VISTULA POLISH COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION IN CUMBRIA
8 Hallway
Carlisle
CA3 9RG

Our website address is http://vistula.org.uk.

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.

Contact forms

By completing the contact form with your details, you authorize us to use your details to respond to information requests or other requests.

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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

Google reCaptcha

We use “Google reCAPTCHA” on our website. (hereinafter referred to as ‘reCAPTCHA’). The service provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).

The purpose of reCAPTCHA is to check whether the data entered on our web pages (e.g. in forms) are entered by man or by an automatic program. To this end, reCAPTCHA analyses the behavior of the website visitor on the basis of various characteristics. This analysis starts automatically when you visit the page. For the purposes of reCAPTCHA analysis, it analyzes various information (e.g. IP address, user’s time on the website or mouse movements performed by the user). The data collected during the analysis will be transmitted to Google.

The reCAPTCHA analyses are completely background-based. Visitors to the website shall not be informed of the carrying out of the analysis.

The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its website against abuses of automated espionage and spam.

For more information, see Google’s Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

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Who we share your data with

This site is scanned for potential malware and vulnerabilities by Sucuri’s SiteCheck. We do not send personal information to Sucuri; however, Sucuri could find personal information posted publicly (such as in comments) during their scan. For more details, please see Sucuri’s privacy policy.

Additional information

Vistula.org.uk uses ManageWP to manage the website.

Personal data collected: the different types of data specified in the service’s privacy policy.

The Manage WP Privacy Policy can be found at the following address: https://managewp.com/privacy

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.

Security logs are retained for 14 days.

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.

This site is part of a network of sites that protect against distributed brute force attacks. To enable this protection, the IP address of visitors attempting to log into the site is shared with a service provided by ithemes.com. For privacy policy details, please see the iThemes Privacy Policy.

How we protect your data

Although no online service is 100% secure, we work very hard to protect your information from unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction and take appropriate action to do so, such as monitoring our Services for potential vulnerabilities and attacks.

Security Logs

The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 14 days.