Data collection and use
You may be asked for personal information if you complete one of the forms on this site, or if you fill out a form or leaflet delivered by a local Labour Party representative. We may also collect personal information when you interact with us on social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter, and from other sources such as the Electoral Register.
In each case, we will only use the information about you for the purpose for which you provide it. Personal information you submit on the Cambridge Labour website is stored on secure servers. In order to complete your request as outlined above, we may need to transfer personal information to countries or jurisdictions outside the EU. In each case, we will take steps to ensure that the suppliers we use comply with the General Data Protection Regulation or are subject to the Privacy Shield scheme agreed between the European Union and the United States.
We will never sell or share your personal information with other organisations for their direct marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We may share your data with third parties to perform services on your behalf and to help promote the Labour Party by serving you advertisements and content online about our politicians, campaigns and policies we think you might be interested in.
You may remove or change your details at any time. You have right of access to your personal information held on our files by written request to the data protection officer (address below) and on payment of an administration fee.
Site registration and email service
When you register onto the site or subscribe to our emails, we ask you for contact information (such as your name and e-mail address), geographic information (such as your postcode and constituency), and other details about you and your interests. This is used to help us provide you with information to match your interests. We may also use it to alert you to campaigns you may be interested in and events happening in your area.
To volunteer (pledge your support)
We ask for your contact details, postcode and information on the type of volunteer work you are interested in. This information helps us identify suitable volunteer opportunities for you within the Party. Your details will be forwarded to the appropriate local or regional party officer who can then contact you.
IP Addresses and Cookies
This site does not automatically capture of store personal information, other than logging the user's IP Address or the location of your computer or network on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We also use IP addresses in the aggregate to track which pages people visit in order to improve the quality of the site.
A cookie is a tiny text file that is stored on your computer. Cookies may be used in order to tailor your experience on this site according to the preferences you have specified. Cookies on this website do not contain personally identifiable information, other than your IP address, which itself is only very rarely enough to identify you as an individual.
Links to other sites
Our site contains links to other sites and servers. The Labour Party is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
You have a number of rights in relation to your personal information and the opportunity to choose how it is used. You can:
Obtain copies of the personal information we hold about you (known as a "subject access request")
Request that we correct or update any personal information held about you
Ask that we erase or restrict the way in which we use your information
- Request that personal information you have given your consent for me to use is provided in an electronic format so it can be transferred to another data controller (also known as "data portability)
You may opt out of receiving further communications from Cambridge Labour at any time. All request to unsubscribe are dealt with promptly, and in all cases within a week.
If you wish to exercise your rights in respect of your personal data or have any concerns about how your data is used, please contact our Data Protection Officer at:
Cambridge Labour Party
Alex Wood Hall