At JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Services) we take privacy and data protection seriously. We are committed to complying with the UK's Data Protection Act 2018 and the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

What data we collect:
  • Contact information such as names, email addresses, postal addresses, and phone
  • numbers of individuals, academic institutions and related industry companies.
  • Academic course information for the purposes of our contractual accreditation activities.
  • Event registration and participation details
  • Photos and videos taken at our events
  • Website/social media usage data

Why we collect it:
  • To send communications about our organisation's activities, accreditations, events, etc.
  • To process invoices and provide receipts, reports and feedback
  • To register people for events
  • To promote our organisation at events and in publications/media
  • To analyse our website/social media traffic and improve the user experience

How we protect data:
  • Secure our online forms and databases
  • Encrypt sensitive data
  • Use password protection on devices and any database type documents.
  • Backup data securely
  • Restrict staff access to only necessary data

Individuals have the right to:
  • Access their personal data and receive a copy
  • Correct or update incorrect or incomplete data
  • Have their data deleted or stopped from being processed
  • Object to the processing of their data
  • Move their data to another organisation

To make a request, contact JAMES' Data Protection Officer, Allan Keen via this page.

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