2. The Data Protection Act 1998
The National Trust makes every effort to comply with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.
3. Use Made of Personal Information
Personal information provided to the National Trust via The Giant’s Causeway online ticket site will be used for the purposes outlined at the time of collection in accordance with the preferences you express. Personal data collected and processed by The National Trust may be used, for the following purposes:
- Fulfilment of orders for goods and services requested.
- In-house research and statistical analysis.
- Communication about special offers from the National Trust.
Processing personal data for the above purposes may entail sharing the information with employees, contractors, agents and professional advisors of the National Trust and other carefully selected organisations. Written agreements exist between the National Trust and such parties that there must be no further disclosure of such personal data.
5. Use of Data for Direct Marketing by post, telephone and email
At the point of data collection you are given the option to opt-in to being sent future direct marketing material from the National Trust. Where you opt-in to such communications, the National Trust may send you information on its conservation, membership, fundraising and other activities. If at any time you want to request that the National Trust stop communicating with you in this way then you should write to the address shown in section 7.
6. Accessing your personal data held by the National Trust
You have the right to ask the National Trust, in writing, for a copy of all the personal data held about you (this is known as a 'subject access request') upon payment of a fee of £10. If you would like to access your personal data held by The National Trust, please apply in writing to:
Data Protection Officer
7. Verifying, updating and amending your personal information
If, at any time, you want to verify, update or amend your personal data or preferences associated with the Giant’s Causeway online ticket site, please write to:
44 Causeway Road
Verification, updating or amendment of personal data will take place within 28 days of receipt of your request.
If subsequently you make a data protection instruction to the National Trust which contradicts a previous instruction (or instructions), then the National Trust will follow your most recent instruction.
The National Trust holds your personal data in accordance with the security provisions of the UK Data Protection legislation. We use industry standard Secure Server Software (SSL) for your transactions with us. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet.
If you have any questions about security please contact the National Trust on: 0844 800 1895.
10. Notification of Changes