First Friday Club website terms and conditions

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern First Friday Club's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The terms 'First Friday Club’ or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 7-11 Cross Street, Reading, RG1 1ST. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trade marks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  • Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. 

     

First Friday Club Website Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy describes how First Friday Club uses cookies and similar technologies to provide, improve, promote and protect the Services. Note that any capitalised terms not defined in this Cookie Policy have the meanings set forth in our Terms of Service. If you have any comments or questions about this Cookie Policy, feel free to contact us at admin@firstfridayclubreading.com

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your browser when you visit a site. They serve a variety of functions, like enabling us to remember certain information you provide to us as you navigate between pages on the Services. We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • Performance And Analytics. Cookies help us analyse how the Services are being accessed and used, and enable us to track performance of the Services. For example, we use cookies to determine if you viewed a page or opened an email. This helps us provide you with information that you find interesting. We also use cookies to provide insights regarding your End Users and Your Sites’ performance, such as page views, conversion rates, device information, visitor IP addresses and referral sites.
  • Third Parties. We may use third party cookies, such as Google Analytics, to assist with analysing performance. Any third party cookie usage is governed by the privacy policy of the third party placing the cookie.
  • You can set your browser to not accept cookies, but this may limit your ability to use the website. We currently don’t respond to DNT:1 signals from browsers visiting our website.

Device identifiers

We use device identifiers to track, analyse and improve the performance of the website.

We may modify this Cookie Policy from time to time, and will post the most current version on our site.

 

First Friday Club Privacy Notice

What information do we collect about you?

  • When you sign up to become a member of First Friday Club we will ask you to complete an electronic form confirming your personal details, and giving consent for us to store and use this information.
  • When you arrive at a First Friday Club event you have the opportunity to enter your business card containing your personal details into a prize draw.
  • The personal details we collect are limited to the details requested on the electronic consent form and the details displayed on your business card.

How do I get my personal details deleted?

  • We will keep your data on an ongoing basis.  However if at any time you wish to stop receiving communications from us, simply email admin@firstfridayclubreading.com  or write to us at First Friday Club, 7-11 Cross Street, Reading RG1 1ST.  Alternatively, you can click on the unsubscribe link that appears in every one of our emails.

How do we use the information about you that you provide on your consent form?

  • We use your personal details to send out email invitations to First Friday club events and to create an accurate list of the businesses attending First Friday Club each month.
  • We use the services of MailChimp for storing our membership list and sending First Friday Club invitations via email. They only use your information to perform the services that we have specified them to do.
  • Your information is shared with the First Friday Club sponsors (Cream Design, Newsquest and The Breeze Reading) and may be used to directly market their services to you.
  • First Friday Club is the data controller and data processor.
  • We do not use automated decision making.
  • Please note that if your invitation email cannot be delivered by Mailchimp (for example because your mailbox is full or unavailable), Mailchimp may automatically remove your details from our email database which means you will no longer receive emails from First Friday Club. First Friday Club do not accept any responsibility or liability for this.

How do we use the information about you from your business cards?

  •  When you attend a First Friday Club event, you have the opportunity to enter the prize draw when you arrive.  If you sign and date your business card prior to entering it into our prize draw, then you are opting in for your details to be shared with the venue and the speaker organisations for that event, and also with First Friday Club sponsors (Cream Design, Newsquest and The Breeze Reading) and partners (Ady Williams Presents, Showstate and Warings Bakery). The venue and the speaker organisation, sponsor and partners may use this information to directly market their services to you. 
  • Please note that you may enter the prize draw even if you do not wish your personal information to be shared with the venue and speaker organisations and the First Friday Club sponsors.  Simply put your card into the draw without signing and dating it.
  • We will display signage at each First Friday Club event informing all members and guests of this policy.

How will First Friday Club keep in touch with you?

  • We will send you an invitation to each First Friday Club event via email once per month.  We may occasionally send additional emails about special offers and events. 
  • Please note that if your invitation email cannot be delivered by Mailchimp (for example because your mailbox is full or unavailable), Mailchimp may automatically remove your details from our email database which means you will no longer receive emails from First Friday Club.  First Friday Club do not accept any responsibility or liability for this.
  • We hope you'll find hearing from us valuable but should you change your mind, you can easily opt out of receiving these communications – simply email admin@firstfridayclubreading.com  or write to us at First Friday Club, 7-11 Cross Street, Reading RG1 1ST.  Alternatively, you can click on the unsubscribe link that appears in every one of our emails.

Lawful basis for data processing

  • The lawful basis under which First Friday Club processes your data is Consent.

What are your rights?

  • In line with the General Data Protection Regulation, the following rights exist for each data subject: Right to be Informed, Right of access, Right to rectification, Right to erasure, Right to restrict processing, Right to data portability, Right to object, Rights related to automated decision making including profiling.
  •  If you wish to see a copy of the information we have collected about you, please contact us via admin@firstfridayclubreading.com.  The information will be sent to you within 30 days.
  • If you wish to amend the personal details we have collected about you, or rectify an error, please contact us via admin@firstfridayclubreading.com.  We will respond to your request within 30 days explaining what action we have taken.

How to contact us

  • We are always happy to help and answer any questions you may have about our Privacy Policy.  Simply email admin@firstfridayclubreading.com  or write to us at First Friday Club, 7-11 Cross Street, Reading RG1 1ST. 

How to make a complaint

  • If you have concerns about our Data Protection Practices, please contact us in the first instance via email to admin@firstfridayclubreading.com  or write to us at First Friday Club, 7-11 Cross Street, Reading RG1 1ST. 
  • Every data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority which in the UK is the Information Commissioner’s Office.  They can be contacted via their website https://ico.org.uk