Last updated May 2018
At London City Airport (LCY), we are committed to protecting the privacy and processing of your personal information while using our websites, products or services. In this policy, LCY sets out how we collect and use personally identifiable information and personal data, including information that you provide to us.
What is personal information?
Personal information is personal data as defined by the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 as “any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ('data subject'); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person”.
Special Categories of Personal Data
Certain data is classified under GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 as being “special categories”.
- Ethnic origin
- Political Opinions
- Religious Beliefs
- Trade-union membership
- Genetic Data
- Biometric Data
- Health Data
- Data concerning a natural person's sex life
- Sexual orientation
LCY must ask for your consent to process types of personal data and it must be explicitly given. Where we are asking you for personal data that falls into any of the above special categories we will always tell you why and how the information will be used.
Age of consent
You must be 16 years of age to give consent to provide personal information to use LCY websites, products, services and facilities. If you are under the age of 16, consent must first be given by a parent or guardian.
Why do we collect personal Information?
Sometimes, we need information to provide the services that you request through our website, we may also need information to meet our legal and regulatory obligations to provide those services. This statement of privacy explains data collection and use in those situations. LCY and its affiliated entities are collectively referred to in this Policy as “LCY,” “we,” or “us.”. By using our website, products, services and facilities you consent to the collection, sharing and use of information as described here.
Application of this Policy
Collecting your Personal Information
Personal information is collected by LCY on our websites, for example when you register for events, newsletters, reports, software or documentation downloads, or discussion groups. Personal information collected by LCY often is limited to your name, email address, language, country or location, but may include other information when needed to provide a service you have requested or to support your use of our products. LCY may also obtain personal data from third-parties in line with Data Protection Act 2018.
We may also automatically collect and store certain anonymised information such as statistics on your activities on our website (date, time, pages viewed, language preferences and length of time on our website); information about how you came to and used the website; your Internet Protocol (IP) address/MAC address/device identifier, broad geographic location (e.g., country or city-level location) and other technical data collected through cookies, pixel tags and other similar technologies that uniquely identify your browser. For further information on Cookies, please see the Cookies section below.
Use of your Personal Information
We may use the personal information we collect from you to:
- make websites easier for you to use by not making you enter your personal information more than once;
- help you quickly find software, services or information;
- provide you with products or services that you have ordered;
- help us create and deliver content most relevant to you through location customisation, personalised help and instructions, and other ways to personalise your experiences while using the website;
- contact you to promote our products and services, as well as to alert you on product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from LCY. For example, LCY’s partners may contact you by email, post or phone;
- help us optimise our customer and partner relationship management;
- improve your user experience with our websites, products and services both on an aggregated and individualised basis;
- operate our products and services, for example when you create a LCY Account;
- help us troubleshoot any problems you might experience with our products and services;
- if you apply for a job vacancy on the site, to assess your application and communicate with you about this;
- process your payments and purchases;
- comply with applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards and our policies.
LCY will not use personal information in a way that is incompatible with the purposes for which it has been collected or subsequently authorised by you.
We may periodically contact you with promotional or news material about our company and our products which we think you may find interesting using the email address or other contact details which you have provided. To opt-out of marketing, click on the unsubscribe link on the email you have received from London City Airport.
Sharing your Personal Information
LCY will only share personal information to the extent needed to perform the uses listed above and will take steps to safeguard personal information. For example, our vendors and partners are required to keep such personal information confidential and not to use it other than for the purposes intended. LCY does not sell or rent personal information to third parties unless you have given us permission to do so.
LCY may disclose your personal information, without notice, to comply with legal requirements, including any regulation, in relation to legal proceedings or investigations by governmental or law enforcement agencies, including criminal investigations, or to meet tax or other reporting requirements, including to (a) comply with legal process served on LCY or the website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of LCY; and (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of LCY, its websites, services, product and facilities or the public.
LCY will employ reasonable precautions to protect personal information from loss, misuse and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Such measures may include the use of password protection and restricting access to personal information to those with a legitimate interest in receiving the information.
Employees who have access to such personal information are trained regarding this Policy, advised that they are responsible for fully complying with the privacy principles in this Policy and instructed that violations of these principles shall result in appropriate discipline up to and including termination.
Where allowed by law, you may request access to the personal information LCY holds about you. To do this you can either fill out this form, send an e-mail to DataProtectionqueries@londoncityairport.com or in writing to:
Data Protection Manager City Aviation House, London City Airport, London, E16 2PB
LCY will respond to acknowledge receipt of your request within 5 working days. If you have a legal right of access, that right also allows you to correct, amend or delete that information when it is inaccurate. If we do hold information about you, we will:
- give you a description of it;
- tell you why we were holding it;
- tell you who it could be disclosed to; and
- let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.
There may be circumstances when LCY is unable to provide access to your personal information. LCY may also deny or restrict access for legally permissible reasons, such as situations where the information contains references to other individuals and it is not possible to separate out your personal information, or where it cannot be disclosed for legal, security, or commercial proprietary reasons. LCY will endeavour to advise you of any reason for denying or restricting an access request.
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How to contact us
- Data Protection Manager
- City Aviation House,
- London City Airport,
- London, E16 2PB
LCY is a company registered in England and Wales under company registration number 01963361 and having its registered office at London City Airport, City Aviation House, Royal Docks, London, E16 2PB.