Representing Sikhs in Oxford and Cambridge

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Oxbridge Sikh Societies Website is part of the Student Sikh Societies Network. This privacy policy will explain how our society uses the data we collect from you when you use our website.

What data do we collect?

We only collect personal data when you submit it as part of the website’s contact form.

How will we use your data?

We will use your data to respond to your request, or deal with it in a way that you have agreed with us.

How will we store your data?

The data will be stored on the email server of the intended recipient, based on the contact form response. It will only be accessible to the person who received your message, and will not be shared without your consent. After the request has been dealt with, the email will be deleted, and we will no longer store your data.

What are your data protection rights?

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – you have the right to ask for copies of any personal data we have stored about you.

The right to rectification – you have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request us to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – you have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – you have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – you have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – you have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using our contact form.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

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How do we use cookies?

We only use functional cookies – that means they are used to make sure the website works properly, for example, to remember your preferences if you agree to our cookie policy, and keeping our content creators signed in.

Third party

Some of the pages on this site include embedded content (e.g. if you play a YouTube video etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

Embedded content from other websites may use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the content. Their own website privacy & cookie policies will apply in relation to your personal information, which may be different to our policies. You should always check the privacy & cookie policy of third party websites and apps before using them.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, visit

You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and some functionalities may not work.

Privacy policies of other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep this privacy policy under regular review and place any updates on this web page, as and when we need to. This privacy policy was last updated on 23 August 2020.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please reach out using our contact form.