Privacy Notice

What's this page about?

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We at the London Hindu Gujarati Network care about your privacy, and want you to understand what we do with your personal information.


This page was last updated on: 1 March 2018

What information do we have about you?

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We process information about you such as your name, age, professional details, contact information (such as your email address and phone number) 

Where do we get your personal information from?

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We collect your information when you provide this to us through MeetUp (e.g. when you become a member of the London Hindu Gujarati Network), when you use our website, or when you interact with us through social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and MeetUp. We may also collect your information through your connection with FLaMes: the Network for Gujarati Professionals.

What do we use your information for?

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We use your information to:

  • keep you informed about our events;
  • organise and run our events;
  • respond to your questions;
  • operate the London Hindu Gujarati Network, and FLaMes: the Network for Gujarati Professionals.

How long do we keep your information?

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We keep your information for as long as:

  • you are a member of The London Hindu Gujarati Network;
  • you are connected to FLaMes: the Network for Gujarati Professionals on LinkedIn;
  • necessary to respond to your questions; and
  • necessary to comply with, or protect our interests under, applicable law.

Who do we share your information with?

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We may share your information between the London Hindu Gujarati Network, and FLaMes: the Network for Gujarati Professionals.


 We do not provide your information to third parties unless necessary for our events (e.g. if we have to give event venues the names of attendees).


Also, our third party suppliers may have access to your information in the course of providing us with services. E.g.:

  • GoDaddy, who powers our website,
  • MeetUp, through which we register our members;
  • Eventbrite and PayPal, which we may use to manage our events; and
  • social media platform providers such as Twitter and Facebook, which we use to promote our events and engage with the community.

Do we send your personal information outside the EEA?

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The London Hindu Gujarati Network, and FLaMes: The Network for Gujarati Professionals, are UK-based organisations. We do not knowingly send your personal information outside of the European Economic Area.


However, our third party suppliers may process your personal information outside the European Economic Area.


Your rights

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You may have various rights under the General Data Protection Regulation, such as the right to:

  • ask for a copy of the personal information that we have about you;
  • ask us to correct your personal information;
  • object to our processing of our personal information;
  • raise an issue to the UK Information Commissioner's Office.

To exercise your rights, contact us at: Flamesnetwork@outlook.com.

Who are we?

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The data controllers of your information are the London Hindu Gujarati Network, and FLaMes: the Network for Gujarati Professionals. Contact details are: FlamesNetwork@outlook.com.