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Personal Information is any information from which an individual can be identified. For example, your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address may be Personal Information. It is the charity’s policy to take all necessary steps to ensure that Personal Information held by the charity is held securely and processed fairly and lawfully, in accordance with the eight Data Protection Principles contained in the UK's Data Protection Act 1998.
Information the charity collects from you
When you visit the website, you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, contact details, and other personal information. The charity may also collect information about your usage of our website as well as information about you from any e-mails, letters or completed forms which you send to the charity.
What if you don’t want cookies to be set?
If you wish to restrict or block cookies set by this, or any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this for a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to clear cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on your mobile phone’s browser, you will need to refer to your handset manual.
The charity’s use of your personal information
The charity may use your Personal Information for the following purposes: monitoring and providing website access; sales and billing; receiving donations; maintaining member databases; and technical and commercial research. In using this website, you consent to such use of your Personal Information.
Third parties and disclosure of personal information
The charity may disclose your Personal Information to third parties who the charity instructs to process that Personal Information on its behalf for the purposes set out above. Such third parties are required by the charity to sign an agreement under which they agree to only use your Personal Information for the purposes for which the charity instructs them to use the information, and to take appropriate measures to prevent unauthorised or unlawful access to it. In using this website, you consent to such use of your Personal Information. The charity may disclose or make available information which includes your Personal Information where it is obliged to do so under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and/or the Codes of Practice on the Discharge of Public Authorities' Functions and on the Management of Records (which are issued under section 45 and 46 of the FOIA respectively) and/or the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.
We use "Google reCAPTCHA" on our website. This is used to:
- Check whether the information entered on our website (such as a contact form) has been entered by an automated program or by a human.
- Protect the site from malicious automated activity and spam.
To do this Google reCaptcha analyses website use based on a variety of factors and behaviours (i.e. IP address, mouse movements, visitor duration). The data collected during this analysis is securely forwarded to Google.
Obtaining, correcting or updating your personal information
You can find out what Personal Information the charity holds about you by writing to us.
The charity is entitled to charge the relevant statutory fee for this service and to request further details from you, if required. If any of the Personal Information the charity holds about you is incorrect or needs updating, or if you want the charity to delete any Personal Information or change the charity's method of contacting you, please email your request.