Last updated 22 May 2018
2. Data we collect and how we use it
If you submit a form, make a comment, or interact with this website in a way that requires you to submit information to us (such as name, email address, postal address etc), the submitted data is sent to us alone. We use this data to make contact with you in relation to your enquiry, or to send you mail and newsletters to inform you about our activities, or for informing you about opportunities for partnership, participation, giving or volunteering.
3. Use of information collected automatically through our website
Cookies: Cookies on this site are only set if you submit a form, login or interact with the site by doing more than just clicking on simple links or reading the site content.
A cookie is a small piece of information that is stored on your computer for the purpose of identifying that browser during interaction on a website. Cookies may be used to store items such as identifiers and user preferences. A website may set a cookie to the browser if the browser’s preferences allow it. A browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has set, not those set by other websites.
You have the choice of how you configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
Log Data/Analytics: Like many site operators, we may collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit or interact with our site (“Log Data”).
This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s IP address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our webite that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyse this data for the purposes of understanding usage patterns and improving our site design. We do not use this data to try to identify specific people, and we do not collect data that would allow us to do this.
Embedded content from other websites: For your convenience, we may provide links to other websites, or include embedded content, or links from other sites (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) and web pages that we do not control. We cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of any websites or pages not under our control and we do not endorse any of these websites or pages, the services or products described or offered on such sites or pages, or any of the content contained on those sites or pages.
4. Access to and sharing of data
Access to any information/data we collect is limited only to the members of our staff/team who require that data to perform their duties.
The purposes for which we hold personal data is detailed in our entry in the Data Protection Act register held by the Information Commissioners Office. We do not share any data we collect with third parties unless we are required to do so by any legal authorities in order to fulfil our obligations under United Kingdom law.
5. Online Security
The security of your personal information is important to us, but we acknowledge that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
6. Putting you in control
Access to your information: You have the right to request details of the information we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. We will respond within 1 month of receiving your letter.
For more information about your rights under the Data Protection Act you can visit the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office.