Please read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on how we collect, store, use and share your personal data. It also explains your rights in relation to your personal data and how to contact us in the event that you wish to exercise these rights.
The way in which we use your personal data is regulated under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation. We take our legal obligation placed on us by such legislation very seriously.
What personal data do we collect through our website and how is that collected?
Some facilities on our website invite you to provide us with your personal data. We collect your personal data from:
Site usage information
We collect information about your visits to and use of our website, including information about your computer such as your IP address, operating system, length of visit and number of page views. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns. It does not identify any individual.
How and why we use your personal data
Under current law we can only use your personal data if we have a legitimate reason for doing so, for example, where you have given consent or for a legitimate interest.
In some circumstances we may want to contact you regarding matters such as fundraising initiatives. Under existing legislation contacting individuals about fundraising initiatives is considered “direct marketing”. Charities are able to raise money through direct marketing and direct marketing can be considered a legitimate interest. However, if an individual has said no to this type of communication, we cannot send one.
Who we share your personal data with
We may share your personal data with:
How do we protect personal information?
We use a secure server for our website.
We limit access to your personal data to those who have a genuine need to access it. Those processing your personal data will do so only in an authorised manner. We also take appropriate measures to ensure that the information disclosed to us is kept up to date and retained only as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used. When it is no longer necessary to retain your personal data, we will delete / destroy it.
We have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
What happens when I link to another site?
You have the following rights which you can exercise free of charge:
For further information on each of the above rights, including circumstances in which they apply, please see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals’ rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.
If you would like to exercise any of those rights please email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to CES UK Charity, 9 Town Square, Syston, Leicestershire, LE7 1GZ. Please ensure that you let us have your full name, address, proof of your identity and address (a copy of your driving license or passport and a recent utility or credit card bill); and let us know what right you want to exercise and the information to which your request relates.
Changes to this notice
We keep our privacy notice under review and we will place any updates on our website. You should check this policy occasionally to ensure that you are aware of the most recent version. This privacy notice was last updated May 2018.