Andover and District Mencap (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Andover and District Mencap whose registered office address is at The Wellington Centre, Winchester Road, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2EG.
Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is the Chief Executive.
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
￼￼A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Examples of purposes for which a cookie may be used:
Except for essential cookies and any periods for expiry specified above, all cookies will expire after 24 months.
Where we store your personal data
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for our purposes. We have consent boxes on our email forms for you to Opt-In. You can ￼exercise your right ￼to your GDPR freedoms at any time by contacting us at [email protected]
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from other websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to information
The Data Protection and GDPR acts give you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with these Acts. This is free of charge for the first enquiry and a fee for any enquiry after the first to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.