Save Child Savings is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors. We believe you have the right to privacy on the web. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
1. When do we collect information and what information do we collect?
(a) When you register with us or subscribe to our website services, email notifications or newsletters we will collect your email address and your post code.
(c) We use tracking technology to collect information about how you respond to emails from us. (See below for more information on tracking technology).
(d) We collect all additional information as you provide to us voluntarily, including feedback and your response to any communication from us.
(e) You may provide sensitive personal information to us, such as information about your political opinions. You are not obliged to provide such sensitive personal information but, if you do provide it, you consent to such information being processed by us as described in paragraph 3 below.
2. How long will we keep your personal information?
(a) We will store your information for so long as you are a registered user.
(b) We may store personal data in perpetuity but you can unsubscribe from email communications at any time. If you do so we will not contact you using your email address, unless required to do so for legal reasons.
(c) We will keep statistical and computer use data for a period of 5 years.
3. How will we use your personal information?
(a) Where you provide information to us for a specific purpose, either through the website or in response to a communication from us, we will use your information for the specified purpose. For example, where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.
(b) We use your information collected from the website to enable your use of the website services, to personalise your repeat visits to our website and to administer the website.
(c) We will also use your information to send you notifications that you have specifically requested and other non-marketing information, and to deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you.
(e) We may provide other third parties with statistical information about our users, however, we will first ensure that this statistical information cannot be used to identify any individual user.
(f) We may engage a third party to help us carry out any of our activities and these third parties may be located in countries that may have differing legal frameworks to the United Kingdom. We will ensure that these third parties have an obligation to protect your information.
(g) We will not sell or rent your personal information to any third party.
If you have consented to receive marketing information, we will use your information to send you marketing communications relating to Save Child Savings and carefully selected third party supporters, which we think may be of interest to you. We will only send marketing information by email or other electronic means where you have specifically agreed that we may do so.
You have a right to request that we stop contacting you for marketing purposes at any time. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, you can unsubscribe from Save Child Savings at http://www.savechildsavings.org/page/unsubscribe/
5. Data about another person
If you provide us with information about another person, you must first tell them that you will be passing their information to us and the purposes for which their information may be used (as set out in paragraph 3). You must ensure that they consent to us storing and using their personal information.
6. Cookies and tracking technology
A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity, as described in paragraph 3 above.
You can set your browser not to accept cookies. Please note that if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of our website services. For further information about cookies and how to refuse and delete them visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
7. Security of your personal information
Your information will be kept confidential on our secure database (except as specifically described in paragraph 3). We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. You are responsible for keeping your user details confidential.
8. Policy amendments
9. Your rights
You are entitled to ask for a copy of any information that we hold about you. If you would like us to provide a copy of this information, please e-mail email@example.com.
10. Third party websites
11. Updating information
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will update our records within 10 working days of receiving your email.
We provide software on the site for indicative purposes only and you agree that you use that software entirely at your own risk.
In no event shall we be liable to you for any direct or indirect or consequential loss, loss of profit, revenue or good will arising from your use of or inability to use the site or information on the site, data loss, damage or loss caused by any computer viruses or use of the software available on the site. Subject as provided below, all terms implied by law are excluded.
We do accept liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or responsibility for fraudulent misrepresentation that cannot, under English law, be excluded.