By registering on this website you consent to the collection, use and transfer of the personal information that we use to process your use of the website.
When you register as a user you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, postal & email address and your contact telephone numbers. We may also collect information about your usage of our website as statistical information and information about you from messages you post to the website and the e-mails, phone calls or letters and documents you send to us.
Use of your information
Your information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of the website and to supply the services you request including, but not limited to, your participation in the services offered by us. It will enable us to establish, maintain and administer your participation and records, to contact you where necessary in relation to your use of the website, and for billing, identification and authentication purposes. We will also use and analyze the information we collect to develop our participation profile so that we can administer, design, support and improve our business.
In particular, we may use your information to contact you for your views on our services. We may notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the website and our services. Unless you have indicated that you would prefer us not to use the data in this way we may also use your information to let you know about other products, services, and competitions which we offer which may be of interest to you, including additional services on the website or other services that becomes available from our associated partners or companies. If you do not wish to be contacted in the future, please let us know and we will ensure that our records are amended.
Disclosure of your information
The personal information you provide to us will be held on our secure computers and servers based in the UK & USA. However it may be accessed by staff working outside the UK and by third parties who act for us for the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you. In particular, those parties may process information, assist with the transfer of funds by debit or credit card and other methods, and provide support services on our behalf.
We may also allow supporters and sponsors whose names are shown on our website to contact you about products and services that may be of interest to you. They may contact you by post as well as by e-mail, depending on what you agree to. If you do not want to be contacted by these companies in the future, please let us know and we will ensure that our records are amended.
Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us. However, in order to assist relevant authorities & regulators to ensure our compliance with relevant regulations, we may disclose all or part of your personal information to such parties (including but not limited to legal, regulatory & government authorities) as may be responsible for or be interested in the application of the applicable laws or regulations.
Cookies are small amounts of information that we store on your computer. During registration and when you log on to the site, a session cookie will be introduced to your computer. It helps in registration, logging on and your use of the website. It also allows us to monitor website traffic. The session cookie will be deleted when you log out of the site.
You may set up your computer to reject cookies by modifying the settings in your browser although, in that case, you may not be able to use certain features of our website if the cookies are disabled. To find out how to disable or decline cookies, go to www.allaboutcookies.org.
Security and data retention
We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.
Accessing and updating
You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us.