This policy was last updated on 19 January 2015
Bristol Parent Carers will comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and data protection principles, which state that personal information must be:-
- fairly and lawfully processed
- processed for limited purposes
- adequate, relevant, and not excessive
- not kept longer than necessary
- processed in accordance with the data subject’s rights
- not transmitted to other organisations without adequate protection.
Bristol Parent Carers recognises that the above principles relate to paper and electronic record-keeping.
This information will not be disclosed to any party, unless with the specific permission of the person it relates to. At any time, any person may request:
- a copy of their information
- that their details are removed
- that mistakes are corrected.
The members’ database is only held and accessed by the Steering Group members or staff members who are signatories to this policy.
Our undertaking, your rights
Bristol Parent Carers will comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and its principles. It will keep the information you provide up-to-date, accurate, and secure, and do everything it can to prevent your details being used in any unauthorised or unlawful way.
The personal information that you give us will be treated as confidential, entered onto our database, and be used for Bristol Parent Carers’ purposes only. The members’ database will only be held and accessed by the Steering Group members or staff members who have signed the data protection policy. This information will not be disclosed to any party, unless with the specific permission of the person it relates to. At any time, any person may request: a copy of their information, that their details are removed, that mistakes are corrected.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- When filling in forms, check which fields are compulsory and which optional.
- Set "I do not want to be tracked" in your web browser to prevent us anonymously recording your web usage. You can also use the option below to opt in or out of being tracked.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless are required by law to do so.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure,we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites we think may be of interest to you. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question..