Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how Bristol Parent Carers uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website.  The terms ‘Bristol Parent Careres’ , ‘us’ and ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website who have a UK office at Phoenix Social Enterprise, 5 Russell Town Avenue, Bristol, BS5 9LT

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
  • accurate
  • not kept longer than necessary
  • processed in accordance with the data subject’s rights
  • secure
  • 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:

  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 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.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Security

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.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which helps analyze web traffic and allow web sites to respond to you as an individual. The web site can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. All web site use and statistics are done by a system called Piwik  If you wish you can opt out of having your web activity recorded on this web site - click here

We also use cookies to help customise how the website works for you in terms of things like logins, chat system, user preferences etc. Cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

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..

 

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