Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

(1)      What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

(a)    information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views);
(b)    information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website;
(c)     information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us;
(d)    information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or updates;
(e)    any other information that you choose to send to us;
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(2)      Using your personal data

Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal information to:

(a)      administer the website;
(b)      improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
(c)      enable your use of the services available on the website;
(d)      send you general communications;
(e)      send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
(f)      send to you updates which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you
no longer require these communications);
(g)      provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
(h)      deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website; and
(i)       respond to queries and comments

Where you submit personal information for the specific purposes of publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

(3)      Disclosures

We may disclose information about you internally insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose information about you:

(a)      to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b)      in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
(c)      in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights;

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

(4)      International data transfers

Personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world.

You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

(5)      Security of your personal data

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure servers.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

If you receive a password you are responsible for keeping your password and other user details confidential.

(6)      Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

(7)      Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.

You may instruct us not to process your personal data for updating or marketing purposes by email at any time.

(8)      Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

(9)      Updating information

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

(10)    Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us by email to webeditor@lifeline.org.uk or by post to 101 – 103 Oldham St Manchester M4 1LW.