This is the Privacy and Data Protection Policy of The Leprosy Mission Northern Ireland (Registered Charity No: NIC106322 and a company limited by guarantee, No: NI640401). The Leprosy Mission Northern Ireland is committed to protecting the privacy of all personal information obtained from you during your visits to our website.
We may gather information about your general internet use by using cookies. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. The file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual and the web application will then tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. By continued use of the website, you signify that you understand the terms of our cookies policy and agree to their use.
This Privacy and Data Protection Policy explains what personal information we may collect from you and the purposes for which it will be used. By use of our website, you agree to the terms of the policy set out below.
Collection of Information
We receive and store information whenever you interact with us. We collect website usage information from a number of sources during your visits to our website:
What information do we collect?
How We Use Your Information
Certain categories of information provided to us by you shall be stored on our Customer Relationship Management System. We will only use your personal data to provide you with information you would reasonably expect to receive, including the following:
All reasonable efforts will be made to keep your details secure. We will only share information with suppliers working on our behalf to help achieve our charitable purposes.
At times, your information may be stored on computers in the US rather than the EU. Under the General Data Protection Regulation, any data transferred to a third country will only be authorised if the said third country provides an adequate level of protection.
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, track user movements and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Accessing your Information
In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you free of charge. Any request for information shall be satisfied within one month from the request.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to request that any information we hold in relation to you is to be removed from our databases. We will be obliged to remove all instances of your personal data unless there is a competing reason to retain the data.
The Leprosy Mission Northern Ireland’s website contains links to websites operated by other organisations under different privacy policies. Should you choose one of those links, you will be leaving our website and this Privacy and Data Protection Policy will no longer apply.
Changes to this policy
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page and therefore you should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes made. This policy is effective from 1st September 2017.