Privacy Policy

Bromley Mencap is committed to protecting your privacy. This statement is made in order to comply with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and to inform you of Mencap’s data processing practices which will govern the processing of your personal data.

How do we collect information?
We will obtain personal information about you when you enquire about our activities, register with us, become a member, make a donation or otherwise provide us with personal information. We may also receive information about you from third parties.

What information do we collect?
The types of information we might collect includes, names, addresses, gender, email addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, credit/debit card and direct debit details.

How do we use your information?
We will use your information:

  • to provide you with the information, products or services you have requested
  • to improve the delivery of our information, products and services (including this website)
  • for administration purposes
  • to further our charitable aims and to comply with the law.

We may need to share your information with our trading subsidiaries, service providers, associated organisations and agents for these purposes.

To enable us to administer your query or order and to send you further information about our work we and our trading subsidiaries may review these details to help us understand more about you and to contact you about our fundraising, campaigning and other work.

By submitting your details to us, you are agreeing to allow us to share your details with our trading subsidiaries and other organisations as detailed above, including via email.

You can unsubscribe at any time by contacting:

Bromley Mencap
Rutland House
44 Masons Hill
Bromley
BR2 9JG
Email: info@bromleymencap.org

Do we use ‘cookies’?
‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that organisation to recognise you when you next visit. We don’t use cookies.

What happens when you link to another site?
This privacy policy applies to Bromley Mencap websites only. The Bromley Mencap website has links to other third party websites. Bromley Mencap does not pass on any personal information about you to any other site when you link to another site.

You should ensure that if you use a link from the Bromley Mencap website to another website that you read the privacy statement of any site which collects personal information.

How do we protect personal information?
We take appropriate measures to ensure that the information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.

Changes
If your personal details change, please help us to keep your information up to date by notifying:

Bromley Mencap
Rutland House
44 Masons Hill
Bromley
BR2 9JG
Email: info@bromleymencap.org

Under 18 year olds
If you are aged 18 or under, please get your parent/guardian’s permission before you provide personal information to the Bromley Mencap website.

Your consent
By providing us with your personal data, including ‘sensitive’ personal data such as regarding your health, you consent to the collection and use of any information you provide in accordance with the above purposes and this privacy statement.

You also consent to our transferring your information to countries or jurisdictions which may not provide the same level of data protection as the UK, if necessary for any of the above purposes. If we do make such a transfer, we will, if appropriate, put in place a contract to ensure your information is properly protected.

Right of access
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you, for which we may charge a small fee and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.

If you wish to see what information we hold about you, please contact:

Bromley Mencap
Rutland House
44 Masons Hill
Bromley
BR2 9JG
Email: info@bromleymencap.org

We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement at any time. If we do, we will post notice of the change on our website and your use of the site any after such changes are posted will be deemed to be your acceptance of such changes.

Last updated May 2011