This page explains how Worldwide Cancer Research uses any information you give to us, and the ways in which we protect your privacy.
Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any personal information we collect from you. We are committed to protecting your information and use leading technologies and encryption software to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We will not sell or reciprocally list-share your details with any third party.
Your information will not be disclosed to outside organisations unless we are required to do so by law or you have given consent for us to send your name and address details to HMRC in order to make a Gift Aid claim. Worldwide Cancer Research will not transfer your information to countries outside the EEA, unless you are applying to us for a project grant – this is detailed when you apply for a grant. If we do make such a transfer we will ensure that there are appropriate procedures in place to protect your information.
When do we collect personal information?
When you make an enquiry to Worldwide Cancer Research, make a donation, register for information, make an application to us or otherwise provide us with your details we will collect your personal information. We may occasionally receive your personal details from third parties who feel you may be interested in our work.
What information do we collect?
Worldwide Cancer Research may collect several types of personal information including; your name, postal address, telephone number, email address, year of birth, taxpayer status and if you choose to make a regular gift, your bank details. If you choose to share your experiences of cancer we will also collect your health information or that of a friend or relative.
Website usage information
When you use our website we gather information on how visitors are using the site for analysis purposes.
We analyse log file information from all our visitors, which we use to make changes to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it. Log files do not contain any personal information and they are not used to identify any individual patterns of use of the site.
How does Worldwide Cancer Research use the data collected?
We use your details to provide you with information and services you have requested, to process your donation, for administrative purposes and for our fundraising activities if you consent to this. This may involve passing your information on to our third party agents and service providers who are contracted by Worldwide Cancer Research in order to fulfill the business purposes of the charity. We may also supplement the information we hold about you by obtaining further information from reputable third party companies.
Third party disclosures
Worldwide Cancer Research does not sell or reciprocally share your details with any third party. We may pass your information on to our third party agents and service providers who are contracted by Worldwide Cancer Research in order to fulfill the business purposes of the charity. We may also disclose your information if required to do so by law.
Under the Data Protection Act you have the right to request a copy of any information we hold about you and to update any inaccurate information. Worldwide Cancer Research reserves the right to charge a small administrative fee for any information request. Should any of your personal details change, or you would like to make a request please write to us at Worldwide Cancer Research, 1st floor, Canning Exchange, 10 Canning Street, Edinburgh EH3 8EG or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org