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Privacy

Use of personal information

Berkshire Carers Sevice is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner for the United Kingdom.

Berkshire Carers Service is committed to protecting your privacy and does not capture and store any personal information about individuals who access this website, except where:

users voluntarily choose to register with Berkshire Carers Service

or

users contact Berkshire Carers Service to provide email addresses, e.g. for newsletter

When any such information is supplied to Berkshire Carers Service, Berkshire Carers Service is legally bound by the Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that such information is only used for the purpose for which it was requested and also to ensure that data is held securely.

No personal data obtained via the website is used for direct marketing, and we never disclose personal data to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

Berkshire Carers Service will use the information it collects about you to help it understand more about how the website is used and to enable it to send you electronic communications that may be of interest to you, including information regarding its work, current and future activities .

If you object to our using your personal data to send you information about our activities you can instruct us to cease doing so at any time by writing to or e-mailing the Finance & IT Manager at the address below.

Some anonymous data such as IP addresses, pages visited and time spent on the website is also collected. This information is used by Berkshire Carers Service to compile traffic statistics to enhance its understanding of how visitors use the website and to help it improve this service.

No transmission of data over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Berkshire Carers Service cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to it and you do so at your own risk.

Access to personal information

You have a right to ask for a copy of the personal information Berkshire Carers Service holds about you (for which Berkshire Carers Service may charge a small fee), and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected. If you believe that any information Berkshire Carers Service holds about you is incorrect or incomplete you should write to or email the Finance & IT Manager at the address below. Any information that is found to be incorrect will be corrected as soon as possible.

Finance & IT Manager

email financemanager@berkshirecarers.org

Berkshire Carers Service

St Giles House

10 Church Street

Reading

RG1 2SD

Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why. Each cookie is listed by name, along with the following information:

Cookie Name
Cookie name note, if required
What is it for?
A brief description of what the cookie is used for.
How long does it last?
A cookie can either be deleted after a predetermined timespan, or as soon as the user’s session ends. A session is deemed as ending when the user closes his or her browser.