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Your privacy and preferences matter to us. We promise:
- To respect your personal details and to keep them safe and secure
- Never to sell or exchange your information with another organization for their own use
- To respond promptly to any requests you make to change your details, or for us to stop using your information
- To be clear when we collect your details and not to do anything you wouldn’t reasonably expect.
By allowing us to use personal data to better understand our visitors and supporters, you are helping us to make better decisions, improve our content for people with arthritis, and ultimately, achieve our goals of reaching, supporting and improving the lives of people affected by arthritis.
If you have any questions about how we store and use personal data or about this policy, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org .Please note that you can also change your details or ask us to stop using
How we may collect information about you
We collect information in the following ways:
- When you visit our website, information about your visit is recorded and stored on your own computer, using cookies. Cookies are text files which identify your computer to our server. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer used. Beyond this you will remain anonymous unless you log in.
- When you give permission to OTHER ORGANISATIONS to share your details. The information we get from other organizations may depend on your privacy settings or the responses you give, so you should regularly check them. This information comes from the following sources:
Social Media: Depending on your settings or the privacy policies for social media and messaging services like Facebook, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Instagram or Twitter, you might give us permission to access information from those accounts or services.
- Information available publicly – We may obtain and store information that is available publicly such as from Companies House and information that has been published in articles/ newspapers.
Changes to this policy
When you enter a site your computer or other device may automatically be issued with a cookie. Many sites do this whenever a user visits their site, in order to track traffic flows.
A cookie is a small text file that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies identify your computer to our server. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer used
What cookies we use
- Strictly necessary cookies.
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our respective websites. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our respective websites, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical/performance cookies.
They collect anonymous information and allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our respective websites when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our respective websites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies.
These are used to recognize you when you return to our respective websites. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting cookies.
These cookies record your visit to our respective websites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our respective websites and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our sites.
For more information about cookies generally we suggest you visit www.aboutcookies.org
- Tracking and analysis of website traffic
We use tracking technologies and cookies to enable us to provide you with the best possible user experience and to ensure that we make the most out of our fundraising investments. These technologies record information you or your computer provide to our website.
Below is the list of our trusted services providers who use and deploy cookies and tracking technologies: