Last updated January 2014
- What information does Action Medical Research collect?
- How is submitted information used?
- Who is collecting your information/Does Action Medical Research share information?
- Who does Action Medical Research share your information with?
- How securely is the data secured?
- How do I opt out of receiving information from Action Medical Research?
- How do I find out more about the Data Protection Act?
1) What information does Action Medical Research collect?
Information is only collected when personally entered by you via forms on the website, telephone, email or postal mail.
When donating or registering we will take your name, address and email as standard. We may also take other information for event registration such as date of birth, passport information, next of kin depending on the event that you are registering for.
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2) How is submitted information used?
Email addresses are used to send any confirmation emails for actions that you take (donations, registrations) and sometimes in these emails we may include other ways you might consider supporting the charity. If you opt-in to receive our E newsletters, you will also receive communications from us about what the charity is doing.
Postal addresses may be captured in order for us to process Direct Debits, Gift Aid and where appropriate to deliver items ordered.
We also use information to know how users use our site so that we can make improvements.
3) Who is collecting your information/Does Action Medical Research share information?
When on the Action Medical Research website and asked to enter personal information, you are sharing that information with Action Medical Research only unless otherwise stated.
When making a payment you will be sent to either the Worldpay website or PayPal to take your payment information. The information you enter on these websites is purely to make the transaction.
4) Who does Action Medical Research share your information with?
Action Medical Research will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information, except when we have your permission such as when we are using a third party tour operator to administer an event on our behalf or under special circumstances when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.
5) How securely is the data secured?
Action Medical Research uses industry standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information, such as firewalls and Secure Socket Layers. We make every effort to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. In addition, we always use a secure connection when collecting personal financial information from you. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure.
Your Action Medical Research user account is password-protected so that only you and those you designate can access it and view the member information relevant to your account. Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and any account information. We also do everything in our power to protect your information off-line, and only authorised personnel can view your data.
6) How do I opt out of receiving information from Action Medical Research?
Any marketing e-communications will have an unsubscribe link at the foot of the email with which you can opt out of receiving any further information.
7) How do I find out more about the Data Protection Act?
The collection and use of personal information on this site is in accordance with the Data Protection Act of 1998 (UK) , and the guidelines of the Direct Marketing Association (UK). The DPA applies to all data held within the European Economic Area (EEA). We will only transfer data to an organisation outside this area if we have a contract with it which ensures that the standards set out in this policy are maintained.