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Data Protection and Privacy Statement

Data Protection and Privacy Statement

Humankind is a company registered in England, Registered Company No. 182 0492 and a Registered Charity No. 515 755, VAT No 334 6763 43, Registered Social Landlord (RSL) 4713.

Our registered office is Sapphire House, IES Centre, Horndale Avenue, Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham, DL5 6DS.

This privacy policy sets out how Humankind uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website. Humankind is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Changes to this privacy notice

We will continually review and update this privacy notice to reflect changes in our services and feedback from website users, as well as to comply with changes in the law. When such changes occur, we will revise the date at the bottom of this notice and the current version will be available at www.humankindcharity.org.uk

This policy is effective from May 2018.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for internal record keeping.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily.

However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Marketing

In the course of our marketing, we may ask to take your photo and ask for your name in relation to our real life stories and case studies. We also anonymise such stories so that you are not identifiable to the general public. In all cases, we do so with your written consent.

If you’re younger than 18, a parent or guardian will sign on your behalf.

You have the right to withdraw this consent. You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date and as such you may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

How to withdraw your consent

You can withdraw consent at any time by sending a signed letter stating your name, your Humankind project, your worker’s name, details of the photo or video, including approx. date, to Consent Withdrawal, Marketing, Humankind, Sapphire House, IES Centre, Horndale Avenue, Newton Aycliffe, Co. Durham, DL5 6DS. You can email us at consentwithdrawal@humankindcharity.org.uk with your name in block capitals in the subject line or visit our website at www.humankindcharity.org.uk and click contact us and follow the instructions.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

If you would like a copy of the data held about you, please contact the service you have provided your information to, or email caldicott.guardian@humankindcharity.org.uk

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.