This privacy and cookie policy sets out how “Carers Leeds” uses and protects any information that you give “Carers Leeds” when you use this website.

Carers Leeds 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.

Carers Leeds may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from the 11th of May 2017.

What we collect – We may collect the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact information including email address and telephone number.
  • IP Address and website use based around this identifier.
    (IP address, or “internet protocol address”, is a unique identifying number that every single computer on the Internet has. Like a car license plate, an IP address is a special serial number used for identification.)

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 the following reasons:

  • Newsletter Purposes.
  • We may use the information to improve our services.
  • We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
  • We will NEVER provide any information to any third party partners.
  • We will NEVER sell your information.

Security

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

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or customises your experience based on previous visits. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

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.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.  A small fee may apply. A small fee may apply. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us by email at admin@carersleeds.org.uk.
  • If you believe that any information we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us by email at admin@carersleeds.org.uk as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
  • If you have any questions about our cookie policy please use our contact us at admin@carersleeds.org.uk.