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Privacy policy

This privacy policy covers Leukaemia Busters’ use of personal information that is collected when you visit leukaemiabusters.org.uk, when you register to attend a fundraising event or when you donate to the charity or have correspondence with the charity.

Leukaemia Busters only collect basic personal data about you.  This does not include any sensitive personal data or location-based information. This does however include names, addresses, emails and phone numbers.   .

Why We Need your Data

We need to know your basic personal data if you wish to participate in any activities which support the work of Leukaemia Busters. We would also like to keep you informed of any forthcoming activities, changes or information in line with your support of the charity. We will not collect any personal data from you which is not needed in order to provide these services to you.

What We do with your Data

All the personal data we process is dealt with by our staff within the offices of Leukaemia Busters. No third parties have access to your personal data unless the law allows them to do so.

We will use your data only for the purposes outlined above and it will be treated in accordance with the regulations laid down in the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which came into force on 25th May 2018.

We will not knowingly share your information with any third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time via phone, email or our website.

How long we will keep your data?

If you have made a donation, bought tickets, or been involved in any financial transaction with us, we are required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, address, contact details) for a minimum of 6 years after which time it will be destroyed. Any personal information retained for the purposes given above will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this 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 physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from you.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest. However, once you have used those 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. 

Access and Control of your personal information

Under GDPR you have the right to access and amend any of your personal data that we hold. You are entitled to view, amend or delete the personal information we hold. You can do this by contacting us by phone, email or using the contact page on our website.

Use of Cookies

The Leukaemia Busters website uses cookies to tailor your experience on our website. Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system. A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit You can check or change what types of cookies you accept within your browser settings. You can block cookies at any time 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 setting to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts or our website or many other websites.

Google Analytics

The Leukaemia Busters website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’ which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating the usage of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google is not allowed to make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.