Privacy Policy

The purpose of this policy is to explain how information gained via this website may be used. 

Who manages this website?

This website is managed by Viewpoint
Registered Office:

Weltech Business Centre

Ridgeway

Welwyn Garden City

AL7 2AA

Privacy Policy

The purpose of this policy is to explain how Viewpoint collects, uses, and shares personal data, and your rights in relation to the personal data we hold. 

Viewpoint is a Registered: 

Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) 
Charity number: 1159735
Registered Office:
Weltech Business Centre
Ridgeway
Welwyn Garden City
AL7 2AA

What Personal Information do we collect and what we do with it?

  •  Name and date of birth
    •    Contact details
    •    Telephone number
    •    Email address
    •    Postal address
    •    Other demographic information for equalities monitoring (disabilities, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, sexuality)
    •    Any other personal information you choose to send us.

Personal data can be collected from:

  •  Contact form
    •    Mailing list
    •    Recommend a link
    •    Current Views
    •    Frequently Asked Questions


Information is only collected to enable Viewpoint to fulfil your request. We will only use your email address, telephone number or postal address to contact you with details relevant to the work of Viewpoint if you request it via the contact form or mailing list functions. We will not knowingly share your personal information with any third party without your permission, except as required by law.


Retaining Personal information

Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
We will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
•    That we are required to do so by law;
•    If we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
•    In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk). 

WHAT ABOUT ‘COOKIES’?

Cookies are small pieces of information which are often created when you visit a website. They are stored in the ‘cookie directory’ of your computer and help us count the number of times users return to our site. They contain no personal information and cannot be used to identify you.  Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, though you do not have to. If you wish to disable cookies, please refer to your user manual or consult the ‘Help’ portion of the toolbar.  

Right to request information


You have a right to request a copy of any personal data held by Viewpoint. To obtain a copy of this information you should contact Viewpoint on the contact details below. 
Charity Contact Details:
Charity name: Viewpoint
Address: Weltech Business Centre, Ridgeway, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 2AA
Telephone No: 01707 386136
Email: [email protected]int.co.uk

Links

Please be aware that our website links to other websites. These are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. We suggest that you read the privacy statement on any other website you visit.


Security

Your privacy and confidentiality is important to us. Viewpoint take all reasonable precautions to protect all personal data, however we cannot be responsible for loss or misuse of data by unauthorised persons. 

Your data may also be available to our website provider to enable us and them to deliver their service to us, carry out analysis and research on demographics, interests and behavior of our users and supporters to help us gain a better understanding of them to enable us to improve our services. This may include connecting data we receive from you on the website to data available from other sources. Your personally identifiable data will only be used where it is necessary for the analysis required, and where your interests for privacy are not deemed to outweigh their legitimate interests in developing new services for us. In the case of this activity the following will apply:

  1. Your data will be made available to our website provider
  2. The data that may be available to them include any of the data we collect as described in this privacy policy.
  3. Our website provider will not transfer your data to any other third party, or transfer your data outside of the EEA.
  4. They will store your data for a maximum of 7 years.
  5. This processing does not affect your rights as detailed in this privacy policy.