PRIVACY POLICY

We understand that privacy and the security of your personal information is extremely important. Because of that, this policy sets out what we do with your information and what we do to keep it secure. It also explains where and how we collect your personal information, as well as your rights over any personal information we hold about you.

WHO ARE WE

ACT's mission is to deliver more hope to patients and their loved ones, support and tools for their doctors, and new data to medical science. Everyone has been touched in some way by cancer.

WE PROMISE

We’ll only ever collect information we’re going to use, and we’ll always make it clear how we’ll use it. If you ever want to change your details, or opt out of our communications, you can email us at info@actforcancer.org.uk

  • We’ll only collect information that will help us with our mission to deliver more hope to cancer patients and their loved ones.

  • We’ll make sure you’re clear about where your data is used, and what for it’s used for.

  • We’ll never give, sell or rent your information to third parties for marketing purposes.

If any questions come to mind as you’re reading through our Privacy Policy, or you want to know more about the data collected on you, you can email us at info@actforcancer.org.uk or write to us at:

Data protection team,
ACT,
Unit 3,
42 Orchard Road,
London,
N6 5TR

WHAT SORTS OF INFORMATION DO WE HOLD

Your contact information

We’ll hold contact information you provide to us (such as your name, address, phone or email) when you submit your details through our website.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We may use your information to:

  • Invite you to charity events

  • Ask for your views and support with our latest activity

  • Keep you updated on our latest activity

  • Send you communications that you’ve asked for

We’ll only hold your information on our systems for as long as is necessary.

WHO WE MIGHT SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH

We may share your information with third party services, but only in order to complete a task or provide a service on your behalf. For example, we may pass your information to a third party service in order to send you tickets to an event. But please know that when we do use third party services, we only ever send them the information they need to deliver that service. They’re contracted to keep your information secure, and cannot use it for marketing purposes.

We’ll never release your information to any third parties to use for their own direct marketing purposes, unless you have requested us to do so, or we are required to do so by law. For example, by a court order or for the purposes of preventing fraud or other crime.

KEEPING YOU INFORMED ABOUT OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

We would like to keep you up to date on the latest happenings where appropriate. Where you have consented to us doing so, we may contact you through post, by email, text message, online, using social media, or by any other electronic means.

You can unsubscribe from all communications at any time.

HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION FOR?

We will retain a record of your personal information. This is done in order to provide you with a high quality and consistent service across our group. We will always retain your personal information in accordance with law and regulation and never retain your information for longer than is necessary.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies to our website only, so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be held responsible for privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you arrived at our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that site. So we recommend that you check the policy of that site too.

SECURITY

We take security measures to protect your information including: implementing access controls to our information technology, such as firewalls, ID verification and logical segmentation and/ or physical separation of our systems and information; never asking you for your passwords; advising you never to enter your account number or password into an email or after following a link from an email.

CONTACT US

If you would like to exercise one of your rights as set out above, or you have a question or a complaint about this policy, the way your personal information is processed, please contact us by one of the following means:

By email:
info@actforcancer.org.uk

By post:
Data protection team,
ACT
Unit 3,
42 Orchard Road,
London 
N6 5TR

POLICY CHANGE

This privacy policy was most recently updated in May 2018.