This Web site is administered by Sail 4 Cancer. The primary purpose of www.sail4cancer.org is to promote the activities of Sail 4 Cancer, UK Registered Charity (No.1090133). We want you to feel secure when visiting our site and are committed to maintaining your privacy.
Reasons why we may collect your data
You may at times be asked to supply personal information via the Sail 4 Cancer website. Personal information is anything which enables us to identify you in some way, such as your name and an e-mail address. If you supply such information, we are legally bound by the Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that such information is only used for the purpose for which it was requested and also to ensure that the data is held securely.
We may collect and record information in order for us to understand more about how our site is used and in turn to make sure that the site reflects your needs. In order to do this we may send cookies to your PC. A cookie will contain information that allows us to recognise that you have used the site before, but will not contain any other personal data. You can disable this function within your browser without affecting your navigation around the site.
Occasionally we may ask you to fill in questionnaires or surveys whilst on-line. The data collected by the questionnaire or survey will only be used for the purpose stated on the form. You may also be given the opportunity to add your address details to our databases so we can contact you in the future. We will only use this information to contact you if you expressly give us permission to do so.
In order to process Direct Debit, Credit Card or other financial transactions we may ask for your bank or card details. In order to do this you will be directed to a secure area of our site/partner. To ensure the maximum level of security is applied to your data all transmissions over the Internet to and from this area are encrypted using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). Credit card and bank detail information is not retained on our web servers, but is transferred to our secure internal databases (for the purpose of collecting and recording payments).
Requests for information
If you make a request for further information via the Sail 4 Cancer website, the data will only be retained on the Web Servers as long as necessary in order to respond to your query.
The Sail 4 Cancer website may include links to other sites, not owned or managed by the Sail 4 Cancer. We cannot be held responsible for the privacy of data collected by websites not managed by Sail 4 Cancer.
Who do we share information with?
Sail 4 Cancer does not rent or sell mailing details to any third party. However, occasionally Sail 4 Cancer works with partner organisations or companies to send you information on other ways in which you can support Sail 4 Cancer. However, we will not simply add your name to another organisation's database.
Sail 4 Cancer may from time to time need to use the services of an Internet Provider. For financial or technical reasons these may be sited outside of the European Economic Area. Use of data by the Internet Service Provider on behalf of Sail 4 Cancer is regulated and safeguarded by both international procedures and legal agreements to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.
Access to information
You may request a copy of any personal information which Sail 4 Cancer has about you. Please email us or phone +44 (0)845 408 1849. Sail 4 Cancer does not make a charge for supplying this information and will reply within 30 days of receipt of your request. It will help us to locate your records more easily if you can tell us something about the nature of your contact with the Sail 4 Cancer in the past.
Any changes to this policy will be notified by a