Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Salisbury Hospice Charity uses and protects any information that you give Salisbury Hospice Charity.

Salisbury Hospice Charity is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Salisbury Hospice Charity may change this policy 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 1st September 2012.

1. What we collect

When you register with us to receive a newsletter, buy a ticket, register to attend an event or make a donation, we may ask you for your email and postal address, a contact number and your credit card details. We may also ask for additional information.

2. What we do with the information we gather

Any information that is collected by Salisbury Hospice Charity will only be used for monitoring purposes unless you have given us consent to keep in touch. If we have your consent, we may, from time to time, send you relevant information about the work of the hospice and our fundraising, although there will be an option for you to opt out of these communications at any time, if required.

We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The data controller is Monique Akal. If you have any queries regarding this please contact 01722 416353.

3. Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthourised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. Other than as required by law we will not disclose information about you to any third party without your permission.

4. Cookies

A cookie is a small file or element of data which a website like www.salisburyhospicecharity.org.uk can store on your system. The cookie asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. 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.

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. The data stored within this cookie contains no personal information about you. It is purely a reference code for our systems to identify you on subsequent visits.

5. Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. 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.

6. Controlling your personal information

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to Salisbury Hospice Charity, Salisbury Hospice, Odstock Road, Salisbury SP2 8BJ emailing us at info@salisburyhospicecharity.org.uk or visiting www.salisburyhospicecharity.org.uk/contact/consent

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Salisbury Hospice Charity, Salisbury Hospice, Odstock Road, Salisbury SP2 8BJ.

7. Other information

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, or if you would like us to correct, update or delete any information about you, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. Salisbury Hospice Charity is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under the Data Protection Act 1998 registration number Z2787086.