Safehouses is committed to protecting your privacy. This policy set outs our commitments to you, in compliance with and beyond the General Data Protection Regulation (commonly known as the GDPR) and explains how we collect, store and use your personal information.
Should you have any questions relating to this policy then you can contact us:
Telephone: 01457 829 111.
Postal Address: The Fleece, 41 Oldham Road, Denshaw, OL3 5SS.
Who we are
Safehouses North Ltd (trading as Safehouses Fostering).
Data protection principles
We will comply with data protection law. This says that the personal information we hold about you must be:
The data we collect and how it is stored securely
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
Personal data is collected from our website, from our social media pages, by email, over the telephone, or by post.
All data is stored securely on a database called ‘Charms’, which is provided by Social Care Network, hosted in the UK.
We will not sell or rent your information to any third parties.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
Data retention – How long will you use my information for?
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
Yes, certain parts of our website use “cookies” to keep track of your visit and to help you navigate between sections. A cookie is a small data file that certain websites store on your computer’s hard-drive when you visit such websites. Cookies can contain information such as your user ID and the pages you have visited. The only personal information a cookie contains is information that you have personally supplied.
In common with most websites, our site logs various information about visitors, including internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP) information, referring / exit pages and date / time stamp.
We may use this information to analyse trends, administer the Site, track your movement around the Site and gather broad demographic information.
In the event of any query or complaint in connection with the information we hold about you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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