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Privacy Statement

This site is provided by the Beacon Centre for the Blind, Registered Charity No. 216092.

The Beacon Centre for the Blind fully complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy online.

We make use any information we collect about you to help understand how our site is used and to be able to send you communications about the Beacon Centre, either electronically or otherwise.

Personally identifiable information
The Beacon Centre will only collect personal information when you specifically and knowingly provide it to us.

‘Personally identifiable information' is information that enables us to identify you, such as your email address, name, title, and address.

Non-personally identifiable information
Aggregate or summary information is collected automatically by our system, eg number of visitors to the site. This information is used to monitor use of the website and will not contain information that can identify you as an individual.

Collecting personal information
Personal information covers any data that enables us to identify you as an individual such as your name and email address. When you supply information to us, we are legally obliged by the Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that the information you have provided is only used for the purpose for which it was requested, and to ensure that the data is kept securely, and that is what we do.

We will never pass your details onto a third party without gaining your consent. However we may need to disclose information about you if we are required to do so by law.

Storing your information
We take appropriate measures to ensure that the information you give us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and that it is kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.

Access to your information
As an individual you may ask to see any information that the Beacon Centre holds about you.

Notification of changes to Privacy Policy
If we make any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will ensure a notice is posted on the website to alert users.