Privacy Policy

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy. We may change this Privacy Policy at our sole discretion from time to time – changes to our web site Privacy Policy will immediately be made available on this page.

We may use personally identifiable information (including your name, e-mail address, and other information supplied by you to us) in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We will not sell, lease, loan or give away any information supplied by you to us.

To comment on this site, you may use your Disqus credentials, those of one of your social media accounts, or simply by entering your name and email address. These details are used by the Disqus service to identify you. If you use a Disqus or social media account, we won’t see your email address. Refer to the Disqus Terms of Service for more info.

This web site contains links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies, actions or content of other web sites.

What information do we collect?
We will collect your personal information, including name, email address, telephone number and other information that you supply to us through this web site or in any correspondence with the Suffolk Humanists and Secularists. We collect information using our contact form or from any email you send us.

Our systems automatically log visits and record users’ IP addresses and domain names.

How do we collect and store information?

This depends on the activities that you choose to participate in and the services provided by us. We may ask you to provide information when you sign a petition, make a donation or request certain services such as newsletters and news updates. You can supply information to us when you vote or take part in a poll, online activism or advocacy and other interactive parts of this web site.

What do we do with the information we collect?
Summarised information that does not personally identify you may be used in several ways. For example, we may combine information about your usage patterns with similar information obtained from other users to help enhance our site and services, such as to learn which pages are visited most or what features are most attractive to our users.

We give a high priority to using information collected on this site responsibly. Because of this, with your prior consent, we may contact you from time to time about developments in this web site and important issues in which we are involved. In each message that we send to you, we give you the opportunity to unsubscribe from future messages.

We may use your IP address to diagnose technical problems and to administer our web site. We may also use your IP address to gather demographic information.

How do we use the information that we collect?
Your financial information will be securely stored by us in order to process standing order payments for your membership with our bank.

Security measures
We have security measures in place on this web site to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Site logs are maintained in secure areas accessible only to nominated staff.

Retention and disclosure of information that you submit
We will keep the information that you submit to us for as long as it is needed for the operation of our web site and other functions to which you have subscribed. Your information may be retained for an undetermined further period of time to allow us to maintain contact with you during the course of your membership.

It may be impossible in practice to prevent the disclosure of the information that you submit, and which is logged by the system, to third parties, either intentionally or unintentionally, if we have a need to do so to investigate a problem with the system or software, to determine the origin of any attack launched against the web site or the any providers of the services upon which it depends, or in response to a query from a bona-fide law enforcement agency. The information you submit may also be disclosed due to either system malfunction or intentional penetration by malicious individuals. You agree that we are not liable for any such disclosure. No warranty or claim of security is made for the database systems used in this application.

How to contact us
We can be reached through the contact form here, or by e-mailing mail@suffolkhands.org.uk.

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