Privacy Statement

This site is provided and managed by TACT, registered charity numbers: England and Wales 1018963. Scotland SC 039052. This privacy policy refers to: www.tactcare.org.uk and applies solely to this website.

Data collection

TACT only collects details about users of this website with their consent. All data that we collect is managed in accordance with the Data Protection Act (1998). This ensures that all data we collect is only used for the purpose for which it was requested. We take the privacy of our supporters extremely seriously and all personal information we collect is held securely and safely. The policy sets out why and how we collect, store and use the information gathered on this website.

Why we collect information

TACT may collect information from time to time from users of this website to ensure that we are providing the most interesting and appropriate information we can for you, our supporters, at the best time and in the most easily accessible way.

TACT cannot guarantee the total security of any personal information transmitted over the internet although any personal information received by TACT will be held securely.

How we use your personal information

TACT will only contact you in the way that you have requested to be contacted. If you opt in to receiving information from TACT either by email or post, TACT may use your personal information to: send you up-to-date information about TACT by post or email; to ask you to support a particular project or to invite you to take part in or attend one of our events.

TACT will only email you if you have said that you would like to receive electronic communications from us in line with the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations. All emails we send you will give you the option to decline future emails.

Updating or changing your personal information

You have the right to contact us either by telephone, post or email at any time to ask what information we hold about you or to amend or update the information we hold about you. If at any time you decide that you no longer wish to receive information from TACT, you can contact us by telephone, post or email and we will cease to contact you:

Call 020 8695 8142 or email corporateadmin@tactcare.org.uk, alternatively, contact us by post: TACT Head Office, The Courtyard, 303 Hither Green Lane, Hither Green, London, SE13 6TJ.

Non-personally identifiable information

Aggregate or summary information is collected automatically by our system e.g. number of visitors to the site. In order to do this we may need to send “cookies” to your PC. This information is used to monitor use of the web site and will not contain information that can identify you as an individual.

About “cookies”

A cookie is a small text file on the user’s browser and hard drive that uniquely identifies the user’s browser. There are two types of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. Session cookies are temporary and are erased when the browser exits. Persistent cookies remain on the user’s hard drive until the user erases them or until they expire.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Third-party sites or links

This website contains links to external sites. Please be aware that TACT is not responsible for the privacy policy of other websites and encourages users to read other sites’ policies if they leave the TACT site.