Swindon Advocacy Movement is committed to protecting the confidentiality and privacy of information entrusted to it and complies with the Data Protection Act 2018. The purpose of this policy is to explain when and why we collect personal information (data) about people.
How we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure. Data is information that can identify you and can be just your name or a combination of information.
How we use your personal information
Swindon Advocacy Movement will only collect and use data when it is necessary for our legitimate interests. This can be for the following reasons:
- Responding to your queries.
- Providing services and information to you.
- Upcoming events and activities.
- Internal record keeping.
- Information to improve services.
- We may periodically send promotional emails or information.
- Sending invoices.
- Processing donations.
- Internal auditing and data analysis.
You can opt out of any service at any time by contacting us to update your preferences for contact. You can do this by phone, email or post as follows:
Swindon Advocacy Movement
37 Regent Street
Tel: 01793 542575
What type of information is collected?
The personal information we collect to provide a service will include your name, address, email address, telephone number and contact preferences.
Other information collected via the website may be IP address and information regarding the pages you accessed and when. Swindon Advocacy Movement may also collect data in a form that does not, on its own, permit direct association with any specific individual. This can be information about type of disability, postcode, ethnicity, age, gender, type of service and length of service we provide.