Data Protection

This statement covers the services provided by the Cerebra website.

The purpose of this statement is to inform users of the Cerebra website about what information is collected when they visit this site, how this information is used, if it is disclosed and the ways in which we protect users’ privacy.

Cookies

The Cerebra website uses a small number cookies to assist us in providing the best service we can to our visitors. Cookies are small files of data that are stored for varying lengths of time on your device. They cannot be used to identify you personally. By using our website you are agreeing to their use but you can change the settings on your web browser to prevent this. Viewing of the Cerebra site will still be possible but there may be a reduction in functionality. More information on cookies and how to delete and disable them can be found at www.aboutcookies.org.

First party cookies

First party cookies are our own cookies that are controlled by us and used to provide information or functionality specific to the services we provide. The Cerebra site currently does not use any first party cookies.

Third party cookies

These are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Google, Facebook and Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

Below is a list of the cookies currently in use on the Cerebra website. Further details can be obtained from the providers of those services.

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google Privacy policy

Confidentiality and security

Cerebra will hold and process your personal information for the purposes of administration, events participation, organisation records and contact, volunteer records and contact, financial subscription payments and records, electronic financial receipts and charitable donations records, information mailing, goods and services provided, lottery membership records, donation trend and profile analysis.

At no time will Cerebra pass your personal information on to any third party without your express permission other than when obliged to do so by legislation at that time in force and then only with the express authority of the Chief Executive.

Due to the nature of the internet, it is possible that your personal data may be transferred to, or transmitted via, countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) where the law may not protect your details to the same extent as within the EEA. If you wish that your details remain solely within the EEA then please DO NOT use our website to inform us of them.

Apart from the uses outlined above, Cerebra may also wish to use your details for other purposes such as contacting you for fund raising purposes or to inform you of events and other activities or news from time to time.

Should you wish to receive details of the personal information which Cerebra holds about you, then please contact the Chief Executive’s office on 01267 244200. Alternatively e-mail us at enquiries@cerebra.org.uk clearly stating your contact details and a member of staff will contact you. A reasonable charge may be levied to cover administrative costs of providing this information.

Information we collect from visitors

Email comments and questions

If you send an general enquiry by email it may not always be possible for the recipient to provide the information requested directly. In such circumstances we may pass your enquiry to another Cerebra department so that they can fulfil your information request.

eNews via email subscription service

If you sign up for our subscription email service, we will hold the information you have provided for as long as you require access to the service requested. If you inform us that you wish to cancel a subscription we will remove you from that mailing list. If you are an active member and user of other Cerebra services, your details will be retained to fulfil these services and may still receive specific communications.

We may occasionally contact subscribers to provide or inform on issues that we feel relevant and to help us evaluate and improve the service that we offer.

Linking to another site from the Cerebra website

Our website contains links to third party websites. Cerebra are not responsible for the privacy practices within any of these other sites. You should be aware of this when you leave the Cerebra website and we encourage you to read the privacy statements on other websites you visit.

Changes to this privacy policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

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