Privacy policy statement

We take privacy issues seriously and we are committed to protecting your personal information. This privacy policy explains what information is being collected about you, how personal information is being used, to whom personal information is being disclosed and how this personal information is stored and protected. This privacy policy has been developed in accordance with our legal obligations.

Our webserver collects certain information such as:

(a) IP addresses;
(b) host names;
(c) domain name;
(d) the time and date information is requested;
(e) the browser version and platform when information is requested;
(f) a record of which pages have been requested.

(a) What information is being collected?

We use this information to produce aggregate visitor statistics in relation to which pages are being accessed. We may also use it to monitor usage patterns on this website in order to improve navigation and design features to help you get information more easily. In order to help us develop the website and our services we may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.

(b) How is personal information being used?

If you give us your personal details by sending us an e-mail, writing us a letter, or contacting us via the website, we may use your personal information to communicate with you (for example, to answer your queries, or to put you in touch with someone within our charity).

(c) To whom will personal information be disclosed?

We may disclose your personally identifiable information to people within the charity, who will be bound by duties of confidentiality. We will never disclose your personally identifiable information to other third parties without your express written permission.

(d) How is personal information stored and protected?

Keeping your personal details private is very important to us. Despite our best efforts, unfortunately no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems.

(e) IP addresses

Each time you use the internet, an IP address is assigned to your computer via your Internet Service Provider. This number may either be the same or different each time. Each time your computer requests information from our website, we log your IP address on our server. We may use this information in order to gather information about website traffic.

(f) Updating your details

Should you wish to update or change any of the details that we hold about you ,you may do so by contacting us at giveakidney@gmail.com.

(g) Cookies

This website, and the Forum attached to it may from time to time collect information from users and cookies may be used to analyse traffic to the website. By using the website you are consenting to this use of information. If you do not wish to consent to this, please do not use the website and contact us at giveakidney@gmail.com.

(h) Your consent

By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times.