CAST understands the importance of upholding your privacy and safeguarding your personal data. We will use information about you only in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, General Data Protection Regulations 2018 and other relevant legislation and regulations.
Any questions or comments you have may be emailed to us at: [email protected]
When CAST collects any personal data from you, we store it carefully under strict safekeeping and confidentiality measures. We use technical and organisational security measures to protect it against misuse and any external data processing services we use must meet our security policies.
By disclosing your personal information to us via any of our websites, in person, by phone or in writing, you are giving us your consent to collect, store and process your personal information in the manner described in this policy. The information we hold will be accurate and up to date within our knowledge.
How we use your data
We will keep information which identifies you only if you sign up to our mailing list, enter a competition, or if you work with CAST in a paid or voluntary capacity. Such personal information could include:
- your name
- phone number
- email address
- IP (internet protocol) address
We process your personal information for:
- administration of events
- keeping you informed of our events
- research and statistical analysis (collected anonymously)
- communication about CAST’s activities
We do not share or sell your personal information for other organisations to use for their own purposes.
Notifications and mailing list
Our e-newsletters will give you news related to CAST and information we think will be of interest to you. We will not sell, rent or lease our newsletter subscription lists to any third parties. We may use code within our e-newsletter template to identify which messages you have opened and which links you have clicked on within it to better tailor any future communications.
You may update your mailing list preferences at any time. You can unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time if you wish to have no further contact from CAST on any subject. We will remove your details from all subscription lists.
When you visit our website:
We use Google Analytics cookies to track anonymous usage statistics, but we do not collect any personal information that can be used to identify you. This data helps us analyse web page usage and improve our website in order to tailor it to our audience needs.
Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got there and what you clicked on. Google Analytics sets cookies which will stay active for a number of years and identify on your computer that you have visited our website.
You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you visit by installing a browser plugin at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Access to your information and opting out
We will always keep your rights and interests at the forefront of our actions.
You have the right to ask for a copy of the personal information we hold about you, to correct any inaccuracies in that information or ask us to delete such records. If you would like to have a copy of this information, please contact [email protected].
If you find any inaccuracies we will correct them immediately. If you ask us to delete your records we will destroy all of your personal information that we hold in our files.
You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office if we have not been able to satisfactorily resolve a problem about our handling of your personal information.
You have the right to opt out of any of this processing at any time. If you wish to do this, please contact: [email protected]. Please bear in mind that if you opt out, this may affect our ability to carry out tasks above that are for your benefit.
Contact details and further information
CAST is a registered charity, No. 1149763