Privacy Policy2018-09-03T13:45:55+00:00

Who we are

This website was created by Wildpress. It is Edited and run by Centre for Mental Health with the policy’s in line with the Charities.

Our website address is: http://equallywell.co.uk.gridhosted.co.uk.

Equally Well UK and Centre for Mental Health, take care to protect and respect any personal data you choose to share with Equally Well UK.

  • We only use your personal information to contact you about Equally Well UK if you have provided permission for us to do so.
  • We only use personal information in the ways we need to and the ways you expect us to. With your permission, we will keep you up to date with the work of Equally Well UK.
  • If you want us to change the way we use your data, we promise to act straight away.
  • We will never release your personal information to organisations outside of Equally Well UK for their marketing purposes.
  • We take care to safeguard your personal information through secure systems and governance policies.

You can read more about our values in Centre for Mental Health’s Supporter care charter.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

Your personal information may be used by our staff so that they can contact you about our work (with your permission), or improve the way our websites and resources work for you.

We may share your information with trusted organisations that work with us or on our behalf to deliver our services, for example, our website provider. This will only be for specific data processing purposes, carried out under strict restrictions about how your data is processed. We will never sell or share your personal data, or information on your use of our websites, with other organisations for their marketing purposes.

We may also be required to share data with regulatory authorities if required to by law.

Your information security

It is important to us that you know your data is secure.

We have the appropriate systems in place to safeguard your personal information, whether it’s data we keep securely online, in electronic form, or on paper in our offices. You can be assured that your data is protected from improper access, inappropriate changes, or loss. We only keep it as long as is necessary.

Our website may contain links to external sites. We will only link to sites which we believe share and meet our privacy standards. However, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

If you sign up as a member of Equally Well UK we will hold your information in order to send you relevant updates about Equally Well including event invitations.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy is reviewed regularly to ensure that it reflects how we use your information, and meets the standards set by regulatory authorities. We will update this Privacy Policy from time to time, so please check in or contact us if you would like to know how things have changed. For any major changes which affect the way your data is used, we will contact you directly with the relevant information.

Contact us about your personal information

We want to make sure that our data is up to date, you can update the details we hold about you, or request that we correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

You also have the right to know all the personal information that Centre for Mental Health holds about you. We will respond to your request straight away, and will complete your request within one month.