Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

1.1 Catholic Trust for England and Wales ("we" or "us") is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to this website.

1.2 This policy explains what personal information we collect from users of this website and how we use that information from time to time. This policy should be read in conjunction with our Website Terms and Conditions.

2. Information collection

We ask for personal information from you in a number of circumstances:

2.1 when you contact us to request information or services;

2.2 when you register for our newsletters;

2.3 when you use interactive services via this website;

2.4 when you make a donation.

3. Use of the information we collect

Your personal information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of our website and will be used as follows:

3.1 to provide information you have requested and deal with any queries or requests you have;

3.2 to keep you up to date with our news and services;

3.3 for general administration purposes associated with the collection of any donations;

3.4 to make information available to appropriate third parties where necessary;

3.5 to ensure that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer.

4. Our approach to direct marketing

4.1 We may contact you from time to time to provide you with information which we think you may find of interest.

4.2 Contact may be by post, telephone or fax, as well as by email, unless you have indicated in the appropriate section of the website or registration or donation form that you do not wish to receive this information. You can contact us at any time to remove your details from our marketing database by sending an email to Fundraising@cbcew.org.uk and insert "unsubscribe" or "stop" as the appropriate subject heading or write to the following address: 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX. Please give your name, postal address details and your email address.

5. Disclosure of information

5.1 We may disclose personal information to third parties in connection with the purposes explained above.

5.2 We may disclose personal information as part of a due legal process or as otherwise permitted or required by law. Some of these third parties may be located outside of the European Economic Area.

6. Cookies and IP addresses

6.1 Similar to other websites, our website utilises a standard technology to collect information about how our website is used by individual computers connected to the internet. Information is gathered through cookies and Web server logs which allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you.

6.2 Browsers are usually set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you may alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our site will not function as effectively when viewed by the users. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive or pass on computer viruses.

7. Security

We employ security measures which aim to protect the information provided by you from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage.

8. Accessing and updating your information

8.1 You are entitled to see a copy of the personal information that we have collected online and that we maintain (about you). If you wish to do this, please email us at fundraising@cbcew.org.uk. We may charge a small fee to meet out costs in providing you with these details.

9. Contact

All comments, queries and other requests relating to our use of your information should be addressed to webmaster@catholicchurch.org.uk or by post to 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX.

Last reviewed 12 March 2010