Privacy policy

Privacy Policy and Disclaimer

At Tackle Prostate Cancer we are committed to protecting your privacy. All information we hold concerning you as an individual will be held and processed by Tackle Prostate Cancer strictly in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.

 

Only data which has been voluntarily provided will be held and such data will only be used by Tackle Prostate Cancer to administer our relationship with you in connection with our charitable activities, aims and related purposes. We will not, without your consent, supply your name and address to any third party except where (1) such transfer is a necessary part of the activities that we undertake, or (2) we are required to do so by law.

 

If you have indicated that you are interested in receiving regular information about the Tackle Prostate Cancer's services and activities, we will send you communications by post or electronically. In addition, we may send you direct mail that we feel may be of interest to you.

 

We do not sell or rent user information to anyone. We may, from time to time, use our publications, and their inserts, to bring to your attention products/services from our partners that we feel may be of interest to you including the range of products available from any trading company we own.

 

If you use our website and are asked for personal information at any point, you are only sharing that information with Tackle Prostate Cancer alone, unless otherwise stated. For example, when you are using our secure online donation pages you are going through our partner company MyDonate and the information you give, such as your credit card number and contact information, is provided so that the transaction can take place. We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.

 

Tackle Prostate Cancer’s website, like many websites, uses cookies in order to provide a more personalized web service. A cookie is a text-only string of information that we pass to your computer's hard disk through your web browser so that our website can remember you. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, which is usually a randomly generated unique number. In addition to "session cookies" which do not remain active after you leave our site, our online shop uses cookies which store information between your visits to facilitate logging on to the shop again. You can refuse cookies but you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our website. For more information about cookies, please see www.allaboutcookies.org/.

 

The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you change your address or believe any of the other information we hold concerning you is out of date, please advise us at Supporter Care or write to Tackle Prostate Cancer, Kemp House, 152 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX.

 

As an individual, you have a right under the Data Protection Act 1998 to obtain information from us, including a description of the data that we hold on you subject to payment of a £10 fee. For more information about this please contact the Data Protection Compliance Officer, Tackle Prostate Cancer, Kemp House, 152 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX.

 

The Tackle Prostate Cancer website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for Tackle Prostate Cancer and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Tackle Prostate Cancer also uses cookies in its email communications to personalise the email and track whether the mail has been opened or read and whether the recipient has used any website links contained in the email communication. This allows us to monitor and improve our email communications and website.

Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default; however, it is possible to set a browser to reject cookies. If this is done it is important not to exclude the benign and useful session cookies or first party cookies. If you decide to do this you should choose an option that rejects all third parties.

 

Disclaimer

All information contained on this site is intended for general purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice or a medical examination. Always seek the advice of your consultant, GP, or other qualified health professional before starting any new treatment. Medical information changes rapidly and while Tackle Prostate Cancer make efforts to update the content on the site, some information may be out of date. Remember always to seek the opinion of a medical doctor.

 

This website contains links to third party websites for which Tackle Prostate Cancer is not responsible, nor do we necessarily endorse the content expressed within them. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages. Nor does it imply that Tackle Prostate Cancer recommends or endorses a particular company.

 

Confidentiality

We take every measure available to protect the confidentiality of our users. Your enquiry may appear on the site so the answers can help other people as well. In this eventuality any names or personal details will be changed to maintain confidentiality. Please remember that your computer stores copies of outgoing mail. To keep your message confidential from others who may use your computer delete the copy in your sent items folder and check that our address has not been stored in the address box on your computer. If you do not want to use your usual email address for the purposes of this query, you could choose a free web-based email address such as Hotmail, Gmail, Excite, Yahoo or Netscape.

 

Tackle Prostate Cancer
Kemp House
152 City Road
London
EC1V 2NX