GDPR and WHH Charity

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is new law which will be in force from May 25th 2018 that protects your data.  As of May 25th 2018 it will be the responsibility of Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Charity to ensure that we only communicate with you in ways that you have explicitly consented to.

If you would like to read more about the General Data Protection Regulation click here

 

Data that we collect and how we use it

Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information [ http://www.google.com/privacy.html ].

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Emails

There are various contact forms on our website that require your name and email address. We promise to only ever contact you if you have given us express permission to do so, and will only send information that is relevant to the form you have submitted, unless given consent to do otherwise.

Online Donations

Online donations are made through a third-party service called JustGiving, who are responsible for processing your data when you make a donation. This collections information including your name, email address and donation amount, which we are able to view.

MuchLoved also collect payment information to process your donations; this information is dealt with securely by JustGiving and WHH Charity is in no way able to access your payment details. You can read more about JustGiving’s privacy policy by clicking HERE.

MuchLoved

Our online tribute service is run through a third-party called MuchLoved, who are responsible for processing your data when you create a tribute. This collects information including your name, email address and donation amounts, which we are able to view.

MuchLoved also collect payment information to process your donations; this information is dealt with securely by MuchLoved and WHH Charity is in no way able to access your payment details. You can read more about MuchLoved’s privacy policy by clicking HERE.

If you change your mind about us contacting you

You may request to view, amend or permanently remove your data from our records. If you change your mind and you do not consent to being contacted by WHH Charity please either call us on 01925 662666, email us at WHH.Charity@nhs.net or write to us at:
Warrington and Halton Hospitals Charity
Lovely Lane
Warrington
WA5 1QG

All requests will be dealt with within 30 days.