Community First is committed to protecting your right to privacy as a user of our online Community First services. It is our policy to respect the privacy of private communication. The information you provide to us will be held on computers that are based in the UK. Community First will always adhere to the UK Data Protection Legislation.
Who we are?
We are Community First. We are a not-for-profit organisation based in the Wiltshire.
We have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm and continuing commitment to the privacy of personal information provided by those visiting and interacting with this website. We hold the privacy of your personal information in the highest regard. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.
What information do we collect?
When you visit Community First website you may provide us with two types of information: Personal information, you knowingly choose to disclose; and Statistical website user information, collected on an anonymous basis as you and others browse our website.
Statistical website user information
As with most websites, The Community First website maintains a log of activity to include: your IP address, the address of the site that referred you to the Community First website, the type and version of the browser you are using, etc etc. This is then collated with data from other visitors to inform our website statistics.
We also use cookie technology to allow returning visitors to retain their preferred style settings.
What this information will be used for?
We use the information collected on the Community First website to monitor the use of our services and the effects of our marketing. Said information also enables your use of the services available on the website.
Anonymous aggregate information collected from the Community First website may be used to improve your browsing experience by personalising the website or shared with others in order to provide reports and promote the website,
Who the information might be given to?
Information about Community First visitors will not be disclosed to other organisations or individuals who are not members of Community First's staff, Community First's governing body or Community First's website support team, except in circumstances where there is a legal requirement, where there is explicit or implied consent, where the information is publicly available elsewhere or in order to protect our legal rights and in the protection of Community First website users and service users.
Community First cannot be held liable for data provided to third parties in the above circumstances.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we have legal obligations towards you in the way that we deal with any data collected from you.
Updating personal information
You may request access to all personally information that Community First hold on you, by emailing us at the usual address.
Please let us know if information we hold on you is out-of-date and requires updating.
Information will not be retained once it is no longer required for its stated purpose.
When you visit Community First's website, the pages you view, along with a small text files called a 'cookie', is downloaded onto your computer. The cookie allows our website to provide direct access to any preferred styling changes such as text size which may have been selected. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive or pass on computer viruses. If you would like to find out more about cookies please visit: www.allaboutcookies.org
The Community First website includes links to external websites. Community First has no control over the privacy policies of these sites and would encourage you to exercise discretion when providing your personal information.
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss or misuse of your personal information.
Data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
You are responsible for keeping your username and password confidential.