The Child Funeral Charity respects your privacy. Our aim is to give support to bereaved families when organising a funeral for child or baby and inform professionals about help available.
We take your data seriously
The Child Funeral Charity regards the lawful and correct treatment of personal information as very important to the successful and efficient performance of its functions, and to maintain confidence between those with whom it deals. To this end it fully endorses and adheres to the Principles of Data Protection, as set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Data Protection Act 1998 regulates the processing of information relating to living and identifiable individuals (data subjects). To do this Civil Ceremonies Ltd follows the eight Data Protection Principles outlined in the Data Protection Act 1998, which are summarised below:
• Personal data will be processed fairly and lawfully
• Data will only be collected and used for specified purposes
• Data will be adequate, relevant and not excessive
• Data will be accurate and up to date
• Data will not be held any longer than necessary
• Data subject’s rights will be respected
• Data will be kept safe from unauthorised access, accidental loss or damage
• Data will not be transferred to a country outside the European Economic Area unless that country has equivalent levels of protection for personal data.
The principles apply to “personal data” which is information held on computer or in manual filing systems from which they are identifiable
Personal data will not be passed on to anyone outside the organisation without explicit consent from the data owner unless there is a legal duty of disclosure under other legislation, in which case the Trustees of the Charity would discuss and agree disclosure.
We are committed to protecting your privacy.We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent. At no time will any information gained about you be passed on to any third-party without your explicit consent in writing. The only exception to this is when required by law.
How long do we keep your data?
We will keep your data for 1 year as per usual business accounting requirements. After this time your data will be securely destroyed.
We take appropriate technical and organisational security measures to safeguard all personal information. We use industry-standard high encryption security measures to protect from loss, misuse or alteration of data under our control. We hold the Cyber Essentials Accreditation and this is renewed annually. Only the organisation’s staff will have access to client data. All staff are made aware of the appropriate policies and their obligation not to disclose personal data to anyone who is not supposed to have it. Information supplied is kept in a secure filing, paper and electronic system.
Social Media User Policy
We will not tolerate any comments which are offensive, obscene, are defamatory, threatening, abusive, hateful, discriminatory, unintelligible, misleading, for commercial gain, unsupportive of others or inappropriate in any other way. We reserve the right to hide or delete any comments posted on our channels, as well as block or report users if we deem it to be necessary.
This website does issue ‘cookies’ (these are small files of information which websites use to identify its users), however, these do not contain personal information. The Child Funeral Charity does not share this data with third parties. You can disable cookies by altering the settings of your browser and the website will still function.
We enforce a strict ‘Anti-Spam’ policy.We will not send you emails that you have not agreed to receive.
Third Parties. We will only disclose your personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such actions are necessary.
Links to other sites
The Child Funeral Charity website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content of these websites and if you follow links to other sites they will be subject to their own privacy policies of those sites.
Website Terms and Conditions
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We do not provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and material on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable.
The website contains material which is owned by us and reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
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