When you visit our website you can do so without submitting any personal data. However, if you wish to be included on our mailing list or become a member of the Foundation, you will be asked to register with us. This involves submitting your name, address, affiliation, phone number, email address or credit card details when applicable. If you provide address and credit card details, these will only be used for the purpose of processing a membership application.
You can change your preference for communication with us at any point by contacting us.
Your record on our database system holds your name, affiliation, whether you are a member of the Foundation and the contact email address you submitted to us. We will retain a record of general messages sent to our mailing list (for example, alerting you to upcoming events). We will retain copies of any individual emails sent to you for a period of 3 years.
In order to protect your personal data and to maintain its quality we use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data, such as credit card details. SSL encryption is designed to make the data unreadable by anyone but us.
We have measures in place that limits the access to your information. Only Foundation personnel who need to come into contact with that data, to provide products and services to you, will do so. Our database system has high security measures in place and all activity on your record is password protected.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze 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 website operators 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. 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.
We do not pass any personal information to any third parties.
If you would like to review the data we hold for you on our database please contact us and we’ll arrange for this. For security reasons we will ask you to provide proof of identification. You also have the right to rectify or delete inaccuracies in your personal data, and to object to the processing of your personal data.