At Prostate Cancer UK we are committed to protecting your
privacy while providing a personalised and valuable service.
Collecting personal information (use of the website assumes your
consent) is necessary if we are to satisfy the expectations and
requirements of the users e.g. by communicating with them and
providing an interactive service. This statement is made to satisfy
the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 and Prostate
Cancer UK is the data controller of your information for the
purposes of the Act. You can contact Prostate Cancer UK at Fourth
floor, The Counting House, 53 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QN.
Telephone 020 3310 7000. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
How do we collect information?
We will obtain personal information from you when you enquire
about our activities, register with us, use our services, shop by
order form or from our website, make a donation to us or otherwise
provide us with personal information. We may also receive
information about you from third parties, for example from a friend
who wants to tell you about the website.
What information do we collect?
The types of information collected might include names, together
with courtesy titles, marital status, date of birth, e-mail
address, postal address, telephone number, fax number and bank
details. Credit/debit card details are only collected to process
your financial transaction and are not stored on the Charity's
electronic systems, in compliance with the Payment Card Industry
Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).
When you visit our website you may provide us with two types of
- personal information you provide to us on an individual
- website use information collected as you / others browse our
We maintain the highest standards of security, however the
transmission of information via the internet is not completely
secure. So, whilst we will do our best to protect your information,
we cannot ensure the security of your data transmitted to our
website. Any information you submit is sent at your own risk. Once
we have received your information we will use strict procedures and
security features to prevent unauthorised access to your data.
Similar to other commercial websites, our website uses a
technology called "cookies" (see explanation below, "What Are
Cookies?") and web server logs to collect information about how our
website is used. Information gathered through cookies and web
server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages
viewed, time spent at our website, and the websites visited just
before and just after our website.
How do we use this information?
Prostate Cancer UK or our trading company, The Prostate Cancer
Trading Ltd, Company Number 06157784 will:
- use your personal information to provide you with the services,
products or information you have requested, to notify you about
changes to our services, for administration purposes, to respond to
your feedback, to develop and improve the services we provide and
to further our charitable aims.
- contact you (by e-mail, telephone, text message, mail or
otherwise) with information about our services that you request
from us, or that we feel may be of interest to you (news, events,
products and fundraising activities) or to ask you to participate
in one of our surveys, such as customer satisfaction surveys.
- If you do not wish to
receive this information please contact The Data Protection
Officer, Prostate Cancer UK, Fourth floor, The Counting House, 53
Tooley Street, London SE1 2QN or by email at email@example.com
A 'Cookie' is a small piece of information sent from our website
to your computer and stored on your hard drive to help us to
identify you quickly when you next visit. A 'Cookie' allows us to
personalise the website to your requirements and avoid lengthy
identify that a user is logged in and in the shop area to identify
the contents of your shopping basket.
understand our users' interests and preferences therefore ensuring
that the website is as user friendly as possible.
Analysing website activity
Our website uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google,
this site. The cookie will generate information about your use of
the website, and this along with your IP address will be stored on
servers in the United States by Google, Inc. This information is
retained for the purposes of evaluating and compiling reports on
website activity and for other services relating to internet usage.
This information may be transferred to third parties by Google, Inc
where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process
the information on their behalf. Your IP address will not be
associated with any other data held by Google, Inc.
If you do not agree to the processing of data about you by
Google, Inc in the manner and for the purposes set out above, you
can select 'disable cookies' on your browser.
How do we protect personal information?
We take appropriate measures to ensure that the information
disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept
only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is
uses, or for as long as we are legally required to keep it.
We use a secure server when you make a donation via our
Email is not recognised as a secure medium of communication. For
this reason, we request that you do not send private information to
us by email.
From time to time our website may contain links to other
websites. Prostate Cancer UK is not responsible for the
content or privacy practices of other websites.
Will we disclose the information we collect to outside
As indicated above, we may pass your information to our service
providers, agents and associated organisations, and to other
organisations who may share our objectives according to your
If you contact us with an opinion about this charity's website
or its contents we reserve the right to publish your opinion on the
website unless you request that we do not.
As noted above we may also need to disclose your information if
required to do so by law.
By providing us with your personal data, you consent to the
collection and use of any information you provide in accordance
with the above purposes and this privacy statement.
If we ask you to provide us with sensitive personal data, we
will seek your specific consent, and give you specific additional
information about our proposed use of that data at the point where
we ask for it.
Sensitive personal data means data that consists of information
relating to the racial or ethnic origin of a data subject, their
political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union membership,
sexual life, physical or mental health or condition, or criminal
offences or record.
Right of access
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold
about you (we are entitled to charge a reasonable fee) or ask us to
remove your information from our records by writing to us at the
The Data Protection Officer, Prostate Cancer UK, Fourth floor,
The Counting House, 53 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QN.
If your personal details change, please help us to keep your
information up to date by notifying us at the above address.
We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement. If we do
so, we will post notice of the change on our website and you will
be deemed to have accepted such changes.