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This Website Privacy Policy applies to Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees and its trading and other associated companies (together "Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees Group").

Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees Group are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and security. Whenever you provide us with your personal information via our website "site(s)", we will treat that information in accordance with this policy, our terms and conditions and current UK Data Protection legislation. By using the site and any services we offer via our site, you are agreeing to be bound by this policy.

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
This policy may change from time to time, so please check this page periodically.

Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees is a registered charity (number 1102020) and company limited by guarantee (number 5013745). The registered address is 4-6 Woolshops, Halifax HX1 2RJ.

Cookies are tiny software files that are stored on a computer or mobile device when an individual visits a website. Cookies allow websites to recognise that a user on an individual computer has previously visited the site. The cookies save some information about that user for when they access the site again in the future. You can find out what cookies the Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees website use in the table below.

Cookie     Purpose

User Setting    This functional cookie remembers the individual's colour and location preferences so that next time they use the site these are displayed rather than the sites default settings.

ASP.Net_SessionId     When you access this website a cookie is generated with a unique session ID. This cookie will expire when the browser is closed.

vidi     This cookie enables Age UK's Intellitracker software that helps us analyse information such as visitor numbers and browser usage so we can continue to improve your experience of our website.

BCSI-CS-5B059C53EB35D97E     The information in this cookie is used to track the activities of individuals who have visited this site via third-party websites.

__utma / __utmb / __utmc / __utmz    Age UK uses a tool called Google Analytics to give us statistical data on the performance of our website. These cookies are placed by Google Analytics.

 For more information about the different types of cookie, visit the ‘About Cookies’ website.

Data Protection

The Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees Group would like to keep in touch with you to let you know about the vital work we do for older people, our products and services. By submitting your email, address and phone number(s) on our site, you are agreeing to being contacted in these ways by the Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees Group. You can unsubscribe from these communications at any time.
If you do not wish to continue receiving information from us or carefully selected third parties please email us or telephone us using the contact details on our website.

•    We will not share your data with a third party we work with unless we have obtained your explicit consent.  We will inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to share your data with any third party. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by ticking (or not ticking where applicable) certain boxes on the forms. You can also exercise your right to ask us to stop processing your data in this way at any time by contacting us at Data will be held for a period of five years unless otherwise stated or dictated by legislation.

Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees and a number of its trading and associated companies are registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner. Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees is the Data Controller for the purposes of collecting your information on our site(s).

1. What personal information is collected from you?
When you visit the site we collect various personal  details  which may include your name, address, contact details, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. If you make a donation online or purchase a product from us, your card information is collected by our partner organisations Virgin Money Giving, Localgiving  or Barclays Merchant Services, but is not held by us. If you supply such information we are legally bound by the General Data Protection Regulation.

2. How your information is used?
We may use this information in the following ways
•    Process orders submitted by you;
•    to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us;
•    verify your identity;
•    seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
•    notify you of changes to our services;
•    improve our services or marketing purposes;
•    send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you.
These may include information about campaigns, appeals, other fundraising activities, promotions of our associated companies goods and services.

3. Who has access to your information?
We are committed to protecting the personal data of our supporters, customers and members. Any details you give us will be held in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees (including its associated and subsidiary companies) is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to third parties, unless we have your explicit permission to do so, or we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime. Where you have given us permission we may contact you about other services and products or pass your details to similar organisations.

4. How you can access, update or delete your information.
The accuracy of your information is important to us. We are working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us here, or write to us at our head office above. You have the right to ask for a copy of the information the Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees Group holds about you and this will be provided free of charge.
If you do not want to continue receiving information by email from us, please follow the instructions at the bottom of this Policy, which will tell you how to contact us to unsubscribe.

5. Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information.
When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it is treated securely. Any sensitive information (such as credit or debit card details) is encrypted and protected.
When you are on a secure page, a lock icon will appear on the bottom of web browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Non-sensitive details (your email address etc) are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, the Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees Group cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our sites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

6. Stipulations regarding use of the discussion boards.
Any communication or material that you transmit to, or post on, any public area of the site including, but not limited to, any data, questions, comments, suggestions, reviews, or the like, is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary information. When entering the discussion forum, you agree not to publish post, disseminate, distribute or otherwise transmit any defamatory, offensive, infringing, indecent or otherwise unlawful or objectionable material or information.
The Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees Group will not be responsible for the posting by any user of any defamatory, obscene or otherwise unlawful material. Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees Group have the right to remove any material or posting you make on this site at its discretion.

7. What happens when visitors link to another site?
Our site contains links to other websites. This privacy policy applies only to our site‚ so visitors should always be aware when they are moving to another site and read the privacy statement of any site which collects personal information. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our site.
We do not pass on any personal information about our visitors to any other site. In addition, if you linked to this site from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact the owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.

8. 18 or under.
If you are aged 18 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to the site. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

9. Contact us.
If at any time you would like to contact us with your views about our privacy practices, or with any enquiry relating to your personal information, you can do so through the "contact us" link on our web site.

10. Your Consent.
By using our web site you consent to the use of your information in the way set out above.  If we decide to change our privacy policy we will post changes on this page so that you are kept informed.

11. Complaints.
The Age UK Calderdale & Kirklees Group strives to meet our clients’ expectations on all occasions.  If we fail to do so please forward details to and we will endeavour to resolve any issues as per our Complaints Policy.
Contact details:
Age UK Calderdale & Kirklees
4-6 Square
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You can read the Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees Privacy Notice here