Suffolk User Forum is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Members details will be kept confidential and we would always ask if we can use your photograph on the website.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should regularly check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes we have made. This policy is effective from 12/10/2010.
What information we collect and how
The information we collect via this website may include any personal details you knowingly provide us with through forms and our email, such as name, address and telephone number.
What we do with your information
Any personal information we collect from this website will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable laws. The details we collect will be used to send you information and updates on our other services. In such a case you will be offered the option to opt out of future communications.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. This file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
You can find more information on this subject at www.aboutcookies.org.
Controlling your personal information
When you submit information to the Suffolk User Forum website, you are giving the information to us alone.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so, although we might send you information on behalf of a third party, where their objectives are compatible with ours.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us using one of the methods above.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
We are committed to ensuring that your personal information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the personal information we collect online.