The Alfred Fagon Award is committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of its visitors to our website and to the security of the data we collect. Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any personal information we collect from you.
It is the Alfred Fagon Award’s policy that personal or company information, such as your name, postal and email address, telephone number, services, concepts or ideas are private and confidential. The personal information you provide is stored in a secure location, is accessible only by designated staff, and is used only for the purposes for which you provide that information. We will not sell, rent or trade your information to any third parties unless you have given us permission to do so.
We do not intend to collect personal details about children on this website. If you are under 16, always check with a parent or guardian before giving personal information to anyone online.
This policy applies to information we collect about:
- Visitors to our website
- People submitting information to prize entries or emails
- People who subscribe to our newsletter
- People who become a member of the organisation
- Job applicants
Why we do this
We need this information to understand your needs, provide you with a better service and to promote our work as a charity, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping. This may include the secure holding of data with third-party organisations who provide us with services;
- We may use the information to improve our services and other activities;
- We may aggregate information anonymously to provide statistics to evaluate our work and to feedback to our funders/ supporters about our performance;
- If you have elected to receive them, we may periodically send emails or printed materials to tell you about our courses or other information which we think you may find interesting using the details you have provided.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze 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 analyze 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.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation 2018. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.