How we collect data
The Edith M Ellis Trust (EMET) collects personal data through:
- Application forms
- Contact forms
We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held in accordance with EU General Data Protection Regulation and UK Data Protection legislation.
Why we collect data
We collect this data to carry out administration in support of the charitable work of EMET.
Processing and consent
When we ask for personal data we will outline how we will use and manage it and, where appropriate, ask for your consent to do so.
We will not use this personal data for other purposes without asking your permission. We will not keep this information for longer than necessary. We will not use third parties to process your data without taking reasonable steps to ensure they comply with UK Data Protection legislation and EU General Data Protection Regulation.
We will never sell your data to third parties.
Data location and security
Personal data is collected and stored securely subject to appropriate security measures and is protected against misuse.
Your personal data is held in electronic and paper form as appropriate. Electronic data is held on secure servers operated by EMET and in some circumstances, on servers or systems of EMET trustees. We ensure that any data holder comply with the UK Data Protection legislation and EU General Data Protection Regulation. Data in paper form is held securely and destroyed securely.
Cookies are text files stored on your computer, and accessible only to the websites which create them.
- for statistical analysis
- to understand user behaviour
- to administer the site
- to tailor the information presented to a user based on their preferences,
- and to improve the user experience.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. You may delete, or disable cookies by following the instructions at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/. Please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of a website if you disable cookies.
Further information about cookies can be found on the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s website www.allaboutcookies.org.
If you share our content through social media, those social networks will record that you have done so. They may set a cookie for this purpose.
In some cases, where a page on our website includes content from a social network, such as a Twitter feed, or Facebook comments box, those services may set a cookie even where you do not click a button. As is the case for all cookies, we cannot access those set by social networks. Social networks cannot access cookies we set ourselves.
Our systems automatically gather some anonymous information about visitors, including IP addresses, browser type, language, and the times and dates of webpage visits. The data collected does not include personally identifiable information. It is used, as described above, for statistical analysis, to understand user behaviour, and to administer the site.
Any changes we may make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.
The EMET website contains links to websites operated by third parties under different privacy policies. Should you choose one of those links, you will be leaving the EMET site and this privacy notice will no longer apply.
Changes to this notice
We will review and update this notice in line with best practice and changes in legislation. We will always have an up-to-date version of the notice on this page or clearly signpost its location on the site under ‘Privacy’.