Privacy & Cookies

At RSBC we are committed to protecting your privacy. This page describes how RSBC collects and uses information about people who visit our website.

How do we collect information?

We will collect personal information from you when you fill in email forms, register with us, make a donation to us or otherwise provide us with personal information.

We also gather general information about the use of our website, such as which pages are visited most frequently. We only use anonymous information and statistics which do not identify individual visitors. This information helps us improve the services and information we offer on our website.

What personal information do we collect?

The types of personal information collected might include name, email address, postal address, telephone number and direct debit details or your opinions about a product, service or an issue.

How do we use this information?

We will use your personal information to provide you with the services, products or information you have requested, for administration purposes and to further our charitable aims, including for fundraising activities. We will not share your information with any other organisations.

Marketing

RSBC will only contact you for marketing purposes by email or other electronic means if you have agreed to be contacted for these purposes or where you have made a donation by text and have not opted out from receiving further information. Where you have provided your postal address we may send you direct mail about our work unless you have told us that you do not wish to receive such information.

Links

Our website may include links to websites run by other organisations. RSBC is not responsible for the privacy practices of other organisations’ websites so you should read their privacy policies carefully.

Cookies

‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enable the server to collect information from the browser. Essentially it takes the form of a small text file deposited on your computer’s hard drive.

RSBC uses cookies to ensure that you can interact with our website successfully, to identify you when you visit our website and to keep track of your browsing patterns. The use of cookies does not give us access to the rest of your computer or to personal information about you.

We also use Google Analytics to monitor use of our website. Google Analytics use cookies to gather statistics about our visitors, such as where you come from before entering our website, which pages you look at on our site and where you go afterwards. Information collected in this way is anonymous and does not identify individual visitors. This information allows us to improve our website and the services we provide. For more information about Google Analytics, please see their privacy policy at www.google.com/privacy

If you want to prevent our cookies being stored on your computer in future, you may do so by referring to your internet browser’s instructions. You can do this by clicking on the ‘Help’ menu. Please note however that if you disable our cookies you may not be able to access certain services or facilities on our website and your use of our site may be restricted. Further information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

By providing us with your personal information you consent to the collection and use of that information for the purposes and in the manner described on this page.

We reserve the right to amend our privacy policy. The latest version will be available on our website so please check from time to time. By continuing to use the website you will be deemed to have accepted any changes.

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