Data Protection and Privacy Statement
Please read our Data Protection and Privacy Statement below.
Receiving a Service from us – Terms and Conditions
By emailing us via this website and/or accepting a service from Forward Carers, such as Carer Friendly Communities, Carer Friendly Card or placing and accepting a nomination as part of the Carer Friendly Business Awards. You are agreeing to how your information will be used, stored, and accessed in line with the below terms and conditions.
Forward Carers CIC aim is to improve the physical and mental wellbeing of carers, young and old, including parent carers, we do this via various methods including raising awareness of our Carer Friendly Communities scheme.
Carer Friendly Communities, Carer Friendly Card and Carer Friendly Business Awards is managed and administered by Forward Carers.
Forward Carers is committed to protecting your personal information. We promise to be clear about the information we collect and the ways we use it. Regardless of whether you use our services, request information from us, work for, or volunteer with us, we respect your right to privacy.
In order to provide a service to you, we need to collect company information. We will also collect personal and /or sensitive information about you and the person you care for if you are accessing our Carer Friendly Card. Your information will be saved electronically and stored securely on Forward Carers’ management systems and we store your data on secure servers in the UK. Any information you provide to us is confidential and kept in accordance with Data Protection Regulations.
You can find out what information we hold about you and ask us not to use or delete that information we collect, at any time. The only exception to this is if we have to keep information as we have a legal duty to do so.
If you are aged under 18, please get permission from a parent or guardian before providing any personal information to us.
Disclosing your information
We do not sell or trade personal information onto third parties. But may pass on your personal information if we have a legal obligation to do so or if you ask us to.
You can find out what information we hold about you and ask us not to use any of the information we collect. In addition, you can ask us to unsubscribe from any part of our service, (including our Enews, if you have signed up for this), at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Using the Forward Carers website and connecting with us via Social Media
Forward Carers will collect certain information or data about you when you use this website. This includes:
- questions, queries, or feedback you leave, including any personal information if you send an email to Forward Carers.
- your IP address, and details of which version of web browser you used.
- information on how you use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques to help us improve the website.
We process this information in order to:
- provide you with a service, including information about other services we feel may be of interest to you.
- improve the site by monitoring how you use it.
- respond to any feedback you send us if you’ve asked us to
- We can’t personally identify you using your data unless you have provided us with personal information via the website.
Transmitting information over the internet is generally not completely secure, and we can’t guarantee the security of your data.
Any data you transmit is at your own risk.
We have procedures and security features in place to try and keep your data secure once we receive it.
We won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.
Links to other websites
This website does contain links to and from other websites.