Deaf Action Ltd is committed to your online security and privacy.
This policy, in accordance with Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, sets out what information we collect about you and how we use this information.
By using this platform/website, you consent to the collection, use and potential transfer of your information under the terms of this policy.
Information that we collect from you:
We may collect information about your usage of our website as well as information about you from information you post or share via the website or through contact forms.
Use of your information
Your information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of our website and to supply information that may be useful to you. We will also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can support, improve and develop our website and business.
In particular, we may use your information to contact you for your views on the platform and may occasionally need to notify you about important changes or developments to the website as a whole. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know.
Disclosure of your information
We may occasionally pass aggregate information on the usage of our website to third parties for research purposes, but this will not include information that can be used to identify you.
Unless required or permitted to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information we hold without prior and relevant consent.
Security and data retention
We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.
Cookies are extremely useful as they can quicken up the web journey for you and can also allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
Our tracking cookies collect information about how you browse and use our website, what pages you visit, how you entered the site and where you left it. This data is anonymous and not specific to you yet helps us to make improvements to your web experience by identifying pages where more visitors may be exiting the website or where visitors may be struggling to find necessary information.
Managing your cookies
You will be able to use the Help menu bar on most browsers to get information on how to block or prevent cookies. This will give you information on how to disable cookies altogether, however it should be noted that this may stop some functions on websites. We would strongly recommend that you leave your cookies enabled, so that we can continue to help evolve the website and overall user experience.