WHST is committed to protecting your personal information and making every effort to ensure that your personal information is processed in a fair, open and transparent manner.
We are a “data controller” for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 and (from 25 May 2018) the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“Data Protection Law”). This means that we are responsible for, and control the processing of, your personal information.
For further information about our privacy practices, please contact Stephen D’Allenger-Bradshaw by:
We want to make sure you receive the communications that are most relevant to you, be it through visiting our website, or receiving emails, post or phone calls. We collect information from you in the following ways:
2. Information we collect and why we use it
Personal information we collect includes details such as your name, date of birth, email address, postal address, telephone number, name and date of birth of your WHS child, as well as information you provide in any communications between us including the biography form.
We will mainly use this information:
We may also use your personal information:
A special note about the Sensitive Personal Information we hold
Data Protection Law recognises that some categories of personal information are more sensitive. Sensitive Personal Information can include information about a person’s health, race, ethnic origin, political opinions, sex life, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.You may have provided us with this information as well as genetic information, if you completed and sent us a biography form.
We will only use this information:
We will only use your personal information where we have your consent or because we need to use it in order to fulfil a contract with you (for example, because you wish to receive the newsletter).
We will never sell or share your personal information with organisations so that they can contact you for any marketing activities.
WHST may however share your information with our trusted partners and suppliers who work with us on or on our behalf to deliver our services, but processing of this information is always carried out under our instruction. We make sure that they store the data securely, delete it when they no longer need it and never use it for any other purposes. For example we may share your information are with our fulfilment partner who helps to create and send information to you to reduce our costs. We enter into contracts with these service providers that require them to comply with Data Protection Laws and ensure that they have appropriate controls in place to secure your information.
We may disclose your information if required to do so by law (for example, to comply with applicable laws, regulations and codes of practice or in response to a valid request from a competent authority)
We take looking after your information very seriously. We’ve implemented appropriate physical, technical and organisational measures to protect the personal information we have under our control, both on and off-line, from improper access, use, alteration, destruction and loss.
Unfortunately the transmission of information using the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information sent to us this way, we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to our site.
Our websites may contain links to other sites. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites. Please be aware that advertisers or Web sites that have links on our site may collect personally identifiable information about you. This privacy statement does not cover the information practices of those websites or advertisers.
6. How long we hold your information for
We only keep it as long as is reasonable and necessary for the relevant activity, which may be to fulfil statutory obligations (for example, the collection of Gift Aid).
You have various rights in respect of the personal information we hold about you – these are set out in more detail below. If you wish to exercise any of these rights or make a complaint, you can do so by contacting Stephen D’Allenger-Bradshaw at 62 Crescent Road Burgess Hill West Sussex RH15 8EG, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and by phone on 07917 334407.
Please note, some of these rights only apply in certain circumstances and we may not be able to fulfil every request.