This privacy policy is for this website; https://www.nmhdu.org.uk and governs the privacy of its users who choose to access it. The policy explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).

This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect the privacy and personal details of users, and covers how we process, collect, manage and store those details in relation to the GDPR, DPA and PECR. Additionally it will explain the use of cookies or software, advertising or commercial sponsorship from third parties and the download of any documents, files or software made available to you (if any) on this website. Further explanations may be provided for specific pages or features of this website in order to help you understand how we, this website and its third parties (if any) interact with you and your computer / device in order to serve it to you.

The DPA and GDPR May 2018

This website complies to the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and already complies to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into effect from May 2018. We will update this policy accordingly after the completion of the UK’s exit from the European Union.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

Website Visitor Tracking

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to the device of the user in order to track and monitor website engagement. No personally identifiable information will be collected or saved.

Adverts, Sponsored and Affiliated Links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts, typically be served through our advertising partners. Clicking on any such adverts will send the user to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies for tracking purposes. We are a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.

Downloads and Media Files

Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available, users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti virus software or similar applications. We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti virus software or similar applications.

Contact and Communication

Users contacting this us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Any personal information provided is only used to correspond privately to the individual involved and stored securely until a time it is no longer required.

Email Mailing List and Marketing Messages

We do not currently operate any email marketing program and have no plans to do so in the near future. This policy will be updated accordingly should this position change.

External Website Links and Third Parties

Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. We cannot be held responsible for the content of external websites and this policy only covers users whilst they are visiting this website.

v.1.1 Last updated: 29 Jan 2019.

End of Privacy Policy.