At Crime Stoppers of Somerset
County, Inc. we are committed to protecting your
privacy. This statement is made in the light of the requirements of the Data
Protection Act 1998 in order to alert valued contacts to the Crime Stoppers
data processing practices which will govern the processing of your data.
How do we collect information?
We will obtain
personal information from you when you inquire about
our activities, register with us, send or receive an
email, make a donation to us or otherwise provide
us with personal information. We may also receive information
about you from third parties, for example from a friend
who wants to tell you about the Web Site.
What information do we collect?
The types of information collected might include names,
date of birth, email address, postal address, telephone
number, fax number and credit/debit card details.
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 may need to share your information with our service
providers, associated organizations and agents for
these purposes. We may share your information with
other organizations that are supportive of our aims
and objectives. We only use your personal information
for direct marketing purposes if we are allowed to
do this by law or if we have your consent.
How do we protect personal information?
We use a secure server when you make a donation via
our Web Site. We also take appropriate measures to
ensure that the information disclosed to us is kept
secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for
so long as is necessary for the purposes for which
it is used.
Will we disclose the information
we collect to outside parties?
As indicated above, we may pass your information to
our service providers, agents and associated organizations,
and, if you have consented, to other organizations
who may share our objectives. We may also need to disclose
your information if required to do so by law.
By providing us with your personal data, including
sensitive personal data such as on your health, you
consent to the collection and use of any information
you provide in accordance with the above purposes
and this privacy statement. You also consent to our
transferring your information to countries or jurisdictions
which do not provide the same level of data protection
as the US, if necessary for the above purposes. If
we do make such a transfer we will, if appropriate,
put a contract in place to ensure your information
Right of access
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information
we hold about you (for which we may charge a small
fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information
If your personal details change, please help us to
keep your information up to date by notifying us.
We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement.
If we do so, we will post notice of the c hange
on our Web Site and you will be deemed to have accepted