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Understanding Differences and www.understandingdifferences.org.uk Privacy Statement


This site is provided and managed by Understanding Differences, registered office

50 Ashdown Drive, Tilgate, Crawley, Sussex, RH10 5HB

This statement applies to the use of www.understandingdifferences.org.uk, Internet Forums message boards and outside activities arranged by Understanding Differences.

Data Protection

Understanding Differences is waiting registration with the Data Protection Registrar and confirms that all personal data handled and stored by us is done so in strict compliance with the latest Data Protection Act 1998. (how and how much-couldn’t find the correct site b4 only the OIC!)

Understanding Differences is waiting registration with the Office of the Information Commissioner for those purposes for which personal information is collected on this web site.

Understanding Differences will not share information provided through the registration process to any third party. However, we reserve the right to disclose your identity and other relevant information when required to do so by Law, and in the event of any case of legal action rising from any message posted by you on the internet forum, of any verbal communication used at an event arranged by us or any child protection issue that may arise.  

Personally identifiable information

Understanding Differences will only collect personal information when you specifically and knowingly provide it to us. Examples of personal information are your name, address, email address or telephone number supplied in our message board registration, membership or application form.

Where stated we may use the personal information you provide to contact you in the future about Understanding Differences work. If you do not want this to happen please tick the appropriate box where provided.

Personal information given at the time of registration will be used to contact you regarding any queries or requests for further information. By registering with us you agree that this is acceptable. We will not share your personal information with any third parties.

Non-personally identifiable information

Cumulative or summary information is collected automatically by our system e.g. number of visitors to the site. In order to do this we may need to send cookies to your PC. This information is used to monitor use of the website and will not contain information that can identify you as an individual.

Third party sites

Understanding Differences does not accept any liability over the content of links to third party sites. Existence of any links does not represent our approval of any content, and your linking to these sites is at your own risk.

Privacy statement changes

Understanding Differences may modify this privacy statement at any time. You are advised to read this statement each and every time so that you are satisfied with the privacy conditions under which you provide Understanding Differences with your personal information.