Privacy, Cookies and Data Protection

At Breast Cancer Now we are committed to protecting your privacy while providing a personalised and valuable service. Collecting personal information is necessary if we are to satisfy the expectations and requirements of the users, eg by communicating with them and providing an interactive service.

We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement without notification.

How do we collect information?

We will obtain personal information from you when you register with us, enquire about our activities, make a donation to us or otherwise provide us with personal information.

By providing us with your personal data, you consent to the collection and use of any information you provide in accordance with the above purposes and this privacy statement.

What information do we collect?

The types of information collected might include names, social media usernames, date of birth, email address, postal address, and telephone number.

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, to improve the services we provide and to further our charitable aims. We may need to share your information with our service providers, associated organisations and agents for these purposes. We may also need to disclose your information if required to do so by law.

How do we use cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of information sent from our website to your computer and stored on your hard drive to help us to identify you quickly when you next visit. A cookie allows us to personalise the website to your requirements and avoid lengthy registration/personalisation.

We use cookies to provide accurate monitoring reports to help us understand our users’ interests and preferences therefore ensuring that the website is as user-friendly as possible.

Controlling cookies on your computer

It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website.

All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser.

Analysing website activity

Our website uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google, Inc that uses cookies to help the website analyse how users use this site. The cookie will generate information about your use of the website and this, along with your IP address, will be stored on servers in the United States by Google, Inc. This information is retained for the purposes of evaluating and compiling reports on website activity and for other services relating to internet usage. This information may be transferred to third parties by Google, Inc where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on their behalf. Your IP address will not be associated with any other data held by Google, Inc.

If you do not agree to the processing of data about you by Google, Inc in the manner and for the purposes set out above, you can select "disable cookies" on your browser. How do we protect personal information?

We use a secure server via our website. 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.

Right of access

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.