Privacy policy

Pancreatic Cancer UK - Privacy Policy

At Pancreatic Cancer UK (PCUK) we take your right to privacy very seriously. For that reason we have set out this privacy policy so you can make sure you understand how and why we use the information you give us.

Collection of information

PCUK is the sole owner of the information submitted by you to us in any way. We may use this information gathered in compiling anonymous statistics and research in the course of the organisation's stated role. However, we will not ever sell, share, or rent personally identifiable information that you have submitted to this site to third parties.

Orders

We ask people using our merchandise order forms to provide contact information. This is used only to fulfil orders - as stated on the online order forms - and enables us to contact you if we have difficulty processing an order.

Donations

Any information and credit card details you send to us using our donation page will be encrypted, so it cannot be intercepted over the Internet by anyone else.

Sensitive information

The selections you make when using our services may indicate information about you that the Data Protection Act 1998 defines as sensitive, such as your state of health or your sexual orientation. As with all the personal information you provide us, you can be assured that any sensitive information you choose to supply will be kept in accordance with the terms of the Act and only used in accordance with this privacy policy.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text marker stored on your computer that enables us to track the use of our website. We use cookies to help us understand what our users' interests and preferences are to ensure the website is as user friendly as possible.

Analysing site activity

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

General

Any personal information will be treated in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We may revise this privacy policy from time to time. Any change will take effect once the revised privacy policy is available on this website and we have emailed all our users