The Independent Children’s Homes Association collects certain information or data about you as members of the Association.
- questions, queries or feedback you leave, including your email address if you contact ICHA.
- your email address, when you sign up to our email alerts, and how you use our emails – for example whether you open them and which links you click on.
This data can be viewed in the ICHA handbook on the ICHA website.
We use this information to:
- improve the site by monitoring how you use it.
- gather feedback to assist other members, for example our email alerts.
- respond to any feedback you send us, if you’ve asked us to.
- send bulletins to users who request them.
- provide you with information about local services if you want it.
Where your data is stored
We store your data on secure servers in the European Economic Area (EEA).
Keeping your data secure
Sending information over the internet is generally not completely secure, and we can’t guarantee the security of your data while it’s in transit.
Any data you send is at your own risk.
We have procedures and security features in place to keep your data secure once we receive it.
Disclosing your information
We may pass on your personal information if we have a legal obligation to do so.
We won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.
You have a number of rights in relation to your personal information.
- The right to confirm if we are using data about you and to access details about what we are using and how;
- The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office;
- The right to request we rectify any inaccurate data corrected or to have data which is incomplete for the purpose we hold it completed;
- The right to be forgotten. Which is the right to ask us to delete information about you and if it is appropriate to do so we will do so;
- The right to restrict what we do with data in specific circumstances, including where the accuracy of the data is contested, processing is unlawful but you do not want us to erase the data or if we only need the data to meet legal requirements;
- The right to receive the data we hold about you in a format you can use to transfer the data electronically elsewhere.
You are also able to withdraw any consent you have provided for use to use your data at any time. This is opting out and the process is set out below.
You can find out what information we hold about you, and ask us not to use any of the information we collect.
If you’ve signed up for email information/bulletins, you can unsubscribe at any time by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Links to other websites
Following a link to another website
Following a link to ICHA from another website
When you visit our websites, we may store some information (commonly known as a “cookie”) on your computer. Cookies are pieces of information that a site transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about you. Cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot be accessed by other servers, which means that they cannot be used to track your movements around the web. Passwords are not stored in cookies.
A cookie helps you get the best out of our website and helps us to provide you with a more customised service.
Cookies expire once you close your browser.
Please note, that if you set your browser to reject cookies you may not be able to use certain aspects of our websites.
If you have any enquiry relating to your personal information, you can do so by sending an e-mail to us at email@example.com
(Please note that because of the insecure nature of emails we cannot accept any responsibility for data lost or intercepted in transit.)