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START Privacy Policy

Looking after private information:

START is committed to making sure your privacy is protected. We do this by looking after your personal information carefully and keeping it private from other people.

We collect other information about you or your needs if you are a member, participant, service user, volunteer, freelance worker or staff member. This could include information on your disabilities, carers, dietary requirements or emergency contacts.

We only collect personal data about you which ensures we can keep you informed about our work, projects and events and how you can help us raise money if that’s something you want to do. Information we collect may include your name, telephone number, email address, postal address.

We will not collect or keep personal information about you unless we need it.
We will not collect more information than we need and we will not keep it longer than we need to.

Keeping and using personal information:

All the personal data we have is only processed by our staff and trained volunteers. No third parties have access to your personal data unless the law allows them to do so.
We will try to make sure that all the information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. We will always let you know what information we hold about you if you ask us. We will always correct any mistakes in the information.
We will never share personal information with other people unless there is a safeguarding issue or we have concerns about your health. Please contact us if you would like to see our Safeguarding Policy.
Some of our freelance workers may have access to your data in order to perform services on our behalf. We make sure anyone who provides a service for us meets our standards for data security. They will not use your data for anything other than the service that they are providing.

Photographs and films:
When we take photographs, audio and films, we will ask for your permission. If you do not want to be in photographs, audio or films, we will make sure that we do not take any photographs/films/audio of yourself and that you will not appear in any group photographs or films that may be used.
Our Safeguarding Policy has more information on how we use photographs, audio and film.

Removing personal information:
Under General Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to ask us to remove your personal information at anytime.
You can do this by writing to us via email info@startinspiringminds.org.uk or by post to START, Brunswick House, 62 Broad Street, Salford, M6 5BZ .

Data breaches:
If someone gets hold of your private information from our database and we don’t know about it, we will immediately review how we store information to find out what might have happened. We will also tell the Information Commissioner’s Office of the breach.


Website Privacy

If you wish to sign up to any login area, order or download materials or get involved with us in any other way you will need to complete a form with your details.

Why do you need my details? There are several reasons why we need or would like to keep your details; in order to send you any information you have requested or to deal with any subsequent queries.

If you register for an account with Start in Salford, we need your details as we would like to keep you updated on the work we do, to keep you informed of other services that may be of interest to you and opportunities to get involved with the organisation. We will only do this if you agree that you wish to be kept updated.

What if I don't want you to keep my details? If you do not want us to keep your details please contact the Start in Salford Management team to let them know.

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are text files, used by your device's browser, that store visitor session data. Cookies cannot be used to identify you personally. Cookies are commonly used on the Internet and do not harm your system.

What we use Cookies for:

You can visit our website without revealing any personal information.

We use Cookies in our online shop, these Cookies are essential if you wish to buy something from our shop and the website may not work correctly if you disable Cookies. We may ask for personal information so that you can buy products from our shop, we protect this personal information very carefully. The security and safety of your personal information is very important to us.

We also use Cookies to make our website better, so that you can watch videos, use our online forms and also so we can evaluate the use of the website.

Our Cookie Policy:

On your first visit to this site, you will see a pop-up message informing you about the use of Cookies on this website. If you continue to use this website without changing your settings, we will accept your consent to receive these cookies. However, if you wish to, you can change your browser settings to block or remove cookies at any time. Please refer to your browser's 'help' facility for further information or go to aboutcookies.org for information on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.