Health Equalities Group (the Company) is the trading name for the public health charity Heart of Mersey (1110067). In turn Heart of Mersey is the governing organisation and sole owner of the two social enterprises HoM Partnerships CIC, and European Healthy Stadia Network CIC. This policy covers all of the above entities, including data protection for the public health campaigns operated by the Company: ‘Food Active’, ‘Food in Care’, ‘GULP’, and ‘Healthy Goals’.
What data we collect?
In the course of our business we may collect a range of personal data from you, including when you engage our services, when you contact us, or because of your relationship with our staff, partners, trustees or clients.
The personal data that we collect may include:
Why do we need your data?
We need to collect your personal data in order to do the following:
OUR LEGAL OBLIGATIONS
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the law on data protection and privacy for individuals in the EU. It means we must tell you the following things about your personal data that we collect:
(You can find out more about the GDPR at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) website. The ICO is the data protection regulator in the UK.)
We, Health Equalities Group, is what is known as the Data Controller of the personal data we collect. This means we determine the way your personal data is used.
HOW WE COLLECT PERSONAL DATA
We collect personal data about you when you fill in and submit forms on this website. Our website is protected by SSL encryption which means that the data you submit is done so securely. We also collect website usage information using Cookies.
This website currently contains no forms.
We may send marketing communications to existing contacts. The legal basis for doing so is ‘Legitimate Interest’. We want to make sure you are aware of activities and information that may be of interest and/or benefit to you. This also helps us make the most of our business.
Please note: Email newsletters will always contain an ‘unsubscribe’ link. We retain the unsubscribe information on file to make sure we do not email you again.
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files placed on your computer or other device, and stored there, when you visit a website. This allows the website to recognise you as a user for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (a ‘persistent cookie’).
Cookies don’t hold personal data about you, for example they don’t store your name or credit card details, but they do store things like your computer settings, operating system and platform, and IP address.
How to turn off cookies
Most web browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to stop cookies. Please remember that if you turn off cookies in your browser then these settings apply to all websites not just this one.
These links explain how to manage cookies for the most popular web browsers:
DO WE SHARE YOUR DATA?
Yes. We share your data with trusted third parties (known as Data Processors) who carry out marketing (such as email campaigns, website maintenance) and Project related activities on our behalf. They only use your data as instructed by us and never share it with anyone besides us.
We do not sell or rent your data to any third party.
Under GDPR you have the following rights regarding your personal data:
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
If you wish us to take any action with your personal data or to complain about how we handle it, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
We will aim to respond to you within 30 days.
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office on their website here or by calling +44(0)303 123 1113.
Please click the following link to see HEG’s wider Data Protection Policy.