LCET takes your privacy seriously. The information you provide through our website will be held under the Data Protection Act 1998.
We know that your privacy is very important to you and we aim to be as clear as possible about how and why we use information we may gain from you via this website. If your questions are not fully answered by the information below, please contact our Data Protection Officer who will be happy to help.
Compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 underlies all of our personal information privacy practices. We also have a Data Protection Policy which governs how we use the information that we collect about you on this website.
Data Protection Statement
By providing your personal details you agree to allow the LCET to contact you by mail, email, telephone or SMS text message in connection with its charitable purposes. LCET does not make personal data available to other individuals or organisations.
How we collect information about you
LCET does not capture and store any personal information about individuals who access this website, except where you choose to give us your personal information.
These could include registering as a member, buying resources, booking into an event, making a donation, or sending us an email.
LCET does not receive or hold any credit card details for donations/payments made via this website. All credit card payments are handled by our agents 'Paypal'. Secure Server Software (SSL) is used to encrypt all credit card information sent from this website.
Why we collect information about you
To provide you with information about our work including membership related mailings, events, resources, fundraising and any other services described on our website.
To make sure we have an accurate record of all donations and payments received.
To enhance or improve your experience on our website. When you indicate your preferences through our registration forms or through your use of our site, we will use this information to personalise the site to better meet your needs.
Who sees your information?
The information we collect through our website will be used exclusively within LCET. We do not pass any of your personal information to any other organisations and/or individuals without your express consent.
To minimise the risk of unauthorised disclosure of your information, we will use some of your information to verify who you are when you contact us.
Our use of your information
The information that you provide to LCET will be used to provide you with information about our work including membership related mailings, events, resources, fundraising and other services and activities described on our website.
By providing information you are agreeing to receive mailings that communicate the work of LCET.
By providing your email address you are agreeing to your email address being used for the purposes of receiving emails that communicate the work of LCET.
By providing your mobile number you are agreeing to text messages that communicate the work of LCET.
How long do we keep your information?
How long we keep your information collected through our website depends on the context in which you provided it.
We will keep information that is necessary for us to provide mailings, other resources and for statistical purposes.
We will keep records of any financial transactions you enter into with us for a minimum of six years. This will enable us to meet with accounting requirements and respond to any questions from you that arise during that period. Gift Aid forms and transactions must be kept for a minimum of 12 years after the Gift Aid is no longer valid.
Viewing the information we hold about you
You may request details of all the information LCET holds about you by contacting our Data Protection Officer. There is a charge for this service of £10 for each request.