The Battersea Society:Privacy policy and use of cookies Welcome to the Battersea Society website

Privacy policy and use of cookies

This page explains our privacy policy and how we use any personal information we collect from you when you use this site.

The Data Protection Act
Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any personal information we collect from you.

What information do we collect?
We may collect several kinds of information from visitors to our site:

  • Enquiries (collected through our general contact form)
  • Feedback (collected through email you send to us or when you take part in surveys and polls on the Website)
  • Usage information (collected through cookies and log files).

What do we do with this information?

If you make an enquiry, we may share your enquiry and personal information with appropriate Battersea Society members in order for them to respond to you. We will not share it for any other purposes.

We value and welcome your feedback. If you send an email to us seeking advice or information that we are not in a position to give, we may forward your email to appropriate Battersea Society members for a response. If we do this we will send you an email informing you of our actions.

Normally any survey and poll information we gather will be used in an anonymous way. If we intend to contact you about your responses to a particular survey we will say so when we ask you to take part in it.

Site usage information:
Cookies are small text files that are often created when you visit a website. Currently this site uses only temporary cookies (known as session cookies), of which we keep no record and which are removed from your computer when you leave this site and close your browser.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies. If you do not know how to do this, contact us, giving details on the type of browser you are using, and we will do our best to help.

Site usage information: Log files
Log files record visitors' use of the site. We can collect information about site usage from the data contained in these logs which we obtain from third parties. Log files do not contain any personal information and they are not used to identify any individual person's use of the site.

What happens when I follow a link to another site?
The Battersea Society websitesite contains many links to other websites managed by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to this site, so you should always be aware when you are moving to another site and read the privacy statement of any other site(s) which collect personal information about you.

We will never pass on any personal information you have given us to any other organisation unless you have specifically asked us to do so.

Changes to this privacy policy
If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

If you have any queries regarding this policy or the use of your personal information please address them to:

The Secretary
The Battersea Society
42 Bolingbroke Grove
London SW11 6EH
or use the Contact Form