This privacy policy sets out how The Stricklandgate House Trust ("the Trust") uses and protects any information that you give the Trust when you use this website.

The Trust is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Trust may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page periodically to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st July 2011.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Your name
  • Contact information including email address and telephone number
  • Website usage data (not personally identifiable), that enables us to provide an improved service.

What we do with the information we gather

The Trust requires this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Addressing any comments or enquiries you submit through the website. Where one of our tenant organisations can provide better information or assistance than the Trust itself, we may pass on your details to that organisation.
  • Monitoring website usage, enabling us to provide an improved online service.
  • Internal record keeping.

We will never sell, lease or otherwise distribute your personal information to third parties other than our tenant organisations unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure,we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of any information held on you please write to The Stricklandgate House Trust Limited, 92 Stricklandgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4PU.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer's hard drive. This website uses cookies to provide data about web page traffic, enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. We also use cookies to store your preferences for some website settings.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personally identifiable information. You can modify the settings of your web browser software to decline cookies if you prefer.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.