Privacy statement

When you subscribe to our E-Bulletin, or you add a resource or your organisation's contact details to our databases, Handicap International will not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others.

Any personal information by which you can be identified, such as your name or address, will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act of 1998.

If we change our privacy policy, we will post the changes on this page.

If you have any questions about how we manage and protect your details which are not answered by this statement, please contact:

The Data Protection Officer
Handicap International UK
9 Rushworth Street, London SE1 0RB
Email: supportercare@hi-uk.org

This website is owned and managed by Handicap International UK, a charity registered in the UK (No 1082565) and a UK company (No 4010383) registered at 9 Rushworth Street, London SE1 0RB.

Website statistics - Google analytics

We collect statistics from our website that are used to measure the use and performance of the site only. This site uses Google Analytics (www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics) to allow us to track how popular our site is and to record visitor trends over time. Google Analytics uses a cookie to help track which pages are accessed. The cookie contains no personally-identifiable information, but it does use your computer’s IP address to determine where in the world you are accessing the site from, and to track your page visits within the site. How to reject or delete this cookie: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

Personal data

We will not collect any personal information without your knowledge. Information will not be disclosed to a third party except where authorised by you.

Email and electronic forms

We use a number of electronic forms on the website, these collect the following information:

  • Physical contact information
  • Online contact information
  • Your preference for types of data

This data are used for sending out information on useful resources (such as Source quarterly E-Bulletin) or occasionally updates from partner organisations.

Surveys

Occasionally we may ask you to fill in questionnaires or surveys whilst online. The data collected by the questionnaire or survey will only be used for the purpose stated on the form. You may also be given the opportunity to add your email address to our databases so we can contact you in the future. We will only use this information to contact you if you expressly give us permission to do so.

Do we use 'cookies' on our website?

Yes. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you.

This website uses cookies to help you in your interactions with the site. Most cookies are session cookies, lasting only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. No personally-identifiable data is collected. Examples of the sort of information that is collected via session cookies are provided below. This list is not exhaustive:

The last search term that you used within the site
Your preference in terms of accessible viewing options
A unique ID to track your session from page to page, which is vitally important should you sign into the site
Which page you are looking at within a multi-paged index of content, or search results.

Certain cookies are persistent, meaning that they last beyond your session, enabling an enhanced user-experience when you return to the site. Again, a non-exhaustive list of examples of the use of persistent cookies includes:

The option to “Remember my username” when signing-in to the site
The fact that you have voted in a poll, so that you are prevented from voting multiple times

If you want to stop cookies being filed on your computer in the future, please refer to your internet browser’s instructions. Please note that by deleting or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain parts of our site.

Questions or concerns?

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy statement please email us at Source: sourceassistant@hi-uk.org