Privacy and Cookies

Borders Voluntary Care Voice is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you. We strictly adhere to the requirements of the data protection legislation in the UK and EU.

The purpose of this statement is to explain to you what personal information we collect and how we may use it.

When you contact us we may ask you for your name, address, email address and any other information that we feel will assist us in handling your enquiry more efficiently.

We use your personal information

  • to notify you of changes to the website
  • to improve our services
  • update you about new services and news.

We do not sell, rent or exchange your personal information with any third party for commercial reasons.

We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access in accordance with the UK data protection legislation.

We do not collect sensitive information about you except when you specifically knowingly provide it. In order to maintain the accuracy of our database, you can check, update or remove your personal details by e-mailing us admin@borderscarevoice.org.uk

Cookies in use on this site

Cookies and how they benefit you
Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us to:

  • make our website work as you would expect
  • improve the speed/security of the site.

We do not use cookies to:

  • collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • pass data to advertising networks
  • pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • pay sales commissions.

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies
If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our cookies

Website function cookies
Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including allowing you to add comments to our site. There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Turning cookies off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (learn how here). Doing so, however, will likely limit the functionality of our website and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.

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