Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how NAT uses and protects and information that you give us when you use the World AIDS Day website.

Information that is gathered from visitors

In common with other websites, log files are stored on the web server saving details such as the visitor's IP address, browser type, referring page and time of visit.

We may collect the following information where users choose to supply this:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address and telephone number
  • demographic information such as postcode and type of organisation

Where this information is provided by the user voluntarily, the information will be stored on the server and associated with the form data accompanying the submission.

Users may also choose to email us with details and photos of how they are Acting Aware.

How the Information is used

The information is used to provide feedback on WorldAIDSDay.org and help NAT continue to improve the content available, or to supply collection boxes and ribbons to those who make an order. Users who voluntarily offer their email address or telephone number on the feedback form may be contacted to ask for further feedback or clarification. Collection boxes will be delivered to the name and address supplied on the order form, and we may contact you by email and telephone if there are queries on the order, and to remind you to send funds collected back to NAT. Where users supply information and photos for how they are Acting Aware, NAT will also ask permission before publishing on any of our websites.

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.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain 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.

Controlling your personal information

If you provide us with any contact information, rest assured that we will never sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, or wish your details to be removed from our database, please contact us as soon as possible.

Contact

For any questions on this privacy policy or if you have submitted information through www.worldaidsday.org and require us to remove it from our database please contact NAT on +44 (0) 2078 146 767 or email us at info@NAT.org.uk


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The next World AIDS Day is on 1 December 2013.
Please visit the site nearer the time for information on events and ordering red ribbons.

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