Privacy Policy

1 Introduction Action for Community & Environment (ACE) provides community engagement, education and training around sustainability. Our aims include engaging individuals and communities in pro-environmental behaviour change and sustainable lifestyles, supporting communities to develop skills, structures and networks to take action in their local environment and leading their community development, and working with businesses to encourage them to adopt practices which add environmental and social value. 2 Privacy Protection Policy Statements This privacy policy sets out how ACE uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website. ACE 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. ACE may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25th February 2014. 3 What we collect We may collect the following information: name and job title contact information including email address demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests other information relevant to our environmental campaigns and trainings 4 What we do with the information we gather ACE only uses the information for the following reasons: Internal record keeping. We may use the information to do advocacy concerning environmental issues. We may periodically send newsletter about other environmental campaigns, training or relevant information. We also use the information to help us understand more about how citizens use ACE site and make improvements. 5 Security We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. Ace uses standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. We make every effort to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. 6 The use of 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. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. When you give information on the site of ACE your details may be stored on a 'cookie'. Our web site uses cookies to customise certain options. This small amount of information does not contain any private information stored on your computer. 7 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. 8 Controlling your personal information When you are on our website and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with ACE alone unless stated otherwise. We will not share your information with third parties unless you specifically authorise us to do so. ACE guarantees not to disclose any of your personally identifiable information unless we have your permission, or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at 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. © Action for Community & Environment Registered Charity in England Number 1149290 9 Protect children's privacy The safety of children is very important to us. No information should be submitted to ACE by children less than thirteen years without the prior parental consent. All applicable laws are followed with respect to data collection from children. No sharing of data collected from children with any third parties is permitted at any time under any circumstances. 10 Your rights under the Data Protection Act The collection and use of personal information on this site is in accordance with the Data Protection Act of 1998 (UK), and the guidelines of the Direct Marketing Association (UK). The DPA applies to all data held within the European Economic Area (EEA).