PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION POLICY
At ASPIE we are committed to protecting your privacy. This policy has been written in accordance with the EU’s Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) May 2018.
How we collect information about you
When you interact with us
We collect personal information from you when you submit a form, contact our website, or otherwise provide us with personal information, whether online, on the ‘phone or via post.
When you interact with third parties
We may also receive information about you from third parties, for example health professionals and housing officers. Where we obtain your details from a third party, we will process the data to the same standards set out in this policy.
When you visit our website
We may gather information to help us improve your online experience and also formulate some of the services we provide using aggregated or anonymous information that does not identify individuals.
What information do we collect?
The types of information collected might include: your name, date of birth, e-mail address, full postal address and phone number.
How do we use this information?
We will use your personal information to provide you with the services or information you request, for administration purposes and, on an anonymised basis shape our activities to suit ages of members and their requirements including campaigning for betters services for adults with Asperger’s.
We will not use your personal data for any other purpose without your consent and we will contact you according to your stated preferences. We hold your data on a secure database and in usable format only for as long as is required, and determined by the recency of your interactions with us, or for as long as we are required to do so by law (for example, we may need to keep a record of any financial transactions for a predetermined period of time).
We do not pass on your data to any other third party without your express permission, or unless required to do so by law.
How do we protect personal information?
We use secure servers when you make a donation via our website. We also take appropriate measures to ensure that the information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary.
By providing us with your personal data, including sensitive personal data such as on your health, you consent to the collection and use of any information you provide in accordance with the above purposes and this privacy statement.
Right of access
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies in your personal details corrected. You can also request that we remove your records from our database or provide you with a copy of the information we hold about you. You can also ask us to stop using your data for a specific purpose.
Changes to personal details.
If your personal details change, please help us to keep your information up to date by notifying us by email, post or ‘phone.