2. TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
We retain two types of information:
• “Personal Data”
This is data that identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you and includes all of the information you provide us with during registration e.g. name, address, email address, user IP addresses in circumstances where they have not been deleted, clipped or anonymised, telephone number etc. Such information is only collected from you if you voluntarily submit it to us.
• “Non-Personal Data”
Like most websites, we gather statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our website. This Non Personal Data comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information regarding, for example, user IP addresses where they have been clipped or anonymised, browser types and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our website.
3. PURPOSED FOR WHICH WE HOLD YOUR INFORMATION
• Non-Personal Data:
We use the Non-Personal Data gathered from visitors to our website in an aggregate form to get a better understanding of where our visitors come from and to help us better design and organise our website.
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• Personal Data
We will process any Personal Data you provide to us for the following purposes:
(a) to help match you up with new volunteering vacancies as they arise
(b) to inform organisations seeking volunteers in the areas indicated by you of your registration details so that they may contact you
4. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
We may provide Non-Personal Data to third parties, where such information is combined with similar information of other users of our website. For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of unique users who visit our website, the demographic breakdown of our community users of our website, or the activities that visitors to our website engage in while on our website. We will not disclose your Personal Data to third parties unless you have consented to this disclosure (in such circumstances, the third party is bound by similar data protection requirements). We will disclose your Personal Data if we believe in good faith that we are required to disclose it in order to comply with any applicable law, a summons, a search warrant, a court or regulatory order, or other statutory requirement.
6. UPDATING, VERIFYING AND DELETING PERSONAL DATA
You may inform us of any changes in your Personal Data, and in accordance with our obligations under the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2002 we will update or delete your Personal Data accordingly. You can also amend your user profile directly on the website by logging in.