The Holocaust Memorial Charitable Trust is committed to respecting your privacy and to complying with applicable data protection and privacy laws.
We are the Holocaust Memorial Charitable Trust, a charity registered in England and Wales (Charity number: 1181806). Our registered address is 25 Grosvenor Street, London, United Kingdom, W1K 4QN.
Types of Information We Collect
Non-personal information is data about usage and service operation that is not directly associated with a specific personal identity. The Holocaust Memorial Charitable Trust will collect and analyse non-personal information to evaluate how visitors use the website, as well as monitor the website’s performance and effectiveness.
The Holocaust Memorial Charitable Trust’s website gathers aggregate information, which refers to information your computer automatically provides to us and cannot be tied back to you as a specific individual. Examples include referral data (the websites you visited just before and just after our website), the pages viewed, time spent at our website, and Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. We may collect IP addresses to improve website services and compile web usage statistics.
The Holocaust Memorial Charitable Trust has partnered with Google Analytics to collect statistical information to form reports on how users use our website, which will in turn inform our future developments. This information is collected through ‘cookies’, which are files that are placed on your device (computer, tablet, smartphone) to collect standard anonymous internet log information (including IP address) – which is then sent to Google. More information on the cookies used by Google Analytics is available on Google’s website: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=en-US. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Some third-party cookies are placed on our website by service providers on our behalf to assist us with site operations. For example, we use Google Analytics, which gathers data on which pages you visit on our website and how long you spend on each webpage. This data helps us to better understand how our visitors interact with our website and how we can make improvements.
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. For further information, please visit: AboutCookies.org
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Personal Information captured by our website’s Contact Form
By completing our website’s contact form, we require you to share with us your First Name and Last Name and your email address. We do not require you to share your telephone number with us, but you are welcome to do so if you so wish. We collect this personal information from you in order to communicate with you and for us to process your enquiry. If you contact us via this method, we will only retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary for the purposes of helping you with your enquiry.
Sharing your personal information
Any information provided to The Holocaust Memorial Charitable Trust will be held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. We will never sell your personal information. In some circumstances, however, we may need to disclose your personal details to a third party so that they can provide a service you have requested or fulfil a request for information. Any information about you that we pass on to a third party will be held securely by that party, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. Such information will only be used by The Holocaust Memorial Charitable Trust, or relevant third parties, to provide the services or information you have requested and no other activities. We do not permit third parties to use any personal data that we share with them for their own marketing purposes.
We may also share your personal data if it is necessary to comply with applicable law or respond to valid legal processes, including from law enforcement or other government agencies.
How can I find out about any of my personal data held by the Holocaust Memorial Charitable Trust?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) states that individuals can access and request a copy of their personal data in order to check its accuracy and verify the lawfulness of the processing. Individuals can apply for such information using a Subject Access Request. More information regarding the procedure for making a Subject Access Request (SAR) can be found here: https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/your-right-to-get-copies-of-your-data