Privacy Statement

A new data protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018, came into force in May 2018. The GDPR has replaced previous data protection rules. HP-MOS charity collects minimal personal data from people– only that necessary to administer our online forms – and does not engage in marketing activity. Everyone is encouraged to read the Privacy Policy before browsing our website. Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018 Data, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We do not pass on your details to any third party unless you permit us to do so. Health Psychology Management Organisation Services believes your right to privacy is important. This privacy policy covers our use and collection of personal information when you visit our site and also informs you about cookies, Health Psychology Management Organisation Services’ use of cookies and how you may reject cookies if you choose.

Registering for services on our site is optional. You can still browse most of the website if you choose not to register or provide personal information.

a. Statement of intent

Occasionally, you will be asked to submit personal information about yourself (e.g. name, address and email address) to use or inquire about our services. By entering your details in the fields requested, we can provide you with the services you select. Whenever you provide this personal information, we will treat it by this policy.

b.  Visitor Information

A small file or ‘cookie’ is downloaded to your computer during a visit to Health Psychology Management Organisation Services. Most websites do this because cookies allow the publisher to do useful things like find out whether the computer (and probably the user) has visited the website before. If you are a registered user and have signed in, a cookie will be stored to store an encrypted key so that you remain logged in when moving from page to page. This cookie will be removed when you close the browser or sign out.

Any information supplied by cookies can help Health Psychology Management Organisation Services provide you with a better service and assists us in analysing our visitors’ profiles.

c. What is a cookie?

When you enter a site, your computer will automatically be issued a ‘cookie’ or a small text file sent to your web browser from our web server and stored on your computer. Cookies in themselves don’t identify individual users, just the computer used, which is done on a repeat visit by checking the cookie previously left on the computer.
Many sites do this whenever users visit their site to monitor traffic flows.

NB: Even if you haven’t set your computer to reject cookies, you can still browse our site anonymously until you register to use Health Psychology Management Organisation Services website.

d. Use and storage of your personal information

When you supply personal information to Health Psychology Management Organisation Services, we have legal obligations towards you in dealing with that data. We must collect the information fairly, and any access to it is restricted so that authorised personnel can only access it.

Health Psychology Management Organisation Services is committed to protecting your personal information and will not disclose or supply your personally identifiable information to anyone outside of Health Psychology Management Organisation Services without your consent unless we are obliged or permitted by law to admit it.

e. Information storage

All information you provide us is securely held by the Data Protection Act 1998.

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as you use the requested service and remove it if the purpose has been met or if you no longer wish to continue registering for services.

Where personal information is held for people who have not registered for a service but have taken part in surveys, that information will be retained only as long as necessary to ensure that the service is run smoothly.

Suppose you are notified that your information may be used to allow Health Psychology Management Organisation Services to contact you for “service administration purposes”. In that case, this means that Health Psychology Management Organisation Services may contact you for several purposes related to the service you have signed up for. For example, we may wish to provide you with password reminders or notify you that a particular service has been suspended for maintenance. We will not contact you for promotional purposes such as newsletters unless you expressly agree to be contacted for such purposes when you submit your information or later if you sign up specifically to receive such promotional information.

f. Access to Personal Information

Your Health Psychology Management Organisation Services account information is password-protected for privacy and security. You can play an essential role in keeping your personal information secure by not disclosing your account password to an unauthorised person. Please advise us immediately if there is any unauthorised use of your account by any other Internet user or security breach.

Your ability to edit your account

You can log in to your account from anywhere on the site to review, update or correct any of the personal details we gathered about you when you signed up.

g. Users 16 and under

If you are 16 or under, please get your parent or guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to the Health Psychology Management Organisation Services website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

h. Disabling Cookies

You can accept or decline cookies by changing the settings in your browser. Disabling cookies depends on the browser that you are using. Disabling cookies is usually found under your ‘Security Settings’. Once you have turned off the cookie function in your browser, no website can place cookie data onto your PC. However, permanently disabling cookies in your browser will prevent you from using some websites for shopping and interactive services.

i. Links

Please be aware that our site may link to other websites. We are not responsible for these linked websites’ data policies, content or security.

Changes to this Privacy Policy