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The Shaw Trust website places cookies, which are small data files, on your computer.  This is standard practice for all websites.

We use cookies to monitor users of this site to understand which areas of the site are used most or least often and how often you use the website so that we can improve your onlilne experience. They do not tell us who you are. We also use Google Analytics and Google Adsense scripts, which all use cookies. By using and browsing the Shaw Trust website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our policy.  If you do not consent you must disable cookies or refrain from using the site. Please refer to the Help menu on your browser for details. This may, however, restrict your ability to use Shaw Trust's website.

As with most websites, Shaw Trust gathers certain information and stores it in log files. This information includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp and click stream data.

We collect information from you if you contact us with an enquiry or submit a form shown on Shaw Trust's website. The information we collect includes your details (e.g. name, address, email address, phone number) and also any other information that you provide to enable us to respond to your enquiry.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).

The information we collect will only be used by Shaw Trust. Every time we email you we will give you the chance to refuse any such emails in the future.

Any personal information will be used to answer your enquiries. It may also be used to provide you with details of the services we offer, changes to our website, fundraising and other campaigns that we run, and other Shaw Trust activities that we think may be of interest to you. You may be contacted by mail, telephone and, if you have consented, email. We will not email you in the future unless you have given us your consent.

The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy and the law.

We will endeavour to keep the information we hold about you up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us at the email address provided below. If there are any inaccuracies please let us know and we will correct it promptly. You have the right to prevent the processing of your personal data at any time by notifying us through the email address below.

If we intend to transfer your information outside the EEA (European Economic Area) we will always obtain your consent first.

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. You will be notified of any substantial changes on the homepage of Shaw Trust's website. You are bound by any changes we make to the Privacy Policy with effect from the date of the change.

If you have any questions/comments about privacy, you should contact us.

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