Privacy Policy

This notice describes the privacy policy of DSC. By visiting armedforcescharities.co.uk, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

A. Services and Communications from us
B. DSC and your privacy
C. The data we collect
D. "Cookies"
E. Our use of your data
E. Transfer of user data outside the European Union
F. Legal requirements
G. Data Protection Act
H. Consent to our use
I. DSC Terms and Conditions


A. Services and Communications from us
The Directory of Social Change (DSC) provides access to products, courses, and training through specialist staff, conferences, events, seminars and publications. DSC will communicate with you by telephone, letter, fax, e-mail, electronic or other reasonable means.

You have the right to tell us in writing if you do not wish to receive further correspondence from us by telephone, letter, fax, e-mail, electronic or other means.

B. DSC and your privacy
DSC has a policy in place to protect the privacy of your business and its employees. This policy ("Privacy Policy") describes how DSC utilises data that it gathers from your use of the DSC website.

Please note that the DSC website contains links to other websites for which DSC is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those websites or of their operators. If you have any questions or need further information about DSC's Privacy Policy, please contact Customer Services, by phone on 08450 77 77 07, or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

C. The data we collect
When you access our website we will collect data from you in the following ways:

  • when you first access the DSC website;
  • by our use of "Cookies" (see section D below);
  • during the course of your use of DSC website and services, and those of third party sites available through the DSC website, and;
  • when we request further information from you from time to time following your first or subsequent uses of the DSC website

 

Much of this data comprises business information. Some of it may comprise personal data about individuals, to which UK data protection laws apply and DSC fulfils its obligations under those data protection laws.

You may obtain a copy of your data held by DSC by contacting us and requesting a copy but as you will appreciate we do require at least 14 days notice to enable us to comply with your request.

Once you have accessed thIS DSC website you will no longer be anonymous to us, you will have your own user name and password and will be able to navigate our site as you wish. If you contact us we may also keep a record of that correspondence and we may, from time to time, ask you to complete a customer satisfaction survey to assist us in improving our service to you.

D. "Cookies"
A cookie is a packet of information sent by the DSC web server to your web browser software. This enables the DSC web server to collect information from your web browser. DSC uses cookies to identify users when they visit the DSC website.

Cookies also enable DSC to build up a personalised profile of the users of the DSC website and to develop personalised versions of our website. Information generated by the use of cookies is only disclosed to third parties in aggregate form so that no individual can be identified as in E (iii) below.

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E. Our use of your data
DSC will use the data that we collect from you only in accordance with the following guidelines:

(i) To enable DSC to provide goods or services to you. We will use your data to provide and improve our web accessible services to you, to enable our help desk to deal with any queries you may have about our service, to notify you of any changes to our service, and to process payments. We will need to provide data about you to delivery companies and others who are involved in providing our service to you.

(ii) To include user data in anonymous statistics. DSC may provide anonymous statistics about its website users, sales patterns and related usage information, to reputable third parties, but these statistics will not enable any third party to identify individuals or individual businesses or organisations.

(iii) Sharing with 3rd parties. DSC will not disclose information that identifies any individual user to 3rd party companies or entities. We do not sell our data lists to other companies or organisations.

(iv) If DSC enters into administration. If DSC enters into administration, receivership or any similar or equivalent event occurs, those acting on behalf of DSC at that time may sell the organisation or parts of it to a third party, in fulfilment of legal requirements. In these circumstances, we shall use reasonable endeavours to contact you in advance of disclosing your data to that third party, but you acknowledge that this might not be technically or commercially feasible in all the circumstances.

E. Transfer of user data outside the European Union
The Internet and the Worldwide Web operate in a global environment. DSC may sometimes need to transfer data to locations outside the European Union ("the EU"). By accepting this Privacy Policy you hereby consent to such transfer(s), provided that the purpose is limited to that set out in Section C and E above.

F. Legal requirements
While it is not considered likely, DSC may be required to disclose your data by a court order or to comply with other legal requirements. We will use reasonable endeavours to notify you before we do so, unless we are legally restricted from doing so.

DSC may also be required to disclose your data if it is acting in good faith with the belief that such action is necessary to protect its interests or those of authorised bodies.

G. Data Protection Act
DSC complies with the Data Protection Act 1998 in the collection and processing of personal information.

H. Consent to our use
By using the DSC website you acknowledge that you have read the terms of this Privacy Policy and that you consent to the use of your business information and data for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

If you do not wish to provide the information on the basis set out in this Privacy Policy you should not complete the business details or data in the spaces provided in the DSC website. However, in that case, we regret that you will not be able to make any further use of some of the services offered by the DSC website.

I. DSC Terms and Conditions
The provisions of this Privacy Policy are subject to DSC 's terms and conditions.

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