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privacy & cookie PolicyI wish this was a delightful page about all the cookies that I make for the Blogger Babies, but instead it's about little bits of information that through the magic of the internet makes it way from my website to your computer.

If you want to read a proper description of what a HTTP Cookie is click the link and it will take you to Wikipedia where some clever people have explained it so that even I can understand it.

Anyway, because the EU like to make sure that everyone has their own privacy protected they have made a law that says I have to tell you that I use cookies on my website.
It’s true I do.
I use them in Google Analytics which helps me know who reads what on my blog, using what device and where they are from in the world.

This helps me to know things like more people come to read our “In The News” reviews than anything else, which I'm not so sure is a good thing seeing as we report on some awful levels of abuse and also that the majority of people who read this blog are from the UK but that there are some readers in Peru (¡Hola!), China (
你好) and Portugal (Olá).

I also use cookies with my comment system (so that it can remember who you are the next time you visit if you have filled it in before) and the Google adverts that I have in my sidebar will read other cookies you have had left on your computer to advertise something relevant to you.

This is why it seems like I'm being followed by adverts for SimplyBe and Kiddicare. I really need to stop online shopping.

If you don't want Google to leave cookies on your computer, then you can download an add on which helps you opt-out. They explain it better than I can.

Of course, you could just never comment and as soon as you have read what you want to press Ctrl + Alt + Delete which should take you to the bit in your settings to delete cookies.

Now I'm off to make some tasty cookies.

Scratch that. Whilst I'm here I better mention some other bits too and to try and be as transparent as possible.

This privacy policy sets out how this blog uses and protects any information you give me when you use this website. Any information you give via this blog will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

This blog may collect the following information: 

Your Name

Your Contact information, such as an email address.

This information will be used for internal record keeping, and to allow Mummy & Blogger Babies to send you promotional emails about content on the site you might find interesting. If we ever get around to having a newsletter you might get one of those too.

This information will never be shared with a third party without your express consent, unless I am required to do so by law. 
I don't argue with the law.
If you have previously agreed to Mummy & Blogger Babies using your personal information, then you can change your mind at any time by emailing hypermummydementia@gmail.com.

You may also request a copy of any data held about you by Mummy & the Blogger Babies under the Data Protection Act 1988. Such requests should be submitted to hypermummydementia@gmail.com.
A small charge may be made for providing this information. 

If you believe any information we hold on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email as soon as possible to the above email address. Any inaccuracies will be corrected as soon as possible.
  
This privacy policy is effective from 8 August 2017.

Our Privacy Policy in Full

At the Mummy Dementia, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our blog, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our blog, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to hypermummydementia@gmail.com or by writing to The Edith Ellen Foundation, 27-29 Old Market, Wisbech Cambridgeshire PE13 1NE.

Who are we?
We’re part of The Edith Ellen Foundation, the charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of life in care and the community. The Edith Ellen Foundation is a registered charity (no. 1153733). The registered address is 27 – 29 Old Market, Wisbech Cambridgeshire PE13 1NE. The Edith Ellen Foundation comprises of The Mummy Dementia Blog and The Lady Bader Ambassadors.


How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you use our blog, for example, when you contact us about products and services, to make a donation, or if you register to receive one of our blog posts.

What type of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. If you make a donation online or purchase a product from us, your card information is not held by us, it is collected by our third-party payment processors, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions, as explained below.

How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
·         process a donation that you have made;
·         process orders that you have submitted;
·         to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us;
·         dealing with entries into a competition;
·         seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
·         notify you of changes to our services;
·         send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest
·         to you. These may include information about campaigns, appeals, other fundraising
·         activities, promotions of our associated companies’ goods and services;
·         We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations (for example the collection of Gift Aid). We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

Who has access to your information?
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.

We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Third Party Service Providers working on our behalf: We may pass your information to our third-party service providers, agents subcontractors and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (for example to process donations and send you mailings).

However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and we have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure and not to use it for their own direct marketing purposes.

Please be reassured that we will not release your information to third parties beyond the Edith Ellen Foundation Network for them to use for their own direct marketing purposes, unless you have requested us to do so, or we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime.

Third Party Product Providers we work in association with: We work closely with various third-party product providers to bring you a range of quality and reliable products and services designed to meet the needs of the over 65’s. When you enquire about or purchase one or more of these products, the relevant third-party product provider will use your details to provide you with information and carry out their obligations arising from any contracts you have entered into with them. In some cases, they will be acting as a data controller of your information and therefore we advise you to read their Privacy Policy.  These third-party product providers will share your information with us which we will use in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

When you are using our secure online donation pages, your donation is processed by a third-party payment processor, who specialises in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions. If you have any questions regarding secure transactions, please contact us.

We may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganisation, or if we’re under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or to enforce or apply our terms of use or to protect the rights, property or safety of our supporters and customers. However, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

Your choices
You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from us about the vital work we do for older people and our exciting products and services, then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes situated on the form on which we collect your information.

We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent. We will not contact you for marketing purposes by post if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email: office@edithellenfoundation.org.


How you can access and update your information
The accuracy of your information is important to us. We’re working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: office@edithellenfoundation.org or write to us at: The Edith Ellen Foundation, 27 – 29 Old Market, Wisbech Cambridgeshire PE13 1NE

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information The Edith Ellen Foundation holds about you (we may charge £10 for information requests) to cover our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information
When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely. Any sensitive information (such as credit or debit card details) is encrypted and protected with the following software 128 Bit encryption on SSL. When you are on a secure page, a lock icon will appear on the bottom of web browsers such as
Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Profiling
We may analyse your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with information relevant to you. We may make use of additional information about you when it is available from external sources to help us do this effectively. We may also use your personal information to detect and reduce fraud and credit risk.

Use of 'cookies'
Like many other websites, the Mummy Dementia website uses cookies. 'Cookies' are small pieces of information sent by an organisation to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that website to recognise you when you visit. They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual. For example, we use cookies to store your country preference. This helps us to improve our website and deliver a better more personalised service.

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. For more information on how to switch off cookies on your computer, visit our full cookies policy. Turning cookies of may result in a loss of functionality when using our website.


Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third-party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third-party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third-party site.

16 or Under
We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.

Transferring your information outside of Europe
As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.

If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.

Website recording
Our web site may also use the Google Analytics and web site recording service. Google Analytics is a product that has been developed by Google. Google Analytics may record mouse clicks, mouse movements, page scrolling and any text keyed into website forms. The information collected does not include bank details or any sensitive personal data. Data collected by Google from the Google Analytics website is for internal use only. The information collected is used to improve our website usability and is stored and used for aggregated and statistical reporting.

Review of this Policy
We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in August 2017.
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