Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Statement

Hull Community and Voluntary Services (CVS) is committed to ensuring the best standards of practice in all its activities. Visitors to the Hull CVS website can be assured that the protection of privacy and confidentiality are given the highest priority. All personal information is collected, held and used in strict compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Information Collected

Hull CVS does not collect any personal information from visitors to its website other than information that is knowingly and voluntarily given. Anonymous information is collected, such as the number of visitors to the website in a given period, but it is purely statistical and cannot be used to identify an individual user. Cookies are not used to collect any other information from visitors to the website.

Representatives of voluntary and community organisations wishing to submit news and events to be displayed on our site can provide contact details via a fill-in form. Any personal details supplied on this form will only be used for the purposes of advertising your event on the site and will not be stored or filed elsewhere by CVS, and will be deleted from our site once the event has passed.

Data Security

Hull CVS takes appropriate measures to safeguard the information it holds from unauthorised access or improper use. Hull CVS has a strict internal security policy with which members of staff must comply as a condition of employment and no external access to the system is permitted. Hull CVS continually reviews and up-dates its security procedures as new technologies become available and new activities are introduced.

Any third parties to whom information is transferred are made aware of these security practices and are also required to take reasonable precautions to protect the transferred information.

Integrity of Data

Hull CVS takes all reasonable measures to ensure that the information it holds is accurate. In particular it uses reliable collection methods and destroys or converts to an anonymous form any out-of-date data. Individuals may request details of all personal information held by Hull CVS so as to contest inaccurate or incomplete data, verify the information and have it corrected it as appropriate.

Enforcement

Any queries relating to Hull CVS collection or use of personal information should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Hull CVS, The Strand, 75 Beverley Road, Hull, HU3 1XL, telephone 01482 324474, email enquiries@hull-cvs.co.uk