Privacy Policy

Access to and use of this site is provided by the Hospice of the Good Shepherd.

The Hospice of the Good Shepherd is a registered Charity – number 515516. The Hospice of the Good Shepherd is also registered with the Information Commissioner in the UK as a Data Controller (registration number Z5315544), and is legally bound by the Data Protection Act 1998.

The Hospice of the Good Shepherd respects privacy, and the following privacy policy outlines how your information will be used by the Hospice.

Personal Information

Personal information is anything which enables the Hospice to identify you in some way, such as name and an email address. If such information is supplied, the Hospice is legally bound by the Data Protection Act 1998 and the EC Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communication, to ensure that the information is used only for the purpose for which it was requested, and to ensure that the data is held securely.

The data gathered will be used to keep service users and supporters informed of the future work of the Hospice. This data will NEVER be sold or passed to any third party organisations.

Financial Information

When an online donation is processed, the Hospice links to the services of RapidData who act as our agents to collect and process on-line donations on our behalf.  Funds donated this way are transferred directly into the Hospice bank account on the 3rd and 18th of each month.  No credit/debit card details are stored by the Hospice, only name, address and donation amount details are passed to us to provide acknowledgement to the donor.  Refunds for donations made online can be done by contacting the Hospice.

Hospice Mailing List

By ticking the relevant box, or advising the Hospice in writing, service users and individual donors may opt out of receiving information about the work of the Hospice.

The Hospice may use the personal information provided to contact service users/donors in the future about the work of the charity but the Hospice will NOT share this information with any third party.