This privacy policy is designed to advise you about how the Geraldine Connor Foundation collect, use, and protect your personal data that you provide to us through our website or by attending our events or projects. By visiting the Geraldine Connor Foundation website (, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. We take all necessary steps to ensure that your data is treated securely in accordance with this privacy policy.


We ask you for certain personal data to provide you with the products and services requested by you from the Geraldine Connor Foundation. This information is collected when you participate in our events or projects, make a transaction online, request to receive our newsletter, apply for a job, contact us, or visit our website.

This personal data includes your:

  • Contact details, including name, address, email, telephone number
  • Emergency contact details
  • Personal files on staff members, job applicants and volunteers
  • Correspondence
  • Images and videos
  • Event attendance
  • Marketing and cookie preferences

Certain categories of personal information are more sensitive than others and therefore may require more protection. The Geraldine Connor Foundation may collect information on the health of an individual to be assured that the individual has confirmed that they are able to participate in an activity.

Like many other websites, our site makes use of log files and cookies, and certain data is automatically collected from your device or web browser. The information inside the log files includes: Internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information.

We use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.


We obtain consent when you opt in to receive a newsletter, and by providing your details in the manners outlined above you are giving us consent in line with this privacy policy.

Your web browser or mobile device may provide additional tools to allow you to control when your device collects or shares particular categories of personal data. Your web browser or mobile device may offer tools to allow you to manage cookies or location sharing. Please note, if you turn off cookies in your browser then these settings apply to all website (not just the Geraldine Connor Foundation website).

Google Analytics is a service provided by Google, Inc, and uses cookies to help us see how people use our website. Google cookies are those beginning ‘__ut’. You can find more information about Google Analytics, including a link to Google’s privacy policy here:


The personal information we collect will only be used to provide you with information and services that you have consented to receive. Any of the information we collect from you may be used in, but not limited to, the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience
  • To improve our website and our service

We may use personal information in an aggregate form (i.e., not individually attributable to you) for business analysis, operational, marketing and other promotional purposes.

When you use our products or services, we will use your personal data to provide the requested product or service. For example, if you participate in an event, we will use the contact information you give us to communicate with you about the event.

If you attend one of activities, we will use the personal data you provide to be assured that you are fit to participate in this activity.

All the personal data we hold is processed by our staff in the UK, however for the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance, this information is located on servers within the EU. No third parties have access to your personal data unless the law allows them to do so, e.g. for legal reasons.


When we process children’s personal information, where required we will do so without their consent, or where required the consent of a parent or guardian. We will always have in place appropriate safeguards to ensure that children’s personal information is handled with due care.


We are committed to keeping your personal information safe and secure and we have appropriate and proportionate security policies and organisational and technical measures in place to help protect your information. We will not sell, provide, or transfer your details to others without your consent unless we are legally required to do so.

In general, unless still required in connection with the purpose for which it was collected and/or processed, we remove your personal information from our records six years after the date it was collected. However, if before that date your personal information is no longer required then it will be removed before this date.


These policies may be amended by us at any time and without notice, but will be posted on this page. You agree through your continued use of our websites, products or services after that date will constitute your consent and acceptance of the amendment. This page was last updated on 9th January 2019.


Your data may also be available to our website provider to enable us and them to deliver their service to us, carry out analysis and research on demographics, interests and behavior of our users and supporters to help us gain a better understanding of them to enable us to improve our services. This may include connecting data we receive from you on the website to data available from other sources. Your personally identifiable data will only be used where it is necessary for the analysis required, and where your interests for privacy are not deemed to outweigh their legitimate interests in developing new services for us. In the case of this activity the following will apply:

  1. Your data will be made available to our website provider
  2. The data that may be available to them include any of the data we collect as described in this privacy policy.
  3. Our website provider will not transfer your data to any other third party, or transfer your data outside of the EEA.
  4. They will store your data for a maximum of 7 years.
  5. This processing does not affect your rights as detailed in this privacy policy.


Should you, at any time request to see the information we hold on you or request that this information is deleted, or should you have any queries about this privacy policy or your personal data you can contact us at [email protected].