Green Light Trust is committed to respecting the privacy of staff, trustees and every visitor to our web site, persons completing forms and accessing services using electronic devises.  The information we collect about people will be used to fulfil the required services and enable us to improve how, as an organisation, we deal with people.

Questions about the data we store should be directed to our CEO:

Tom Brown
Green Light Trust
The Foundry
Bury Road
Lawshall
Bury St Edmunds
IP29 4PJ

[email protected]
01284 830829

The information that we collect will only be used lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018). All data is retained exclusively within the United Kingdom, or transferred only to ‘third countries’ where ‘adequacy of protection’ or specific certification as defined by The GDPR has been confirmed.

This information will not be disclosed to anyone outside Green Light Trust or its associated companies, partners, and other companies with which Green Light Trust has arranged services for your benefit.

We expect the information we hold to be accurate and up to date. People have the right as an individual to find out what information we hold about them and make changes if necessary; they also have the right, assuming we are not obligated by law to refuse, to ask us to stop using the information.  To have information removed or rectified, please contact our Administration Manager [email protected]

The type of information that we will collect, and is voluntarily provided to us electronically or manually on forms includes:

* Name

* Address

* Telephone number(s)

* Email address

* DOB

* Marital status

Biometric, genetic, health/medical data

We may, in further dealings with people, extend this information to include your purchases, services used, and subscriptions, bank account details, NI number, criminal convictions/offenses, Race/ethnic origin, religious belief, sexual orientation, records of conversations and agreements and payment transactions.

There is no statutory or contractual requirement or obligation to provide us with your personal information; however, we require at least the information above in order for us to deal with you as an employee, customer/service user in an efficient and effective manner.

The legal basis for processing your data is based on your consent, that we will have requested at the point the information was initially provided, therefore we will not store, process or transfer your data outside the parties detailed above unless we have an appropriate lawful reason to do so.  Unless we are precluded from doing so by law, you have the right to remove your consent at any time by contacting the Administration Manager and requesting that processing of your details be restricted or deleted.

Unless otherwise required by law, data will be stored for a period of 2 years after our last contact with you, at which point it will be deleted.

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

Cookie information

The Green Light Trust website creates cookies, in order to give you a better browsing experience. These cookies contain no personal information, but help our site to run more smoothly on your computer.

About cookies on our website

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we place onto your device. It is used to tailor your experience either for the duration of your visit (using what is known as a “session” cookie) or for repeat visits (for which we store what is known as a “persistent” cookie).

We also use "analytical" cookies which allow us to recognise and count the number of times you visit and to see how you move around our website.

Some cookies are set directly by us, while others are set by trusted third parties.

Types of cookies

There are several types of cookies in use on this site. Some of these are set by us, and some are set by trusted third parties.

How are these cookies used?

Cookies set by us

Persistent cookies are used in cases where your interactions need to be remembered across multiple visits, such as recalling your preferences. This type of cookie can be removed by finding the ‘clear history’ option in your web browser and selecting cookies as one of the items to be deleted.

Session cookies are also in use on this site. These only last for the duration of your visit. They store information on your short term interactions with the site. For example, if a user with a visual impairment chose to resize the text on our website to make it easier to read, a session cookies might be used to remember this preference as they moved around the site.

We reserve the right to add further cookies in the future if we feel they will be beneficial for the performance of this website.

Cookies set by third parties

In addition to cookies set by us, we allow trusted third parties to place cookies on our site.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a free service offered by Google that gathers detailed information about your activity on this website. It does not gather any personal information, but it helps us to measure the way that you and other users move around the site with a view to improving your experience over time

Are cookies safe?

Yes, cookies are completely safe and do not hold any personal information such as your home address, date of birth or credit card details.

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