Privacy Policy and Terms

Fathers’ Development Foundation is committed to protecting your personal information when you visit our website and services. We want our services to be safe and enjoyable environments for all. This Privacy Policy relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us online, via phone or text, by email, in letters or correspondence.

In order to provide you with the full range of Fathers’ Development Foundation services, we sometimes need to collect information about you.

This Privacy Policy explains the following:

  • what information Fathers Development Foundation may collect about you;
  • how Fathers’ Development Foundation will use information we collect about you;
  • when Fathers’ Development Foundation may use your details to contact you;
  • whether Fathers’ Development Foundation will disclose your details to anyone else;
  • your choices regarding the personal information you provide to us.

Fathers’ Development Foundation is committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998 (these laws are referred to collectively in this Privacy Policy as the “data protection laws”).

Fathers’ Development Foundation websites contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

What information will Fathers’ Development Foundation collect about me?
When you participate in, access or sign up to any of Fathers’ Development Foundation’s services, activities or online content, such as newsletters, message boards, telephone or text Fathers Development Foundation, donate money or create an account using Fathers’ Development Foundation’s online registration system we may receive personal information about you. This can consist of information such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number, depending on the activity.
By submitting your details, you enable Fathers’ Development Foundation to provide you with the services, or online content you select.

Fathers’ Development Foundation also uses cookies and collects IP addresses (an IP address is a number that can uniquely identify a specific computer or other network device on the internet) from visitors to Fathers’ Development Foundation’s websites.

How will Fathers’ Development Foundation use the information they collect about me?

Fathers’ Development Foundation will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:

  • to provide our services, activities or online content and to deal with your requests and enquiries;
  • for “service administration purposes”, which means that Fathers’ Development Foundation may contact you for reasons related to the service, activity or online content you have signed up for, as set out in (e.g. to provide you with password reminders or to notify you that a particular service, activity or online content has been suspended for maintenance);
  • to contact you about a submission you have made, including any content you provide;
  • to provide you with information about our services, activities or online content;
  • to analyse and improve the services offered on Fathers’ Development Foundation websites. To provide you with the most user-friendly navigation experience.

 

When will Fathers’ Development Foundation contact me?

Fathers’ Development Foundation may contact you:

  • in relation to any service, activity or online content you have signed up for in order to ensure that Fathers’ Development Foundation can deliver the services to you;
  • where you have opted to receive further correspondence;
  • in relation to any contribution you have submitted to Fathers’ Development Foundation;
  • to invite you to participate in surveys about Fathers’ Development Foundation services (participation is always voluntary); and
  • for marketing purposes where you have specifically agreed to this.

 

Will I be contacted for marketing purposes?
Fathers’ Development Foundation won’t contact you for marketing purposes, or promote new services, activities or online content to you unless you specifically agree to be contacted for these purposes.
Will Fathers’ Development Foundation share my personal information with anyone else?

We will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law.

Offensive or inappropriate content on Fathers’ Development Foundation website
If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to Fathers’ Development Foundation websites or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on any Fathers’ Development Foundation service, Fathers’ Development Foundation may use your personal information to stop such behaviour.

Where Fathers’ Development Foundation reasonably believes that you are or may be in breach of any of the laws of England and Wales (or the law of Scotland if you live there) (e.g. because content you have posted may be defamatory), Fathers’ Development Foundation may use your personal information to inform relevant third parties such as your employer, school email/internet provider or law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.

What if I am a user aged 16 or under?
If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian’s permission before you provide any personal information to Fathers’ Development Foundation. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

How long will Fathers’ Development Foundation keep my personal information?
We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity. If you cancel your registration as a Fathers’ Development Foundation website member, your account is deleted and you will not be contacted.

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