Privacy Statement

The Scar Free Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy. This statement is made in light of the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 to make clear the practices that will govern the processing of your data. If you have any queries about this statement, please contact us at info@scarfree.org.uk or The Scar Free Foundation, at The Royal College of Surgeons, 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE.

How do we collect information?
We will obtain personal data from you when you enquire about our activities, make a donation to us, or otherwise provide us with information. We do not capture data through this website and any data you give us will be through telephone, mail or e-mail.

What information do we collect?
The types of information might include name, address, telephone number, fax number, credit/debit card details.

How do we use this information?
This information will be used to, provide you with any material you have requested or to process a donation, and keep you informed of any areas we feel might be of interest to you, including fundraising material. This information will not be shared with third parties, except in the event of a request for funding made through research project application forms.

How do you keep this information secure?
Donations cannot currently be made through the website so personal data will be passed to us either by telephone, mail or e-mail. We will not accept financial information such as credit/debit card details via e-mail. We also take appropriate measures internally to ensure that all your personal data is only accessible to the appropriate parties and is not used for any purpose other than those stated above.

Your consent
By providing us with your personal information you consent to the collection, storage and use of that information in accordance with the above purposes and this privacy statement. Should you provide us, at any time, with sensitive personal data, such as related to your health, we will specifically ask for your consent to retain that information. It at any time you wish us to no longer retain your data for these purposes, please contact us at any time using the details above.

We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement. If we do so, we will post notice of the change on our website and you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.