Privacy Statement

We are committed to protecting your personal information and privacy. This Privacy Policy describes exactly how we collect and use your personal information.

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time so please check back periodically. We will notify you of significant changes by placing a notice on our website.

References to “we”, “us”, “ or “our” in this Privacy Policy are references to Family Autistic Spectrum Support, a charity registered in England and Wales, registered charity number: 1130386.

By contacting us, using our services or visiting our website you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

If you have any queries about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at admin@fass.org.uk

YOUR PRIVACY

Everyone has rights with regard to the way in which their personal data in handled.

Your personal data, which may be held on paper or on a computer or other media, is subject to certain legal safeguards specified in the Data Protection Act and equivalent EU regulations.

This policy and any other documents referred to in it, sets out the basis on which we will process any personal data we collect from you or that is provided to us by yourself or other sources. This policy sets out rules on data protection and the legal conditions that must be satisfied when we obtain, handle, process, transfer and store personal data.

1. Information about you

1.1 We will collect personal information from you when you register as a member, book onto an activity or inquire about our activities. This may include your name, title, email address, physical address, telephone numbers, name and date of birth of target children. We may also ask for some additional, non-personal information.

2. Our use of this information

2.1 Your personal information will only be used to process your requests, to provide you with our services, and to provide you with information relating to our services.

3. Security

3.1 We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of information you give us.

3.2 Communications in connection with this service may be sent by e-mail. For ease of use and compatibility, communications (other than payments where applicable) will not be sent in an encrypted form unless you require it and provide the certification to enable us to communicate with you in that way. E-mail unless encrypted is not a fully secure means of communication. Whilst we endeavour to keep our systems and communications protected against viruses and other harmful effects we cannot bear responsibility for all communications being virus-free.

3.3.
YOUR CHOICES
You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from FASS.
If you do not want to receive regular direct email marketing communications from your us you can change you preferences in the communication information email for receive when you join.
You can change your communication preferences at any time by either:
Logging into you membership account
Contacting us at admin@fass.org.uk

4. Cookies

4.1 If cookies are used they will only be used to assist the purposes set out in this privacy policy, but cookies will not be used if we do not consider them to be necessary.

COOKIES

Cookies are small text files stored on your device when you access most websites on the internet or open certain emails. Among other things, cookies allow a website to recognise your device and remember if you’ve been to the website before. We use the term cookie to refer to cookies and technologies that perform a similar function to cookies (eg tags, pixels, web beacons, etc). Cookies can be read by the originating website on each subsequent visit and by any other website that recognises the cookie.

We use these to improve our user’s experience of our website, temporarily store data and understand the parts of the website that users are visiting.

We use cookies in order to make our website easier to use and, to support the provision of information and functionality to you.

Cookies are also used to help us gather statistics on the use of our website anonymously. as well as to provide us with information about how the website is used so that we can make sure it’s kept as up to date, relevant and error free as we can.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies, including setting and reading cookies on your device. You can choose to restrict or block cookies through your browser settings at any time. For more information about how to do this, and about cookies in general, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu

Whilst certain cookies may be set as soon as you visit a website, you can remove them using your browser settings – but this may impact the functionality or performance of the website.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like website analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control, although we may receive services from these third parties (including, for example, for targeted advertising purposes and website analytics)..

5. Other information

5.1 If you would like us to correct or update any information, or if you would like information deleted from our records, then please email us at admin@fass.org.uk

5.2 This privacy policy may be updated from time to time, so please check it periodically.

5.3 Links within our sites to other websites are not covered by this privacy policy.