Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out clearly how Fostering Ltd uses, stores and protects any information that we gather from you when you use this website.

Fostering Ltd takes your privacy very seriously and any information we do gather about you will only be used in ways set out in this statement.

This statement may be updated from time to time so be sure to check this page regularly to ensure you are up to date with any amendments we make. This statement is correct as of 13th August 2015.


What information we collect

You are able to use our website anonymously and for information purposes only; where there is an option to provide us with details, these options may include:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Email address

What we will do with this information

We will use your information in the process of supporting your application to become a foster carer which may include contacting you on the details you have provided.

We will never pass your details on to any third parties or outside organisations unless we have your express permission, we are required to do so by law or for the purpose of safeguarding.


Information Security

We take our responsibility to protect your data very seriously and have employed a range of measures to support us in this. Technical safeguards such as anti-virus programmes and firewalls are installed to help make sure your information stays safe. Unfortunately information submitted via email or online is never 100% secure so any information you communicate to us in this way will be at your own risk.


Third Party websites

Our website contains links to several outside organisations that we think are useful for anyone visiting our site. Please be aware that if you follow a link to another site we are not responsible for any content or practices in relation to that site. This privacy policy will not cover any external links so you should familiarise yourself with the privacy policy of individual sites before submitting any information.


The Data Protection Act 1998

Any information you share with us, including your email address and other contact details, is deemed as ‘personal data’ under the Data Protection Act.  We must therefore, follow the principles set out in the Act when processing your personal information.  For more information about the Act, including your rights as a Data Subject, please visit the Information Commissioner’s website at http://ico.org.uk/for_organisations/data_protection/the_guide.

You can request details of any personal information we hold about you under the Act, but this may incur a small administration fee.

Should you wish to discuss this in further detail please contact us directly on 0161 705 4315


Cookies

On 26 May 2011, the rules about cookies on websites changed. This site uses cookies. Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the site to operate and have already been set. We also use Google Analytics, which uses cookies. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work.

Cookies on this site and their purpose
Cookie NameFunction
CMSSESSID* Cookies starting CMSSESSID are created by our Content Management System of choice, CMS Made Simple, to enable its functionality. These cookies are essential to the correct function of the website.
cookie_notice This is set when a visitor closes the cookie notice box to prevent it reappearing.
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