Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

MPN Voice, with charity number 1160316-15, is a linked charity of Guy's and St Thomas' Charity, with charity number 1160316 and company number 09341980 and registered office at 2nd floor, 9 Kings Head Yard, London, SE1 1NA (references to 'us', 'we' or 'our' being construed accordingly). We are committed to protecting and respecting your personal data when you access and use this website ('Website').

This Privacy Policy (together with our Terms of Use) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide us, will be processed by us. 'Personal Data' means any information which relates to you personally or can be used to identify you. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding the use of your personal data.

If you continue to browse and use this Website you are taken to accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

2. Amendments

Please note that this Privacy Policy is subject to change from time to time so please check that you have seen the latest version.

3. Data we may collect from you

We collect information from visitors to this Website through the use of data capture forms, email hyperlinks and every time you email us your details. We may obtain sensitive personal data about you if you volunteer it during the completion of a data capture form. If you volunteer such information, you will be consenting to our processing it for the purposes set out at the 'Use of your data' section below.

Provision of this personal data is voluntary but failure to provide certain personal information requested may render you unable to use or access certain services of this Website.

We may also collect additional information automatically about your visit to our Website, for example which pages you view during your visit, if you experienced any technical difficulties during your visit. Please see the Cookie Policy below for more information on how we do this.

Please note that if you wish to make a donation to support the activities of MPN Voice via the link on this Website, you will be re-directed to the Guys' and St Thomas' Charity donation webpage on a third party website. This third party website will be subject to a different privacy policy (please see 'Third party websites' section below). We may receive the names and contact details of donors from Guys' and St Thomas' Charity and will process such data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

4. Use of your data

We may use your personal data and other information we gather about your use of this Website for the purposes of:
  • providing you with access to our Website and personalising your visit to our Website
  • providing you with information about our services
  • dealing with your enquiries and requests
  • providing you with newsletters, information about fundraising activities, forums, other events and details of the information or services that we offer that we have identified as likely to be of interest to you
  • administering, supporting, improving and developing our services
  • modifying and improving our Website
  • administering records
  • carrying out market research campaigns.

We will only send you information according to the preferences you submitted via our data capture form. If you would like to change these preferences, including opting out of receiving communications from us, please contact Maz Campbell-Drew on info@mpnvoice.org.uk.

5. Disclosure of your data

We will not share your data with third parties without your consent except as legally required to do so or where such disclosure is necessary to enable third parties with whom we work to assist us in providing our services to you or to respond to your enquiry. Where we pass your data to any third parties, we will require those third parties to act in accordance with our instructions and adopt appropriate security measures to protect your data.

6. Security

Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the internet or public communications networks can never be completely secure. We will take appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect the personal data that you submit to us against unauthorised/unlawful access or loss, destruction or damage, although we cannot 100% guarantee the security of data that you provide to us.

7. Third party websites

Our Website may contain links to other websites that are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy.  If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you that will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours. Please check such policies before you submit any personal data to the third party websites.

8.Your data protection rights

In accordance with your legal rights under the DPA and other applicable law, you may request to see what personal data we hold about you and other details about what we use personal data for, or to request the correction of any incorrect personal information that we may hold about you.

In some circumstance, applicable law also allows you to request that we delete personal information we hold about you which causes you unwarranted damage or distress.

If you would like to exercise any of the above rights, please contact Maz Campbell-Drew at info@mpnvoice.org.uk or by post at Francis House, 9 King's Head Yard, London, SE1 1NA. We reserve the right to make a small charge to cover our administrative expenses in responding to your request.

9. Legal Obligations

We will collect and use your personal data in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 ('DPA') and Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. Guy's and St Thomas' Charity is currently registered as a data controller in the United Kingdom under the DPA (number ZA106586).

10. Contact

If you have any questions, comments or requests concerning this Privacy Policy please contact Maz Campbell-Drew on info@mpnvoice.org.uk.

11. Applicable law

This Privacy Policy is subject to the laws of England and Wales. To the maximum extent legally permitted, you agree that any dispute arising out of use of your data as referred to under this Privacy Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.