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Privacy Policy

VCF Direct Privacy

General

VCFDirect.org.uk is operated by VidaVia Limited and together they are referred to in this policy as VCFDirect.

VCFDirect provides an online directory service to Sefton CVS, allowing them to publish details of local organisations and services that can be utilised by local professionals to support their clients.

VCFDirect takes your privacy very seriously. Your personal information will not be sold or otherwise distributed to third parties without your consent. VCFDirect is not a source of unsolicited e-mail.

Information We Collect

VCFDirect facilitates data collection for Sefton CVS. Each has their own privacy policy:

Sefton CVS uses your personal information in accordance with our Mission and Values for the purpose of delivering our services. We may also share your information with partner agencies where this is required for legitimate interests. We and our partners are committed to maintaining your personal information in a manner which meets the requirements of the Data Protection Act (1998). This includes ensuring that your personal data is kept secure against unauthorised access, loss, disclosure or destruction; that it is not used by anyone for any incompatible reason without checking with you first; and that it is securely destroyed as soon as it is no longer needed.

What the Privacy Policy Covers

This policy covers the personal information VCFDirect collects, how that information is collected and why we need it. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available. This policy does not cover the practices of companies other than VCFDirect or people who are not employed or managed by VCFDirect. Third party sites provide the products and services listed on VCFDirect and these sites have their own privacy statements and are not covered by this policy.

What Information We Collect and How We Use It

Providing your email address to VCFDirect is optional and it is used to allow you to manage your information in the online directory, or to respond to any queries you have sent VCFDirect automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, browser type, and the page(s) you request.
This information is collected anonymously and is used to better understand how people use our site and improve its performance.

Who Has Access to Your Information

As a matter of policy VCFDirect does not sell, rent, share or otherwise distribute any of your personal information to third parties except in certain specific circumstances. Those circumstances are as follows: We receive a subpoena, court order or other legal demand for your information. We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, or as otherwise required by law.

VCFDirect is acquired by or merged with another company

In this event VCFDirect will notify you before your information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy. Some of our services allow you to make certain information public or accessible to certain individuals.If you make use of these services VCFDirect will share your information as you request.

What are Cookies and Why do We Use Them

Cookies are a standard Internet technology, and many major web sites use them to provide useful features for their members. Cookies allow us to store and retrieve login and other information on a user's system. They provide us with data that we can use to improve our service to you. Cookies themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a user’s computer. The default setting for most browsers is to accept cookies; if you prefer you can set yours to refuse them. If you choose not to accept cookies you will not be able to take full advantage of VCFDirect.

What Happens if VCFDirect Makes a Change to This Policy

If VCFDirect intends to make a change to our privacy policy we will post a notice on this site and we will also notify you by e-mail.

How You Can Contact Us

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this website or your dealings with this website you may get in touch with us through the Contact Us page.

How to Unsubscribe

If you no longer wish to receive updates from VCFDirect then please send an e-mail from the email address concerned with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject.