Privacy Policy

Document Date: 25th May 2018
Approved By: Chief Executive
Date Approved: 23rd May 2018
Review Date: 25th May 2019

Policy Statement:

Amica Care Trust is committed and takes very seriously the protection and privacy of people who visit our website or communicate electronically with us. We are aware of our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply from 25 May 2018, when it supersedes the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). Significant and wide-reaching in scope, the new law brings a 21st century approach to data protection. It expands the rights of individuals to control how their personal data is collected and processed, and places a range of new obligations on organisations to be more accountable for data protection.

Information the Trust collects:

The disclosure of any personal information is not necessary to visit our website. However in operating this website we may collect and process certain data and information relating to you and your use of the site. We collect personal information from people whenever online forms are completed and every time you provide us with your email address. Further information is automatically collected, including details of how many visits to our website and the pages and resources that are accessed. This is used to help us improve our website.

Use of Cookies:

Cookies are sometimes used to improve the website experience of a visitor to a website. We may sometimes use cookies on this website to record aggregate statistical information about the visitors to our site and the use that people make of the website. When collected this information is used by us to improve our website and further enhance your experience and being responsive to your needs and preferences. Cookies make surfing the web easier by saving preferences and are used on all major websites. They identify which areas of a website are most popular and which are not popular. We may also use the Cookies to gather information about your general internet use to further assist us in developing our website. Where used these Cookies are downloaded to your device automatically. The Cookie file is stored on your device e.g. desk top, iPad, tablet or laptop. Cookies contain information that is stored on your system and is then transferred to us where appropriate help us improve our website. You are able to decline or remove Cookies at any time by using the settings within your Internet Options on your device and re-setting your web browser. If you do refuse Cookies the website may be much slower and not function in the way you would like. 

Third Party Links:

You may find links to a third party website on our website. These website should have their own privacy policies which you should check. For example the Care Quality Commission (CQC), or We do not accept responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them. Upon clicki9ng on a link you will have left this website and the Privacy Policy stated on this website is no longer in effect.

Use of your information:

We will only disclose your personal information to suppliers used to manage this site and associated technologies or if required by law. We reserve the right to disclose use information in special cases where Amica Care Trust is required by law or has reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone who may be causing injury, interference or disruption to this website, the Trusts rights or property, or where anyone else may be harmed by such activities. The information we collect is solely used by Amica Care Trust unless otherwise stated.

Storing your personal data:

Information we collect may on occasion be transferred and stored outside of the European Union. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will always take all reasonable precautions to make sure your data remains secure and is handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy including any data storage on secured servers.

The Data Controller:

The Data Controller is Amica Care Trust, a company registered in England with company number 4071304 and whose charity number is 1084054 and address Gatchell House, Gatchell Oaks, Trull, Somerset, TA3 7EG.

Disclaimer: The data contained on this website is for information purposes only and is not represented to be error free. Access and use of this website and its contents is at your own risk. Amica Care Trust makes no warranties, express or implied, concerning the content of this site, the accuracy, completeness, reliability or suitability of this site.