Privacy Policy

Worcestershire Breast Unit Haven Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

At Worcestershire Breast Unit Haven we are committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy notice tells you what to expect when the Worcestershire Breast Unit Haven (WBUH) Charity collects personal information.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) we are required to take steps to ensure that your personal data is processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing. We must also ensure that the data we hold is accurate, adequate, relevant and not excessive.

Information collected

Normally the only information we hold comes directly from you. The personal information we collect might include name, date of birth, email address, postal address, and telephone number .

Whenever we collect information from you, we will make it clear which information is required in order to provide you with the information, service or goods you need. You do not have to provide us with any additional information unless you choose to. We store your information securely on our computer system, and some information may be retained in hard copy format. Whether in hard copy or stored digitally, we restrict access to those who have a need to know, and we train our staff in handling the information securely.

From time to time we would like to keep you up to date with our charity news, events and activities. We can do this via email, post, or phone. We will ask if you are happy to receive updates and by which method. We will always aim to provide a clear method for you to opt out. You can also contact us directly at any time to change your preferences. We will not use your personal information for our marketing purposes if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted

Why we store data

Worcestershire Breast Unit Haven will process your personal data for the purposes of achieving their charitable objectives and conducting fundraising activities. Data is not transferred to any other organisation other than third parties who are acting on our behalf who are also bound by requirements not to disclose it.

Data is stored in accordance with regulatory compliance regulations required by Company Law, The Charity Commission and H.M. Revenue and Customs.


Worcestershire Breast Unit Haven will only disclose data when obliged to disclose personal data by law, or the disclosure if ‘necessary’ for the purposes of national security, taxation and criminal investigation, or where we have your consent.


Cookies are text files placed by our website onto your computer; they collect standard internet log and visitor behaviour information. Worcestershire Breast Unit Haven website leaves a cookie on your computer, and the information is used to track visitor use of our website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. Cookies enable us to improve our website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does not allow us to access your computer to obtain personal information without your knowledge, and we do not read cookies left by other websites.

The type of cookies used on our website are:

Session cookies: temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit or


If your personal details change, please help us to keep your information up to date by notifying us at the below address:
Worcestershire Breast Unit Haven, PO Box 933, Worcester WR4 4GN

Your rights

You have the right to know about the personal data held about you by us, and to have any errors in that data corrected. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact Elaine Scrafton, Charity Administrator by email ( or post at Worcestershire Breast Unit Haven, PO Box 933, Worcester WR4 4GN. We aim to reply as promptly as we can and, in any case, within the legal maximum of one month.


Please note that this privacy policy is subject to change from time to time. This policy was posted on the website in September 2018. Our policy will be reviewed periodically, and updated accordingly. You are responsible for reviewing the privacy policy statement periodically to ensure you are aware of any changes to it