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Cara Privacy Policy

Cara will hold the personal information you provide to us and ensure it is managed securely and treated as confidential. From 25 May 2018 the relevant law governing your personal information is the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018.

Why Cara needs your data and what we do with it

We will use the personal information provided to us for the following purposes:

  • To process and manage applications and the Fellowship procedure, which may involve transfers of data to non-EEA countries.
  • To publicise and promote Cara’s work and the services it provides.
  • To provide you with details of Cara’s events and updates.
  • To provide you with details of Cara’s fundraising/marketing information.
  • To share your information with third parties to help manage your data and promote Cara’s aims.

We will not collect any personal information from you we do not need to carry out and manage the above purposes.

We will only use your personal information if you have provided your consent, we have a necessary or legitimate interest or we are allowed to do so by law.

The personal information which applicants and Fellows provide to us will be retained by Cara to archive it for historical research purposes.

What are your rights

If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect, you can request to see this information, have it corrected or deleted, its use restricted or object to its processing unless there is a legal right to do so.

If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time or raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal information, you can contact us at: [email protected]

If you wish to opt out of any of our communications, please reply to the relevant email with ‘Remove’ in the subject header, explaining which communications you no longer wish to receive. Recipients of Cara awards should understand that a decision not to receive any further communications from Cara will necessarily result in the termination of the award.

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office

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