The SHM Foundation is fully committed to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR applies to all organisations that process data about their employees, as well as others, e.g. customers and clients. It sets out principles which should be followed by those who process data and gives rights to those whose data is being processed.
To this end, The SHM Foundation endorses and adheres fully to observing the eight individual rights set out under the GDPR, which are the following:
These rights must be observed at all times when processing or using personal information. Therefore, through appropriate management and strict application of criteria and controls, the organisation will:
The SHM Foundation website is owned by The SHM Foundation. The SHM Foundation believes you have a right to privacy on the web, and we work to protect your security online as vigorously as possible. The SHM Foundation has developed the following policy to help you understand how your personal information will be treated, as you engage with us both on and off-line. The SHM Foundation's policy complies with the GDPR. We are committed to using information fairly, storing information securely, making sure it is accurate, and keeping it up to date. Further details on the GDPR can be found on the Information Commissioner's website: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/.
This policy applies to all pages hosted on this site and to all other websites owned by The SHM Foundation, except where specifically mentioned. It does not apply to other organisations to which we may be linked to and whose privacy policies may differ.
The SHM Foundation may amend this policy from time to time. If The SHM Foundation makes any substantial changes in the way your personal information is used, we will make that information available by posting a notice on the site.
The Data Officer,
The SHM Foundation,
20-22 Bedford Row,
or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The SHM Foundation only collects information which you give to us via email, the various data capture forms on our websites, or information voluntarily given to us via telephone or postal mail. The SHM Foundation may also collect and analyse information about the way you use our websites and communications we may send to you – for example if The SHM Foundation sends a communication which enables you to "click through" to a certain page of a website.
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The SHM Foundation may use the information gathered for the following purposes:
By providing personal information you are deemed to consent to your personal information being shared within The SHM Foundation and being shared outside of The SHM Foundation in the following circumstances:
Data collected on The SHM Foundation websites is stored in controlled servers with limited access. Your information may be stored and processed in the United Kingdom, Europe or where The SHM Foundation or its partners are located.
At your request The SHM Foundation will give you all details of personal information held by The SHM Foundation, once identity has been satisfied. Incorrect information will be deleted or amended promptly.
The SHM Foundation can only accept these requests if sent by email to:
or by fax to: 020 7831 7061;
or by post to: The Data Officer,
The SHM Foundation,
20-22 Bedford Row,
specifying on which SHM Foundation owned website your personal information has been registered. Once the request has been received, The SHM Foundation will take further steps to confirm identity before releasing data. The SHM Foundation will endeavour to respond to requests within 28 working days unless there are exceptional circumstances when we will let you know what is happening with your request.
The SHM Foundation will send you communications if you have given us permission to do so. If you do not wish to receive communications from The SHM Foundation, please send an email asking for your contact information to be removed from The SHM Foundation databases to: email@example.com.
The SHM Foundation will hold your personal information on our systems as long as is necessary for the relevant service you have requested, or until you inform us that you wish your information to be removed from our databases (see point 6 above).
This policy was updated in May 2018.