Privacy and Cookies Policy

Privacy Policy

Personal information is any information that can be used to identify you. If you request services from us, make a donation, or are involved in any of our fundraising then we may process the personal information that you have provided in order to keep records or to continue providing our service to you.

Examples of Personal information are: your name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number and date of birth, financial details, UK Tax payer information (for Gift Aid) and records of responses to campaigns, as well as how you came to find us or about our services or events.

How do we use your information?

Retention Information

At Sam’s Place we have various legal retention periods that we must follow. If you wish to know the retention period for any information we hold on you please email Helen helenhsamsplace@gmail.com 

Your Rights

If you wish to exercise any of your rights, as listed below please email us at helenhsamsplace@gmail.com 
a. Access to your personal information;

b. Objection to processing of your personal information;

c. Objection to automated decision-making and profiling;

d. Restriction of processing of your personal information;

e. Your personal data portability;

f. Rectification of your personal information; and

g. Erasure of your personal information.

If you make a request relating to any of the rights listed above, we will consider each request in accordance with all applicable data protection laws and regulations. No administration fee will be charged for considering and/or complying with such a request unless the request is deemed to be excessive in nature.

Upon successful verification of your identity you are entitled to obtain the following information about your own personal information:

a. The purposes of the collection, processing, use and storage of your personal data.

The source(s) of the personal information, if it was not obtained from you.

b. The categories of personal data stored about you.

c. The recipients or categories of recipients to whom your personal data has been or may be transmitted, along with the location of those recipients.

d. The envisaged period of storage for your personal data or the rationale for determining the storage period.

e. The use of any automated decision-making and/or profiling.

You can make the above request by emailing Email address

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

Cookies Policy

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

The cookies in use to deliver Google Analytics service are described in the table below.

In order to provide website visitors with more choice on how data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to stop data being sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not affect usage of the website in any other way. A link to further information on the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is provided below for your convenience.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to; www.kingstrains.co.uk or Kings Trains Models.)

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or helenhsamsplace@gmail.com .

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

Resources & Further Information

April 2021 – Edited & customised by: Sam’s Place NW Ltd. Company Charity Number 1121089 (England and Wales). Company Registration Number 5983587.

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