Privacy & Cookies
This document lays out how, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, we will ensure that any information collected may be used.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to ask us to provide you with details on any personal information we may hold on you. This request must be submitted by in writing to:
Affinity Care Southwest Ltd, Floor 1, Prudential Buildings, 11-19 Wine Street, BS1 2PH
We are registered with the UK Information Commissioner under the Data Protection Act 1998
How we use information we collect
Affinity Care uses your information to help us understand your needs and interests and provide you with better services. Specifically, we use your information to communicate with you, to provide service and support and to update you on relevant services and benefits. Occasionally we may also use your information to contact you for market research regarding our products or services. We will always give you the opportunity to opt-out of market research and customer surveys.
Non-personal data is aggregated for reporting about Affinity Care’s website usability, performance, and effectiveness. It is used to improve the customer experience, usability and site content.
Who we share it with
Affinity Care will not sell, rent, or lease your personally identifiable information to any other party such as a business partner or a related third party company unless you have given permission to do so. Your permission will be requested when you submit your information.
Protection of your personal information
The personal information that you provide in connection with registering yourself as a user of Affinity Care services or e-Newsletters is classified as Personal Information.
We do not share visitor details with any 3rd parties.
When you visit this Site, you can browse the Site and access information without revealing your identity. In order to improve our Site, we use “cookies” to track your visit. A cookie is a small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a Web server and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It functions as your identification card, and enables us to record your passwords, purchases, and preferences. It cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.
For some Web pages that require an authorisation or login, cookies are not optional. Users choosing not to accept cookies will probably not be able to access those pages.
Those users using the candidate or client portal facility on this site will receive a cookie. The third party company, using a secure server, encrypts this cookie into an alias so no identifiable information is recorded although through the alias they can track if a user has visited this facility before. At no time is this information used other than in a statistical analysis of all users.
This web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Affinity Care is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.
To comply with applicable UK laws, we reserve the right to disclose personal information to assist in operating our systems properly and to protect our customers and ourselves. We also reserve the right to disclose information to third parties where a complaint arises concerning the use of this web site.