Privacy & cookies

Effective: December 2015

Addaction is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy when using our website. This webpage tells you the data protection and privacy practices for, specifically:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected
  • Which organisation is collecting this information
  • How this information is used
  • Our policy on sharing this information
  • How we protect your information
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in this information

Defining ‘Privacy’ for the purposes of this page

It is important to make the distinction that any references to ‘Privacy’ on this page are specifically relating to your ‘internet privacy’ when using our website. It is not meant to relate to your privacy in terms of using the Addaction in a ‘real world’ sense. Any further information you need, relating to your privacy and confidentiality when using our actual services, can be found here.

We take your privacy very seriously. Addaction.org.uk does not actively track you as an individual. Should you send us an email via any contact forms, your name, email address and message will be emailed to us (as you would expect). This information is kept private. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you.

Should you comment on a blog post or web page on this site, then your name, email address, IP address and message will be stored in our website database (as you would expect). This makes your name, website address and comment (but not your email address) viewable by the general public on the website.

The website does use some cookies when you browse this website. These are used to ensure proper running of this website, and also to help us improve your experience when browsing.We do not use 3rd Party / Tracking / Advertising cookies.

If you don’t know what cookies are or if you would like to find out more, please read the following Wikipedia page on internet cookies.