The Work Accident Advice Centre ("we" or "us" or "our") considers your privacy and confidentiality to be of the utmost importance. We promise never to release or disclose your personal details to any outside company for mailing or marketing purposes without your explicit permission.
Before providing us with any of your details, please read the following information which concerns the protection of your personal data.
Please do not use the website or submit personal data to us through it if you do not want your personal data to be used in the ways set out below.
We comply with the Data Protection Act 2018, GDPR and all applicable legislation. We treat the personal information you send to us as fully confidential. By visiting our website and submitting information to us, you consent to our using your information in accordance with this policy.
Information we may collect from you
You may give us information about you when:
- speaking with a call centre advisers or other members of staff;
- corresponding with us via letter, fax or email;
- completing a form on our site
In handling your enquiry we may collect the following information:
- your name and contact details including your address, email address and phone number;
- any information relevant to your enquiry.
What your information is used for
Provided you have given the necessary consent to the Work Accident Advice Centre, your information will be used to:
- ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner
- notify you about changes to our services
- administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes
We may pass on your information to one of our partner firms to provide you with the information, products and services that you request. This will enable the partner firm to handle your enquiry.
Provided you have given the necessary consent, we may share your information with selected third parties including:
- our partner firms who deal with your enquiry, business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you
- analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site
We may disclose your personal information in the event that we sell any business or assets. Under these circumstances, the Work Accident Advice Centre may disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer of such business or assets.
How your information is stored
All data you provide to us through the website is securely stored in the UK.
The transmission of any information across the internet cannot be completely secure. We are unable to guarantee the security of your personal data transmitted via the internet to the website and therefore although we will comply with all applicable regulations any transmission is at your risk. We will use appropriate procedures and security features to guard against unauthorised access once we have received your personal data and other information.
Your rights under the Data Protection Act 2018 ('the Act')
You have the right to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us at any time. To opt-out of receiving marketing communications, please contact our Customer Support team by email on firstname.lastname@example.org with 'Unsubscribe' in the subject field.
The Act gives you the right to access details of the personal data held about you which can be exercised in accordance with the Act.
Processing of personal data
The Work Accident Advice Centre will only collect, process or use your personal data upon express consent, which may be granted electronically. Your consent may be withdrawn at any time with effect for the future. Should you transmit to us personal data (such as name, address or email address) for the purposes of your application for employment with the Work Accident Advice Centre or in order to receive information on the products offered by the Work Accident Advice Centre, you consent to the Work Accident Advice Centre's use of such data for the applicable purpose.
Your personal data will in each case be stored until the purpose for which they were entrusted to us has been attained. If you no longer agree with the storage of your data before that time or if such data has become incorrect, the data will be deleted or, as the case may be, corrected, according to your instruction.
The Work Accident Advice Centre may share the data you provide to a partner firm in order to service your request.
Calls and enquiries relating to personal injury are handled by our partners at National Accident Helpline and National Accident Law and your data is transmitted for this purpose.
Automatically collected information
In general, you can access the the Work Accident Advice Centre websites without providing personal information. Your visit to the the Work Accident Advice Centre website will be logged, which will include the collection of the following data only:
- The page from which our website was accessed
- The pages accessed
- Date and time of the access
- The data volume transferred
- A notice whether the access was successful
- The operating system used
- The Internet browser used
- The stored information will only be used to determine which pages are of particular interest for you in order to improve our service to you
In order to enhance the experience of visitors to our website, we may collect certain technical information including the internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, your browser type/version, your time zone setting, browser plugins and your computer operating system and platform.
You have the right to request a copy of the information held by us about you. You also have the right to access your data, to request changes to any inaccuracies in the details we hold about you, to object to the use of your data and the right to block any specific uses of your data, by means of a request in writing to:
Work Accident Advice Centre
11-21 Northdown Street