Privacy Policy


This privacy policy sets out how The Welsh Sleep Apnoea Society uses and protects any information that you give The Welsh Sleep Apnoea Society when you use this website.

The Welsh Sleep Apnoea Society is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Welsh Sleep Apnoea Society may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 19 July 2018.

Cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. The file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies.

Cookies we use
Our website is powered by a CMS which sets first party cookies to verify who you are. The cookies are set for logged in users and commenters so when you come back to our site, you don’t need to re-enter all your information again. We also use an ‘analytical’ service called Statcounter which also sets first party cookies. It allows us to view statistics on how our website is being used by the people who visit it. No personal information is seen or recorded through the use of their cookies.

Information we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • address
  • contact number
  • email address

What we do with the information we gather
We use it for correspondence between us and yourselves.

How long we retain your data
Data is retained indefinitely. This is so we can contact you or follow-up any past correspondence.

What rights you have over your data
You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Safeguarding your data
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you by contacting us via our Request Data form. You can also request deletion of your data by emailing us at privacy@welshsas.org.

We use MailChimp as our marketing automation platform. By subscribing to our newsletter you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Terms and Privacy Policy. You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at privacy@welshsas.org.