This privacy notice tells you about the information we collect from you when you use our website. In collecting this information, we are acting as a data controller and, by law, we are required to provide you with information about us, about why and how we use your data, and about the rights you have over your data.
Who are we?
We are Women’s Aid (ABCL&N). Our address is
The Naomi Centre
2 Cullybackey Road
You can contact our Data Protection Officer by post at the above address, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 02825 632136.
How we use your information
When you use our website
When you use our website to browse our content and view the information we make available, a number of cookies are used by us and by third parties to allow the website to function, to collect useful information about visitors and to help to make your user experience better.
Some of the cookies we use are strictly necessary for our website to function, and we don’t ask for your consent to place these on your computer. These cookies are shown below.
|Cookie Name||Purpose||Further Information|
|_ga||Used to distinguish users and to record use of our website by analysis by Google Analytics||Expires after 2 years or when you clear your browser history|
|_gid||Used to distinguish users and to record use of our website by analysis by Google Analytics||Expires after 24 hour or when you clear your browser history|
When you submit an enquiry via our website
When you submit an enquiry via our website, we ask you for your name, contact telephone number and email address.
We use this information to respond to your query, including providing you with any requested information about our services. We may also email you several times after your enquiry in order to follow up on your interest and ensure that we have answered it to your satisfaction. We will do this based on our legitimate interest in providing accurate information.
Your enquiry is stored and processed as an email which is hosted by BigWetFish within the European Economic Area (EEA).
We do not use the information you provide to make any automated decisions that might affect you.
Your rights as a data subject
By law, you can ask us what information we hold about you, and you can ask us to correct it if it is inaccurate. If we have asked for your consent to process your personal data, you may withdraw that consent at any time.
If we are processing your personal data for reasons of consent or to fulfil a contract, you can ask us to give you a copy of the information in a machine-readable format so that you can transfer it to another provider.
If we are processing your personal data for reasons of consent or legitimate interest, you can request that your data be erased.
You have the right to ask us to stop using your information for a period of time if you believe we are not doing so lawfully.
Finally, in some circumstances you can ask us not to reach decisions affecting you using automated processing or profiling.
To submit a request regarding your personal data by email, post or telephone, please use the contact information provided above in the Who Are We section of this policy.
Your right to complain
If you have a complaint about our use of your information, we would prefer you to contact us directly in the first instance so that we can address your complaint. However, you can also contact the Information Commissioner’s Office via their website at www.ico.org.uk/concerns or write to them at:
Telephone: 028 9027 8757 / 0303 123 1114
We will update the version number and date of this document each time it is changed.