Definitions and interpretation
Data - collectively all information that you submit to Ben Mango via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998;
Cookies - a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below (Cookies);
Ben Mango trading as Carers Register (hereinafter referred to as Carers Register) - we or us
Carers Register of Apt 3506, Chynoweth House, Trevissome Park, Truro TR4 8UN;
UK and EU Cookie Law - the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;
User or you - any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Carers Register and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Carers Register and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and
Website - the website that you are currently using, www.carersregister.co.uk, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
"including" is understood to mean "including without limitation";
reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.carersregister.co.uk. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material (including personal profiles, materials advertising your services or details about your family/home life in order to seek appropriate care services) or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
Details of transactions you carry out through our site and your contact with a carer (Carer), an employer (Employer) or an agency (Agency). A Carer is an individual offering specific caring services (elderly, dementia, sensory impairment, physical disability, learning disability and mental health care), an Employer (a representative for an individual seeking a carer), or an Agency (an organisation that specialises in providing care services in the above mentioned categories).
Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
Financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;
IP address (automatically collected);
Web browser type and version (automatically collected);
Operating system (automatically collected);
Our use of Data
For purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Carers Register is the "data controller".
We take our obligation to hold and store your personal information securely seriously and comply with the Data Protection Act 1998. We are registered as a data controller under the Data Protection Act (number ZA195707).
We will retain any Data you submit for as long as you are registered or are a member of the site and for 12 months after stopping your membership or following your final login to the website.
Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third party disclosures specifically set out in this policy, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties.
All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security see the clause below (Security).
Third party websites and services
Carers Register may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Website. The providers of such services have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website.
Links to other websites
Changes of business ownership and control
We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.
Functionality of the Website
To use all features and functions available on the Website, you may be required to submit certain Data.
Accessing your own Data
You are able to access all of the data relating to you by logging onto the website and following the appropirate links.
Data security is of great importance to Carers Register and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website.
If password access is required for certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data. However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the Website.
All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Carers Register to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
This Website may place the following Cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
Functionality cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. If you disable cookies in your Internet Browser the website will no longer function properly.
You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.
It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
You may contact Carers Register by email at email@example.com.
21 February 2017