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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Jewish Genetic Disorders UK (JGD UK) uses and protects any information that you give when using this website.

JGD UK 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.

What information we collect

When you visit this website you may provide us with two types of information:

  • personal information that you knowingly choose to disclose, such as your name, address or e-mail.
  • website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our website.

How we use the information we collect

You may choose to give us personal information, such as your name, address or e-mail that may be needed, for example: to request further information, or for us to correspond with you.

We may use your personal information:

  • to help answer queries or complaints
  • to send you updates about our charity, our services, and/or additions to our website
  • to carry out administration
  • for general statistics and research

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

Protecting your personal information

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.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or e-mail us at the addresses given in our ‘contact us’ section. We will make a sincere effort to promptly respond to your requests to correct inaccuracies.

How we use cookies to gather website use information

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, 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.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to visitor needs. Data collected is only used for statistical analysis purposes and is then removed from the system.

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.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the websites that you enter. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting these other sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this website, you signify your assent to this Privacy Policy.

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to Jewish Genetic Disorders UK at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).