Website Privacy Notice

  • Our website

       By using you are consenting to the collection, use and transfer of the information that you provide to us in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy.  In the event that you do not agree with our privacy policy then please do not use this site.


       We reserve the right to edit the contents of this website, including this privacy policy, at any time by posting such changes on the website. Your continued use of this website following the posting of any such changes will constitute your acceptance of the revised privacy policy.



  • Information collection

       Scarborough Survivors takes all measures necessary to protect against the unauthorised access, use, alteration or destruction of personal data.

       We are committed to protecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information. Our policy is not just an exercise in complying with the law, but a continuation of our respect for you and your personal information.

       We undertake to preserve the confidentiality of all information you provide to us, and hope that you reciprocate.

       Our policy complies with the Data Protection Act 2018 (Act) accordingly incorporating the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

       The law requires us to tell you about your rights and our obligations to you in regards to the processing and control of your personal data.

       We do not share, or sell, or disclose to a third party, any information collected through our organisation.


       If you fill in a form on this website you may be asked to provide information about yourself, including your name and contact details.  This information is personal information that can be used to identify you.  The basis of holding this information is ‘legitimate interest’ and we do not need your consent to keep these details as we are unable to provide the service requested or contact you without being able to hold this information.


       We may collect information about your usage as you and others browse and use our website (see cookies section), as well as information about you from messages you post to the website.  We may also track which pages users’ visit they click on links in emails sent by us.


       We may collect information on your IP address which is used by your computer every time you connect to the internet.  Your IP address is a unique number that is used by our internet service provider to identify your computer when it is accessing the internet.  We do not use this information this information to identify our website users and do not disclose such information.


       If we do collect personal data through our website, we will be upfront about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and we will explain what we intend to do with it.


  • Cookies

Cookies are small text files stored on your device when you access most websites on the internet or open certain emails.  Among other things, cookies allow a website to recognise your device and remember if you have been to the website before.  We use the term cookie to refer to cookies and technologies that perform a similar function to cookies (e.g. tags, pixels, web beacons etc).  Cookies can be read by the originating website on each subsequent visit and by any other website that recognises the cookie.


       The cookie settings on this website are set to ‘allow cookies’ to give you the best browsing experience possible and to understand the parts of the website that users are visiting and support the provision of information and functionality to you.


       Cookies are also used to help us gather statistics on the use of our website anonymously as well as provide us with information about how the website is used so that we can make sure it is kept as up to date, relevant and as error free as we can.


       By using our website without changing your cookie settings you agree to our use of cookies, including setting and reading cookies on your device.  You can choose to restrict or block cookies through your browser settings at any time.  For more information about how to do this, and about cookies in general you can visit


       If you change your settings so cookies are refused, it is possible that you will be unable to access certain parts of the website.


       Please be aware that our website contains links to other organisations websites and each site uses cookies in different ways and each have their own privacy policies.



  • Update your information

       If you change email address, or any of the information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at You can opt out of receiving information from us at any time by sending a message to this email address.



  • How do you contact us?

       If you send a message to us via the Contact Us section of our website, the message will go to or you can email us directly if you need to ask us anything about your personal data and data protection or to make an enquiry about any aspect of our services.



  • Changes to this privacy notice

       We may change this privacy notice from time to time.  This may be necessary, for example, if the law changes, or if we change our business in any way that affects personal data protection.


Any changes will be made available on our website