Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how The Reward Foundation uses and protects any information that you give The Reward Foundation when you use this website.  The Reward Foundation 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 Reward Foundation 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 11 November 2015.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Names of people signing up through MailChimp
  • Contact information including email address and twitter handles
  • Other information relevant to administering this website

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to respond to your enquiry, to supply you with a newsletter if you subscribe and for internal analysis for advertising or marketing purposes.

If you wish to unsubscribe from our Newsletter, there is an automated process for you to stop receiving further correspondence from The Reward Foundation.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

The cookies that we use allow us to:

  • remember your preferences during and between visits
  • continuously improve our services, website, and marketing

We do not use cookies to:

  • collect any personally identifiable information
  • collect any sensitive information
  • pass personally identifiable data to third parties

Cookies on this site are set by Google Analytics and The Reward Foundation.

Our cookie is used to remember if you’ve accepted our cookie / privacy policy.

Google Analytics uses cookies to keep track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, which pages they visit and how long they spend there, which search terms brought them to the site, what OS / browser / network they’re using, and what links they follow within our site. You can find out more about Google Analytics here: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

We also use Google Analytics’ Demographics and Interest reporting, which gives us an anonymised view of the age-ranges and interests of visitors to our site. We may use this data in order to improve our services and/or content.

Opting Out

Almost all browsers and devices can be instructed not to accept cookies. Please consult the Help pages for your browser (usually available via the F1 key), or your device’s instruction manual for details. Please be aware that the functionality of this site may suffer as a result.

Here are some links for the more popular browsers

To provide website visitors more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google have developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on instructs the Google Analytics JavaScript not to send any information about the website visit to Google Analytics. If you want to opt-out of Analytics, download and install the add-on for your current web browser. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is available for Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera.

Security

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.

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 that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such 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.

Controlling your personal information

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to The Reward Foundation c/o The Melting Pot, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.