Addenbrooke's Kidney Patient Association

Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy

At AKPA, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Notice (“Notice”) explains how AKPA handles personal information. This Notice applies to our website and any service that links to it (collectively, our “Services”).

How do we collect information about you?

We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you an submit a request for membership of AKPA. We only collect the information that is required by us in the deployment of our services. We will collect personal data on this website only if it is directly provided to us by you the user (e.g. your e-mail address, name and telephone number) and therefore has been provided by you with your consent.

Who has access to your information?

Your personal information will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent. We will process, disclose or share your personal data only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal requirements or legal process served on us or the website.

Your information will not be shared with any third party, other than the companies that input data and distribute the AKPA Newsletter. AKPA is a member of the National Kidney Federation (NKF), and your information will be shared with the NKF in order that you can receive the NKF magazine, Kidney Life and their raffle tickets as long as you have given consent to be contacted by post and to receive fundraising material.

Your Rights

You have certain rights under the law with regards to how your personal information is processed. These rights are:

  • The right to be informed how your personal information is being used.
  • The right of access to your personal information.
  • The right to rectification if your personal information is incorrect.
  • The right to erasure of your personal information.
  • The right to restrict processing of your personal information.
  • The right to data portability.
  • The right to object to how your personal information is used.

If you feel that your personal information has been handled incorrectly or you have a complaint about how your personal information is processed you have the right to complain and you should contact the Data Controller in the first instance:

The Data Controller