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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies between you the User of this Website and The Faith and Violence Against Women Coalition, the owner and provider of this Website. The Faith and Violence Against Women Coalition takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This private policy applies to our use and process of any and all data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of our website. By using the site, you will be considered to have accepted the terms of this Policy, so please read this privacy policy carefully.

For purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018, Standing Together is the ‘data controller’.

Trust and Transparency

Your trust is very important to us and all personal data is stored safely and secured in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1988. We will never sell your personal details to anyone and will only use your data for the purposes we tell you about. We will always explain clearly what the information we are collecting about you and why.

What personal data of yours we may collect and process:

  • Information you give us about yourself when filling in forms to register for training courses, mailing lists, membership, attendance of conferences and completing application forms.
  • We may ask you for contact information when you report a problem with our site.

How we use your personal data

Any or all data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our website. Data may be used for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping, data analysis and research
  • To provide you with information and changes to our services
  • To deal with enquiries, complaints and feedback

Disclosure of your personal data with third parties

  • The Faith and Violence Against Women Coalition 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.
  • Any data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that we request. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, any Data that is processed by third parties will be processed within the terms of this privacy policy and in accordance with the DATA Protection Act 1998.
  • This website may, from time to time provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use if such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

Controlling use of your Data

Our intension is to put you in control of what happens with your data. You will be given the options to restrict our use of that data for direct marketing purposes or sharing with third parties.

Assessing your own Data

  • You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by the Faith and Violence Against Women Coalition (where such data is held) on payment of a small fee of £5 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you. Once an access request has been submitted formally with the correct information for us to be able to reply, the information will be provided within 40 days.
  • You have the right to have inaccurate information updated and where notified, we will ensure this is carried out at the earliest convenience. You have the right for information to be erased as long as we do not need to maintain that information for legal or other relevant needs.


  • Data security is of great importance to the Faith and Violence Against Women Coalition to protect your data we have put in place suitable physical and electronic procedures to safeguard and secure data collected via the 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.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Faith and Violence Against Women Coalition reserves the right to change this policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the website following the alterations.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at

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