This policy details how your personal information is stored here at The Tait Vision Fund and why that information is stored – and how your privacy is protected when doing so.
The Tait Vision Fund handles any personal information under their control with a due level of care, and keeps that information safe whilst respecting your privacy and rights.
It is their aim to be 100% clear when collecting your information, and how they are going to use it.
The Tait Vision Fund is a registered charity (SC043809) and is governed by the Trustees, and offers a service supporting those in need of Nature Cure treatment, those wishing to study Nature Cure and the disseminated information about Nature Cure.
The Tait Vision Fund’s use of your personal information allows them to operate in the UK and to deliver assistance throughout the UK.
This policy is effective from 25th May 2018.
Who are we?
The Tait Vision Fund (SC043809) currently based in the Scottish Borders.
How we collect and store information about you
Information you provide to us directly
You might offer your information when getting in touch with The Tait Vision Fund to make an enquiry, or to request assistance over the phone, or directly from the website: www.naturecurescotland.org
When you’re using the naturecurescotland.org website, your personal information may be collected using what’s known as cookies (see below) and other methods of tracking.
This means The Tait Vision Fund can access information regarding the type of device you’re using to access our site, and the settings your device may provide us with additional details about the type of device you’re using, the specific model and operating system you’re using, your device settings, and why a crash has occurred (if applicable). This is in accordance with common website practice.
For more details about any information available to The Tait Vision Fund through your device, check with your manufacturer or OS provider.
Information you provide to us indirectly
Your information may be passed onto us by third parties. For example:
The Tait Vision Fund sometimes receives requests for assistance by a practitioner on behalf of their client. There may be personal details passed onto us in this instance.
Information from other sources
The Tait Vision Fund may also use information from the sources detailed below:
Your privacy settings for social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter might be set up so that you give The Tait Vision Fund permission to access certain information from those platforms – for example, tagging in a post or photo.
Information available publicly
Information may also be collected from public sources such as company websites, public social media accounts, the electoral register and Companies House. This is unusual and would only be used if it helps to create a more complete picture of someone’s interests in The Tait Vision Fund
The personal information collected
The Tait Vision Fund might store, collect and use the information detailed below:
- Your name
- Your email address
- Your address and contact details
- Details of your order
- Your bank or payment details where you’ve provided these to make a payment
- Any queries or requests you have submitted to them
- Any other personal information you have provided to them
How your personal data might be used
The Tait Vision Fund may use your personal information in the following ways:
- Provide you with the assistance or information you have requested
- Keep a record of your relationship with them
- Contacting you regarding your enquiry
- Responding to any complaints or queries you may have
- To better understand how to improve the service provided by analysing data and conducting market research
- Sending correspondence to you
- Display content that is suitable for the device you’re viewing our website on (such as a smartphone, tablet or PC)
- Protecting staff
- Practicing due diligence
- Conducting training and/or quality control
- Auditing and administration of accounts
- To meet legal obligations, such as fulfilling a contract with you, or obligations to regulators, government and/or bodies of law enforcement
- Establish, enforce or defend legal claims
How we protect your information
The Tait Vision Fund ensures that the appropriate technical and organisation safeguards are in place in order to protect your personal data. This includes using a secure network.
Sharing your information with other organisations
- Marketing agencies performing services on our behalf
- IT service providers
- Analytics and search engine providers
Please note that The Tait Vision Fund reserves the right to disclose some of your personal information to third parties under the following conditions:
- The Tait Vision Fund sells or buys any business assets and discloses your personal information to a prospective buyer or seller of these assets if appropriate
- All of their assets are acquired by a third party – your personal information may be included in those assets
Keeping your information updated
The Tait Vision Fund wants to give you full control of your data, and you can find out more by contacting The Tait Vision Fund by email: email@example.com or by phone on 01721 722936
If you need to let The Tait Vision Fund know of any change in your contact details, just get in touch via the phone number or email address above. Your details will be updated in our records accordingly and The Tait Vision Fund appreciates you informing them of any changes.
How long we keep hold of your data
The Tait Vision Fund has specific guidelines to determine how long your personal data is held. These are determined by both legal and operational considerations. For example, there is a legal requirement to keep some of your information for a minimum number of years for tax purposes.
According to UK data protection law, you have rights over any personal information that is held about you.
The right to access your personal information
It’s your right to request access to any personal data The Tait Vision Fund holds about you. It’s also your right to request a copy of that information from them – which they will provide to you unless legal exceptions dictate otherwise.
If you wish to access your information, you may send a written request to
The Tait Vision Fund, 2 Mailingsland Cottages, Peebles, EH45 8PH, Scotland.
Or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The right to have incorrect personal information corrected
It’s your right to get any inaccurate or incomplete information held about you amended. If you think the information held about you might be wrong or incomplete, please provide the details (using the details mentioned above) and The Tait Vision Fund will investigate and correct any inaccurate information.
The right to restrict use of your personal information
It’s your right to ask us to restrict the processing of some or all of your personal information if:
- Some information held about you is incorrect
- The Tait Vision Fund is not legally allowed to use it
- You require them to retain your information in order to establish, exercise or defend a legal claim
- You believe your right to privacy outweighs their interests to use your information for a specific purpose and you object to this
The right to be forgotten
It’s your right to request that we delete some or all of your personal information from our system. The Tait Vision Fund will carry out this request as long as there are no legal exceptions preventing us from doing so.
The right for your personal information to be portable
If The Tait Vision Fund is processing your personal information by automated means (either to carry out a contract with you or having received your consent to do so) it’s your right to request they provide you or another service provider with that information in a digital or machine-readable format.
The right to object to the use of your personal information
If The Tait Vision Fund happens to be processing your personal information based on their own interests or for research or statistics, you have the right to object to your information being used in this way.
If The Tait Vision Fund processes your information for the purposes of direct marketing, and you decide to object, they will stop processing your information as soon as possible.
You can exercise any of the above rights at any time. To do so, please contact: The Tait Vision Fund, 2 Mailingsland Cottages, Peebles, EH45 8PH, Scotland.
Or by email: email@example.com
It’s possible The Tait Vision Fund may need to request further information and/or proof of your identity. However, all requests will be responded to within one month – unless you are contacted to state otherwise.
Please bear in mind that exceptions will apply to several of the above rights, and not all rights will be applicable in all circumstances. For more details, it’s recommended that you check the guidance outlined on the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) website.
Cookies are basically little text files placed on your computer by the websites you visit, and are essential to ensure a website is functioning optimally. Often they contain a unique number which can recognise your computer when you return to a website you’ve been to before.
They also collect statistics to ensure maximum site functionality, along with monitoring how well our ads performing.
Third party cookies that might be used by The Tait Vision Fund:
The Tait Vision Fund does not currently use Google Analytics to measure how people are using her website via cookies, but may do in the future. This information could help them to improve their website for visitors. It could also be used to measure how effective any adverts are, and allow relevant adverts to be shown to people who have shown interest in specific sections of the website – or to exclude them from specific ad campaigns that won’t interest them.
There’s also a Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on available to install by clicking through to this external link. Installing this add-on will stop the transmission of information generated by cookies regarding your use of any website and of your IP address to Google.
Woocommerce is a widely-used and secure ecommerce platform which is sometimes used to sell my jewellery and related services. This helps to ensure your payment details are kept secure and your orders are managed in a professional and timely manner.
Disable cookies on browsers
If you want to disable cookies on your web browser (such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer), just click the ‘Help’ menu in the toolbar. This should guide you on how to change the settings on your browser, and how to disable cookies completely. For more guidance, click this link to AllAboutCookies.org (external link).
Changes to this policy
If you would like to get in touch with The Tait Vision Fund for any reason (whether to ask a question, leave a comment, suggest a change or make a complaint) please contact The Tait Vision Fund by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also reach them by post:
The Tait Vision Fund, 2 Mailingsland Cottages, Peebles, EH45 8PH, Scotland.