Privacy Policy | Credo Care Disability Foster Placements

Privacy Policy

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We are fully committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors.

Collecting Personal Information

What personal information do we collect or store from the people that visit our website?
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience. Before you disclose to us any personal information of another person, please make sure you obtain their consent to both the disclosure and processing of theis personal information.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you sign up to:
  • Administer or supply to you services requested through our website
  • Further develop and tailor our site
  • Send you further information requested on our site
  • Send you non-marketing communications
  • Send you email notifications requested
  • Deal with enquiries or complaints made by or about you relating to our website

Retaining Personal Information

Personal Information that we process will not be kept for any longer that is necessary for that purpose.
We will retain any documents (including any electronic documents) containing personal data to the extent that we are required to do so by law.

Security

The importance of security for all personally identifiable information associated with our Guests is of utmost concern to us. We exercise great care in providing secure transmission of your information from your PC to our servers. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, Credo Care can’t ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. When credit card information is transmitted we use industry standard, SSL (secure socket layer) encryption. Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and any account information. Remember to sign out of your Credo Care Account and close your browser window when you have finished your work. This is to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence if your computer is accessible to others or if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place like a library or Internet cafe.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember if you have entered our webform previously. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since every browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
 
If you turn cookies off, your experience of our website will not be affected. 

If your browser handles a Do Not Track mechanism, we will honour and will not force a cookie.

Third-party disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
 
Third-party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

 

Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en 
We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.
We have implemented the following:
       Remarketing with Google AdSense
       Google Display Network Impression Reporting
 
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this site, you signify your assent to the Credo Care Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our sites. Your continued use of the Credo Care sites following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. If you have questions or concerns regarding this Website’s privacy statement, you should first contact the company as follows:

  •  You can send email to enquiries@credocare.co.uk
  •  You can send postal enquiries to the following address: Credo Care Ltd., 12 High Street, Lydd, Romney Marsh, Kent TN29 9AJ
  •  You can call the following telephone number: 01797 322226

Amendments

We may occasionally update this privacy policy from time to time by publishing it to our website. You should check this page to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

We may also notify of changes to this policy by email.

Safety Tips for Young People

 Keep your passwords private. Your online service will never ask for them, so neither should anyone else.

 Use only your member name and/or e-mail address when chatting or sending e-mail. Never give out personal information like your name, address, or phone number.

 Don’t share photos of yourself, your family, or your home with people you meet online.

 Always delete unknown e-mail attachments without opening them. They can contain destructive viruses.

 If a person writes something that is mean or makes you feel uncomfortable, don’t respond. Just log off and tell your parents, or guardian or a responsible adult, who can report it to your online service provider.

 Remember that nothing you write on the Web is completely private — including email. So be careful and think about what you type and who you tell. Not everyone is as nice, cute, and funny as they may sound online.

 Never make plans to meet an online “friend” in person.

 


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About Credo Care

Credo Care was established in 2000 as the UK's first independent fostering agency specialising in the care of children with disabilities, complex medical needs and learning difficulties.

Our goals are to raise the standards of disability care for children, reduce the financial burden of long-term residential and hospice care on local authorities and to ensure that becoming a foster parent is a positive and rewarding experience for all of our carers.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Contact Us

  • Head office: 12 High Street, Lydd, Romney Marsh, Kent TN29 9AJ
  • South: 01797 322226
  • Midlands: 01455 207975
  • Email: Using Contact Form