Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Learning for the Fourth Age (“L4A”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and security. Whenever you provide us with your personal information via our website “Site”, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy, our terms and conditions and current UK Data Protection legislation. By using the Site and any services we offer via our Site, you are agreeing to be bound by this policy.

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

This policy may change from time to time, so please check this page periodically.

L4A

Learning for the Fourth Age is a registered company limited by guarantee, (registered company number 06586596).

Registered office: 14 Stoneygate Avenue, Leicester, LE2 3HE.

Data Protection

L4A would like to keep in touch with you to let you know about the vital work we do for older people, our products and services. By submitting your email, address and phone number(s) on our Site, you are agreeing to being contacted in these ways by L4A. You can unsubscribe from these communications at any time.

If you do not wish to continue receiving information from us or carefully selected third parties please email us.

We will not contact you about our products, services and the vital work we do for older people where you have provided personal information for a specific purpose and we have clearly stated that it will not be used for marketing purposes.

Occasionally, we may share your data with other organisations that we work with. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to share your data with any third party. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by ticking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise your right to ask us to stop processing your data in this way at any time by contacting us.

1. What personal information is collected from you

When you visit the Site we collect various personal information which may include your name, address, contact details, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. If you supply such information we are legally bound by the Data Protection Act 1998.

2. How your information is used

We may use this information in the following ways :

seek your views or comments on the services we provide; notify you of changes to our services; improve our services or marketing purposes; send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you. These may include information about campaigns, appeals, other fundraising activities, promotions of our associated companies goods and services.

3. Who has access to your information

We are committed to protecting the personal data of our supporters, customers and members. Any details you give us will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. L4A is the sole owner of the information collected on this Site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to third parties, unless we have your explicit permission to do so, or we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime. Where you have given us permission we may contact you about other services and products or pass your details to similar organisations.

4. How you can access, update or delete your information

The accuracy of your information is important to us. We are working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us. You have the right to ask for a copy of the information L4A holds about you.

If you do not want to continue receiving information by email from us, please email us.

5. Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information

Non-sensitive details (your email address etc) are transmitted over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, L4A cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Sites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

6. Stipulations regarding use of the discussion boards

Any communication or material that you transmit to, or post on, any public area of the Site including, but not limited to, any data, questions, comments, suggestions, reviews, or the like, is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary information. When entering our discussion forums, you agree not to publish, post, disseminate distribute or otherwise transmit any defamatory, offensive, infringing, indecent or otherwise unlawful or objectionable material or information.

Learning for the Fourth Age will not be responsible for the posting by any user of any defamatory, obscene or otherwise unlawful material and has the right to remove any material or posting you make on this Site at its discretion.

7. What happens when visitors link to another site?

Our Site contains links to other websites. This privacy policy applies only to our Site‚ so visitors should always be aware when they are moving to another site and read the privacy statement of any site which collects personal information. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our Site.

We do not pass on any personal information about our visitors to any other site. In addition, if you linked to this Site from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact the owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.

8. 16 or Under

If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to the Site. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information. 

9. Contact us

If at any time you would like to contact us with your views about our privacy practices, or with any enquiry relating to your personal information, you can do so by sending an e-mail to us.