The Charity for Environmental Illness

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy and Consent Statement

Thank you for visiting MCS-Aware. Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our policy within this area. If you do not agree to the terms in this Policy, we kindly ask you to leave the site.



1. Online Privacy Practices

Your right to privacy is important to us and we are keen to strike a fair balance between your personal privacy and ensuring you obtain full value from the internet and other products and services we may be able to market to you.

We are fully registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and ensure we comply with all protection the Act affords to you. Further information on the Act is available at www.ico.gov.uk.

2. Subscription

In some areas of our website, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to enhance your site visit or reply to you after your visit. This would include where you subscribe to our online newsletters or use our Forum or provide feedback to us through a contact form or when you complete any online survey. When you do so, we ask you to give us your name, e-mail address and other personal information that will be needed to supply the services to you.

In relation to on line newsletters you can 'unsubscribe' at any time. We may use your personal data for future e-mail mailings, support and general correspondence regarding the materials and correspondence which may relate to you. If you would rather not receive future marketing e-mails from us or to alter your personal details please inform us by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to support your relationship with us. We do not disclose or sell your information except if we sell the whole or part of our business.

3. Trading from our Website

Materials available on the Site are provided free under Licence for personal use only. If you wish to use more than one copy of the Materials or use them for a purpose other than personal use, please contact us for more information.

4. Cookies

A cookie is a small data file that is temporarily stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Cookies enable us to gather information on website usage so we can offer an improved browsing and shopping experience.
We do use cookies (defined below) for collecting user information from the site. We may use cookies only to store information such as your user identification number to allow us to identify whether you have registered to use that part of the Site which you are using, such as Forums and, if so, to make your access to the Site quicker. We will only read cookies from your cookie file placed there through your web browser's interaction with the Site.When you shop on our site, we will ask you to input and will collect personal information about you. We may also collect information about where you are on the internet (e.g. the URL you came from, IP address, browser type). You should be aware that this site is being monitored and may capture information about your visit that will help us improve the quality of our service. If you wish to disable cookies you can configure your browser to do so, this site will continue to function, however you will not be recognised when you return to the site and any open baskets will not be stored when you leave the site.

5. Third Parties

We may also on occasion, pass on your postal details to trustworthy third parties to provide you with information about services and products related to those provided by us. If you do not wish us to use this information in this way, please e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

6. Voluntary Information

We may ask you for information related to your health in order to enhance your use of the Site. This is sensitive personal information and, as such, we need you to specifically agree that we may keep it and continue to use it for the purposes of enabling us to send you newsletters which we think may be of interest to you.

Please note that any information you provide on the Forum on the Site (including any sensitive information relating to your health) is accessible by other users of the Site as well as by us. By volunteering this information you must expect that other people will see it and that it may be the subject of discussions on the Site. Although our Forum includes rules to prevent spamming and the collection and storage of personal data about other users, we cannot guarantee that users will not break these rules and accept no liability in the event that other users do break the Forum Rules.

7. Links

Our site provides links to other sites. We are not responsible for their data protection policies. You should check their privacy policies if you are concerned.

8. Security

We do our best to protect your personal data including through the use of encryption technology, but we cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose.

The materials ('the Materials') on this website ('the Site') are protected by copyright and/or database right throughout the world and is owned by Nicola Greenham or her licensors. Use of this site is subject to our Terms and Conditions and Code of Conduct for Forums. See also our Privacy Policy. Except where otherwise indicated on the Site, you may download, view, and print one copy of the information, documents and graphics incorporated in the Materials subject to the following conditions:

The Materials may be used in the form in which they are provided to you solely for personal, informational and not, without limitation, for any business purposes, commercial time sharing, rental or service bureau use. You may not copy the Materials. If you wish to use the Materials for business purposes and/or make copies of them, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information regarding charges made for such use and the licence applicable to such use.

Save as expressly permitted by law the Materials may not be modified or altered, decompiled, reverse-engineered, disassembled, adapted or translated in any way. Except as expressly provided herein, you may not use, download, upload, copy, print, display, perform, reproduce, publish, licence, post, transmit or distribute any information from this Web site in whole or in part without the prior written permission of MCS-Aware.

You may not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the Materials. The Materials are licenced to you only. You may not rent, lease, sub-licence, sell, assign, charge, pledge, transfer or otherwise dispose of the Materials, on a temporary or permanent basis, without the prior written consent of MCS-Aware.

MCS-Aware reserves the right to revoke your authorisation to view, download and print the Materials available on the Site at any time, and any such use shall be discontinued immediately upon written notice from us. Any licence provided herein to use the Materials shall automatically be terminated by any breach by you of this Licence or of the Terms and Conditions.

The rights granted to you constitute a licence and not a transfer of title. Other than as specifically described above, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, prepare derivative works based on, republish, transmit, re-post or otherwise use the content of the Site, without prior written authorisation from MCS-Aware. To request such permission, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MCS-Aware's trademarks, symbols, artwork or other visual or audio elements may not be reproduced in whole or in part separately from the textual content associated with them in the Materials. If you download third party software from the Site or elsewhere in order to use the Materials as authorised above, then you must comply with the terms of any licence applicable in respect of such software. The trademarks and logos used and displayed on this Site are unregistered trademarks of MCS-Aware and may not be used in any advertising or other publicity materials in relation to the distribution of any information or materials obtained from this Site without the prior consent of the Trademark owner.

For copyright and trade mark enquiries contact Nicola Greenham at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


General Data Practices

By visiting MCS-Aware.org you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this document. We will treat all your Personal Information as confidential (although we reserve the right to disclose this information in the circumstances set out above). We keep it on a secure server and we fully comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. ou shop on our site, we will ask you to input and will collect personal information about you. We may also collect information about where you are on the internet (e.g. the URL you came from, IP address, browser type). You should be aware that this site is being monitored and may capture information about your visit that will help us improve the quality of our service. We will use your information only for the following purposes:

  • Processing your orders
  • For statistical or survey purposes to improve this website and it's service to you
  • To administer this website

You agree that you do not object to us contacting you for any of the above purposes whether by telephone, e-mail or in writing and you confirm that you do not and will not consider any of the above as being a breach of any of your rights under the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. If you do not agree please do not use this site.

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