Privacy policy

This policy (together with  our Terms of Use sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.  For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), Mrs Margaret Buck is the data controller.

Information which may be collected from you 

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • information that you provide by: (i) filling in forms made available on our website www.catholiclinks.co.uk (Website); (ii) completing the application form to be a registered user of our Website and the resources made available on or through such Website; (iii) through your use of our Website; and (iv) where you are a registered user, submitting a report in accordance with our Website’s Terms of Use;
  • if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
  • details of your visits to our Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access; and
  • information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers – this is statistical data about website users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

Storage of your personal data

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.  You are not to share a password with anyone. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Uses made of the information 

We will use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To monitor your use of the resources made available on or through our Website.
  • To ensure that content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between us (including taking payment of any fees payable in accordance with such contracts).
  • To notify you about changes to our Website.

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply the Terms of Use and other agreements; or to protect our rights, property, or safety and those of any users of our Website, or others.

Your rights 

Our Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information I hold about you.

Changes to this privacy policy

Any changes made to this privacy policy in the future will be posted on our Website.


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