Defending the
Human Right
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Fair Trial

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how Fair Trials (referred to in this privacy policy as “FTI”, “Fair Trials”, “we”, “us” or “our”) uses any personal information it collects about you when you use this website. Please read this privacy policy carefully because by using this website you are deemed to have consented to this privacy policy. “Fair Trials” comprises: Fair Trials International, a registered charity (No 1134586) and registered with limited liability (No 7135273) in England and Wales, 5 Castle Road, London NW1 8PR; and Fair Trials Europe, a registered public foundation in Belgium (No 0552.688.677), Rue des Deux Eglises 39, B-1000, Brussels, Belgium.

What information is collected and why?

Email/Online enquiries: We collect information about you when you complete our online enquiry form. This includes, for example, your name and contact details, and details about your case. We collect this information from you so that we can assist you and respond to your enquiry. We will retain your information for up to six years after:

1) If we are notified about the end of your legal proceedings, from the date of notification; or

2) If we are not notified, the date of the last correspondence with you about your case.

Mailing list: If you sign up to our mailing list we will collect your email address and, if you choose to provide it, your name. You can unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time.

Other information collected via the website

When people visit our website we collect the IP (internet protocol) address they are using and other related information such as page requests, browser type, operating system and average time spent on our website. This information is anonymous and we use it, for example, to see how many people have used the website and which parts of the website they visited.

“Cookies” are text files placed on your computer which allow us to identify your computer when you return to the website. We use “cookies” and similar technologies to enable us to understand how people are using the website so that we can make sure that the structure and content of the website meets people’s needs. If you do not wish to have cookies on your computer, you can set your browser preferences to reject them. However, if you decide not to accept cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features of this website.

Who do we disclose your information to?

We may use third parties to perform functions on our behalf in relation to this website and the purposes set out in this privacy policy. Examples include website hosting and email fulfilment. Such third parties may be provided with access to your information if needed to perform their specific functions, but may not use such information for any other purpose.

We may also disclose your information to third parties where necessary to comply with applicable laws and regulations, where there is a complaint relating your use of the website and/or for the purposes of obtaining professional advice (for example, legal advice).

We may share information about visitors to this site in an anonymous or aggregate form with third parties including advertisers, business partners, and sponsors, to understand customer trends and patterns and manage and improve our business relationships.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to or from other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for, and have no control over, the privacy practices of other websites. This privacy policy only applies to the information that we collect via this website.

Security

We have taken appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect the personal information that we collect via this website against unauthorised or unlawful processing as well as against accidental loss, destruction or damage. We will continue to maintain and improve these measures over time in line with legal and technological developments. Please note, however, that no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as totally secure.

Your rights

You have the right to request a copy of the personally identifiable information that we hold about you. To obtain a copy of this information, please send a £10 fee and a written request to us at the address set out below. We may take reasonable steps to verify your identity before disclosing your information.

You may also ask us to correct or remove information that you think is inaccurate any time by contacting us at the same address.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage. This privacy policy was last updated on 23rd April 2015.

How to contact us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy you can contact us by post at the following address:

Operations Manager
Fair Trials
5 Castle Road
London NW1 8PR
United Kingdom