Privacy Statement

EY Matters collects some information from people visiting the website. This page explains how the EY Matters uses and protects any information that you provide when you visit this website.

What information the OCC collects

EY Matters collects the following kinds of information from people visiting this website:

  • Completing online forms, surveys placed on other websites or emailing EY Matters
  • If you send an enquiry, provide us with feedback or fill a form out requesting further information
  • Registration details (for visitors who sign up for the newsletter)
  • Site usage information, using small files known as cookies
  • We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties

Use of cookies

EY Matters uses small bits of data stored on your computer called 'cookies'. We may collect and record some information in order to understand more about how our site is used. In order to do this, we may send cookies to your PC. Cookies are text files that let us identify your computer. We do not identify any personal information through cookies. EY Matters website uses cookies to improve your web browsing experience and to allow you to sign in to access our member-only content as well as to submit forms and make online payments. EY Matters website also uses  cookies to see how many people have visited the website. We do not record or store any information gathered from cookies and do not share your information with any third parties.

I want to opt out of cookies

You can set your browser to not accept cookies, however this may affect your use of  EY Matters website. For example some features, including submitting online forms and making a purchase on EY Matters website.

Information collected through EY Matters website will be used by EY Matters only and not passed to third parties, unless you have given consent or we are obliged by law to do so. We will only keep your information for as long as necessary.

IP addresses

Your IP address, a number that can uniquely identify a specific computer or other device on the internet, is automatically logged by the website. This allows us to tell between different users and estimate the number of visitors to the website. IP addresses are not linked to any individual's personally identifiable information.

How EY Matters uses your information

EY Matters will collect personal information from users when they are applying to be included in the Early Years Directory

Your information with never be shared with third parties for marketing purposes. Information collected by EY Matters is used to:

  • Manage your Directory entry
  • listen to what visitors and members say through our website
  • communicate what we've learnt to others and shape our work
  • communicate events, news and information
  • support our members

EY Matters will never share your information with other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes.

EY Matters doesn't pass on your personal information to any other website

Data Protection

The Data Protection Act is the law that tells organisations what they must do to keep personal details safe and secure.

Organisations such as EY Matters have a responsibility to abide by the Data Protection Act so we will make sure that your private information doesn't fall into the wrong hands or get used in a way that is unfair to you.

Keeping information safe

If we ask you to type in any of your personal information on the website, we will make sure that this information is kept safely. Only EY Matters and other authorised organisations for administrative purposes only, will have access to this information.

We use the most up-to-date technologies to protect the personal information collected or stored on this website. All information collected is managed by EY Matters and its authorised contractors.

However, if we are worried about your safety, or the safety of someone else, we might have to pass on your details without your permission. There may be times when we will pass on your information to a partner working on a specific project but we will let you know who and why they need your information.

Your consent

We will ask for your consent before collecting or publishing information or storing these details by any means. You are always free to say no to us.

Seeing your information

You have the right to see any of the information that EY Matters holds about you. If you think that any of the information we hold on you is wrong, please tell us and we'll do our best to put it right. There may be times when the law says we don't have to provide absolutely all the information but we will tell you why. You can find out more about how to do this by contacting us below.

Removing your information

If, for any reason, you want your information to be removed from our database, please just let us know and we will arrange for it to be deleted.

Users under 16

If you are under the age of 16, please make sure that you obtain a parent or guardian's permission before you place your personal information on the website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with their personal information.

Other websites

EY Matters website contains links to other sites that are completely unrelated to EY Matters. We also provide links to our social networking pages on Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. These websites are not controlled by EY Matters. By using these links you accept the privacy policies of these websites. This privacy policy applies only to EY Matters website.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about how we look after your personal information, please contact us:

Post: 20 - 22 Wenlock Road, London. N1 7GU
Telephone: 020 7416 6688

This policy may change from time to time
Last updated: October 2018

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