Mind will only collect, process and store information we have openly collected from you or with your consent, in accordance with data protection laws. Your details will be held only by Mind and will not be made available to any third party, except where otherwise stated. For example, when you are using our secure online donation pages you are going through to our partner company, Just Giving, and it is clear on the donation page when this happens.
You can access and update information supplied by you when registering in the online shop by logging in with your user name and password. Mind's online shop is secured using a Thawte Digital Certificate. This ensures that the information you send to us via the internet will be encrypted.
If you send information to Mind via email, please be aware that that Mind cannot guarantee its security during transit. Once received, email information will be stored according to data protection law.
Cookies are used in some areas of the Mind website to identify your computer to our server. A cookie will record the areas visited by the computer in question and for how long. We use this information in an aggregate, rather than individual, way to monitor traffic trends and plan development of the website.
If you are concerned about cookies you can change the settings on your computer to refuse them. However, this may mean some sections of the site will not work properly.
For information on how to turn off cookies
- if you are using a version of Internet Explorer visit www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.htm
- if you are using a version of Firefox visit