We are BirthWise(NI). Our website address is: https://www.birthwise.org.uk
This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our Service, the BirthWise website.
For a better experience while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, phone number, and postal address.
The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you.
Comments left on our website are handled by a third party (Disqus), any information entered into this third party or collected by this third party is subject to their policies, found here.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website could download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Any information entered into our interactive forms is saved to our database and transferred via secure mail server for BirthWise trustee viewership and response. There is no expiration on how long we retain this information, which may be because but not limited to, tax purposes, record history or case studies.
Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Our website uses “cookies” to collection information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. When you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
You can read about our cookie useage here.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We use a third party data analytic and tracking service provided by a third party (Facebook) which monitors all user activity which includes but is not limited to, pages viewed, links clicked, forms interacted with, device and location information. this information is subject to the third party policies, found here.
For users that register on our website, we store the personal information they provide during sign-up. All users can ask for a preview & delete their personal information at any time by contacting us. Any information entered into an interactive form on the website is stored in our secure database. BirthWise trustees and membership leads may see this data.
If you have used this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Our goal is to keep your data save and any time you interact with our service we may use a third party to verify the data before saving to our databases. This is for security purposes.
Any time we transfer your information to a third party we will attempt to communicate this is you so you are aware a third party might also receive the information you are providing.
We’ve implemented organizational and technical safeguards to secure all data hosted on our website, in compliance with GDPR, PCI, and requirements.
Security is our top priority and we use industry best practices to ensure our platform is safe and protected from external sources and all information transferred to and from the BirthWise website (or applications) are secured using TSL/SSL to encrypt all communication.