At MEWSO, protecting your personal information and being transparent about how we use it is important to us. That's why we have dedicated this page to explain how your data is being used. We collect your information as outlined in the following:
Information you provide us with directly:
The information we may obtain from you when you book one of our services, or if you become a client, is strictly confidential and is only necessary to provide you with the right support. Some of the information may be used in our research in order to continue providing the best possible service to our clients. This information is entirely optional; however, if you choose to withhold information, we may not be able to provide you with certain services. If you do choose to contact us, then we have access to your name and email as well as the ability to retain any messages you send our way. Our website contains links to other websites belonging to third parties and we sometimes choose to participate in social networking website including, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. However, we do not sell information to third parties, no personal information will be made public, and we are compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We take your privacy very seriously and data gathered via this channel is collected using a secure connection.
Information gathered indirectly:
Website usage information is collected using cookies. This helps us see how many people are viewing our website, how many people visit on a regular basis, and how popular individual pages are. Cookies are essential in order for our website to run correctly, which then will help deliver the right services to our website visitors. Additionally, your personal data may be recorded by the company who hosts MEWSO’s website. For example, if you have accessed our website by clicking a link on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram then your web data may be accessible to these websites in accordance to their privacy policies and practices. Otherwise, any other information is determined by your relationship to us as described above.
Children and Young People:
If you are aged under 18, we take particular care of your personal information. If you get in touch with us directly, we will tell you why and how we are going to use your personal information. All information is confidential; however, if the information you have provided expresses legal concerns, or in the event of an emergency situation, then your information will be shared with the appropriate authorities e.g. child protection/social services.
If you are aged 16 or under and would like to participate in an event, make a donation, or get involved with supporting our work, please make sure that you have the permission of your parent, guardian, or a person with parental responsibility. You need to have this before giving us your personal information.
We welcome any questions regarding the handling of your data and are happy to supply you with a copy of our privacy statement upon request.