-This page describes how we use and protect the information that you give us when using this website.
Greater Manchester Victims' Services is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and managed in accordance with UK law.
We understand how important personal information is and - regardless of the legalities behind privacy law - you will want reassurances that we keep your information safe.
We do not share, sell or rent your data to anyone.
When you use our website, for example searching the directory or completing an online form, we may ask you to provide information about yourself. The information you provide in these forms will be kept confidential at all times.
Any personal information we receive from you through our website is stored in our online database. We don't keep this information for longer than we need to, and it won't be shared with any third parties.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets us know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which ones you don’t.
A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.