Privacy Policy

Last updated: May 2018
Please read this policy carefully to understand how we collect, use and process your personal data.

Reproductive Health Matters is registered as a charity and a company limited by guarantee in England. Registered charity no.1040450, Limited company registered no.2959883. Hereinafter referred to as “RHM”;
RHM Website means and any other website operated by RHM, which states that this Privacy Policy applies to that website.

The RHM Website, including all information and materials contained on it, is managed by RHM.

For any questions regarding this Privacy Policy please contact us using the details below.

RHM is committed to ensuring the privacy of all our users. This Privacy Policy governs all pages on the RHM Website. It does not apply to pages or applications hosted or operated by other collaborating organisations or third party sites. The RHM Website may be linked to the websites/applications of such other parties, but those other sites may have their own privacy policies which apply to them.

By using the RHM Website, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy. RHM may change the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time. Your continued use of the RHM Website will be on the terms of this Privacy Policy as amended from time to time.

What types of information do we collect and store?
The type and amount of information we receive and store depends on how you use the RHM Website. You can access most of the pages on the RHM Website without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. Our web servers collect anonymous logs during user visits to the RHM Websites which provide valuable information for improving it in the future. For more information see Use of Cookies page.
We do not collect personal information (such as your name, address, phone number or e-mail address) on the RHM Website unless you choose to provide it. For example, when you subscribe to our newsletter or send as an email through our Contact Us page. If you apply for a job or volunteer role at RHM we will collect information so that we can process your application and assess your suitability for the role.

How do we use information collected?
Your personal information will be retained by RHM Limited and its service providers in a secure environment, will be kept confidential, and will only be used in connection with the purposes for which it is submitted, or as otherwise explained on the RHM Website, or as necessary for us to comply with our legal obligations.

We take appropriate security measures to ensure that we keep your information secure, accurate and up to date, and that we only keep it for as long as is reasonable and necessary. However, the transmission of information over the Internet is never completely secure, so while we do our best to protect personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to the RHM Website.
Sharing of your personal information

The information you provide will not be sold or rented nor will it be shared with third parties unless we have your permission, or are required to disclose the information by law.
Hosting and processing: the RHM Website is hosted by third party service providers and therefore any personal details you submit through the RHM Website may be processed by that third party service provider. We may also use other third parties to process your personal details. All of these third party services providers will process your personal information only on RHM’s behalf and will be bound by strict confidentiality conditions.

Use of cookies
A cookie is a text-only piece of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will normally contain the name of the Internet domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
If you wish to restrict or block cookies you can set your internet browser to do so – click on the following link for more information:

Access to your personal information
You may have rights of access to personal information that we hold about you, to correct that information or, in some circumstances, to object to our processing of your information, under data privacy law. If you wish to exercise any of these rights or have any questions about this policy, please contact:

RHM address:
Reproductive Health Matters
Hamilton House
Mabledon Place
London WC1H 9BB, UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7953 0245 / 0215


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