Foundation For Positive Mental Health

Privacy Policy

The privacy of our website users is important to us and we take care to safeguard it. This policy explains how we use such personal information as we may hold about you.



If you have any queries concerning your personal information or any questions on our use of your information, please contact our data protection compliance officer at


Our privacy policy is regularly reviewed to make sure that we continue to serve your privacy interests. We reserve the right to modify or otherwise update this privacy policy and these changes will be posted on our website. We encourage you to visit this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes we may have made.

Other important legal information

For information about using this website, please read our Website Terms Of Use. For further information about purchasing goods or services from us, please also read our Terms And Conditions.



In this Privacy Policy references to we, our and us are to The Foundation for Positive Mental Health, a company incorporated in Scotland.

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Information volunteered by you

The information we collect via this website may include any personal details you type in and submit (such as your name, address, email address, etc.) and the contents of any correspondence you send to us.

If you apply for any of our products or services, we may also obtain information about you from third parties which you agree we may contact.

IP addresses

The information we collect via this website may also include your IP address (this is your computer’s individual identification number that is assigned to your computer when connected to the Internet) which is automatically logged by our web server. This information is collected by our website host in the United Kingdom.


In order to save you re-entering information, this website collects data which allows us to recognise you, your preferences and how you use this website. This information is collected by ÔÇÿsession cookies and ÔÇÿpersistent cookies. Cookies are small strings of data stored in your devices temporary memory when you navigate around our website. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser but persistent cookies are not. Our cookies do not store your email address or other personal information.


Keeping you informed

You do not have to give us any personal information in order to use most of this website. However, any information which you choose to give us via this website may be used by us for marketing our goods, services and events.

Occasionally we may send you information from time to time which we believe may be of interest to you, such as details of our products or services, news updates and invitations to our events. It is possible that these messages may contain input from other companies or organisations with whom we are dealing.

Statistical analysis

The IP addresses logged by our website server may be used by us to perform technical diagnosis of our websites performance on a statistical basis and to analyse traffic data (so as to gauge interest in our website).

Transfer outside the European Economic Area

To provide you with the services you ask for, we and our services providers may share your information with organisations outside the European Economic Area (which currently includes the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway). We will not do this unless we are satisfied that your information will be processed as securely as if we were processing it ourselves.

Law enforcement

We reserve the right to cooperate with law enforcement officials in the investigation of alleged unlawful activities of our website users or relating to our website users. We will have no legal liability for such disclosures of your personal information.

Unless we suspect fraud, we do not use your IP address to identify you personally.

Other sharing of information

We may share personal information about you with:

  • our agents and data processors who provide a service to us and you; and
  • any person, business or other organisation (and their advisers) who might take over our rights or responsibilities under our agreement with you to allow them to prepare for taking these over (after that, we may also allow that person or business to use and share your information on the same basis as us).

We will not pass your information to anyone outside The Foundation for Positive Mental Health other than for the purposes described above, unless:

  • we have your permission;
  • we have to do so or are allowed to do so by law;
  • we have a duty to the public to reveal the information; or
  • our interests mean we must give the information (for example, to prevent fraud.)

Other websites

This Privacy Policy only covers personal data collected via this website. While we carefully select the websites to which we link, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these websites.



You also have the right to request a copy of the certain personal information we hold about you. To do this, simply write to us at our postal address, enclosing a cheque for ┬ú10 payable to ÔÇÿFoundation for Positive Mental Health to cover our administration costs.

Direct marketing

Occasionally, we may want to tell you about the Foundation for Positive Mental Healths services and events which may be of interest to you. You have a right to stop us contacting you for this purpose. You may email or write to us at any time in the future if you want us to stop. However, choosing not to receive this information from us will mean that you may not receive details about any of our special offers and promotions.

Rejecting cookies

For information about cookies (including how to set your browser to reject cookies) please visit the website set up by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (Europe) at

Updating & correcting

To provide the highest level of customer service we need accurate customer information. You can help by informing us whenever your circumstances change.

You can ask us to update or delete incorrect personal information about you by emailing or by writing to us at our postal address. However, please note that we may need to keep some personal data in order to carry out any services or provide any goods you may request in the future.

More information

Detailed information about your rights under UK Data Protection legislation can be found on the website of the United Kingdom Information Commissioner, which is (as at the date of this privacy policy) The telephone number of the Information Commissioners Office is 01625 545 700 (or (44) 1625 545 700 if phoning from outside the United Kingdom.)

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