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On this page we provide formal information relating to the Wokingham Bracknell & Districts Mencap organisation and its website.

Anyone who uses this website will be called "You" in this policy. Wokingham, Bracknell & Districts Mencap will be called "WBDM", "Us" or "We" in this policy.

WBDM wants to protect any personal information that You give to us. This statement is made in order to comply with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998, the General Data Protection Regulations which came into effect on 25 May 2018, and to tell You how WBDM will use any personal information that You give to us.

Website Links

This website has links for Your information to other websites not owned by WBDM. WBDM is not responsible for anything in any website that it does not own.

WBDM does not endorse these websites and cannot say if any information on such websites is accurate or correct. You are responsible for checking if the information on any other websites that You link to from this website is accurate or correct and for anything that you might buy from another website. WBDM is not responsible for Your use of any websites not owned by WBDM.


This website is for information only and You should not rely on information on this website as being professional advice on any matter. You should get Your own advice before taking any action because of any information You may have seen on this site.

WBDM cannot guarantee that Your use of this website will not be interrupted or that this website is free from errors, malware, bugs, so You must take Your own action to protect Your own computer before downloading information from the site.

WBDM cannot accept liability for any damages whatsoever including, indirect or consequential damages, loss of profits, as a result of Your use or loss of use of this website or from downloading malware.

The laws of England and Wales apply to this website and any disputes about the use of this website will be dealt with by the courts of England and Wales.

How we collect information

We get personal information from You when You enquire about our fundraising, services, activities, membership or other things that we do, or if You register with us to take part in an event or competition, make a donation or if you become a member of our organisation or if you give us personal information in any other way.

What information we collect

The types of personal information we might ask for may include Your name, address, gender, date of birth, ethnicity, email address, postal address or telephone number and other information that may be required in order to provide a service to you.

How we use your information

We will use the information that You give to us:

  • to send You information, products or services that You have asked for
  • to look at how we can make the information, products and services we offer to You better (including this website)
  • to contact You about events, fundraising, campaigning or our other work.

We will not use your contact information to contact you about anything other than for the purposes for which you have agreed we can use it.

We will not share your contact details with third parties, unless we have your prior consent or the law requires it and/or if we have serious concerns for your health, safety and/or well-being.

We will never sell your contact details to a third party.


Cookies are small text files that your browser stores on your computer. They are generated by our usage of Google Analytics (GA) which helps us to improve the usefulness and relevance of the information on our website.

GA uses cookies to collect statistics on visitor access to the website. These cookies contain no personally identifiable information so do not store names, phone numbers or email addresses. We do not use cookies for any other purpose.

If you wish you can opt out of Google Analytics cookies or change the privacy settings in your browser to prevent cookies from being used during your visit to the site.

Navigating to another site

This Privacy, Data Protection and Cookie Policy applies to WBDM's website only. The WBDM website has links to other websites owned by other people. WBDM does not pass on any personal information about You to any other website when You link to another website from this one. If You use a link from the WBDM website to another website you must read their privacy policy to find out how they may use any personal information You may give them.

How we protect personal information

We will make sure that any personal information that You give to us is kept secure, accurate and up-to-date and we would ask that you inform us of any changes to your personal information as soon as you can.

How long we protect your information

We will keep your personal information for no longer than necessary or for as long as you remain a member of the organisation or until you withdraw your consent for us to keep your data.

Under 18 year olds

If you are 18 or under, please get Your parent/guardian's permission before You give us any personal information about Yourself.

Your consent

By giving us any personal information You are agreeing to our use of that information as it says in the Privacy, Data Protection and Cookie Policy.

Right of access

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information that we have about You, and we may charge a small fee to do this. Also, if any information that we have about You is wrong, You can ask us to correct it for You.


If Your personal details change, please help us to keep those details up-to-date by telling us about any changes. If you want to see what information we have about You, or need to tell us about any changes to the information that You have given to us, please email us or contact:

The Data Controller
Wokingham, Bracknell & Districts Mencap Ltd.
The Court House,
Town Square
RG12 1AE

We may change this Privacy, Data Protection and Cookie Policy at any time. If You use this website after changes are made You will be agreeing to those changes.

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