This page explains how we collect and use information, and how we protect your privacy.
This page explains:
- what information we collect about you;
- how we use this information;
- our marketing communications;
- how to access or amend information we collect about you;
- other websites you may encounter;
- how to contact us.
Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. You have a right to access your personal data and change any inaccuracies. We use leading technologies to safeguard our data, and strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We will ensure that any information we obtain and use will always be held, used and transferred in compliance with all applicable data protection rules.
Further information on your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website.
Information we collect about you
We collect information about you when you register with us for our newsletter, add a local Armed Forces Day event to our list or apply for a grant. We also collect information about how you use our website using cookies.
How we use this information
We collect information about you to process your local event or grant application, manage your account and, if you agree, to email you a newsletter about the annual Armed Forces Day national event.
www.armedforcesday.org.uk and the Ministry of Defence will not share your information for any purpose with any other area of the Ministry of Defence or wider Government.
If you sign up to our email newsletter, we will send you information about the annual Armed Forces Day national event and events around the country. If you have consented to receive marketing from us, you may opt out at a later date.
You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted we provide an unsubscribe button in each and every newsletter that is sent.
How to access or amend information about you
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email us or write to us at the following address: Armed Forces Day, G.B.1., Ministry of Defence, Horse Guards Avenue, Whitehall, SW1A 2HB.
You can manage these small files yourself and remove them if you’d like to. For more information on how to do so, please visit the Information Commissioner’s Office website.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact the functionality of our website.
The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2011 require us to make you aware of the cookies that we use on this website. These cookies are listed below.
Cookies to enable site functionality
On the Events page of this site there is a button to detect your location. If you use this feature your location will be temporarily stored in cookies named gmw_*. The information in these cookies is only used to display the events closest to you, and is not stored on our servers.
Cookies for improving services
User survey cookies
Changes to the privacy and cookies policy
How to contact us
If you have any queries about this privacy and cookies policy you can email us at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For specific event enquiries please see the Events page and use the contact details for the event in which you are interested.
For general enquiries, please call 02078070970. For media enquiries, please call 02072184615.