Zing Somerset are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and that information governance complies with legal duties. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Zing Somerset may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
This policy is effective from 1st February 2012.
What we collect
At launch the Zing Somerset website will require the input of a minimal amount of information including name, email address, demographic information such as postcode necessary to enable us to effectively support administration of the project
In future we may wish to capture further information on an optional basis such as activity preferences and interests through either user profiles and/or customer surveys and/or offers. Information captured on this basis will generally be optional and we will make all users aware of any changes.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service by improving our products and services.
To support promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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 you 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.
The only cookie Zing uses is to store a session id number so that the browser knows if a user is logged in.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Who gets your information
When you register your name will be sent to the system administrator so that they are aware of who has registered on the website. Registered users will only be contacted by the system administrators by email. If you want to unsubscribe to these emails you should email . We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties outside of SASP, SASP’s partners and the NHS
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact .
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible at . We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Disclaimer: Any views posted on www.zingsomerset.co.uk do not necessarily reflect the views of SASP or NHS organisations based in Somerset. As such they cannot be held responsible for the views expressed here or any actions taken as a consequence.