We respect and value your privacy and are committed to safeguarding the privacy
of our app users; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
1. Who are we?
The Cancer App is owned and developed by the charity, Screw Cancer Limited.
Screw Cancer Ltd is a registered charity with the Charity Commission for England
and Wales No 1167706, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in
England under no 09982274, whose registered address is 270 Kings Road, London
SW3 5AW, United Kingdom and it is regulated by The Charity Commission.
2. Your personal data – what is it?
Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data.
Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other
information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such
possession. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data
Protection Regulations (GDPR) Act (2018) and the Data Protection Act 2018.
3. What information do we collect?
We will only collect, hold, use or share your personal data in ways that are described
here and in a way that is consistent with our obligations and your legal rights.
Any personal details that are entered into The Cancer App remain private to
the user. We do not have access to, or collect, any of this personal
We may, however, collect, store and use the following kinds of data.
(a) Information about your device and about your visits to and use of this app
(including your device ID, geographical location, length of visit and number of page
views). Any information we receive is anonymous and will only be used for the
purposes of analysing use of the app and informing any future improvements
(b) Information that you choose to provide to us for the purpose of giving feedback
on The Cancer App or for making contact with the Screw Cancer charity
4. Using your personal data
Personal data submitted on The Cancer App is not accessible to Screw Cancer
merely by your using the app. Any personal data you chose to share directly with
use your personal information to:
(a) enable your use of the services available in the app
(b) Send you notifications that you have specifically requested.
(c) Provide third parties with statistical information about our users - this information
will not be used to identify any individual user
(d) Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the app
We will not provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of
We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents,
suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set
In addition, we may disclose information about you:
(a) To the extent that we are required to do so by law
(b) In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings
(c) In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing
information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk) -
6. Security of your personal data
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss,
misuse or alteration of your personal information.
Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot
guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
7. Policy amendments
occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.
8. Your rights
Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with
respect to your personal data: -
• The right to request a copy of your personal data which we hold about you
• The right to request that we correct any personal data if it is found to be
inaccurate or out of date
• The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer
necessary for us to retain such data;
• The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time
• The right to request that the data controller provide the data subject with his/her
personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data
• The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of
your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;
• The right to object to the processing of personal data.
• The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
9. Third-party websites
The app contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for privacy policies
or practices of third-party websites.
data, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or write to the Data
Protection Lead, Screw Cancer Limited, 270 Kings Road, London SW3 5AW.
To exercise your relevant rights, queries or complaints you can contact the
Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email
https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/ or at the Information Commissioner's
Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF
Last updated: December 2020