Privacy policy

Childlife is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy online. This statement describes how Childlife collects and uses personal information about people who visit our websites. The terms of this statement may change, so please check it from time to time.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Childlife, Westmead House, Westmead, Farnborough, Hants, GU14 7LP.

What information do we collect?

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site This includes information provided when signing up to take part in a running or other sponsored event, Direct Debit instructions and other forms of donations
  • Details of transactions (including the purchase of Christmas cards and event places such as marathons) you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your orders.
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data.

When we do collect personally identifiable information, it will only be used for the purpose you provided it for.

We will not sell or rent your personal data to any third party. We do use third party suppliers who work on our behalf, for example to process your donation or to send newsletters out.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.

If you require further information or have a query relating to our Privacy Policy please email

Last updated April 2016

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file stored in your browser by a website. This can then be read by the website and/or third party websites.

Why do I need this information?

It is now law in the UK to let a user know that a website is storing a cookie on their browser and get informed consent before doing so. This means explaining what is stored and what it is for so a user can choose whether to accept it or not.

What cookies are used on Childlife site?

We use third-party cookies from Google Analytics listed below to track aspects of your visit to our site. We use this information to improve the quality and use of the website, content and presentation based on the popularity of certain pages or which pages get the fewest unique visitors so we can make content more applicable to our users.

We also use first-party secure cookies for forms, sign in and shopping on our website. We use these cookies to make our site run smoothly and enable you to buy or sign up to things securely.

What if I don’t want cookies?

You can opt-out of Google Analytics Tracking across all websites at:

You can disable cookies by using your individual browser options. For more information about how to manage cookies on specific browsers please go to the browsers respective websites.

Last updated April 2016