Privacy policy

Last Updated: 23rd October 2023

1. Introduction

Thank you for visiting our website ‘Caring about Dignity.’ We are committed to protecting your privacy and personal data. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect the personal information you provide to us when sharing your stories on our website.

2. Information We Collect

We collect the following types of personal information from users of our website:

  • Stories: When you submit your stories to our website, you may include personal information within your narrative. We will alter names and remove the exact location (e.g. the town) from stories before we publish them.
  • Contact Information: In order to publish your stories and contact you for further details if necessary, we collect your telephone number and email address.

3. How We Use Your Information

We use the collected personal information for the following purposes:

  • To publish and share your stories on our website and in reports and briefings, as per your consent.
  • To contact you for additional information or clarification regarding your stories.
  • To communicate with you about your submissions and updates related to our website.

We process your personal information based on the following legal grounds:

  • Consent: We obtain your explicit consent before collecting and processing your personal information.

5. Data Security

We take data security seriously and implement appropriate measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, please note that no method of internet transmission or electronic storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your data.

6. Sharing Your Information

We do not share your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes. However, we may share your stories on our website and in reports and briefing documents without disclosing your contact details, unless you do not consent to this.

7. Data Retention

We will retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law.

8. Your Rights

Under the GDPR, you have certain rights regarding your personal data, including:

  • The right to access and obtain a copy of your personal data.
  • The right to rectify inaccuracies in your personal data.
  • The right to request the erasure of your personal data.
  • The right to restrict or object to the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to data portability.

To exercise any of these rights or for inquiries related to your personal data, please contact us at

9. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for legal reasons. The most recent version will be posted on our website with the last updated date.

10. Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at