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Privacy Statement

Preservation of your privacy is important to Railway Mission and we are committed to letting you know how we use your personal information and to making only responsible use of your data. Railway Mission will not share or distribute your personal information to third parties. 

References to “we”, “us”, “you” or “our” in this Privacy Policy are references to the Railway Mission, an incorporated charity registered in England and Wales as a company (No. 06519565) and as a charity in England and Wales (No. 1128024) and in Scotland (No. SC045897).

1. Information about you

1.1   We will collect personal information from you when you or your organisation enquire about our activities, register as a member with us or subscribe to one of our communication methods. This may include your name, title, email address, physical address, telephone numbers and job title.  We may also ask for some additional, non-personal information.

2. Our use of this information

2.1   Your personal information will only be used to process your requests, to provide you with information about the work of the charity, and to provide you with information relating to our chaplaincy services and all other activities which we think you may be interested in. 

2.2   We will not share your information with our partners or other organisations.

2.3   Methods of communication employed by Railway Mission are for engaging with supporter groups:

  • News Magazine
  • Letter
  • Annual Railway Industry Report‎
  • Weekly Prayer E-mail (Via Mailchimp)
  • E-mail
  • Social Media

2.4   Railway Mission will endeavour to sensitively present the needs of the charity. This will include requests for prayer, physical assistance at events and financial appeals.

You can sign up to receive communications from Railway Mission by completing the http://www.123contactform.com/form-2632326/My-Form

Please note: If you wish to unsubscribe from our mailing list this can be done by either writing to Railway Mission, Rugby Railway Station, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3LA, e-mailing office@railwaymission.org or by calling us on 07718971919 with your request.

3. Security

3.1   We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of information you give us.

3.2   Communications in connection with the charity and our activities may be sent by e-mail. For ease of use and compatibility, communications (other than payments where applicable) will not be sent in an encrypted form unless you require it and provide the certification to enable us to communicate with you in that way. E-mail unless encrypted is not a fully secure means of communication. Whilst we endeavour to keep our systems and communications protected against viruses and other harmful effects we cannot bear responsibility for all communications being virus-free.

4. Cookies

4.1   If cookies are used they will only be used to assist the purposes set out in this privacy policy, but cookies will not be used if we do not consider them to be necessary. Please read our Cookie Use Policy for more information.

5. Other information

5.1   If you would like us to correct or update any information, or if you would like information deleted from our records, then please email us at office@railwaymission.org

5.2   This privacy policy may be updated from time to time, so please check it periodically.

5.3   Links within our sites or associated websites to other websites are not covered by this privacy policy.



Cookie Use Policy

1. What are cookies

  • A cookie is a small piece of data or message that is sent from a website’s server to your web browser and is then stored on your hard drive. They’re generally used to improve your user experience by – for example – remembering what’s in your online shopping basket or keeping you logged in on a website as you navigate from one page to another. Cookies can't read data off your hard drive or other cookie files and do not damage your system.

2. How we use cookies

2.1   First party cookies

  • The only first-party cookies we use allow Google Analytics to monitor the performance of our website. Soon we will use cookies to store login information and remember preferences so you may want to check what these cookies are when this happens.

2.2   Third-party cookies

  • We only use essential third party cookies to process – for example – your registration or process a payment you have made. Without them, you would simply lose information from one page to the next. Please see https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/ and https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/cookie-full
  • We also use social media (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube) and their buttons to connect with/to their websites, so read their cookie use policy to check what information they're collecting on you too.

2.3   Email marketing

  • Our email (which includes some but not all member communications) may be trackable at an individual level, allowing us to determine, for example, opens and link clicks. This information is generally used to help assess the effectiveness of communications. Please see https://mailchimp.com/legal/cookies/

3. How to change your cookies

3.1   First party

  • Your web browser settings allow you to refuse any cookie or to alert you to when a cookie is being sent. They also allow you to control cookies stored on your hard drive.

3.2   Third party

  • The above applies but as mentioned before the only third party cookies we use are essential to complete certain tasks, therefore if you disable them, the thing you’re trying to do won’t work.

3.3   Email Communications

  • Email Communications are essential in this digital age, so if you wish to disable tracking then please unsubscribe from our E-mail list. This can be done by either unsubscribing at the bottom of your most recent email sent from us, or by calling us on 07718971919, but please note, unsubscribing from ANY Railway Mission E-Mail communication will prevent any future communications being sent to that email address.

4. What cookies we use

Please note: if you change your cookie settings, some of the features on our site may not work as well as we intend. 


Website Terms & Conditions

This website is owned and operated by the Railway Mission. References to “we”, “us”, “you” or “our” in this Privacy Policy are references to the Railway Mission, an incorporated charity registered in England and Wales as a company (No. 06519565) and as a charity in England and Wales (No. 1128024) and in Scotland (No. SC045897).

You may not alter this website in any way or post onto or transmit to this website any material containing software viruses or files which may damage or disrupt the good working order of computer or telecommunications equipment.

1. Copyright

1.1   The materials contained on this site are either the copyright of individual contributors or of the Railway Mission and may be subject to other intellectual property rights.

2. Use of this website

2.1   The following acts are prohibited in respect of this website and any of the content featured on it:

• Reproduction, including without limitation the extraction and/or storage in any retrieval system or inclusion in any other computer program or work, without the prior consent of the Railway Mission or the copywriter holder. If you wish to reproduce any content, you must contact us and we may charge a fee.  Please contact office@railwaymission.org who will be able to advise accordingly.

• Altering, transforming or building upon any content contained in this website.

• All copyrights and trademark notices, marks, disclaimers and other such elements must be preserved and upheld at all times.

3. Links to third party sites

3.1   This website may contain links to websites operated by third parties. The operation of these websites is outside the Railway Mission’s control and you proceed at your own risk. We do not endorse or sponsor, and are not liable for the products, services or content you access through any linked site.

4. Data protection

4.1   We will collect, use, store and disclose your personal details in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

5. General

5.1   If any part of these terms and conditions are not enforceable, this will not affect the enforceability of any other part.
5.2   These terms and conditions are governed by English Law and all disputes will be submitted to the nonexclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.