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Your privacy is important to the Catholic Medical Association (UK). We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors. This privacy statement sets out how we will treat your personal information.

Personal Data Collection

The Catholic Medical Association (UK) may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

  1. information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this websites (which may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, referral source, entry page, exit page, length of visit, number of page views, route taken through this website, and similar information);
  2. information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including payment for membership fees, events and donations;
  3. information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering as a member with us;
  4. information that you provide to us for the purpose of signing-up to our events;
  5. information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our emails and/or the Catholic Medical Quarterly; and
  6. any other information that you choose to send to us.

Using Personal Data

Personal information submitted to us via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy statement or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal data to:

  1. administer the website;
  2. improve your browsing experience;
  3. maintain our membership records;
  4. tailor our events to our members;
  5. send you a hard copy of the Catholic Medical Quarterly;
  6. send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;
  7. retrieve Gift Aid from any of your donations and membership payments, where you have indicated that you would like us to do this;
  8. send you communications relating to the activities of the Catholic Medical Association (UK);
  9. send you information about events that you have signed-up to via our website;
  10. guide us on how to adequately cater for events;
  11. send to you our newsletter and other communications, relating to our Association or to carefully-selected third parties, which we think may be of interest to you, and which we will stop at any time if you inform us that you no longer wish to receive these communications;
  12. contact you personally to ask for your input to the work of the Catholic Medical Association (UK), where you have specifically given us this permission; and
  13. deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.

Personal Data Security

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

The Catholic Medical Association (UK) will use our website to collect and temporarily store the personal data you provide, before it is securely transferred to our electronic database, and deleted from the website.

Specific items of data you provide will also be transferred to our account on Mailchimp, the online marketing platform. This allows us to more easily send you relevant emails in a way that protects your contact details. You can read Mailchimp’s Privacy Policy here:

The website directs you to PayPal, a secure online payment gateway, to process your payments and donations. By carrying out a transaction on PayPal, you are subject to PayPal’s Privacy Policy. You can read this here:


We may disclose information about you to any of the Council members of the Catholic Medical Association (UK) as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy statement.

In addition, we may disclose your personal information:

  1. to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  2. in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  3. in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights; and
  4. to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

Except as provided in this privacy statement, we will not provide your information to third parties.

Your Rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.  Provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity.

We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.

You may instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes by email at any time. 

Privacy Statement Update

We may update this privacy statement from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes. 

We may also notify you of changes to our privacy statement by email.

Other websites

The website contains links to other websites that are not under the control of and are not maintained by the Catholic Medical Association (UK). The Catholic Medical Association provides these links for your convenience only. Inclusion of a link to another web site does not imply that all aspects of the work undertaken by the individual organisation is in accordance with either the views of the Catholic Medical Association (UK) or the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The Catholic Medical Association (UK) cannot be held responsible for views expressed publicly by members of other organisations and does not wish to imply any dissent from Catholic teaching by the inclusion of such links for information of readers with an interest in Catholic medical ethics and the care of patients with social justice needs.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or our treatment of your personal information, please write to us by email to the or by post to 39 Eccleston Square, London, SW1V 1BX, England.