The Royal College of Nursing is a membership organisation, trade union and professional body. Together with the RCN Foundation, an independent charitable Foundation and RCN Publishing Co Ltd (RCNi) our media company providing up-to-date health care information for the whole nursing workforce, we are the RCN Group.
To help us provide a service to our members, customers and employees, the RCN Group collects and processes certain personal information as described below:
Some of this information is provided by, and personally identifies, you for example name, email address and bank details.
We also collect information from the RCN Group services you’ve used. For example, searching our websites, signing up to an event or clicking an online advert. This helps us to find out what information is important to you so that we can improve the services we offer.
We use the information you provide us to deliver, tailor and improve our services.
We only keep your information for as long as you have a relationship with us and where there is a legitimate reason to do so.
We may share your information with other RCN Group companies, and any subcontractors, agents, or service providers who work for us or other RCN Group companies. We will only do this with your consent. We may also share your information with others outside of the RCN Group, such as regulators, or solicitors and barristers who may be supporting your case. With your permission, we may contact you on behalf of selected third parties.
Your information may be transferred and stored in countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA), including some that may not have laws that provide the same level of protection for personal information. When we do this, we’ll ensure your information has the appropriate level of protection such as encryption.
You have the right to access the information that we hold about you, the right to ask us to update incorrect or incomplete details and the right to object to, or restrict, the processing of your personal information.