Privacy Policy

Purple Lights for pancreatic cancer – privacy policy

We take your right to privacy very seriously. This privacy policy tells you how and why we use the information you give us. Any personal information will be treated in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, which came into force in 2000.

About us

Purple Lights for pancreatic cancer is a collaboration between charities Core, Operation Henry, Pancreatic Cancer Action, Pancreatic Cancer Scotland and Pancreatic Cancer UK.  

Core is the working name of the Digestive Disorders Foundation, a registered charity in England & Wales No. 1137029. Registered office: Core, 3 St Andrews Place, London. NW1 4LB.

The Operation Henry Trust UK is a registered charity in England & Wales (1085021) and Scotland (SC044969).

Pancreatic Cancer Action is a registered charity in England & Wales (1137689) and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England & Wales No. 07272699. Registered office: Pancreatic Cancer Action, Unit 9, Oakhanger Farm Business Park, Oakhanger, Hampshire, GU35 9JA.

Pancreatic Cancer Scotland is a registered charity in Scotland (SC041740).

Pancreatic Cancer UK is a registered charity in England & Wales (1112708) and Scotland (SC046392) and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales, No. 05658041. Registered office: 6th Floor Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SP.

Unless the circumstances of use indicate otherwise, a reference in these terms of use to “we”, “us” or “our” is a reference to the parties involved in this collaboration and a reference to “you” is to you, the user of this website.

Collection of information

Information you give us may include your name, contact details, information about your health, or any other information you give us.

Purple Lights for pancreatic cancer is the sole owner of the information submitted by you to us in any way. This may include filling in form on this site, or any other ways you contact us.

How will we use personal information?

We will use your information to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us.

We may use your information to compile anonymous statistics and research in the course of our work, to help us ensure we are meeting the aims of the campaign, and improve what we do.

Pancreatic Cancer UK and Pancreatic Cancer Action will have access to the Purple Lights for pancreatic cancer mailbox and respond to correspondence in relation to the campaign.

Pancreatic Cancer UK will store your information on behalf of Purple Lights for pancreatic cancer and may share your information with carefully chosen suppliers or third parties in order to provide you with further information on the work and activities of the campaign. We may also need to disclose your information if required to do so by law. However, we will never sell or rent personally identifiable information that you have provided to us to third parties.

How do we protect personal information?

We take appropriate measures to ensure that the information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date. We use secure systems to store information. And we keep it only for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it was intended, or for as long as we are legally required to keep it.

Please be aware that email is not recognised as a secure means of communication. If you choose to send private information to us by email, you do this at your own risk.

Your consent

By providing us with your personal data, you agree to the collection and use of any information you provide, in accordance with the above purposes and this privacy statement.

Analysing how people use our website

This website uses Google Analytics, which is provided by Google, to look at how people use the site. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer. They help us understand people’s interests and preferences, to make sure the website is as easy to use as possible.

The information produced by the cookie about how you use the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information to compile reports on website activity for us, and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not link your IP address with any other information held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, However, please be aware that if you do this, the website may not work as well as it should. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes we’ve described above.


Our website includes links to websites run by other organisations. Purple Lights for pancreatic cancer is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other websites so you should check their privacy policies.

Accessing your information

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee), and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.


We may revise this privacy policy from time to time. Any change will take effect once the revised privacy policy is available on this website. Please check the policy regularly for any changes.
If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please email us.