Privacy Policy

OCD-UK is committed to protecting your privacy. This page explains our policy on collecting, storing, and processing your personal and financial information, and steps you can take to protect your privacy on our website.

This privacy statement outlines the privacy and data protection practices for all the websites operated by OCD-UK (, and

If you have any questions or concerns, please email the OCD-UK office.

Collecting personal information

OCD-UK do collect information from you, such as details you pass on to us when you make a donation, become a member, purchase goods or book for our events or fill in any online form on the OCD-UK website.

How we use your personal information

The personal information we collect from you is used to provide you with information, services or products you have requested and for administration purposes.

We never share or disclose your personal information with any other organisation. We may need to disclose your information if required to do so by law.

You may unsubscribe from our communications at any time by contacting the OCD-UK office.

Financial information

We only collect the financial information that you knowingly supply when making a payment or donation, such as credit card or debit card payments, through the OCD-UK website. This information is encrypted and stored on secure servers so that your transaction can be completed. We do not store this information ourselves, for those that make ongoing donations our secure payment provider, RBS WorldPay do safely store your personal data.

Site usage information

We collect site usage information, using cookies. This information gives us a better understanding of how the OCD-UK website is used, and how we can improve our services to our users.

  • Cookies are small text files of information sent from a website to your computer where it is stored on your hard drive. Most websites send cookies of some description. Cookies sent from our website do not contain any personally identifying information and are used solely to personalise your visits to the site. A cookie is created when you visit the OCD-UK website. You can choose not to accept cookies, or delete existing cookies, by adjusting your internet security preferences. However if you choose not to accept cookies some parts of our web site will not work properly.
  • If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer and you wish to block our website cookies, you can perform the following:
    • On your browser tools menu, select 'Internet Options'
    • Click on the 'Privacy' tab and then on the 'Edit' button
    • Type into the 'Address of website' field:
    • Click on the 'Block' button
    • Click on the OK button

    Other website browsers have similar cookie management abilities somewhere in their preferences settings, please refer to your browser's 'Help' facility.

    Maintaining your browser privacy

    Some of the information on our website relates to sensitive issues. If you would like to remove details of the pages you have viewed on our site from your computer, you can clear your browsing history. To do this adjust your internet security preferences.

    Third party external websites

    The OCD-UK website contains links to third party external websites. We cannot be held responsible for the content or for the policies of any third party external websites.

    Accessing your information

    You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. To request a copy, please contact the OCD-UK office.

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    OCD-UK is a non-profit making charity and not associated with any other organisation. Medical information is provided for education/information purposes only, you should obtain further advice from your doctor. Any links to external websites have been carefully selected, however we are not responsible for the content of these third party websites.