Privacy Policy

Your online privacy and security is very important to the National AIDS Trust.

What information do we collect?

In order to review and improve NAT's website we collect certain types of statistical information about web visitors. This includes IP addresses, web pages visited and length of visits. None of this information enables NAT to identify individual users.

In certain circumstances, we ask for more detailed personal information, for instance if you order publications, join our mailing list, make a donation or place an order through the online shop.

How does NAT use your personal information?

Personal information provided is stored securely and will be used for the purpose stated at the time of collection. NAT may also use information that you have given to us to provide you with further information that we feel may be of interest to you. You can opt out of receiving any future communications from NAT at both the time the data is collected or later by calling 020 7814 6767.

Our online surveys are used to monitor NAT's work and ensure we are providing an effective service to our users.


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

The Commissioners Group pages use "cookies" to remember information allowing Commissioners to log in automatically however these pages are not accessible to the general public.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.For instructions on how to do this visit 

Is information shared with any third party?

We do not pass on personal information to any external third party unless clearly stated otherwise or we are legally compelled to do so.

Donations are processed through our partner organisation BT MyDonate, who will transfer relevant data to NAT. BT MyDonate operates Secure Sockets Layer technology (SSL) which encrypts your financial information and prevents interception by a third party. Further information on BT MyDonate's privacy statement can be found on their website

For more information about NAT's Online Shop privacy policy visit the online shop.

Updated June 2012.