Privacy Policy

At The Katie Haines Memorial Trust (KHMT) we take your right to privacy very seriously. The following statement describes how The Katie Haines Memorial Trust collects and uses information about people who read our newsletter and visit our website. The Policy may change from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you are informed of the most recent changes. By using our website you are agreeing to this Policy.

Who we are
We are The Katie Haines Memorial Trust (KHMT) a small, family run charity set up to raise awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning following the death of Katie Haines from carbon monoxide poisoning. The Katie Haines Memorial Trust is a Registered Charity 1140558 and the Registered Address is C/o Osborne Samuel Gallery, 23 Dering Street, Mayfair, London W1S 1AW. Alternatively you can telephone 0208 605 9980.

Collection of information
The Katie Haines Memorial Trust is the sole owner of the information submitted by you anywhere on this site. KHMT will never sell, share or rent your information that you have submitted to this site to third parties. If you make a donation online your card information is not held by us, it is collected by our third party payment processors, Virgin Money Giving, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions.

Newsletter Database
The Katie Haines Memorial Trust maintains a database of people who have contacted the organisation and who have consented (by “opt-in”) to remain on the database for the purpose of receiving the KHMT Newsletter sent out 2-4 times a year. The information required is solely your name and email address. If you have received information from us because you are on the database and your personal information changes or you no longer wish to be contacted by KHMT, we will correct, update or remove information on request. You can request changes by emailing or calling Avril Samuel on 0208 605 9980

The KHMT website may include links to websites run by other organisations. KHMT is not responsible for the privacy practices of other organisations’ websites. You would need to read their privacy policies outlined on their personal websites.

Sensitive information
As with all the personal information you provide to us, you can be assured that any sensitive information you choose to supply will be kept in accordance with the terms of the Act and only used in accordance with this privacy policy.

As an individual, you have a right under the Data Protection Act 1998 to obtain information from us, including a description of the data that we hold on you. Should you have any queries concerning this right, please contact

How we use cookies
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage 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.

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. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.