If you have any comments or questions about this policy, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Personal data that we process
The following table explains the types of data we collect and the legal basis, under current data protection legislation within the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018 on which this data is processed.
|Purpose||Data (key elements)||Basis|
|Enquiring about our organization and what we do||Name, email, message||Legitimate interests – it is necessary for us to read and store your message so that we can respond in the way that you would expect.|
|Subscribing to email updates about our work||Name, email||Consent – you have given your active consent.|
|Making a donation||Name, email, address, payment information||Legitimate interests – this information is necessary for us to fulfil your intention of donating money and your expectation of receiving a confirmation message.|
|Website functionality||Website activity collected through cookies||Legitimate interests
– it is necessary for us to store a small amount of information, usually through cookies, to deliver functionality that you would expect, such as remembering the contents of your donation inputs before you have fully completed the process.
2. How we use your data
When you supply personal information to us, we are legally obliged by the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 to ensure that the information you have provided is only used for the purpose for which it was intended, and to ensure that the data is kept securely.
We will only use your data in a manner that is appropriate considering the basis on which that data was collected, as set out in the table at the top of this policy.
For example, we may use your personal information to:
- reply to enquiries you send to us;
- handle donations that you initiate;
- where you have specifically agreed to this, send you marketing communications by email relating to our work which we think may be of interest to
3. When we share your data
We will only pass your data to third parties in the following circumstances:
- you have provided your explicit consent for us to pass data to a named third party;
- we are using Mailchimp purely for the purposes of processing data on our behalf and we have in place a data processing agreement with those third parties that fulfils our legal obligations in relation to the use of third party data processors;
- we have no control over, and are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of these third parties
- we are required by law to share your
4. How long we keep your data
We take the principles of data minimization and removal seriously and have internal policies in place to ensure that we only ever ask for the minimum amount of data for the associated purpose and delete that data promptly once it is no longer required.
Where data is collected on the basis of consent, we will seek renewal of consent at least every three years.
5. Rights you have over your data
You have a range of rights over your data, which include the following:
- Where data processing is based on consent, you may revoke this consent at any time and we will make it as easy as possible for you to do this There will always be ‘unsubscribe’ links at the bottom of our marketing emails/newsletters).
- You have the right to ask for rectification and/or deletion of your
- You have the right of access to your
- You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner if you feel your rights have been infringed.
If you would like to access the rights listed above, or any other legal rights you have over your data under current legislation, please get in touch with us.
6. Cookies & usage tracking
We describe below what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will aﬀect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
The Cookies We Set
- Cookies may be used to remember if you have already registered for our email newsletter and signed up for regular news updates to ensure you only get relevant notifications
- Cookies are used to ensure that your donation payment is processed properly and that your details are remembered throughout the
- We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy
Hopefully, that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us at email@example.com