2 Privacy statement
The Charity takes Your privacy very seriously and except as explained below will never pass Your personal details on to anyone without Your express consent.
3 The information we collect from You as a site visitor
The Charity collects information about the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of all visitors to its Website. An IP address is a number assigned to Your computer automatically when You use the Internet. This information is only collected in aggregate (in other words the Charity is not able to monitor Your individual usage of the site) and helps the Charity to monitor site traffic patterns in order to improve its service.
5 Personal information
5.1 When You make a donation on the Website the Charity collects:
5.1.1 Your first and last name
5.1.2 Your declaration of tax status
5.1.3 Your credit or debit card details (including card type card number and expiry date) and
5.1.4 Your billing address.
5.2 When You make a purchase on the Website the Charity collects the information set out in paragraph 5.1 above except a declaration of tax status.
5.3 The Charity will use Your payment details for the purpose of processing Your Order or donation via its secure payment partner.
5.4 If You make a Gift Aid declaration the Charity will pass it on to HM Revenue and Customs for the purpose of reclaiming tax. The Gift Aid declaration includes Your name and home address (which may be different from Your billing address) along with the confirmation that You are paying sufficient amounts of tax in the current tax year.
5.5 If any aspect of Your personal information changes please notify the Charity on firstname.lastname@example.org
6 Use of personal information
6.1 Apart from the uses set out in paragraph 5 the Charity gathers this information to allow the Charity to process Your application for membership (if applicable) and for other charitable activities.
6.2 The relevant information may be used by the Charity to communicate with You on any matter relating to the conduct of Your account and the provision of the general information about the Charity and any events or offers it may be promoting. If You would rather not receive this information please send an email message to email@example.com
6.3 The Charity may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help the Charity develop the website and its services and may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.
7 Security precautions to protect Your information
7.1 The internet is not a secure medium. However the transfer of online transaction data to and from the Website is protected by thawte.
7.2 The Charity also takes appropriate measures to ensure that the information disclosed to the Charity is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is intended to be used.
8 Legal Process
Although unlikely the Charity may be forced by law to provide personally identifiable information to the appropriate authorities.
9.2 If You are not satisfied with any aspect of it You must not continue to use the Website.
9.3 This policy may change from time to time and You are deemed to have accepted the current version each time You use the Website or any site powered by the Charity.
10 Questions and information