Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how African Children’s Fund uses any personal information we collect about you when you use this website.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you in the form of name, address and email, when you complete the form on our website to register for our newsletter, when you enquire about fundraising, when you volunteer for us or when you make a donation. We also collect information on your tax payer status if you tell us your donations are eligible for Gift Aid. We use cookies on our website, however these do not collect personal data.

How will we use the information about you?

African Children’s Fund takes care to protect your personal information and does not share it with any third party.

We hold and process supporters' personal data for a number of reasons:

·       To keep supporters updated about our projects, fundraising activities and appeals 

·       To keep a record of donations made and to claim Gift Aid on donations

·       To support volunteers

·       To support community based fundraising

·       To ensure we do not send unwanted information to supporters or members of the public who have informed us that they do not wish to be contacted

How will we store the information about you?

African Children’s Fund stores the information you provide us in secure, protected systems which are only accessible by authorised staff with username and password entry.

Marketing

If you have consented to receive marketing in the form of our emailed newsletter or by post, you may opt out at any point by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each newsletter or by emailing or writing to us.

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us at address at the bottom of the page. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity, however cookies used on this website do not collect any personal information about you. For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

Other websites

Our website contains links to external websites including JustGiving for donations and Mailchimp for newsletter sign-up. This privacy policy only applies to African Children’s Fund and our website  www.africanchildrensfund.org so when you link to other websites, you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 21 May 2018.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you.

By email: info@africanchildrensfund.org

By post: Silverbirch House, Cow Lane, Longworth, Abingdon, OX13 5EJ