We are committed to protecting the personal information of all visitors to our website. The policy below sets out how we treat information about you.
What information do we collect?
Any information that is individual to you and can be used to identify you is classed as personal information.
The following are examples of what can constitute personal information: your name, date of birth, email address, postal address, telephone number.
We may collect personal information directly from you when you enquire about our activities; carry out transactions relating to us or in relation to this website, including orders of our goods or services; seek assistance; make a donation; provide us with information for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and newsletters; or otherwise give us your personal information.
Using your personal information
Your personal information may be used in the ways described below:
1) To provide you with information, support, services or products and to respond to enquiries or process requests;
2) For administrative purposes;
3) To inform you of changes to our services or policies;
4) To improve your experience by personalising the website and creating a profile of your interests and preferences;
5) To send you email notifications, if requested; or,
6) To send you our newsletter and other marketing items about our fundraising activities and business which we think might be of interest to you.
In the event that we wish to use your personal information for other purposes, you will be specifically notified.
We will not, without your express consent, provide any third parties with your information, but we may, insofar as is reasonably necessary, share your details with our trusted service providers who are authorised to act on behalf of the Foundation, Scholarship Fund, Research Limited, and associated organisations.
We may disclose your personal information to the extent that we are required to do so by law; in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings; or for the purposes of fraud and credit risk reduction.
Prior to any use of your personal information, your consent will always be sought either by giving you the option to refuse its use by saying ‘no’ or, for sensitive personal information, by asking you to tick a box specifically authorising us to use it. When we seek your consent to using your details, we will inform you of our intentions for use and, except as described in this policy, we will not use it for any other purpose.
Security of personal information collected
We maintain reasonable physical, electronic and administrative procedures and security features to protect your personal information against unauthorised or inappropriate access, loss, misuse or alteration. However, as complete security of data transmitted over the internet cannot be guaranteed, any transmission of information by you is made at your own risk.