Volunteers Foundation Privacy & Cookies Policy
The Data Protection Act is based on the right of the individual (the Data Subject) to know what information is being held about them, and how the information will be used. The Act sets out principles to ensure that personal data is:
• processed fairly and lawfully
• obtained only for specified purposes
• relevant to the purposes for which it is processed
• accurate and kept up to date
• not kept for longer than is necessary
• processed according to the rights of the Data Subject under the Act
• protected against unauthorised processing, accidental loss or damage
• not transferred to areas outside of the European Union (including via websites)
VF holds personal information on volunteers and supporters. VF is committed to safeguarding your privacy, while providing a high quality of service. Volunteers Foundation will treat your personal information as confidential and your details will not be given or sold to anyone.
What personal information we collect and how we use it
If you support us, for example make a donation, volunteer, register to fundraise, sign up for an event, we will usually collect:
Your contact details
Where it is appropriate we may also ask for information relating to your health (for example if you are taking part in a high risk event).
We will mainly use your data to:
Provide you with the services, products or information you asked for
Administer your donation or support your fundraising, including processing gift aid
Keep a record of your relationship with us
Ensure we know how you prefer to be contacted
Understand how we can improve our services, products or information.
Use of Your Email Address
If you provide us with your email address when you register, at any of our fund-raising events or else, we will occasionally send you email with our newsletters, recommendations or notices of events.
Who We Share It With
Volunteers Foundation will not give, sell, rent, or lease your personally identifiable information to others.
The Volunteers Foundation web site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are ‘clicking’ to another Web site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites, as their privacy policies may differ from ours.
We collect user feedback. We do not typically respond to user feedback in the form of email. We do collect testimonials that appear on the site from our feedback forms, but only after we have obtained permission from the senders.
Correct/Update/Delete User Information
Users can update, correct, or delete their personal information held by Volunteers Foundation by contacting us.
How to Contact Us
Registered Charity in UK and Wales number 1140407 |London, UK
All information gathered on the Volunteers Foundation site is stored and maintained in secure facilities that limit access to authorized personnel only. All Volunteer Foundation’s volunteers are briefed about the charity’s privacy and security policies on a regular basis.
Notification of Changes
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