Privacy Policy

WorldShare promises to respect any personal data you share with us and keep it safe. We aim to be clear when we collect your data, why we need it and what we expect to do with it.

We only hold data which, as far as we can ascertain, is accurate and up-to-date and which is required of us by law or necessary to process your donation. We won’t pass your details onto anybody else nor do we buy data from third parties or obtain personal data from the public domain.

When do we collect information?

  • When you give it to us directly: When you make a donation (one-off donation or regular donation), fundraise, or when you sign up for our email list or prayer calendar subscription

  • When you express an interest in our work: when you ask to receive information and updates from us
  • When we collect it as you use our website - See cookie policy

What personal data do we collect?

If you support us by making a donation, or fundraising, we usually collect the following:-

  • Your name
  • Your contact details
  • Your credit card details (for one-off payments)
  • Your bank details (for regular payments)

How do we use it?

  • To process your donation including processing Gift Aid
  • To send you updates highlighting the impact of your donation(s) or fundraising
  • To send you information about our activities or prayer requests
  • To keep a record of your relationship with us
  • To ensure we know how to contact you

How do we keep your data safe?

We ensure there are appropriate controls in place to protect your personal details, whether on hard copy (paper) or in electronic form. Policies are in place to ensure that only authorised people see the personal data of supporters. Any data no longer needed is destroyed.

We periodically review who has access to personal data that we hold to ensure that your information is only accessible by appropriately trained staff or volunteers.

All data will be kept on computers in secure premises and backed up to secure storage. Where it is necessary for operational reasons to hold data on portable computers, then this will be the minimum necessary and will be guarded by password security.

Your rights

You have a right to see what personal data we hold about you. You can request access to any information we hold about you by contacting us. We do not accept these requests by email and will require proof of identity to enable us to ensure that we only provide personal data to the correct person. Contact us by post to; Data Protection Compliance Officer, WorldShare, Armstrong House, Doncaster DN9 3GA.

Please let us know of any changes of address or if there are any discrepancies in the personal data we hold and we will correct them.

You also have the right to stop us using your personal data at any time. If you wish to opt out of receiving marketing or other communications, please contact us info@worldshare.org.uk  

If you have any questions, please send these to Data Protection Compliance Officer, info@worldshare.org.uk Your request or enquiry, will receive a response within 10 working days.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computers hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. 

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. 

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.