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CARE International UK Privacy Policy

CARE International UK is committed to protecting your privacy online.

We may collect and process data about you, some of which is capable of identifying you as a particular individual.  This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from your, or you provide to us, will be processed by us.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is CARE International UK or 9th Floor, 89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP, United Kingdom.

1. What personally identifiable information does CARE International UK collect about you?

We may collect and process the following information about you:

  1. information you provide when filling in forms on the Website such as your name, email address and address;
  2. records of correspondences with you;
  3. details of any transactions you carry out through our site such as donations to our work

The following information may be automatically collected through your use of the Website:

We use Google Analytics to collect anonymous information on site useage so we can track total visitors the Website along with other information such as pages viewed and referring website. For more information on Google Analytics please see http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/index.html.

Like many other sites CARE International UK uses cookies in order to provide you with a better, more personal web experience.  A cookie is a file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer and which enables the Website to recognise you.  Cookies cannot in themselves be used to identify you.  We may however collect the following information with such cookies:

If you do not wish to receive cookies you can easily modify your web browser to refuse cookies, or to notify you when you receive a new cookie. However, should you choose to refuse cookies, you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website such as interactive features.

For more information about cookies and for instructions on how to stop cookies being installed on your computer, please see www.allaboutcookies.org and http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies respectively.

We also use a system called 'UserFly' to record completely anonymously user sessions which track mouse movements and show which paths are taken around the website. Find out more about UserFly on their website.

2. How is CARE International UK using information about you?

Any information we collect about you from the Website is used to help us understand more about who visits the Website.

You may receive the following correspondences:

  1. communications (whether electronically or otherwise) about CARE’s work or that we feel may be of interest to you.
  2. periodic email newsletters from CARE.  The frequency of these newsletters may vary. You can chose not to receive these newsletters by unscribscibing at any time.

We do not distribute, sell or rent user information gained by you using our website to any third party. Occasionaly, however, we work with other organisations. Some of which may write to you for the mutual benefit of both themselves and CARE.

Should you not want us to use the information as set out above, please contact us stating your name and address.

3. Does CARE share your information?

Except with your consent, we will only share your personally identifiable information as set out in this privacy policy.

Certain pages on the Website indicate that information you submit will not remain with CARE alone.  Information submitted on the donation pages, for example, and as stated on that page, will be processed by our partner company that is providing the secure transactions.

We may disclose your information to third parties in order to comply with any legal obligations, or to protect the property and other rights of CARE including disclosing information for the purposes or protection against fraudulent activities.

We may need to share your information with our service providers, associated organisations and agents for administration and fundraising purposes, we will do the securely and only to companies we instruct to act on our behalf.

4. How does CARE store your information?

When we collect data from you we take reasonably necessary steps to ensure that it is stored securely on our systems and treated in accordance with this privacy policy.

Any payment transactions will be via WorldPay and/or PayPal. We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.

The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any data transmitted to our site and any transmission is at your own risk.

5. What are your rights?

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you before collection of data if we intend to use it for such purposes or if we intend to disclose it to third parties for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting us, giving your name address.

6. Can you update, correct, or delete your personally identifiable information?

CARE maintains high standards of accuracy in keeping your identifying information up-to-date. If you change email address or know that the information we hold about you is inaccurate or out of date, please contact us.

Persuant the Act, you have the right to make a written request to access the information held about you.  We reserve the right to impose a small administration charge for fulfilling any request for details on the information we hold about you.

7. Is there anything else you should know?

This website is intended for use by adults, CARE is not interested in collecting any personal information for users under the age of 18 and recommends that parents and/or guardians do not post, or permit others to post, any personally identifiable information with respect to persons under the age of 18.

8. Will this privacy policy change?

CARE may update or modify this privacy policy from time to time. Such changes will be posted on this page and, where appropriate and possible, notified to you via email. Please be sure to check this page periodically for changes.

This privacy policy was last changed and posted on the Website on 26th May 2010.

9. How can you contact CARE?

Questions, comments and requests regarding our privacy policy and the Website are welcome and should be addressed to:

Supporter Services, CARE International UK

89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP, United Kingdom

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Tel +44 (0) 20 7091 6000
Fax +44 (0) 20 7582 0728

Or please use the contact form.

We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties
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