1.1 Action for Humanity is committed to protecting your personal data, whether you are a supporter of our cause, or a volunteer. In order to protect your data, please read this policy carefully. This will help you understand how we collect, use and store your personal data.
1.2 Action for Humanity is a registered UK charity; registration number 1154881. We are also registered with the Information Commissioners Office. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please feel free to contact our Data Protection Officer at the following address:
1.3 In drafting this policy, we have taken into account the following legislation, including:
3.1 By using our website, our social media pages (such as Facebook), subscribing to our services / notifications / marketing materials, donating to us and / or volunteering with us; you agree that we can place the types of cookies set out below on your device and use your data in accordance with this policy.
4.1 How do we collect information?4.1.1 We may collect information about you whenever you interact with us. For example, when you contact Action for Humanity regarding our events and activities, register as a donor or volunteer, send or receive information, engage with our social media or make a donation to us, you are specifically and knowingly providing our team with your personal information.
4.1.2 In addition, we collect aggregated or anonymous information about the services you use and how you use them. For example, when you visit our website, view or marketing materials, respond to our adverts and interact with us via social media. We may also receive information about you from third parties – for example, where you’ve given them permission to share your information or where we gather information from publicly available sources which we discuss below.
4.2 What information do we collect?
4.3 How do we use your information?
4.3.1 We may use your information in a number of ways and for a number of purposes including:
4.3.2 In particular, we may contact you for marketing purposes by email or text message if you have specifically provided us with your consent allowing us to contact you in this way. We may also send you acknowledgment communications via email or text, for example where you request services on our website, or you have made a donation by text.
4.3.3 We may send you information about our work by direct mail or telephone unless you have told us that you would prefer not to receive information in this way, only if you have provided us with your postal address or telephone number.
In particular, we may contact you for marketing purposes by email or text message if you have specifically provided us with your consent allowing us to contact you in this way. We may also send you acknowledgement communications via email or text, for example where you request services on our website, or you have made a donation by text. We may send you information about our work by direct mail or telephone unless you have told us that you would prefer not to receive information in this way, only if you have provided us with your postal address or telephone number. It is up to you to choose how you hear from us. If you express that you do not wish us to use your personal data for marketing purposes as outlined above, please tick the relevant boxes on the forms we use to collect your data, such as our donor forms, website when you make a donation, any of our marketing literature and materials and other direct communication we may have with you face-to-face, via emails or over the telephone. You can also update or change any of your marketing preferences at any time (including telling us that you don’t want us to contact you for marketing purposes) by:
Indicating that you do not wish to receive our marketing emails by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link in at the end of our marketing emails; Asking us to stop sending you marketing texts by sending us an “opt-out” text message, following the instructions we provide you in our initial text;