Children of Peace is committed to protecting your privacy and understand the need for appropriate protection of all personal information provided to us by you. This policy should help you understand the importance that we attach to this issue and our commitment to comply with UK legislation and international standards.
Children of Peace uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of its online visitors. At our site, we do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This means that we do not require you to register or provide information to us in order to view our site. Children of Peace only gathers personally identifiable data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. For example, personally identifiable information may be collected in order to respond to a stated desire to volunteer time to Children of Peace, or to make a financial donation online or to show support for our work. This information is used solely by Children of Peace or other entities involved in the operation of this site for internal purposes. Children of Peace lists are never sold to third parties. We will only share personally identifiable information with third parties when (i) the person submitting the information authorizes us to share it; (ii) sharing the information is a necessary operation of the site, for instance, to process a credit card transaction, or (iii) we are required to by law. Children of Peace has no control over or responsibility for the data collection and use practices of third parties that process online donation credit card transactions.
Credit/Debit/Charge Card Information
We care about the safety and security of your transaction. We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any third parties.
All credit card transactions are protected through high grade encryption and security protocols. We strive to follow good practise at all times.
Contributions may also be made by calling: 0870 300 1064 (UK Donor Line). You’ll find full details on making donations to Children of Peace by looking at the Donations section of this site.
Should you decide that you no longer wish to donate, or you have made a mistake, you can ask us to refund your donation, which we will be happy to do. You must make this request within 14 days of the original transaction.
To arrange this, please email email@example.com with details of your name, date of transaction and the original amount, should you require a full or partial refund. We will process this as soon as possible and send you a confirmation email when we have done so. The funds should be back in your named account within 7 – 10 days.
We collect three kinds of information from visitors to this site: e-mail registration information, personal contact details and site usage information from server log files.
Server log files allow us to record visitors’ use of the site. Children of Peace puts together log file information from all our visitors, which we use to make changes to the layout of this site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it. Log files do not contain any personal information.
We strive to be compliant with these requirements of GDPR 2018…
- Breach notification. Under the GDPR, we must inform our users within 72 hours if any breach occurs that might compromise their data.
- Right of access. Users have a right to access the information we have about them. We may charge a fee of £10.
- Right to be forgotten. Users have the right to ask us to delete their accounts and all personal information we have.
- Right to portability. Users will be able to request that we forward their records to other ‘controllers’ or services if need be.
- Note. We will need to confirm the identity of the user prior to complying with above three points.
- Privacy by design. This site runs through WordPress, and this has GDPR compliance built into the setup. And is continuously updated. We assure you that our systems are as secure as we know how. And we are continually monitoring, and seeking to improve, our security setup. We may be held liable for data breaches if our system isn’t secure by design. In other words, we can be held responsible for failing to take precautions to protect user information.
Controlling your personal information
You may request details of personal information which HCF hold about you under the GDPR 2018. If you would like a copy of the information held about you please contact us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or write to
Children Of Peace Head Office,
1st Floor, The Roller Mill, Mill Lane,
Uckfield, East Sussex.
TN22 5AA UNITED KINGDOM.
If you believe that any information we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, or you wish to request the deletion or removal of your personal data where there is no compelling reason for its continued processing, please email or write to us as above as soon as possible. We will promptly remove or correct any information as requested.
In addition to maintaining privacy and security controls over information you share with us, Children of Peace works to accurately process your contribution information. During business hours, staff are available to answer questions about your financial donation. Use the form on the Contact Us page.
Children of Peace uses error-checking procedures to make certain transactions are processed completely and accurately. As necessary, changes are made to improve our systems. Independent external and internal audits are conducted to ensure the privacy, security and appropriate processing of your information on our site.
Children of Peace adheres to a strict Child Protection Policy. We welcome children who wish to learn more about our organization and, where appropriate, find opportunities to serve their communities through Children of Peace’s volunteer activities. However, we encourage this only with their parent’s knowledge and supervision. All children under the age of 16 must first obtain the permission of a teacher, parent or guardian before volunteering for Children of Peace.
Thank you for visiting our site.
Questions or comments?
Please contact us and we will respond as soon as possible.
Resources and more information
GDPR information www.eugdpr.org
Data Protection Act 1998 www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1998/29/contents
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 – guide www.ico.org.uk/for_organizations/privacy_and_electronic_communications/the_guide