Privacy Statement

Akong Memorial Foundation is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to our website. By making a donation, or contacting us by email, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy. Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.

Information we collect

When you make a donation through the website or contact us via email we will receive and keep basic personal information about you. The type of data we collect is personal data that is voluntarily submitted in order that we can fulfil your wish to support the charity’s activities, and so that we can contact you periodically to update you about the progress of those activities.

Personal Data

We will receive and hold personal information (name, address, telephone, email, as well as your specified donation plan) when you make a single or regular donation via WorldPay on the website. Card details, entered onto the donate section of the website, are held by WorldPay, and are not shared with the charity itself.

If contacted by email we may retain this contact information, unless requested to refrain from doing so.

How we use this information

We may use the information we hold about you in the following ways:

  • To keep track of your donations and to contact you in the case of any changes to them
  • To keep you updated about our activities via the newsletter

How we store your personal data

All information you provide to us is held securely in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. Paper records are kept as a back-up for accounting purposes when you make donations through the website. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to the website.

Confidentiality

Akong Memorial Foundation does not rent or sell mailing details to any third party.