Terre des hommes (uk)

Privacy Policy

Terre des hommes UK Privacy Policy

Terre des hommes UK is committed to protecting your personal data. Respect for your privacy is central to our commitment to individual rights. Please read this policy carefully to understand how we collect, use and store your personal data.

The processing of personal data is carried out by or on behalf of Terre des hommes UK. Terre des hommes UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (1169367).

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy or our processing of your personal information, please contact ukoffice@tdh.ch

Introduction

This Privacy Policy explains (i) which information is collected when you access and use the Internet pages accessible at http://www.tdh.uk (the “Platform”), (ii) how we use the information collected, and (iii) the level of security we provide to protect this information.

By accessing and using the Platform, you accept this Privacy Policy. The policy may be modified at any time to take into account new commercial or technological practices or legislative modifications.

Data collection

We collect data in connection with your access to and use of the Platform. In particular, we may collect personal data such as your name, sex, date of birth, address, payment information, e-mail address, telephone number, language preference, profession and any other information that may be used to identify or contact you in connection with your access to and use of the Platform (“Personal Data”).

Use of collected data

Data that have been collected and transmitted is used for the purposes mentioned at the time of collection, which include performing activities and furthering our humanitarian goals. In particular, we use this data to communicate targeted information concerning our activities, financial support (including support for our projects and actions) and subscriptions to our electronic newsletter.

We will keep and delete your information according to our internal policies and will keep it no longer than reasonably necessary for the purposes for which we hold it, taking into account relevant legal and regulatory retention requirements (e.g. tax or health and safety requirements) and operational considerations.

Third-party websites

The Platform may contain links or references to third-party websites, including websites for local delegations that are managed and supervised by these local delegations. This Privacy Policy does not apply to these third-party websites or to the practices of other companies or individuals that Tdh does not control. You must find out about and review the privacy policies of third-party websites that you visit, as these policies govern the collection and use of your Personal Data when you visit these websites. Subject to legal limits, Tdh cannot be held liable for the privacy practices of third-party websites.

Communication to third parties

We do not communicate your Personal Data to third parties, except to our partners and/or subcontractors when this is necessary to perform the goals for which data were collected. For example, when you make a donation for our financial support, your payment information is only transmitted to the company that is subcontracted to manage and cash your donation.

International transmission

Your personal data are processed in the United Kingdom but may also be stored and used in other countries. It should be noted that these locations may include countries that do not guarantee the same standard of personal data protection as the United Kingdom. By submitting this data to us, you accept this transfer.

Cookies

To improve the uses and features of our Services, we use “cookies” that may automatically save Personal Data. A cookie is a small data file that is saved on your electronic device. When you access and use the Platform, the cookie identifies your electronic device. We also use cookies to measure the Platform’s traffic, use and features.

If you do not want cookies to be saved on your electronic device, you must configure your Internet browser or electronic device to refuse cookies before using the Platform. If you do not do so, you consent to the collection and processing of the data collected. This may affect or prevent your use of the Platform or some of its features.

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Modifications

We may modify this Privacy Policy at any time as we see fit. By accessing and using the Platform after these modifications, you accept the modified Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy in force when data is collected and used governs the collection and use of this data.

Right of access and modification

Unless otherwise required by law, we will provide you with a summary of data collected and processed on request. Subject to any contrary legal provisions, you will be given the opportunity to correct, update, modify or delete this information by sending a request by e-mail to ukoffice@tdh.ch

Applicable law and place of jurisdiction

This Privacy Policy is subject to UK substantive law, except its conflict-of-law rules.

Any complaint, claim or dispute must be filed with the competent courts for Tdh’s UK offices, subject to any appeal filed.

Updated June 2019