By visiting this website, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Policy.
Information you give us: You may give us information or personal data by filling in forms on our website or by corresponding with us by telephone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information which you may provide when applying to us for assistance or when making a donation to the Charity. The information you give us may include your name, job title, organisation, address, e-mail address and phone number, and financial and credit card information.
Information we collect about you: With regard to each of your visits to our website, we may automatically collect the following information:
We may use the information held about you in one or more of the following ways:
In relation to applications for grants or other assistance, we will only use the information you provide to manage your application. We may contact you to ensure your information remains accurate and up to date. We will delete your detailed information when we no longer require it to manage your application, but may keep a summary record of any grants or other assistance which has been provided.
We will not, without your express consent, provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking ‘Tools’, ‘Internet Options’ and ‘Privacy’, and selecting ‘Block all cookies’ using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
The Charity may share personal information, as necessary, with our service providers, agents, sub-contractors or other relevant third parties so that we can provide the services you have asked for, or to process your donations, or to carry out any other obligations arising from any contract or agreement entered into between you and the Charity.
The Charity may also disclose personal information to other employees, volunteers or trustees of the Charity.
The Charity does not permit these third parties to use such information for any other purpose than to perform the services they have been instructed to provide by us.
We may also need to disclose your information to the extent that we are required to do so by law or in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings.
The Charity will use all reasonable endeavours to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information, and to ensure that you provide personal information in a secure and confidential environment. When the information is no longer needed it will be destroyed or permanently rendered anonymous.
To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.
The Data Protection Act (DPA) gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
The DPA also gives you the right to request that your data is not used for any of the above purposes. If you do not wish your personal details to be used by the Charity for any or all of the above purposes, please contact us as indicated below.
Sons & Friends of the Clergy is a charity registered in England and Wales, number 207736.