38 Degrees is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors. We believe you have the right to privacy on the web. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
1. What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:
(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views;
(b) information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any contribution you make to us;
(c) information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us e.g. your email address and other personal information when you sign up;
(d) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters; and
(e) any other information that you choose to send to us.
The 38 Degrees website uses "cookies" to help personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize 38degrees.org.uk pages, or register with 38degrees.org.uk site or services, a cookie helps 38degrees.org.uk to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information. When you return to the same 38degrees.org.uk web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the 38degrees.org.uk features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the 38degrees.org.uk services or other web sites you visit.
3. How will we use your personal data?
We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer the website;
(b) improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
(c) enable your use of the services available on the website;
(d) send statements and receipts to you, and collect payments from you;
(e) send you general (non-marketing) communications;
(f) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
(g) send you marketing and fundraising communications relating to 38 Degrees and our campaigns, which we think may be of interest to you;
(h) provide third parties with statistical information about our users - but this information will not be used to identify any individual user; and
(i) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website
(j) make petition submissions to third parties, where you have signed the petition and the third party is a target of the campaign to which the petition relates
Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.
We will not sell, rent or share your personal data with third party organisations.
We have a refund policy in case you make a donation in error. If you contact us within 7 days of making the donation we will return it to you within 40 days without charge.
If we are unable to use your contribution for the purpose you specify, either because of oversubscription or for another unforeseen reason, it is our policy to use your contribution for campaign advertising, public relations, advocacy or organising activities related to the campaign that you donated to. When you make a donation not related to a specific campaign we will use our discretion to decide where those funds are allocated.
5. Other disclosures
6. Security of your personal data
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. You are responsible for keeping your user details confidential.
7. Policy amendments
8. Your rights
On receipt of proof of identity and a written request you may have a copy of any information that we hold about you. Please e-mail the Website Manager firstname.lastname@example.org or write to:
The Data Protection Manager
8 Angel Gate
London EC1V 2SJ
We will reply within forty days.
9. Third party websites
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
10. Updating information
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated by contacting us via email@example.com
You may unsubscribe from 38 Degrees at any time by going to http://38degrees.org.uk/unsubscribe/ or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
The Data Protection Manager
40 Bowling Green Lane
London EC1R 0NE