How we respect privacy when we deal with personal information collected by our organisation.
If you have any comments or questions about this policy, feel free to contact us at email@example.com.
1. Personal data that we process
The following table explains the types of data we collect and the legal basis, under current data protection legislation within the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 on which this data is processed.
|Purpose||Data (key elements||Subscribing to email updates about our work|
|Subscribing to email updates about our work||Name, email, address, payment information||Legitimate interests – this information is necessary for us to fulfil your intention of donating money and your expectation of receiving a confirmation message.|
|Website functionality||Website activity collected through cookies||Legitimate interests|
– it is necessary for us to store a small amount of information, usually through cookies, to deliver functionality that you would expect, such as remembering the contents of your donation inputs before you have fully completed the process.
2. How we use your data
The Foundation for Consumer Freedom Advancement (FCFA) discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The Foundation for Consumer Freedom Advancement (FCFA)’s behalf or to provide services available at The Foundation for Consumer Freedom Advancement (FCFA)’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using The Foundation for Consumer Freedom Advancement (FCFA)’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Foundation for Consumer Freedom Advancement (FCFA) will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, The Foundation for Consumer Freedom Advancement (FCFA) discloses potentially personally identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental requests, or when The Foundation for Consumer Freedom Advancement (FCFA) believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Foundation for Consumer Freedom Advancement (FCFA), third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of https://thefcfa.org and have supplied your email address, The Foundation for Consumer Freedom Advancement (FCFA) may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with The Foundation for Consumer Freedom Advancement (FCFA) and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The Foundation for Consumer Freedom Advancement (FCFA) takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
3. How long we keep your data
We take the principles of data minimisation and removal seriously and have internal policies in place to ensure that we only ever ask for the minimum amount of data for the associated purpose and delete that data promptly once it is no longer required.
Where data is collected on the basis of consent, we will seek renewal of consent at least every three years.
4. Rights you have over your data
You have a range of rights over your data, which include the following:
- Where data processing is based on consent, you may revoke this consent at any time and we will make it as easy as possible for you to do this There will always be ‘unsubscribe’ links at the bottom of our marketing emails/newsletters).
- You have the right to ask for rectification and/or deletion of your information.
- You have the right of access to your information.
- You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner if you feel your rights have been infringed.
A full summary of your legal rights over your data can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website here: https://ico.org.uk/
If you would like to access the rights listed above, or any other legal rights you have over your data under current legislation, please get in touch with us.
5. Cookies & usage tracking
We describe below what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will aﬀect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
The Cookies We Set
- Cookies may be used to remember if you have already registered for our email newsletter and signed up for regular news updates to ensure you only get relevant notification.
- Cookies are used to ensure that your donation payment is processed properly and that your details are remembered throughout the transaction.
- We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.