Scripture Union International takes your privacy seriously. The information you provide through our website will be held under the Data Protection Act 1998.
We know that your privacy is very important to you. We recognise the importance of protecting the privacy of information that we may collect from online visitors.
We aim to be as clear as possible about how and why we use information we may gain from you via this website.
Compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 underlies all of our personal information privacy practices. We also have a Data Protection policy which governs how we use the information that we collect about you on this website.
Data Protection Statement
Scripture Union International’s data protection statement is as follows:
Data Protection Act 1998: By providing your personal details you agree to allow Scripture Union International to contact you by mail, email, telephone or SMS text message in connection with its charitable purposes. Scripture Union International does not make personal data available to external individuals or organisations.
How we collect information about you
Scripture Union International does not capture and store any personal information about individuals who access this website, except where you choose to give us your personal information.
These could include requesting resources, booking into an event, making a donation, or by sending us an email.
Scripture Union International does not receive or hold any credit card details for donations/payments made via this website. All credit card payments are handled by Paypal.
Why we collect information about you
To provide you with information about our work including events, resources, fundraising and any other services described on our website.
To make sure we have an accurate record of all donations received.
To enhance or improve your experience on our website. When you indicate your preferences through our registration forms or through your use of our site, we may use this information to personalise the site to better meet your needs.
Who sees your information?
The information we collect through our website will be used exclusively within Scripture Union International. We do not pass any of your personal information to any other organisations and/or individuals without your express consent.
To minimise the risk of unauthorised disclosure of your information, we may use some of your information to verify who you are when you contact us.
Our Use of your information
The information that you provide to Scripture Union International will be used to provide you with information about our work including events, resources, fundraising and other services and activities described on our website.
By providing information you are agreeing to receive mailings that communicate the work of Scripture Union International.
By providing your email address you are agreeing to your email address being used for the purposes of receiving emails that communicate the work of Scripture Union International.
How long do we keep your information?
How long we keep your information collected through our website depends on the context in which you provided it.
We will keep information that is necessary for us to provide mailings for resources and for statistical purposes.
We will keep records of any financial transactions you enter into with us for a minimum of six years. This will enable us to meet with accounting requirements and respond to any questions from you that arise during that period. Gift Aid forms and transactions must be kept for a minimum of 12 years after the Gift Aid is no longer valid.
Viewing the information we hold about you
You may request details of all the information Scripture Union International holds about you by submitting a written request to our data protection officer. There is a charge for this service of £10 for each request. Write to: The Data Protection Officer, Scripture Union International, PO Box 282, Didcot, OX11 8ZZ, UK. Please include a telephone number and/or email address to enable us to contact you.
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