Our commitment to data protection and privacy

Hope for Children knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate you trusting that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This Privacy Policy explains our practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used by Hope for Children. It applies to donor information that we collect both online and offline.

If you have any questions about this notice, please contact us in writing (Unit 6 The Progression Centre, Mark Road, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7DW), email hope@hope4c.org or call 01442 234651.
 

Data Protection and Privacy Policy

In addition to the personal information that you submit to us, we may collect aggregated data generated by our systems and third parties (Google Analytics) to assess site usage and performance. This type of data and analysis does not track or store any personally identifiable data and is collected using the following technologies:

Web Server Logs - Our web servers may collect certain information such as IP address, pages visited, time of visits, and referring website.

Cookies - Cookies are simple text files stored by your web browser that provide a method of distinguishing among donors and visitors to the website. Hope for Children uses cookies to identify your browser as you visit pages on the Hope for Children website or sites in the Hope for Children media network. 


Where do we transfer and store information?

Hope for Children is based in the United Kingdom, and any information transmitted to us may be stored, accessed, or processed in the United Kingdom. Residents of some other countries, including residents of the European Union, should be aware that the laws of the United Kingdom may not offer the same protections as the laws of your home country.


 

Our commitment to data protection

To help 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. For example, we secure our machines with mandated encryption protocols to secure our user/company data. We also use industry accepted tools and techniques such as SSL to protect against unauthorised access to our systems. Additionally, all sensitive information is stored in secure repositories both in-house as well as secure cloud-based web apps.


Your access to data, and your choices

You have the right to access any data that we hold about you. Please refer to the Information Commissioner's Office for further details. 



Additional information

Links - Our website may contain links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another site that is governed by that site’s privacy policy.

Changes to this privacy statement - We may modify this privacy policy from time to time - the latest update is noted below. If you have any questions about changes to the policy please do get in touch.

Communicating with us - If we need to contact you about the privacy or security of your information we may be obliged do so by telephone, email, or mail. 


Last update: Feb 19