This policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations and requirements of the users and the website owner. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.
Southend Emergency Fund and SAVS
Southend Emergency Fund is under the auspices of SAVS https://savs-southend.org/
Southend Association of Voluntary Services: Registered Charity: 1063655 – A Company Limited by Guarantee: 03351855.
This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy to take steps to protect the privacy of users throughout their visiting experience. This website sets out to comply with UK law.
Card and Financial Details
We do not store credit card details nor do we share financial details with any 3rd parties.
Donating money and claiming Gift Aid
If you make a financial donation through the website we will retain the personal information you give us for financial audit processes, communicate with you about your donation within your permissions, and administer any giftaid claim that you have given us permission to make. We process transactions on the website through https://stripe.com/.
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the user with a tailored experience within the website. Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computer’s hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer.
Contact, Communication and Completion of Webforms
Users sending messages through this website or completing webforms on the website do so at their own discretion and they provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.
This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services offered or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed to third parties.
We use the email list to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely. No personal details are passed on to third parties apart from Mailchimp.
Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity.
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.
In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations, subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed in each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will be detailed instead.
Requesting data held about you by this website
Under the Data Protection Act you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links include clickable text / banner / image links to other websites. The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Adverts and Sponsored Links
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively. Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.