Data Protection Policy
Barnabas Aid will endeavor to safeguard the privacy of its website visitors. This document explains the website data processing practice. This applies to online donors, as it does to offline donors.
What information do we collect?
We will collect personal details appropriate to the service you require. In some areas, this may simply mean registering your name, address and email details. Other on-line forms will require more information.
What do we use personal information for?
There are various reasons that we need to collect personal data. For example, we may need your contact details for correspondence purposes for product ordering etc. Subject to your prior consent, we may send you news updates or action requests. In any event, we will only ever ask for information that is absolutely necessary and does not constitute an invasion of privacy.
Sharing your information
We share information between Barnabas Aid organizations. We will never knowingly share your information with any other third party, nor sell your information.
Please note that in agreeing to share these details you have not forfeited your rights as prescribed under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Barnabas Aid will continue to apply the same level of care to safeguard your privacy as we always have done. Your service entitlement from the Barnabas Aid will not be affected should you decide not to allow your data to be shared in this way.
In the event of any request to receive email updates we will continue to send emails until we are informed otherwise.
Information to improve our site
We collect web statistics automatically about your visit to our site based on your IP address. This information is used to help us track what people are doing on the site so that we can improve it. We don’t use this information to identify you as an individual and you will remain anonymous, unless you’re asked to identify yourself by completing a form or an online transaction.
Access to Information – Data Protection and You
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you can make a formal request for the following information:
- clarification that your personal data is being processed by Barnabas Aid
- a description and copy of such personal data
- the reasons why such data is being processed
- details of to whom such data is made available
If you wish to receive such information please send your request to:
6731 Curran Street
McLean, VA 22101