PRIVACY POLICY

 

This privacy policy explains when and why we collect personal information about our members and subscribers, how we use it and how we keep it secure and your rights in relation to it.

 

We may collect, use and store your personal data, as described in this Data Privacy Policy and as described when we collect data from you.

 

We reserve the right to amend this Data Privacy Policy from time to time without prior notice. You are advised to check our website [www.changeforghana.org] for any amendments.

 

We will always comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when dealing with your personal data. Further details on the GDPR can be found at the website for the Information Commissioner [www.ico.gov.uk]. For the purposes of the GDPR, we will be the “controller” of all personal data we hold about you.

 

We are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our visitors to our web site. By visiting the site, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

 

Who Are We?

 

Change For Ghana are a non-profit organisation. We aim to create a community of like-minded individuals that will provide Ghana with the change it requires to be sustainable and support our President's mission of developing a nation without foreign aid.

Change For Ghana is the ‘controller’ of your personal information and is responsible for it. This privacy policy explains how we, Change For Ghana, may collect and use the information you give us.

What information do we collect?

We collect personal information when you:

 

  • Visit our website

  • Sign up to our mailing list

  • Place an interest in joining our team

  • Take part in our events

  • Make a donation

  • Communicate with us (either online, by email, phone or SMS)

  • Enquire about ‘Change For Ghana’ in general

 

This information includes:

 

  • Names

  • Email addresses

  • Telephone numbers/mobile numbers

  • Date of birth

  • Information about why you would like to join the team

  • Any other personal information provided to us


 

What do we do with your information?

Any information we collect from you will be used in the following ways:

  • To contact you about updates to our website, upcoming fundraising events and any relevant information relating to ‘Change For Ghana’.

  • To manage donations and enquiries (including team member applications and sponsorship requests)

  • To help us improve your experience on our website

  • To send regular emails (if you have signed up to our mailing list, we will use your information to tell you what we have been up to, share new volunteering opportunities, contact you if we need you to provide additional information and ask for feedback)

 

You can unsubscribe to our mailing list at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by informing us at info@changeforghana.org.

 

Please note that ‘Change for Ghana’ are not interested in selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes.


 

How do we keep your information safe?

 

We may pass your personal data to third parties who are service providers, agents and subcontractors to us for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (e.g. to print newsletters and send you mailings). However, we disclose only the personal data that is necessary for the third party to deliver the service and we have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure and not to use it for their own purposes.


 

How long do we keep your information for?

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as it is lawful and necessary to do so. We will review your personal data every year to establish whether we are still entitled to process it.

 

Your rights:

You have rights under the GDPR:

  • to access your personal data

  • to be provided with information about how your personal data is processed

  • to have your personal data corrected

  • to have your personal data erased in certain circumstances

  • to object to or restrict how your personal data is processed

  • to have your personal data transferred to yourself or to another business in certain circumstances.

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