Privacy Policy

Home for Good 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. If your questions are not fully answered by the information below, please contact us (info@homeforgood.org.uk

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

Home for Good’s data protection statement is as follows:

Data Protection Act 1998: By providing your personal details you agree to allow Home for Good to contact you by mail, email, telephone or SMS text message in connection with its charitable purposes. Home for Good does not make personal data available to other individuals or organisations (without explicit consent), except under confidentiality agreement to Home for Good local movements.

How we collect information about you

Home for Good 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 signing up to receive news, requesting resources, booking into an event, making a donation, or by sending us an email.

Home for Good does not receive or hold any credit card details for donations/payments made via this website. All credit card payments are handled by our agents. Secure Server Software (SSL) is used to encrypt all credit card information sent from this website.

Why we collect information about you

To provide you with information about our work including mailings, 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 by Home for Good and Home for Good local movements. We do not pass any of your personal information to any other organisations and/or individuals without your express consent with the following exception:

Name and address details are passed to mailing houses to enable us to communicate effectively with our supporters and volunteers. 

Where such details are provided we have confidentiality agreements in place that restrict the use of your information to the purpose for which it is provided and ensure it is kept no longer than necessary.

To minimise the risk of unauthorised disclosure of your information, we will 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 Home for Good will be used to provide you with information about our work including newsletters, related mailings, 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 Home for Good.
 
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 Home for Good.

Home for Good uses MailChimp to send regular emails. By providing us with your details you are giving Home for Good your express permission to transfer your data to MailChimp. If you do not give this permission then Home for Good will not be able to send emails to you.

Each time you receive an email you will be able to update your preferences and subscribe or unsubscribe from regular emails via MailChimp.

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, other 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 Home for Good 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, Home for Good, 176 Copenhagen Street, London, N1 0ST. Please include a telephone number and/or email address to enable us to contact you.

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