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Data Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Abigail Ministries uses and protects any information that you give us.

Abigail Ministries is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Abigail Ministries may change this policy from time to time and the changed version will be found on the web site www.abigailministries.org . You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25/05/2018.

What we collect

We may collect, or you may provide us with the following information when you contact Abigail Ministries of your own volition.

  • First name, last name and, if supplied, email address.
  • Demographic information including address, city, country, postcode and phone number.
  • With Gift Aid forms – your signature will be retained only on the original of the form you completed. (Signatures are required by HMRC to show you wish Abigail Ministries to make that claim)
  • Some information may come to Abigail Ministries via your donations being passed through “Giving” organisations.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information for the following purposes:

  • Distribution of Newsletters and Issuing of Reports
  • Acknowledging donations
  • Claiming Gift Aid on eligible donations
  • Responding to e-mails and enquiries made via the web site (When the web site access is available)
  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may contact you by phone or email if there is specific news about a part of the work of Abigail Ministries with which you have previously shown an interest.

Do we share personal data?

No. We will not pass your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

Abigail Ministries cannot control the information we receive about you if the contact is via a “Giving” organisation such as Just Giving, Virgin Money or Stewardship Service. Such “Giving” organisations will have their own Privacy Policy to protect your personal information.

Links to other websites

Our website, may in the future, contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting external sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information.

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information as above, you may change your mind at any time by contacting Abigail Ministries by e-mail or by post. You will appreciate that any changes requested by telephone cannot be recorded.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation 2018. If you would like a physical copy of the information held on you. Please write to Abigail Ministries, PO Box 811, Harrow, Middx, HA2 2EG.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Should you relocate, it would be very helpful if you could kindly advise us, so we can amend our records

We’ll hold on to your information for as long as you wish to receive contact about the work of Abigail Ministries.

Right to be forgotten You can request to have ALL data that we have stored on you to be erased from our system. To do this, either please email us at abiministries@aol.com or write to the address above, but kindly include your name.

Abigail Ministries, Registered UK Charity No 1106824


Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.

To learn more about cookies, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org. You will also find details on how to block and delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

The Cookies We Use

Google Analytics – These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

This data helps us to understand:

  • Which pages people visit on the site
  • Which internet browsers are being used
  • What is popular on the site
  • Which interactive tools are used by visitors

You can find out more about Google’s cookies on their privacy policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also install the Google Analytics Opt-out tools in your browser: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

YouTube & Vimeo – If you play an embedded video on our site, there may a cookie set by YouTube or Vimeo containing anonymous, non personally-identifiable information about the number of playbacks of embedded videos. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page. You can find out more on the Google Privacy Policy (Google owns YouTube): http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ and the Vimeo Privacy Policy: http://vimeo.com/privacy

Sharing Tools – If you use one of the ‘Share’ buttons, an anonymous cookie may be set by addthis.com to help you to easily bookmark/share selected pages through a number of popular social networks. They also help us know what pages are being bookmarked/shared. You can find out more on the AddThis Privacy Policy: http://www.addthis.com/privacy

If you ‘Like’ or ‘Tweet’ using these services, third party websites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service (like Facebook or Twitter). We do not control these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these cookies.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on the this website.

External Links

We are not responsible for the availability or content of external sites that may be linked to, from the site. If you find a broken link or if you have any questions or concerns about a link, please contact us.