Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Statement covers Childreach International, its subsidiary Childreach International (UK) Ltd, and its website.

Organisation Name: Childreach International
Address: 23a Hand Court, London, WC1V 6JF
Controller: Mr Firoz Patel

If you have any questions regarding our privacy statement, please contact

This Privacy Statement only covers Childreach International's website and the information Childreach International collects and processes. Any other websites or organisations which may be linked to by our website are subject to their own policy, which may differ from ours. You can access Childreach International's home page and browse the site without disclosing your personal data.

Childreach International are legally obliged by the Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that we only use this information for the purpose for which it was collected, and to ensure that it is kept securely.

Data Collection and Purpose Specification

When you contact Childreach International regarding our activities, register as a supporter, send or receive information or make a donation to us, you provide us with personal information. We collect the information and data you may volunteer to Childreach International while using our services. When you provide us with your personal data, such as your name, address, telephone number or email address, you consent to the collection and use of this information for a specified purpose with Childreach International, i.e. newsletters, future volunteering programmes and event invites.

We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private. If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, we offer you the means to consent to this new purpose: by indicating in a box at the point on the site where personal data is collected.

Your personal information enables us to supply the services you have requested. It will also enable us to contact you where necessary concerning any donation or transaction you have undertaken.

We may use your information to contact you for your views on our services and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the website or our services. Further, where you have consented, we might also use your information to let you know about other products and services which we offer which may be of interest to you and we may contact you by post, telephone or fax, as well as by e-mail. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know.

In all other cases, the personal information you provide to us will be held on our computers in the UK and may only be accessed by or given to individuals working for Childreach International itself.

Confidentiality / Security

Childreach International use a third party website via Virgin Money Giving, Just Giving, Active Europe or Charities Aid Foundation for donations, where their transmission methods do provide secure transmission.

Unless required to do so by law or to protect our own interests, Childreach International will not otherwise share or disclose any of the information you provide to us without your consent and we will not sell your personal information without such consent.

We do not give visitors to our website the option of using a secure transmission method to send us their personal data, unless they do so by donating via Virgin Money Giving, Just Giving, or Active Europe or Charities Aid Foundation, where transmission of all information is secure.

All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of your personal data we hold, are obliged to comply with our privacy policy and respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data.

We will retain your information for a reasonable period after which the information will be destroyed securely.

Your Rights

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives people the right to access the information held about them by organisations You are entitled to see the information we hold about you and you may ask us to make any changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date and reflects any change in preferences you may have previously expressed about the way in which we can use your personal information.

Upon receipt of a written request, we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you, within 40 calendar days as stipulated by the Data Protection Act 1998. We will provide the information without any charge. To make a request for a copy of your personal data please send an email to

In order to prevent fraud and to ensure we are not disclosing your personal data to the wrong person, we may ask you for a copy of an official document that clearly authenticate your name, and current address. This is a standard practice in all applications for personal data under the Data Protection Act 1998
We allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate, you may have the data erased.

Changes to our privacy statement

We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement. Any changes to our privacy statement in the future will be posted to the website, our forms and, where appropriate, through e-mail notification.

This privacy statement is governed by the Data Protection Act 1998.

April 2009