This policy covers any data that we collect from visitors and users of our website via the online membership forms, donation form and subscription to newsletter form that could be used to identify you as an individual. This will include information that we ask you to provide in order to provide you information about our programmes and initiatives– such as your email address, your name and your address and your telephone number. If you choose to use our online donate option or join as a BPF Premier Club member, then your financial information is only provided and used by PayPal on an independent basis as this is the only means of payment available on our website. PayPal may collect additional information from you of a financial nature, including your credit card number and your billing address that you may choose not to provide. For those individuals, who would like to donate or become BPF Premier Club members but would not like to use “PayPal”, they can contact our office on firstname.lastname@example.org for alternative methods of payment such as bank transfer or cheque etc. We may also collect information about your visit to our website, including the pages you view, the links that you click on and other actions taken within our website that is governed by the “Cookies Policy” and you may choose to opt out of enabling “Cookies” if you wish to do so. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your computer’s unique IP address.
Use of Personal Data
We will use your personal data in order to provide information to you about our programmes and initiatives, invite you to programmes events and share information about mentorships, internships / work placements, jobs and other opportunities as well as membership information that you request (including sending our BPF Premier Club membership card and benefits letter to you by post when you sign up to become a BPF Premier Club member) and to fulfil your requests for information from us and to assist in the progressing the work of our charity. We may use your information to contact you from time to time about the charity and to gather further information and feedback from you.
You may request that we stop using your personal data in this way at any time by contacting us using the details below. However, please note if you withdraw your consent it may prevent us from keeping you up to date and offering our services to you.
Disclosing your details to other parties
The British Pakistan Foundation does not share, sell, trade, lease or rent your personal information to other parties without your express consent. Aside from the circumstances below we will not pass your data on to any other party. In the following circumstances we may disclose your information:
- When you have given your explicit consent to share your data;
- When we are required to disclose your data in order toprovide any of the membership benefits to you that you have requested;
When we are legally compelled to disclose to governmental authorities.
- The only exception to this is if we are ever concerned that someone is a danger to themselves, or others, or we believe a child is at risk of harm.
Retention of your Data
We retain all data collected whilst you continue to actively be a member of the British Pakistan Foundation or until you request us to remove your details from our records.
All data held is protected using up to date industry standard procedures to keep it safe and secure and to prevent loss or unauthorised access.
Access to your Personal Data
It is your responsibility to ensure that any personal data you have submitted to us is accurate and up to date. To update any of your information please contact us using the details below.
Under Data Protection Legislation you also have the right to request copies of the information we hold about you. If you feel that any data we hold, handle or use is causing damage or distress or if you have any other complaints please contact us and we will endeavour to rectify the situation.
A cookie is a small text only string of information that we store on your computer’s hard disk when you visit our website. These are generally useful as they can provide information about you, for example that you have visited our site before, and so they enable us to quickly recall your details from our database.
Changes to this Policy
We may amend this policy from time to time, especially if there are any changes to UK or European Data Protection laws. It is your responsibility to regularly check this policy for any changes or updates.
The British Pakistan Foundation, 87 Wimpole Street, London W1G 9RL.
Tel: 0207 935 8890
Last Updated: February 2018