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Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice sets out how Pagan Aid collect, store and use information about you when you use or interact with our website and where, why and how we otherwise obtain or collect information about you.

Who we are
Pagan Aid is a Registered Charity in England and Wales.  Our charity number is 1158075 and our contact details are available on the contact page .

Who is collecting the data

Data controller: Pagan Aid

How we collect or obtain information about you:

  • when you provide it to us (e.g. by contacting us, subscribing for our newsletter or making a donation on our website),
  • from your use of our website, using cookies, and
  • occasionally, from third parties.

What data is being collected

Information we collect: name, contact details,  information from cookies, information about your computer or device (e.g. device and browser type), information about how you use our website (e.g. which pages you have viewed, the time when you view them and what you clicked on, and the geographical location from which you accessed our website (based on your IP address), bank details when you make a donation or payment.

How we use your information

For administrative and charity related purposes (particularly to contact you and process memberships and donations made via our website), to improve our charity and website, to advertise fundraising campaigns, to inform you of news about Pagan Aid, to analyse your use of our website, and in connection with our legal rights and obligations.

What is the legal basis for processing the data

When you make a donation, join as a member or sign up to receive information from us, you are giving us consent to use your data for that purpose.

Will the data be shared with any third parties

Only to the extent necessary to run our charity, to our service providers, to fulfil any contracts we enter into with you, and where required by law or to enforce our legal rights.

How will the information be used

Information will be used to manage the business of the charity in line with the consent that you have provided for its use, e.g. membership, supporter newsletters and donations.

How can the data subject raise a complaint

Via our contact page.

How long we retain your information

For no longer than necessary, taking into account any legal obligations we have (e.g. to maintain records for tax purposes), any other legal basis we have for using your information (e.g. your consent, performance of a contract with you or our legitimate interests as a charity).

How we secure your information

Using appropriate technical and organisational measures such as storing your information on secure servers, encrypting transfers of data to or from our servers using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology, encrypting payments you make on or via our website using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology, only granting access to your information where necessary.

Use of cookies

We use cookies on our website including essential, functional and analytical cookies.

Transfers of your information outside the European Economic Area

In certain circumstances we transfer your information outside of the European Economic Area, including to the United States of America. Where we do so, we will ensure appropriate safeguards are in place, including, for example, that the third parties we use who transfer your information outside the European Economic Area have self-certified themselves as compliant with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.

Your rights in relation to your information

  • to access your information and to receive information about its use
  • to have your information corrected and/or completed
  • to have your information deleted
  • to restrict the use of your information
  • to receive your information in a portable format
  • to object to the use of your information
  • to withdraw your consent to the use of your information
  • to complain to a supervisory authority

Sensitive personal information

As a charity dealing with religion, all data we collect that personally identifies you is classed as sensitive data.