Depending on what information you choose to share or what information we are legally required to collect, we may collect the following:
We collect information about you in the following ways:
You may give us your information when you visit our website, in order to subscribe to our newsletter, make a donation, leave a legacy or simply communicate with us. Sometimes when you support us, your information is collected by a third party who processes your donation, but we are responsible for your information at all times.
We do not buy information about individuals from companies that sell such details.
We need this information to be able to:
Any information we hold about you is kept secure through appropriate technical controls and systems. The information you choose to share with us through our website is also encrypted.
We ensure your information is only accessible to trained staff and contractors responsible for looking after it. Your information will only ever be read or used on encrypted hardware and reliable software.
Select Marie Stopes team members will have access to your information to carry out their job, such as team members who maintain our mailing database.
We may also engage with external organisations to process information on our behalf such as the Charities Aid Foundation. We will always ensure that our contract with them sets out our expectations and requirements as to how they should handle your information.
We may need to transfer your information to organisations located outside the UK. If we do, we will ensure that information is protected to a level which meets our standards.
We may have to disclose your details, where required by law, to the police, regulatory bodies or legal advisors.
We will never sell your information to third parties.
Your information will be kept as long as it is necessary for the purpose it was collected for, or longer, if required or authorised by law.
Information we collect and use about you is always within your control. This means that you have rights over this information. You can request the following:
If you would like to find out more about your rights, make a request or a complaint, please contact email@example.com.