Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

Philanthropy Connections Foundation respects your privacy and understands that privacy is essential to all our donors and supporters. This privacy policy sets out details about what data we collect and how we use it.

 

2. Website visitors

Philanthropy Connections Foundation operates the website www.philanthropyconnections.org. Here, we collect basic and anonymous data via our website. This data is used exclusively for internal purposes and is not sold to 3rd party vendors or advertisers.

 

2.1 Google Analytics

When someone visits our website (see section 2) we use Google Analytics to collect standard information about visitors to the sites and their behaviour (e.g. what pages they viewed). The data provided by Google Analytics is anonymised and in no way enables us to identify individual visitors. Please note that Google Analytics will place a cookie on your device to allow the service. For more information about how Google Analytics cookies work on websites visit: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

 

2.2. Use of cookies

In addition to the Google Analytics cookies we also use cookies in the following ways:

If you click on a link in one of our quarterly update emails, we will place a tracking cookie in your browser which we use to help determine the quality and engagement of our newsletters and communications.

 

2.3. Online donations

If you fill out one of our donor forms on our website, a notification email is sent to our info email account. All additional donor data (like credit card numbers or more sensitive information), is entered into our 3rd party donor platform and is secured through them. We do not keep or even accept credit card or sensitive personal information via our website.

 

2.4. Security

Our website host, email, and donor platform are all secured by 3rd parties off-site and are compliant with all international online security and privacy laws and regulations.

 

3. People who receive our newsletters

We use Mailchimp.com for delivering our email newsletters. As noted above, we make use of a tracking cookie to track the way our newsletters are read. Every time you receive our email newsletter we include a link to enable you to unsubscribe should you wish to stop receiving them.

 

4. People who email us

Our email service is provided by Google. Any emails we receive are stored on their servers.

 

5. Retention

Unless stated elsewhere in this document, we only store the data necessary to maintain accurate donor information for financial and transparency purposes. We will keep this data for as long as it is lawful for us to do so (this may be for as long as you are a donor or because of a legal obligation to retain the information, whichever is the longest).

 

6. Third party donation portal

We use DocData to process our online donations. They only use the data within their systems for this purpose and will not use your data for any other purpose.

 

7. Complaints, Comments and Questions

If you want to make a complaint, comment, or ask a question about the way we are processing your data, you can contact us at the following email: info@philanthropyconnections.org

 

8. How to withdraw consent and object to the processing

Where we are processing your data and needed to ask your permission to do so, you can withdraw your consent at any time. If you wish to stop receiving our marketing emails, you can do so, by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the email. Otherwise, you can contact us at the following email: info@philanthropyconnections.org

 

9. Erasure of your data upon request

Under some circumstances, you may request us to delete your data from our systems. Where this is possible (e.g. we don’t have any legal purpose for continuing to process your data), we will erase it from our systems. If you wish to exercise your right to be forgotten by our services, please do so be emailing us at info@philanthropyconnections.org

 

10. Access to your data

You have the right to ask us about what data we hold about you, how we process it and provide you with a copy of the information, free of charge and within one month of your request. To request any personal information we hold and process about you, we would prefer it if you could put it in writing or in an email to info@philanthropyconnections.org. We will need to verify your identity before providing the information and where necessary may contact you further to ensure we understand what data you are requesting.

 

11. Disclosure of information

We do not share any personal data with any third parties unless it is lawful for us to do so or if we are required by law to do so.

 

12. How to contact us

If you have any questions about how we collect and use your information not covered in this privacy policy, or if you wish to speak to someone about our approach to data protection and privacy, please contact:

Philanthropy Connections Foundation
3/7 Pa Phrao Soi 1,

Padad Muang

Chiang Mai 50100

Thailand

 

13. Changes to our privacy policy

We may change or update elements of this privacy policy from time to time or as required by law. The most current version of our privacy policy is available on our website at www.philanthropyconnections.org/privacy

 

14. Version Control

Version 1.0

Last edited 16 May 2018

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