How do we collect your information?
We collect information from you in a number of ways, for example when you:
Make a donation
Sign up to our campaign
Sign up to stay updated
We won’t collect or record your personal information unless you choose to give it us.
What do we do with your personal information?
We use the information you give us in the following ways:
To make sure we have an accurate record of all the donations we receive
To email you with news and information about DAF Foundation and our campaigns, but only if have agreed to this.
To find out more about you and the people who are visiting our website, donating or joining our campaign.
How we protect your personal details
We protect the privacy of everyone using our website and comply with the United Kingdom Data Protection Act, 1998. The Act includes strict rules on the storage and disclosure of the information you give us and is designed to prevent unauthorised access or loss of your information.
Read the Data Protection Act
We use secure server software (SSL) to encrypt any financial information you send when you donate or buy something. This software encrypts all your personal data so that these details cannot be accessed as they are transferred to us over the internet.
What are cookies?
Information we collect
- We use styling cookies to remember your preferences for page format, text size and other display preferences
- We also use session cookies to remember information when you make a donation, purchase a Gift of Sight or sign up to our campaign.
You can turn off cookies at any time, if you do you may notice that the site does not work as well and you may not be able to use every service.
You should also be aware that these websites are likely to be collecting information about you and your use of the internet. Check the policies of each site to find out how they collect information and how to opt out or delete the information.
External web services
We use a number of external web services on our site to display content within our web pages. For example, to display video we use YouTube. As with the social buttons, we cannot prevent these sites, or external domains, from collecting information on your use of the content we embed on our site.
Turning off cookies
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. The help function of your web browser will tell you how.