Ghamidi.com (“we”) promises to take great care with your personal data, and we commit to protect any personal information we obtain about you. We aim to be clear when we collect your data, and not to do anything you would not reasonably expect.
What information do we collect?
We only collect personal data relevant to the type of interaction you have with Ghamidi.com. Our primary goal in collecting information is to provide you with a smooth and efficient experience while using our services.
Information you give us directly
In general, you can visit this Site without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself and our web server may collect the IP addresses. However we ask you for a range of personal information when you complete our online forms for specific purposes, such as subscribing to the newsletter or making a donation.
The personal information we collect, store and use might include:
Data protection laws recognise certain categories of personal information as sensitive and therefore requiring greater protection, for example information about your health, ethnicity and religion. We do not collect sensitive data about you.
When you visit this website
We also collect personal information about website (s) usage through cookies ( click here see the section on Cookies, Google Analytics and third party cookies ) and server logs, which track the IP addresses of users visiting our site and the pages they visit. This information will be used to manage the web system, troubleshoot problems and to improve the content of our site.
We also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google") to understand how visitors engage with our website and so we can improve it. See the section on Google Analytics below.
When you interact with us on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter we may obtain information about you (for example, when you publicly tag us in an event photo). The information we receive will depend on the privacy preferences you have set on those types of platforms.
Please note the personal details gathered by us may not be limited to the above-mentioned categories depending on that services you sign up for with Ghamidi.com.
How do we use your information
We may use your information for a number of different purposes, which may include:
With whom does Ghamidi.com share your information?
As a general rule, Ghamidi.com will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information, except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it. When you are using our secure online donation area you are going through to a partner companies, PayPal and World Pay and it is clear on the donation page when you are going through to their sites. The information you give, such as your credit card number and contact information is provided so that the transaction can take place.
Use of External Services
How long will Ghamidi.com keep your personal information?
We will only use and store information for so long as it is required for the purposes it was collected for. How long information will be stored for depends on the information in question and what it is being used for. For example, if you ask us to unsubscribe and not to send you marketing emails, we will stop storing your emails for marketing purposes (though we’ll keep a record of your preference not to be emailed).
We continually review what information we hold and delete what is no longer required. We never store payment card or bank account details information.
We review our retention periods on a regular basis.
How do we protect your personal information?
We take appropriate measures to ensure that we keep your information secure, accurate and up to date, and that we only keep it as long as is reasonable and necessary.
Although we use appropriate security measures once we have received your personal information, the transmission of information over the internet is never completely secure. We do our best to protect personal information, but we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to our website, so any transmission is at the user’s own risk. However, When you are using our secure online donation area you are going through to a partner companies, PayPal and World Pay to process payment securely according to the Payment Card Industry Security Standards.
Transferring your information outside of Europe
As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EEA. You should be aware that these countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EEA in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this policy.
If you use our services while you are outside the EEA, your information may be transferred outside the EEA in order to provide you with those services. We undertake regular reviews of who has access to information that we hold to ensure that your info is only accessible by appropriately trained staff, volunteers and contractors.
Accessing and updating personal info
The accuracy of your individual identifying information is important to Ghamidi.com. You can change any of your marketing preferences at any time (including telling us that you don’t want us to contact you for marketing purposes) by:
Use of 'cookies'
A cookie is a text-only string of information that we pass to your computer's hard disk through your web browser so that the website can remember who you are and your preferred contents language. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you.
For instructions on how to stop cookies being installed on your browser, please see www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites even if you access them using links from our website.
We do not knowingly collect information from children
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18 or knowingly allow such persons to provide us with their personal information. In the event we learn that we collected personal information from anyone under the age of 18, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.
If you believe that we might have any information from or about anyone under the age of 18, or if you wish to remove or request and obtain removal of content and information, please contact us at email@example.com
What are your rights?
Your legal rights
You have the right to ask us to correct any incorrect personal information we store about you, to delete personal information, or otherwise restrict our processing, or to receive an electronic copy of the personal information you provided to us.
To ask for a copy of the information we hold, or to ask us to correct or otherwise alter our current processing, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
No fee usually required
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal information (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
What we may need from you
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal information (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
Time limit to respond
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed acceptance of those changes.