This is the privacy policy for Vision Aid Overseas, registered charity (in England) no. 1081695.

Our registered address is:

Vision Aid Overseas
12 The Bell Centre
Newton Road
Crawley
West Sussex
RH10 9FZ

Tel: +44 (0)1293 535016
Email: fundraising@visionaidoverseas.org

Vision Aid Overseas is registered with the Information Commissioner for the United Kingdom.

What personally identifiable information does Vision Aid Overseas collect?

When you contact Vision Aid Overseas regarding our activities, register as a supporter, send or receive information or make a donation to us, you provide us with personal information. Vision Aid Overseas keeps a record of the information you supply and also any information about  financial transactions undertaken.

How does Vision Aid Overseas use my information?

Vision Aid Overseas uses the information we collect to ensure we have an accurate record of all donations received and also to carry out research about our supporters’ demographics and interests. We also use the information to keep you updated with news and opportunities to support us unless you do not want us to.

Who is collecting your information?

All the personal identifiable collected is stored and maintained by Vision Aid Overseas.

With whom does Vision Aid Overseas share your information?

Vision Aid Overseas will only share your data with third parties if you explicitly give us to permission to. If you have not given us permission we will not share your details. On occasion it may be necessary for other organisations to help us to collect your information. For example, when you are using our secure online donations pages you are going through to a partner company, Justgiving.com. and it is clear on the donation page when you are going through to the Justgiving.com site.

Other websites

Our website may contain links to other web sites which are outside of our control and not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are pieces of information that are sent to your computer by Vision Aid Overseas when you log onto our website. They are stored on your computer’s hard drive, allowing us to recognise you as a user when you next visit. We may also use this data to analyze trends and statistics and to help us to provide a better service. A more detailed explanation of our cookie use can be viewed here.

If you do not want cookies to be stored on your PC, it is possible to disable this function from within most internet browsers. You can find more detailed information about disabling cookies atwww.allaboutcookies.org.

What are my choices regarding collection, use and distribution of my information?

If you indicated that you are interested in receiving regular information about Vision Aid Overseas we will send you communications regarding our work and activities. In addition, we may send you direct mail that we feel may be of interest to you. We may on occasion work with third parties to contact our supporters about Vision Aid Overseas, however the 3rd party would be bound by a confidentiality agreement which would prevent them from using this information for any other purpose.

Can I gain access to my personal identifiable information?
You may request a copy of your personal identifiable information on file with Vision Aid Overseas by contacting our data protection officer (fundraising@visionaidoveseas.org). We may charge a small fee for this.

Updating your information

It is important for us to keep our records up-to-date. If you would like to update any of your address or contact information please email fundraising@visionaidoverseas.org or write to Vision Aid Overseas, 12 The Bell Centre, Newton Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 9FZ.

How does Vision Aid Overseas protect my personal identifiable information?

Vision Aid Overseas is committed to taking every reasonable step to protecting your information.

What about children’s privacy?

The safety of children is very important to us. Children should always ask permission from a parent before sending personal information to anyone online.

Changes to our privacy policy

It may be necessary in the future to amend this privacy statement and we reserve the right to do so. You are advised to visit this website section periodically in order to keep up-to-date with the changes in our privacy policy.