Prospect Burma is a Charitable Incorporated organisation (CIO no. 1167686) in the United Kingdom. Our registered business address is Victoria Charity Centre, 11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1V 1RB. This privacy notice has been designed to inform you of what kind of data we collect, and for what purpose, and to inform you of how you can manage what data we keep and use.

The information we collect from you

We collect information from you when you sign up to our newsletter or contact us through the website, for example through our contact form. We also collect information if you register to attend one of our events, or sign up to a donation.

The personal information we collect may include your name, address, email address, IP address, and the pages you look at on our website. If you make a donation on our website, buy a ticket to an event, or buy an item from our online shop we do not collect your financial information. Our online payment transactions are processed by our third party payment processor Stripe, which specialises in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions. If you provide us with a gift aid form for processing your donation, we will keep this on record. If you have any questions regarding the processing of your financial information please contact us.

How we use your information

We may use your information to:

  • process a donation that you have made;
  • process orders that you have made on our online shop
  • seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
  • notify you of changes to our services;
  • send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you. These may include information about campaigns, upcoming events and updates about our work.
  • process a job or volunteer application.

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations (for example the collection of Gift Aid). We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

Who can access your information

We will not share your information with any third party, for marketing purposes or otherwise, unless required to do so by law. Our mailings and payment processing mechanisms are all in house and as such your information will not be shared with any external members (except online card payments which are collected through Stripe, as mentioned above).

Your options with your information

You can elect not to receive communication from us at any time. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from us about the work we do transforming the lives of people from Myanmar through access to vital education and related activities, then you can do so by ticking the relevant boxes on the form on which we collect your information.

We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent. We will not contact you for marketing purposes by post if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email: information@prospectburma.org or by phoning 020 3667 7883.

How we store your information

We do not store any sensitive information, e.g. your debit or credit card details, centrally, as financial transactions are carried out securely through Stripe.

Your non-sensitive information, for example your email address, will be received by us through the form which you submit, and as such security cannot be 100% guaranteed. When we have received personal information from you we will strive to ensure is kept as secure as possible.

Personal Profiling

We may take into account your personal data to help us share the information which we think will be of most interest to you, such as events happening in your area. We may make use of additional information about you when it is available from external sources to help us do this effectively. We may also use your personal information to detect and reduce fraud and credit risk.

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