World Child Cancer ("we"/"us") respects the personal data you share with us, or we receive from other organisations, and we will keep it safe. 

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from our supporters.  Our supporters are important to us and we will be clear when collecting your data and will not doing anything with it that you wouldn't reasonably expect. By collecting personal data from our supporters, we are able to make better decisions, fundraise effectively, therefore saving more lives of children with cancer in the developing world. 

Where we collect personal data from

There are a number of ways that we may collect your personal information:

  1. You give it to us directly

We collect your personal information when you make a donation, sign up to one of our events or communicate with us.

  1. You give it to us indirectly

If you make a donation to us through an online giving platform such as Just Giving or Virgin Money Giving then these third parties will collect your data, and you should check their Privacy Policy when you use them to make sure you understand how they will process your data.  When using these sites, you have the ability to opt-in to hearing more about the work of World Child Cancer, and we will only process your data if you choose to opt-in. 

  1. Your personal information is available publicly

This may include, social media depending on your privacy settings, Companies House, publications such as newspapers and other websites etc. 

What personal information we collect and what we do with it

As a supporter, we will usually collect:

  • Your name
  • Your contact details (email address, postal address)
  • Your gender

If it is appropriate we may also collect:

  • Your date of birth
  • How you found out about our work
  • Your motivation for supporting us

We will use your personal information to:

  • Keep you up to date with our work
  • Process your donation, including gift aid
  • Keep a record of your relationship with us
  • Make sure we know how you would like to be contacted

Keeping your personal information secure and who has access

We take appropriate controls to make sure that your personal data is protected.  We also make sure that your data is only accessible to trained staff and volunteers. 

Keeping your data up to date

We try and keep our data as up to date as possible.   Please do let us know if your personal details change.

Your right to know what data we hold and to make changes

You have the right to know what data we hold about you.  You can contact us to make a request to find out what we hold.  You also have the right to have a copy of all the information we hold about you.  You also have the right to change your preferences or to be removed at any time, please just let us know. 


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Changes To This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 07/11/2017 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page. We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgement of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.