Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

You have the right to contact us in order to remove consent, to correct, or to erase your personal data at any time, where relevant. Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices, and/or if you wish to request a copy of your personal information, a request should be sent via email to our Data Protection Officer: dataprotection@jdeaf.org.uk

The JDA identifies itself as a Data Controller and is registered with the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), registration number . You may lodge a complaint with the ICO in the event of The JDA’s non-compliance with UK Data Protection law.

As a Data Controller under the Data Protection Act (1998) and the GDPR (2018), The JDA adheres strictly to our legal duty to protect any personal information we collect from you.

Statistical data

We automatically collect statistical data about usage patterns on our website. This information is not used to identify any individual. It is only collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and kept only for as long as required for this purpose.

Supporter Data Privacy Notice

The JDA identifies itself as a Data Controller and is registered with the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), registration number 1105845. You may lodge a complaint with the ICO in the event of The JDA’s non-compliance with UK Data Protection law.

You have the right to contact us in order to remove consent, to correct, amend, or to erase your personal data at any time, where relevant. Where your information is required for statutory recordkeeping purposes, we reserve the right under UK Data Protection law not to comply with your request.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices, and/or if you wish to review or request a copy of your personal information, email our Data Protection Officer: dataprotection@jdeaf.org.uk

The JDA uses various applications to administer your personal data. We do not use these tools to perform profiling or any kind of automated decision-making about you or your organisation.

The JDA would like to hold your personal data in electronic database form, including the use of cloud-based applications. The JDA make sure to select cloud providers who provide suitable guarantees over the privacy and rights associated with your personal data.

We will keep your personal data for at least the minimum statutory period allowed, normally in the case of financial records this is 6 years. Please note that The JDA has a legitimate interest in retaining your personal data for legal and financial record keeping purposes.

The JDA will not give your data to any third parties unless required for the proper administration of your account and for the avoidance of doubt, will never give your personal details to third parties for marketing or other non-essential purposes. Your data will not be transferred outside of the EU.

As an integral part of fulfilling its contractual remit to its clients, The JDA keeps its clients informed of relevant news and non-promotional information via a monthly email newsletter. The JDA will not use email for marketing or promotional purposes and will provide the means to opt out at any time.

In order to make sure we do not bother you with irrelevant emails, we also retain your communications preferences on a database that has tools for bulk emailing. Your main contact details will be kept for an indefinite period, or until you inform us that you wish us to erase your data or unsubscribe from The JDA communications altogether.

We cannot absolutely guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us via the internet and remind you that you do so at your own risk. All personal details- Personally Identifiable Information (PII)- are held on encrypted devices, protected with password protection which where possible is dual-factor authenticated.

How Do We Use Your Information?

We use the information to respond to you, to inform the future contact you have with JDA and to help us understand more about who is in touch with us and why.

JDA has a number of staff and teams that may be involved in responding to you. Information will only be shared amongst JDA staff on a need-to-know basis.

We do analyse and report on data about the number and nature of contacts with the organisation. These reports do not contain information which enables you or other individuals to be identified.

Who Do We Share Information With?

JDA will not disclose any of your personal information except when we have your permission to or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.

JDA does not sell lists of personal details to other organisations.

Online Payments

JDA takes online payments and donations through our website. All payment details go through the secure servers of our third party payment providers Charity Checkout. For more information and the personal details we receive (excluding bank details) please read the next section about online forms.

Online Forms

We only ask for the information we need. Forms submitted online are automatically turned into an email and sent directly to a member of staff. We cannot guarantee it will be confidential whilst in transit to us. Alternatively you can print out and send us the form.

Visits To The Website

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

The information allows us to evaluate and improve the accessibility and content of our website.

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