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Privacy Policy

​We (SIDCN) take privacy and data protection very seriously. This privacy policy explains how we process any personal information that we collect about you.

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  1. Who we are

  2. What personal data we collect

  3. How we use this data

  4. Member communications

  5. Your rights

  6. How long we retain data

  7. Complaints

1. Who we are


​Small International Development Charities Network (SIDCN) is a registered charity (no. 1191805). We connect small charities, amplify their voices and influence on their behalf. 

Registered Address:
75 Shoveller Drive
Apley
Shropshire Tf1 6GQ

Email: admin@sidcn.org

2. What personal data we collect


In addition to collecting important details about your organisation when it registers as a member of the SIDCN, we ask for some basic personal information from you as an individual. This information includes full name, job title and email address.
Depending on the service you access from us, we may also collect personal data in the following ways:

  • Online evaluation or research surveys;

  • Online registration forms  including for standalone events, downloadable resources.

  • Sign-up sheets at our events;

In all instances where we collect the data of individuals from our member organisations in order to deliver our charitable services, unambiguous information about how we process that data is provided to allow for informed consent. 

3. How we use this data


We never share your information with third parties, unless it is necessary to deliver the service you have requested from us. Primary examples of this include, but are not limited, to:

  • Sharing data with our event volunteers or trainers;

  • Sharing data with our delivery partners (if the service you have requested is delivered by them).

We never share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, but may offer you the opportunity to opt into sponsor communications.

4. Member communications


Subscription to our informative membership e-newsletters are a core benefit of SIDCN membership.  You have the right to withdraw your consent from receiving our communications at any time - for more information, see section 5 below.

 

5. Your Rights


To be informed
When providing personal data to the SIDCN, we will be clear for what reason it will be used at the point it is collected. 

 

To access, rectify or receive your data
We use an email tool to keep in touch with our members, and you can also rectify the contact information you originally provided through this platform. To do this, simply click ‘update your preferences’ at the bottom of any email you receive. 
If you wish to access or rectify personal data that was collected by another means (see section 2 for examples), wish us to rectify personal data on your behalf, or if you wish to receive any personal data we hold on you, please contact admin@sidcn.org and we will respond to your request within one calendar month. 

To erase your data
If you wish to have your data removed entirely from our records, please contact admin@sidcn.org and we will respond to your request within one calendar month. Please note that for legal reasons we are required to keep financial/transactional records for a minimum period of six years from the end of the financial year in which the transaction was made.

To withdraw your consent
If you wish to withdraw your consent from receiving our email communications, this can be done easily by clicking ‘update your preferences’ or ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of an email you receive from us. 


6. How long we retain data

All online and offline personal data that we hold will be retained for a three year period, after which it will be destroyed. 

 

7. Complaints


If you wish to complain about the way in which your personal data has been processed by the SIDCN, please email admin@sidcn.org and your complaint will be handled formally in accordance with our complaints procedure. 

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