The processing of your personal data is governed by the Data Protection Act 1998. If you have any questions regarding our privacy statement, please contact:
4th Floor, Fergusson House
124-128 City Road
London EC1V 2NJ
Tel: +44 (0)20 7608 7260
ORBIS is registered with the Information Commissioner for the United Kingdom.
How do we collect information?
When you contact ORBIS regarding our activities, register as a supporter, send or receive information or make a donation to us, you provide us with personal information.
What information do we collect?
- Financial information
In order to process financial transactions, we may ask you for your bank or credit card details. All online transactions use 256-bit encryption through Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. SSL protects information as it is transferred through the Internet.
- Personal information
When you supply information such as your name or email address, we are legally obliged by the Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that we only use this information for the purpose for which it was requested, and to ensure that it is kept securely.
What does providing your personal information mean?
When you provide us with personal data, such as your name or email address, you consent to the collection and use of this information for a specified purpose.
Will we disclose the information we have collected to outside parties?
We may pass your information to our service providers, associated organisations and, if you give your consent, other related organisations that may share the aims and objectives of ORBIS UK. If you do not want this to happen, please tick the box where provided. We may also disclose your information if required to do so by law.
Yes. Cookies are pieces of information that are sent to your computer by ORBIS 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 provide better service. If you do not want cookies to be stored on your PC, it is possible to disable this function without affecting your navigation around the site.
How do you disable cookies?
In Internet Explorer, click on Tools, then on Settings, then on the Privacy tab. Use the slider bar to select the level of privacy you want.
In Firefox, click on Tools, then on Options, then on Privacy, then on the Cookies tab. From this menu, you can choose your level of privacy.
You can find more detailed information on disabling cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Can you gain access to your personal information?
You may request a copy of your personal information on file with ORBIS UK by contacting the data protection officer. We may charge a small fee for this.
Updating your information
If any of your personal information changes or you find that our records are out of date, please contact us at the address above.
When you register with us, you are stating that you are over 18 years of age or are a minor acting with parental consent. You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any time is true.
We cannot be held responsible for the privacy of data collected by websites not owned or managed by ORBIS UK.