Privacy Statement

 Privacy and Cookies Policy 

The Peter Tatchell Foundation (PTF) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, as per the rules set out in the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
This Policy outlines when and why we collect personal information about people who visit this website, plus how we use it and keep it secure.

We may update this Policy from time to time so you should check back to ensure you’re happy with any changes made.


Who are we?
The Peter Tatchell Foundation (PTF) is a human rights organisation based at:

Signpost House
Ambassador Way, Greens Road
NR20 3TL


How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example to subscribe to a newsletter or make a donation.


What type of information do we collect?
The type of information we collect may include your name and email address, your IP address and information regarding which pages you access on our site.


How do we use your information?
We may use your information to:

– process a donation you have made
– send you communications you have requested that may be of interest to you
– notify you of changes to our service
– respond to requests you make via our email address or by phone
– tailor individual communications based on different profiling methods, such as the information you originally subscribed to or the frequency of your donations

You can unsubscribe from future mailings at any time.


How you can access your information
You have the right to request access, update or removal of your personal details from our system – which you can do by Contacting Us at anytime.


Who else has access to your information?
We do not sell your personal information to any third parties for any purpose.

Third Party Service Providers working on our behalf include such organisations as software providers for mailing communications, donation administration systems, email and contact systems. We only share the information that is necessary for these organisations to carry out the work we require of them – for example in hosting our donor database online. Any donations you make online will be processed by a third party donation processing company. Examples of the type of companies we share your information with include:


Constant Contact – an online mailing software system. (See their Privacy Policy here).
Donorfy – a donations administration system. (See their Privacy Policy here).
Paypal – an online payments processing system. (See their Privacy Policy here).


Cookies Policy
A Cookie is a small file that is placed in your browser when you visit particular websites. Cookies are used for multiple purposes, including tracking and analytics, plus to enable various essential functions on, for example, shopping sites.


Do we use Cookies?
Yes – we use Cookies for the purposes of gathering statistical information and we may also use Cookies for recognition purposes, for example to recognise you are already subscribed to our newsletter.


Statistical information Cookie
We use Google Analytics for the purposes of gathering statistical information about the number of website visitors, the pages visited, time spent on site and similar details. You can read about Google’s Privacy Policy here.


Opting out of Cookies
There are different ways of turning off the use of Cookies when browsing the internet, depending on the browser you’re using. If you wish to turn off Cookies while visiting our site – you can read about disabling Cookies here.


We regularly review this Privacy Policy – last update 17 May 2018.