Personal Information Collection Statement
PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTION STATEMENT
Save the Children recognises its responsibilities in relation to the collection, holding, processing or use of personal data under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. Personal data will be collected only for lawful and relevant purposes and all practicable steps will be taken to ensure that personal data held by Save the Children is accurate. Save the Children will take all practicable steps to ensure security of the personal data and to avoid unauthorised or accidental access, erasure or other use. Please note that if you do not provide us with the required personal information, we may not be able to process your donations.
Purpose: From time to time it is necessary for us to use your personal data for the following purposes:
1. To process your donations and issue receipts to you;
2. To establish a relationship and to communicate with you;
3. To send you information and other materials of Save the Children;
4. To conduct donor surveys;
5. To meet requirements imposed by law; and
6. Other purposes directly relating to any of the above.
For our policy on using your personal data for promoting our fundraising activities, please see thesection entitled "Use of personal data for promoting our fundraising activities" below.
Transfer of personal data: Personal data will be kept confidential but, subject to the provisions of any applicable law, may be:
1. Supplied to any agent, contractor or third party who provides [administration, data processing, telecommunications, computer, payment, call centre services, mailing and printing services] to Save the Children in Hong Kong or elsewhere and who has a duty of confidentiality to the same; and
2. Disclosed to any government departments or other appropriate governmental or regulatory authorities in Hong Kong or elsewhere.
Transfer of your personal data will only be made for one or more of the purposes specified above.
Use of personal data for promoting our fundraising activities: In addition to the purposes set out above, Save the Children intends to use your name and contact details for sending you promotional materials and/or contacting you in relation to our fundraising activities. Before using your personal data for this purpose, we must obtain your consent and may only use your personal data for promoting our fundraising activities after having obtained such consent from you. Should you find such use of your personal data not acceptable, please indicate your objection by checking the box next to the sentence "I object to the proposed use of my personal data by Save the Children for promoting its fundraising activities" in the donation form.
You may in future withdraw your consent to our use of your personal data for this purpose and we shall cease using your data for such purpose without charge after receipt of your request. If you wish to withdraw your consent, please inform us by the methodsmentioned in the section "Access and correction of personal data".
Access and correction of personal data: Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you have the right to ascertain whether Save the Children holds your personal data, to obtain a copy of the data, and to correct any data that is inaccurate. You may also request Save the Children to inform you of the type of personal data held by us.
Requests for access and correction or for information regarding policies and practices and types of data held should be addressed in writing to:
Donor Services & Administration Manager
Save the Children
Room 1106, Leighton Centre, 77 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Please state your full name and contact details in your requests.
A reasonable fee may be charged to offset Save the Children's administrative and actual costs incurred in complying with your access requests.