Terms and Policy
ourvoices.net is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors. We believe you have the right to privacy on the web. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
1. What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:
a. information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views
b. information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any contribution you make to us
c. information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us e.g. your email address and other personal information when you sign up
d. information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters
e. any other information that you choose to send to us.
The ourvoices.net website uses “cookies” to help personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page.
Our advertisers/payment services providers may also send you cookies. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.
3. How will we use your personal data?
We may use your personal information to:
a. administer the website
b. improve your browsing experience by personalising the website
c. enable your use of the services available on the website
d. send you general (non-marketing) communications
e. send you email notifications which you have specifically requested
f. send you marketing and fundraising communications relating to ourvoices.net, which we think may be of interest to you
g. provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user
h. deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website. Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us. We will not sell, rent or share your personal data with third party organisations.
We have a refund policy in case you make a donation in error. If you contact us within 7 days of making the donation we will return it to you within 40 days without charge.
5. Other disclosures
6. Security of your personal data
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. You are responsible for keeping your user details confidential.
7. Policy amendments
8. Your rights
On receipt of proof of identity and a written request you may have a copy of any information that we hold about you. Please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
9. Third party websites
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
You may unsubscribe from ourvoices.net at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email we send.