Privacy Statement Akers.Digital are committed to the protection of your privacy. All personal information taken will be held and used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Use of this website constitutes your agreement to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Information Gathered Use of this website and contacting us, both online and over the telephone, may involve giving us certain information about yourself including your name, address, telephone number, email address and donation details. We will only ever collect, keep, use or share this information for charity purposes only, when you’ve approved us to do so, or when we are legally obliged to. This data may be used: To corroborate your identity To process donations To communicate with you about your donation (via email, telephone or post) – be this completed, failed or abandoned mid-way through the donation process To ask you to participate in patron satisfaction surveys and market research With your agreement, to contact you by email, regarding our latest news and events we think you may be interested in To manage user accounts To display personalised content. For research, analysis, testing and monitoring purposes When we have a legal obligation to disclose your information to the appropriate authorities We will store all information received from you and we will take all reasonable care to keep your personal data secure and to prevent any unauthorised access to it. Some of your information is also held overseas in the United Stated of America where or email service provider (Mailchimp) is based. It is intended that by providing information about yourself to us you consent to their use for the above purposes. If you do not want us to use this information in this way please contact Information We’ll Share We will never share your information except when we need to work with a third party or when we’re legally obliged to do so. We will never sell your information to advertisers or ad networks and we are committed to complying with the Data Protection Act 1998. Cookies Cookies are small text files used to transfer information between your browser and a website. Most websites are unable to function correctly without the use of cookies, including Akers.Digital. Site Functionality Cookies We use site functionality cookies to ensure that all features of the website work correctly and to provide our users with a smooth user experience. Third Party Cookies We use third party cookies to allow us to show relevant adverts to you when you’re browsing online, for example, pages you’ve looked at. We also use analytics cookies to help us monitor how our customers use website and to identify where we can improve. For example, we track the number of people visiting the site, what they click and when they leave. We also use cookies to show you adverts. Creating an Account Creating an account with Akers.Digital allows us to remember your personal information, making the donation procedure a lot quicker. It is important that you protect your account’s information and password. Don’t share it with others and try not to use the same password for multiple websites. Never send your password via email – we will never ask you to. We will also never ask for your password over the phone. We advise you to reset your online passwords occasionally – you can do this in the My Account section. If you think anyone has accessed your account without your approval, please let me know as soon as possible. Contacting Us If you get in touch via email or live chat we will keep a record of your emails and our responses. Your telephone calls may also be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.