Privacy Policy

Last updated: (13/04/2021)

Everyone has rights with regard to the way in which their personal data is handled. We are committed to letting you know how we use your personal information and to making only responsible use of your data.

Your personal data, which may be held on paper or on a computer or other media, is subject to certain legal safeguards specified in the Data Protection Act and equivalent EU regulations.

How do we collect personal information?

We collect personal information about you when you interact with us for example when you visit our website, register for Payroll Giving, when you set up a fundraising page or when you make a donation to an appeal or campaign.

What personal information do we collect?

Personal information we collect may include name, postal address, email address, date of birth, phone numbers, National Insurance Number. We do not collect any sensitive data about you. We also use tools to collect information on how you use our website and track pages that you visit, this information helps us improve our services.

We do not sell, share, or rent our donor lists to anyone. nor do we include donor names in any direct mailing lists.

Data security

We take data security very seriously and do our best to keep your information safe. We have procedures and technologies to keep your data secure.

Where is data held

Your data is held on our secure servers that are located in the EU and we do not transfer any data outside the EU.


Cookies are small text files stored on your device when you access most websites on the internet or open certain emails. Among other things, cookies allow a website to recognise your device and remember if you’ve been to the website before. We use the term cookie to refer to cookies and technologies that perform a similar function to cookies (eg tags, pixels, web beacons, etc). Cookies can be read by the originating website on each subsequent visit and by any other website that recognises the cookie.

We use these to improve our user’s experience of our website, temporarily store data and understand the parts of the website that users are visiting.

We use cookies in order to make our website easier to use and, to support the provision of information and functionality to you.

Social Networking Sites

World Appeal operates and maintains social networking pages and profiles on social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. World Appeal will import comments and posts from these social networking websites to this website. If you post any comments or content on World Appeal’s social networking pages and profiles on these third-party websites, you are providing that information in your posts and content to the public and at your own risk. World Appeal may use your posted comments and content from these third-party websites without further notice to you. Please make sure that you have read and understood these third-party social networking websites before you post any content on them.