World Emunah takes the privacy and security of your personal information very seriously.
World Emunah is committed to ensuring that the privacy and security of data about everyone we deal with is protected. Children of any age have the same rights over the data processed about them, although their ability to understand and to exercise these rights may vary depending on their age and capacity. We therefore ask responsible adults or family members to understand that our obligations are to every individual data subject separately and to work with us accordingly.
Organisations are permitted to process data if they have a legal basis for doing so. World Emunah processes data on the basis that:
Where World Emunah is relying on solely consent as the basis for processing data, we are required to obtain your explicit consent and you can modify or withdraw this consent at any time by notifying us in writing, although this may affect the extent to which World Emunah is able to communicate with you in future.
World Emunah may change this policy from time to time and any such changes will be published on our website. Notwithstanding any change to this policy, we will continue to process your personal data in accordance with your rights and our obligations in law.
This policy is effective from 1 January 2022.
What data do we collect?
We collect the data necessary for World Emunah to pursue its charitable objectives, including but not limited to grant making to projects run by our sister organisation Israel Emunah, together with fundraising and marketing activities, running events, keeping our donors and supporters informed of our activities and the effective running of World Emunah through its professional staff, trustees and volunteers. Data collected and processed may include, but not be limited to:
Such data may be collected, for example, when you provide it through our website, when you fill in your details on a pledge form, when you want to visit one of our centres in Israel, or take part in a challenge event for us, when you tell us about yourself if you apply to work for World Emunah as a volunteer or employee or when you otherwise provide us with personal data in some other way.
What we do with the data we process
World Emunah uses the data collected to maintain accurate internal records event participants and supporters, volunteers, staff and others. These records facilitate our activities run in accordance with our charitable objects, including working with volunteers and supporters and raising funds and awareness about our work through campaigns and events. We may use your personal information to send you information about World Emunah and the activities of Emunah in Israel and around the world, which we think may be of interest to you.
Data will be retained only for as long as is permissible in law and is reasonable and necessary for us to engage with you as a supporter, donor or event participant, volunteer or member of staff. Accordingly, the length of time for which we will retain your data may vary depending on the purposes and legal basis for which we are or have been processing it. To find out what this means in relation to your personal data, please contact us using the contact details given above.
You, as the data subject, may request deletion of your data at any time in writing, subject to any overriding legal requirement for its retention.
Your rights in relation to your personal data
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. Any such request must be submitted in writing and in order to protect the data we hold, we will need to be satisfied as to the identity of anyone seeking such information. We will provide this information within 30 days of receiving and verifying your written request. A small fee may be payable if an information request is particularly onerous.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information, but this may inhibit or limit the way in which World Emunah is able to engage with you. You may, at any time, change your mind about what information we hold about you, or if we continue to hold it at all, subject to any legal obligation World Emunah has to retain the data.
You are responsible for the accuracy of data you have provided to World Emunah. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
In the unlikely event that there is any kind of a breach of our duties and obligations under this policy or the Data Protections laws, we will take immediate steps to isolate and rectify the problem.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the data we process. Persons processing data on behalf of World Emunah do so in accordance with this policy and on the basis that World Emunah is satisfied that they can and will adhere to our high standards for data protection and security. These include enhanced policies and protocols for the processing of particularly sensitive data.
Any sensitive information that does not otherwise need to be retained (such as credit or debit card details) are redacted or destroyed once used.
To signify when you are on a secure page, a lock icon will appear on the bottom of web browsers.
Please note that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. You are responsible for keeping any password you use for logging in to access services or our website (if applicable) confidential; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in).
Web browsing and Cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to users’ needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. Most cookies only last for the duration of your visit to our website and are deleted when you close your browser, but some may continue beyond the session until your next visit to enhance your use of the website. These might include: the use of Google Analytics to allow us to track how popular our site is and to record visitor trends over time. Google Analytics uses a cookie to help track which pages are accessed. The cookie contains no personally-identifiable information, but it does use your computer’s IP address to determine where in the world you are accessing the site from, and to track your page visits within the site.
You can choose 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. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.
We may also collect and store information about your browsing device, including, where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type. This is anonymous statistical data about your browsing activities and patterns, and does not contain any personal data.
Links to other websites
This policy exists to inform you of your rights and our obligations in relation to your personal data. In order for us to be able to continue to communicate with you fully and efficiently in future (using both electronic and non-electronic means) we would like to record your consent by asking you to opt in to receive further email, postal and telephone communications from World Emunah be able to tell you about the incredible life-changing work Emunah is doing in Israel and our activities and fundraising here in the UK, as efficiently as we would like.
Please click here to give us your consent to contact you.
If you are under 16 years of age, a person legally responsible for you will need to give their consent.