How the charity treats the information it gathers
International Christian Media Commission (the charity) is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.
This policy applies to information collected by direct contact and via the charity’s website and associated websites. These sites are referred to collectively here as "the website".
The charity is the Data Controller of personal information that this policy applies to under the Data Protection Act 1998.
The charity only collects information about individuals that:
The charity may ask for more information so that individuals can use services or complete transactions. They will always be told when this information is being collected. This information will only be used for the purposes stated.
The information the charity collects
The charity collects the following information from people visiting the website, via correspondence or participating in training events:
The charity does not purchase or exchange personal data with other charities, fund raising agencies or other bodies.
How the charity stores personal data
All information provided to us is stored securely. Payment transactions are processed via trusted third parties and are encrypted. We use PayPal and give.net to process donations and payments.
The transmission of information over the internet is never completely secure. The charity will do its best to protect personal data, but cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to its site; any transmission is at the contact’s own risk. The charity uses strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
The charity retains personal data only for the time necessary to provide the services requested. This data is held in electronic databases and paper form. Retention of data is reviewed at least annually and deleted when appropriate. Financial records are retained for at least seven years.
The charity processes personal data under one or more of the following legal provisions:
How the charity uses personal information
Any information the charity collects is used to:
The charity never shares personal information with other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes.
Use of postal addresses and phone numbers
If contacts provide a postal address, Email address or phone number the charity may use these details to contact the individual, unless asked not to. If the charity has been given a postal address, Email address or phone number and the individual would prefer not to be contacted by these means they should Email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to ICMC, 131 Grattan Road, Bradford, BD1 2HS.
Disclosure of your information
The charity may disclose personal information if it is under a legal obligation.
Rights of those about whom we hold information
Individuals have the legal right to:
For a copy of the personal information held about an individual, that person should write to ICMC, 131 Grattan Road, Bradford, BD1 2HS. An individual whose data is held by the charity may request that it be provided to them in an accessible portable electronic format. If requested, the charity will normally provide this as a CSV file.
When the charity is satisfied of the individual’s identity it will send a copy of the personal information that it is legally required to disclose. The charity does not, normally, charge for this service but may do so if individuals make frequent or unreasonable requests.
If an individual believes that information the charity holds about them is inaccurate and want it to be corrected they should contact the charity at the same address.
Links to and from our website
As the charity continues improving its websites and services, it may update this policy.
If an individual wishes to complain about the storage and processing of personal data by the charity they should contact the charity at: ICMC, 131 Grattan Road, Bradford, BD1 2HS. If the charity is unable to resolve the complaint the individual may escalate the complaint by writing to the Office of the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow SK9 5AF – www.ico.org.uk
11 May 2017
ICMC · 131 Grattan Road · Bradford · UK · BD1 2HS· ICMC is a company limited by guarantee and a charity registered in England and Wales
You can call ICMC in the UK on 033 0220 2119 or from outside the UK on +44 870 321 8446