Our Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?

Exeter Ethiopia Link (EEL) collects data about members through Membership Application Forms and messages to the Secretary sent from our website, received by post or by direct email. Any queries about the data we hold should be sent to: secretary@exeterethiopialink.org

How will we use the information?
The information you provide with your membership application is required to enable us to process your application and to deal with any enquiries you may have. This information is processed by us on the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UKGDPR) legal basis of Legitimate Interest. 

Contact information you share with us including your name, phone number, email and postal address will be used by EEL to provide you with information about the charity’s events and activities including fund raising events. If you do not wish to receive any information from us then you may unsubscribe at any time. Any additional request to be added to or removed from any distribution list may be sent to: secretary@exeterethiopialink.org. We will not use your data for marketing purposes

Who do we share this information with?
Any information you share with us will only be used for the purposes mentioned above, and will not be shared by us with any other organisation without your prior consent. Your contact information will only be shared with selected officers, including the membership secretary and website manager. 

Emails informing members about the charity's activities and events are distributed using a free service operated by MailChimp, a GDPR compliant company based in the USA. 
Their Privacy Policy can be read here.

Storage of information 

Any information you share with us will be held electronically on a secure server. Any information provided to us in hard copy, e.g. membership application forms will be destroyed securely after processing.

Access to your information 

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you and the right to have your contact details removed from our system. For any request of this kind please contact us at secretary@exeterethiopialink.org. If you have a complaint about the way we handle your information please contact us, or you can contact the Information Commissioner's Office. 

Changes to our privacy notice

Any updates to our privacy notice will be visible here and we will notify our members of any significant changes. This privacy notice was last updated on 16/06/2021.

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