We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.
We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.
Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to St Martins Housing Trust, 35 Bishopgate, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 4AA, or telephone 01603 667706.
Who are we?
St Martins Housing Trust is a charity committed to helping homeless people, and those at risk of homelessness in Norwich and Norfolk by offering them a hand up. St Martins Housing Trust is a registered charity in England and Wales (number 802013) and a company limited by guarantee registered in England No 2390375 at St Martins House, 35 Bishopgate, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 4AA.
How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us about services, to make a donation, or if you register to receive our newsletters.
What type of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. If you make a donation online, your card information is not held by us, it is collected by our third party payment processors, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions.
For donations made online, we use the Charity Aid Foundation (CAF) Payment details are entered directly to their systems for the purpose completing the transaction and are never handled or stored by St Martins website. If you do not opt to remain anonymous, your contact details (name and email address) will be forwarded by CAF to St Martins on completion of a donation.
If you make a donation, we will send you a personal thank you for your donation. If you choose not to receive marketing information at the point you make a donation, we will not add you to our newsletter database.
How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
- process a donation that you have made
- notify you of changes to our services;
- process a grant or job application.
We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations (for example the collection of Gift Aid). We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.
Who has access to your information?
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
How you can access and update your information
We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent. We will not contact you for marketing purposes by post if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email: email@example.com or telephone on 01603 667706.
Use of ‘cookies’
It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. For more information on how to switch off cookies on your computer, visit our full cookies policy. Turning cookies of may result in a loss of functionality when using our website.
Links to other websites
In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.
16 or Under
We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.
Visitors to our website
When you visit www.stmartins.org.uk we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to track interest on specific pages, see how the site is being used and look at how we can make improvements to the site. The information is only processed in a way that does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempts to find out the identities of those visiting the website.
We send our newsletter so that you can find out more about our work, our fundraising and how you can support us. We will never sell or share your details to any third party for their marketing purposes. We send a newsletter in the post once a year in November. From April 2018, we will start sending monthly email newsletters which will include information about St Martins, our news, volunteering opportunities and jobs.
Contact us form
Information submitted by our general contact form will be sent to St Martin’s staff by email.