Teach a Child - Africa ("the Charity") respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This notice is to inform you about how we collect and process your personal data when you use this website, or when you make an enquiry. We'll also tell you about your privacy rights and how you are protected by the UK data protection law.
This policy was last updated on 24th May 2023.
Teach a Child - Africa (UK affiliate) is the data controller and is responsible for this website. The Charity's contact details are
13 Freeland Park
The type of personal data we collect
The Charity may collect and process the following personal information:
personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics (such as names and addresses)
financial details of donors
How we collect personal information and why we have it
The personal information the Charity processes is provided directly by you for one of the following reasons:
To complete a subscription form.
To correspond with us by phone, mail or email.
To donate to the Charity.
We may use the information that you have given us for the following purposes:
To respond to your enquiry.
To add you to our mailing list.
To process your donation.
Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the Charity relies on the following lawful bases for processing this information are:
Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time by contacting us at the address above.
We have a contractual obligation.
We have a legitimate interest.
The Charity does not share your personal information with other individuals or organisations except for the following data processors acting on the Charitie's behalf:
Wix.com hosts the website. Wix.com may process your personal data outside the UK where there are adequate data protection safeguards in place, see Wix - DPA Users.
Charity Aid Foundation (CAF) processes online donations. You may choose to donate to the Charity via CAF. See the CAF privacy notice.
JustGiving processes online donations. You may choose to donate to the Charity via JustGiving. See the JustGiving privacy notice.
TWINT processes online donations. You may choose to donate to the Charity via TWINT. See the TWINT privacy notice.
Teach a Child - Africa (Switzerland), the Swiss affiliate of the Charity processes online donations received via TWINT.
We may also collect aggregated website visitor data derived from your personal information via cookies. The data is aggregated so not to reveal your identity and is not considered personal data in law.
The type of personal data we collect
Your personal information is securely stored online.
We keep personal identifiers used for subscriptions for as long as we have your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we will dispose of your information by deleting it.
We keep personal identifiers necessary for processing a donation for 7 years after the donation is received as required by law. Then, we will dispose of your information by deleting it.
We keep financial information for the statutory period.
We may keep anonymised data indefinitely for statistical research.
Your data protection rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. Please contact us at the address above if you wish to make a request.
How to complain
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk