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“We are delighted we can make use of  our end of ranges, samples and split case goods through Giving World Online," Anthony Wagman, Chief Executive, Quest Personal Care Global Ltd.

 

"It's great to see the range of projects we have helped through Giving World Online and how much difference it makes," Gary Bates, Managing Director, Serif (Europe) Ltd.

 

"We are pleased that by donating this furniture to Giving World Online we are helping good causes and preventing landfill," Hilary Fryer, Charnwood Borough Council Cabinet Member for the Environment.

 

“This helps both businesses and communities and is an excellent and unique concept,” Martin Traynor, Chief Executive, Leicestershire Chamber of Commerce.

 

“Think of Giving World Online as a sort of dot.com dating agency; a marriage bureau that matches the needy with the givey to create relationships made in recycling heaven,” Leicester Mercury.

Privacy Policy

1. Use of website

Giving World Online Limited ("we", "us" or "our") values you and respects your privacy. We collect certain personal data to support our relationship with you, improve our services and communicate promotions or special services. At all times we endeavour to maintain and use such personal data responsibly. This privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy") sets out our practices with respect to the collection, storage, use and disclosure of any personal data collected through the website http://www.givingworldonline.com (the "Website"). Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. You must not use the Website if you do not accept the terms of this Privacy Policy.

2. Collection and use of personal data

2.1 We may collect certain personal data about you including, but not limited to:

(a) information that you provide when completing forms on the Website. This includes, among other things, information you provide at the time of registering to use the Website (including name, address, email address, telephone number and other contact details) and information you provide at the time of posting material on the Website;

(b) details of material posted by you on the Website; and

(c) details of your visits to the Website and the resources that you access.

2.2 We may use your personal data to:

(a) carry out, monitor and analyse our activities and to comply with any applicable laws or regulations;

(b) customise, measure and improve the Website;

(c) ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;

(d) provide you with information that you request from us or which we feel may be of interest to you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;

(e) maintain your Giving World Online account information and donation history and to allow you to participate in interactive features of the Website (including, without limitation, contests, surveys and promotions), when you choose to do so;

(f) prepare statistical compilations, analyses and other reports of aggregated information;

(g) enable third parties to process credit card transactions and other payments that you make through the Website; and

(h) notify you about changes to the Website.

3. Disclosure of data

3.1 We will not sell or rent your personal data to third parties.

3.2 We may disclose personal data to any of the following for any of the purposes described in this Privacy Policy:

(a) any recipient of any goods or items donated through use of the Website;

(b) any agent, contractor or person working for us;

(c) any partner, affiliate or member of our group, including our ultimate holding company;

(d) any successor or transferee of our business;

(e) third parties in order to process any credit card transactions and or other payments that you may make through the Website; and

(f) anyone you authorise us to give your personal data to.

3.3 We may also disclose any personal data if we are required to, requested by or permitted to do so by a court of law, any regulatory authority, any governmental or law enforcement agency, including the police, or in connection with legal proceedings or where required by our website internet service provider. We may also disclose any personal data if we determine it is necessary or desirable to comply with any law or to protect or defend our rights or property.

4. Security of data

4.1 The process of logging on to the Website that requires usernames, passwords or any personal data that you enter in fields or forms is secured using an industry standard security technology known as SSL 128-bit session encryption. Encryption is the process through which sensitive information is scrambled before it is transmitted so as to endeavour to ensure that it remains private even if it is intercepted (128-bit encryption being the strongest encryption currently used commercially). However, unless your internet browser supports SSL 128-bit encryption, you will not be able to take advantage of this level of security.

4.2 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access to and unauthorised use of your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website and the transmission of such data is at your own risk.

5. Your rights

You have certain rights under applicable data protection legislation which includes the right for you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you. For a copy of your personal data please write to us at Giving World Online Limited, 92 Burleys Way, Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 3BD. We may charge you a nominal fee for this to meet our costs of providing such data to you. If you have any queries relating to our use of your personal data please contact us via email at info@givingworldonline.com.

6. Cookies

6.1 A cookie is a text file sent by a web server and placed on your computer by your web browser. Cookies identify your computer to servers but not you as an individual user. Each time your browser requests a web page from a server the browser sends the data in a file back to the server and lets the server know that you have returned to that web page. Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to provide useful features for their customers and track traffic flows. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies.

6.2 We use cookies to help us:

(a) remember who you are and your preferences;

(b) estimate our audience size and usage pattern;

(c) recognise you when you return to the Website and maintain your logged-in status; and

(d) improve the service the Website provides.

6.3 If you prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies. However, if you do this you may not be able to access certain parts of the Website. You can disable cookies from your computer system by following the instructions on your browser or at www.allaboutcookies.org.

7. Data Transfers

You consent to us disclosing your personal data to users of the Website who are located outside the European Economic Area, including India and the United States of America, in order to facilitate the receipt of goods or items donated to such users located outside the European Economic Area. You should be aware that the data protection laws in destinations outside the European Economic Area may not provide equivalent protection to data protection laws in the European Union. However, we will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

8. Google Checkout

When you make an online donation via the Website, we collect personal data such as your name, billing address and email address, if you have not already provided these details on registration. All online donations are handled by Google Checkout pursuant to its terms of service which you should review. You should also review Google Checkout's privacy policy to see how it handles your personal data such as credit card or bank account information. We do not collect or have access to the credit card or bank account information that Google Checkout collects to process online donations. However, we keep a record of your Giving World Online account information and donation history.

9. Changes to the Privacy Policy

9.1 We may update and modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the updated Privacy Policy on the Website.

9.2 You are expected to review this page from time to time to take notice of any modifications we make to the Privacy Policy and your continued access or use of the Website shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy. We may notify you of any modifications if required by applicable law.

10. Links from the Website

The Website may contain links to other websites and resources provided by third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please be aware that these websites may have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

11. Keeping you informed

We want to keep you informed about events, services and products that may be of interest to you. To do this we may contact you from time to time by post, telephone or electronic media, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.

12. General

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to Giving World Online Limited, 92 Burleys Way, Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 3BD or emailed to info@givingworldonline.com.

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