At Farm Africa we are committed to protecting your privacy online. This statement explains how we will treat your personal information. If you have any questions about this please contact:
140 London Wall
London EC2Y 5DN
T +44 (0) 20 7430 0440
F +44 (0) 20 7430 0460
The Data Protection Act 1998 governs Farm Africa's processing of your personal data.
When you contact Farm Africa in relation to our activities, register as a supporter, send or receive information, make purchases from the Farm Shop or make a donation to us, you provide us with personal information.
Farm Africa uses secure UK credit card payment and electronic commerce systems to ensure the safety of online transactions for those wishing to make donations and purchase products.
Personal information is anything that enables us to identify you as an individual, for example, your name and email address. When you supply information to us, we are legally obliged by the Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that the information you have provided is only used for the purpose for which it was requested, and to ensure that the data is kept securely.
When you provide us with your personal data, you are agreeing to consent to the collection and use of any information you provide in accordance with the above purposes and this privacy statement.
We make every effort to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. In addition, we always use a secure connection when collecting personal financial information from you. However, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
We may pass your information to our service providers and associated organisations and other related organisations who share the aims and objectives of Farm Africa ONLY if you have given us permission to do so.
We may also need to disclose your information if required to do so by law.
Yes. Cookies are pieces of information which may be sent to your computer by Farm Africa when you access certain areas of our website. These may be stored on your computer's hard drive to allow us to recognise you as a user when you next visit. They are not software – they can’t be programmed or carry computer viruses. Cookies allow us to recognise your computer when you next visit our website, but they don’t tell us who you are.
Third party websites set their own cookies so we don’t have direct control over how they use them. However, you can manually block these cookies using your internet browser.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. However, disabling cookies may stop you from fully using all our website services. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit the All About Cookies website.
When you visit this site for the first time a message about cookies appears at the bottom of the screen, If you select ‘continue’ an acceptance cookie (fa_accept_cookies) will be stored on your machine, otherwise the message will always appear. Once the cookie is set the message will disappear.
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our site, to help us improve the site. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited on our site.
Determining visitor session
30 minutes from set/update
Identifying unique visitors
2 years from set/update
Tracking traffic source and navigation
6 months from set/update
How to reject or delete Google Analytics cookies
If you click a link we’re tracking, a session cookie will be dropped on your machine. This lets us know whether you make a donation within 24 hours.
To showcase our work, we sometimes embed video content from YouTube. When you visit a page with an embedded video, you may be presented with cookies from Youtube. Farm Africa does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the Youtube website for more information about these.
On some pages, you can use ‘share’ buttons to easily share articles about Farm Africa’s work with your friends through a number of social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. Farm Africa does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
The Add This ‘share’ button uses the following cookies. To prevent advertising cookies being placed on your computer, Add This can place an opt-out cookie on your computer.
You may request a copy of any personal information that Farm Africa has about you (for which we may charge a small fee) by contacting us at the address above.
Should your personal details change, please help us to keep your information up to date by contacting us at the address given above.
We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement. Should this happen, we will post a notice of the change on the website, and you will be deemed to have accepted the changes.