Privacy

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Rest assured we at Global Cool Foundation UK (“Global Cool”) will not pass your details onto anyone suspicious. But if you’re worried, it would be best if you read all of this Privacy Policy as well as the Terms and Conditions of use of this website.

We recognise the importance of your privacy and are committed to ensuring that the privacy of all visitors to www.globalcool.org is protected. What follows sets out the way we use and protect the information you provide.

By registering with this site, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms set out below.

Information that we collect from you

When you visit or register with globalcool.org, you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name and contact details. We may also collect information about your usage of our website as well as information about you from messages or multi media clips you post on the website and e-mails or letters you send to us. Any information you provide to us relating to donations will be made available to WorldPay Limited, who’s website has a separate privacy policy relating to its use.

Your Internet Protocol (IP) address is logged in order to receive information from you, which we use to personalise the service we provide to you. This data will be kept secure at all times and we will not pass it on to third parties, unless required by law.

Use of your information

Your information will enable Global Cool to provide you with access to all parts of our site and to supply the goods or services you have requested and to contact you if necessary. We will also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our website to provide you with a better service.

In particular, we may use your information to contact you for your views on our services and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the site or our services. Further, where you have consented, we might also use your information to let you know about other products and services which might be of interest to you. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know.

Disclosure of your information

The information you provide to us will be held on our servers in the United Kingdom and may be accessed by or given to our staff working outside the UK and third parties some of who are located outside the European Economic Area who act for us for the purposes set out in this policy. Those parties process information, fulfil and provide support services on behalf of Global Cool. We may also pass aggregate information on the usage of our site to third parties but this will not include information that can be used to identify you.

Where you have consented when providing us with your details, we may also allow carefully selected third parties, to contact you occasionally about products and services which may be of interest to you. They may contact you by using the contact details you provide to us. If you change your mind about being contacted by these companies in the future, please let us know.

Finally, if our website enters into a joint venture with or is merged with another entity, your information may be disclosed to our new partner.

Countries outside the European Economic Area do not always have strong data protection laws. However, Global Cool will always take steps to ensure that your information is used by third parties in accordance with this policy.

Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

Cookies

Cookies are small amounts of information which globalcool.org sends to your computer where they are stored. Unless you have indicated your objection when disclosing your details to us, our system will issue these to your computer when you log on to the site. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use the site during future visits. They also allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you. Through internet security software, you may set up your computer to reject cookies. However, if you chose to do so, you may not be able to use certain features on our site. If you do not wish to receive cookies in the future, please let us know.

Information available on this website shows you how to disable or reject cookies. Some of the web pages of the web site may contain “clear gifs” or “web beacons”. These are used to count the number of users who access our website and to monitor how our site is working.

Security and data retention

We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.

Accessing and updating your information

You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us. We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to this policy

Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to the site and, where appropriate, through e-mail notification.

Further Information

If you would like to update your personal information held by Global Cool or you have any dispute regarding the use and storage of your personal information by Global Cool or you have any comments or questions on this Privacy Policy please contact Global Cool via the contact form.

If you would like details of the personal information Global Cool stores about you please write to: The Data Controller, Global Cool Foundation UK 2-6 Cannon Street London EC4M 6YH. This Privacy Policy was last updated on 18 January 2012.