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Privacy and Cookie Statement

The following information outlines Camp Simcha’s privacy policy and legal disclaimer.


This Privacy Policy applies to information collected on Camp Simcha’s website.

Camp Simcha regards the privacy of those who use Camp Simcha’s website as very important. This Privacy Policy explains what personal information is collected about you and how we may use it. Camp Simcha processes personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

This policy may change from time to time, so please check this page periodically.


What personally identifiable information is collected from you
How your information is used
Who has access to your information
How you can access, update or delete your information
Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information
Use of ‘cookies’ on the website
1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you

When you visit the website, Camp Simcha collects your IP address and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. An IP address is a number that can uniquely identify a specific computer or other network device on the internet. We also collect any information that you may choose to give voluntarily, such as: contact details and history, interests, donation history, data protection consents and whether you are a tax payer or not so that we can claim gift aid.

For participants of Challenge events we also collect medical information, passport data and photos. For participants of other fundraising events we also collect photos. If you make a donation online or purchase a product from us, your card information is collected by Worldpay but is not held by Camp Simcha.

From time to time, we link to, or embed, external content from third-party websites (e.g. Facebook, YouTube) within our website. These websites may utilise cookies and the Privacy Policy that applies to such third-party content will be published on the website of that third-party content provider. We cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of these third party websites and your use of them is at your own risk.
2. How your information is used

As well as using it so we can send you communications that you have requested or information about activities that may be of interest to you, Camp Simcha may use your personal information to help us understand more about how our site is used so that we can improve it, along with the quality of our services. We may also use your information for marketing purposes and publicity, appeals and promotions, and to give you details of our fundraising, promotions and campaigns.

3. Who has access to your information

Camp Simcha is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to third parties without your express consent.

From time to time, where you have given consent, we may want to contact you about other Camp Simcha services and products or pass your details to other parties affiliated to Camp Simcha or that help us provide our services, or, similar organisations.

When you are using our secure online donation pages, your donation is processed by Worldpay who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions. If you have any questions regarding secure transactions, email office@campsimcha.org.uk If you do not want to continue receiving information by email from us, you can unsubscribe.

4. How you can access, update or delete your information

The accuracy of your information is important to Camp Simcha. If you change your email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at office@campsimcha.org.uk or write to the Data Protection Officer at Camp Simcha, 12 Queens Road, London., NW4 2TH or call 020 88202 9297.You have the right to ask for a copy of the information Camp Simcha holds about you. Please write to the Data Protection Officer with details of your request. Once we are satisfied about your identity we will deal with your request in accordance with the Data Protection Act. There may be a charge for requests for information.

5. Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information

When you give Camp Simcha personal information, we take steps to ensure that it is treated securely. Any sensitive information (such as credit or debit card details) are redacted or destroyed once used.

To signify when you are on a secure page, a lock icon will appear on the bottom of web browsers.

Information transmitted over the Internet can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure during transmission. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, Camp Simcha cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we use our best endeavours to ensure that it is secure on our systems.

6. Use of ‘cookies’ on the website

Like many other websites, Camp Simcha’s website use cookies. ‘Cookies’ are small text files created by your web browser and saved on your computer. Most cookies are session cookies, lasting only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. No data is collected from cookies from which you can be personally identified.

What are cookies used for
Cookies are used to help us to improve services for you through, for example:

measuring how many people are using each page of the site and their duration on the site so that we can try to improve the quality of our website;
enabling you to view content shared on other sites e.g. Facebook or Twitter;
A unique ID to track your session from page to page, which is vitally important should you sign into the site.
Certain cookies are persistent, meaning that they last beyond your session, enabling an enhanced user-experience when you return to the site. A non-exhaustive list of examples of the use of persistent cookies includes:

The option to “Remember my username” when signing-in to the site;
The use of Google Analytics to allow us to track how popular our site is and to record visitor trends over time. Google Analytics uses a cookie to help track which pages are accessed. The cookie contains no personally-identifiable information, but it does use your computer’s IP address to determine where in the world you are accessing the site from, and to track your page visits within the site.
How to control cookies
It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. Disabling cookies may restrict some functionality on our website. For more information on how to switch off cookies on your computer, visit the AboutCookies website.

Turning cookies off may result in a loss of functionality when using our sites.

If at any time you have a question about anything contained in this statement or a general query on privacy, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Camp Simcha
The House
12 Queens Road
office@campsimcha.org.uk or 020 8202 9297

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