WellbeingPension.org is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy explains when and why we collect personal information about our subscribers, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others (we won’t without your explicit approval) and how we keep your data secure.
We may update this policy in line with regulation, this version was last updated in August 2022 and is compliant with GDPR.
By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy. Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to [email protected]
Who we are:
Our website address is https://www.wellbeingpension.org – The company that manages the Wellbeing pension campaign is Business for Scotland Ltd, the campaigning Scottish-based business network that champions the cause of Wellbeing economics.
We treat the information supplied to us by our supporters and visitors with respect – and make sure that it is properly protected.
How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you sign the Wellbeing Pension petition or contact us about reports and events, to donate, or if you register to receive updates from us.
What type of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, and telephone number should we need to contact you. If you make a donation online or purchase an event ticket, book or report or similar from us, your card information is not held by us, it will be collected by our third-party payment processors, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions.
How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
- Validate your signing of the Wellbeing Pension Petition and prove you are a real person
- Process a donation that you have made;
- To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us;
- Seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
- Request your participation in opinion polls;
- Notify you of changes to our services;
- Send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you:
- These may include information about campaigns, appeals, other fundraising activities, promotions of our associated company’s goods and services;
- We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis;
- We will not hold your personal information in our CRM system for more than two years without re-establishing consent;
Who has access to your information?
We will not sell, or rent your information to third parties. We will not pass on your information to third parties unless you expressly permit us to do so. The data included in the petition submission will be highly limited and will not include your contact details or address etc
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
Third-Party Service Providers working on our behalf: When you are using our secure online donation and ticketing pages, your donation is processed by a third-party payment processor, who specialises in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions. If you have any questions regarding secure transactions, please contact us.
You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive direct communications from us about the vital work, we do in support of The Wellbeing Pension then you can unsubscribe by clicking the link attached to every communication we sent to you by email.
If you unsubscribe from one of our email lists you will stop receiving emails as part of that list and if you would like us to delete all of your data or if you want us to be able to contact you only for a specific purpose such as further campaigns and events you can email us here: [email protected]
If we have an ongoing direct debit contribution from you or you have purchased, consent is renewed with each payment.
We will not contact you for marketing purposes by post if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us here: [email protected]
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information holds about you for free. To cover our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you we may ask for a donation of £10, however, this is not mandatory.
Security precautions are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your information
When you give us personal information, we store it securely, in our Customer Management System and mailing list systems. We do not store any sensitive information (such as credit or debit card details) which are only stored by trusted third-party suppliers such as Paypal and Go Cardless.
Our data can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and as with all organisations while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. However, as a high-profile organisation, we take a professional and competent approach to your personal data security.
Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, mobile Apps etc you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
Links to other websites
In addition, if you linked to our website from a third-party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third-party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third-party site.
16 or Under
We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.
Review of this Policy
We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in August 2022.
Data Protection Act:
The information you supply us will be treated with the strictest confidence in accordance with the Data Protection Act. Information may be stored on a computer database and used by us to keep you informed of news, campaigns and other opportunities to support us.
If you prefer not to receive any future information, please contact us here:[email protected]