Your privacy

SmartGiving respects confidentiality. We hold contact details and other relevant information, including financial details, about people who have contacted us or supported our activities. 

We may disclose your personal information within the SmartGiving group (companies/charities under the control of our Trustees).  We may also disclose information if we are required to by law. 

In most cases we will tell you before we disclose information without your permission, and we will always give you a reason for our disclosure. We take care over the security of the information we hold, and we train our staff and volunteers in how to look after your information in a confidential manner.  

You have the right of access to the information we hold about you. To obtain a copy of your records, please apply in writing to the Data Protection Officer at SmartGiving. For more information, call 0800 358 1191 or email [email protected] There is no charge for this.


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Google Analytics allows us to see information on user website activities including, but not limited to page views, source and time spent on website. The information is depersonalised and is displayed as numbers, meaning it cannot be tracked back to individuals. This will help to protect your privacy. Using Google Analytics we can see what content is popular on our website, and strive to give you more of the things you enjoy reading and watching.

Google Adwords codes enables us to see which pages helped lead to sign-up form submissions. This allows us to make better use of our paid search budget.

DoubleClick allows us to provide targeted advertising in the future when we use remarketing codes to log when users view specific pages. 


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