We only ask for your first name, surname and email address for our newsletter as we feel this is all we need to keep you updated about our charity. We do not profile you or ask for any more personal information that we don't need. This data is stored in a password protected file on our secure server where only the staff who need to see and work with this data have access to it. All our staff members are trained on European Data Protection laws and as such work with your data within the legal remits. 

We use MailChimp as our email marketing platform which allows us to make our newsletters look nice and easily readable, and equally allows you to unsubscribe easily. MailChimp also allow you to unsubscribe more easily from our email updates should you no longer wish to receive these. You are able to unsubscribe and withdraw your data at any time.

User data is also stored in the back end of the Advocacy Focus website once you have signed up, so that you are able to log in to the website should you wish to donate or create a fundraising campaign. Our website is ran by Raising IT who have taken all the necessary steps to ensure this data is protected and secure in line with GDPR. Their Privacy Policy can be found here.