Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Mission Trips Uganda, knows that the privacy of your personal information, and how we use and share it is very important to you. We take your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to administer your account and to provide the products and services you have requested from us. We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations and we will only share or use it as described here.

This Privacy Policy covers Mission Trips Uganda's treatment of personally identifiable information that we collect or hold. This personal information, whether collected on paper, stored on a database, or recorded on other means, will be collected and managed appropriately. Safeguards have been put in place to ensure this under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR PREFERENCES

You may contact our Offices in Uganda to change or update your preferences at any time at: info@missiontripsuganda.org

HOW WE OPERATE

We operate in line with the GDPR nationally and globally. We are committed to maintaining your personal rights, and allow all our supporters to change or withdraw their opt-in options at any time.

WHO THIS PRIVACY POLICY APPLIES TO

Mission Trips Uganda's headquarters are located in Uganda. We have friends and supporters of Mission Trips Uganda that raise support and help enable us to meet the needs of the most vulnerable in Uganda, Africa.

This policy relates to supporters of Mission Trips Uganda globally. It applies to individuals who have registered with Mission Trips Uganda as a sponsor, donor, Mission Trips Uganda's staff and employee, visitor, volunteer, customer or a person who relates with us in any other capacity where processing of your data is required in order to offer you these services.

WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED BY MISSION TRIPS UGANDA

We collect personal information when you voluntarily submit it to us to complete a transaction. This includes:

Information you provide when you set up your sponsorship
-Information you provide when you make a donation
-Information you provide when you sign up to receive updates from us
-Information you provide when you sign up to volunteer, visit Mission Trips Uganda or partner with us
-Information you provide related to Volunteer or Safari inquiries and bookings
-Information you provide when you use our website
-Information relating to purchases and other transactions
-Information given and stored as part of our ongoing relationship

SCOPE OF CONSENT

By submitting your personal data to us, you are giving us your consent to use this information for the intended purpose and in accordance with this privacy policy. You are able to withdraw your consent at any time by the methods described.

OPTING OUT

Once you have given your consent, you can amend or withdraw your consent at any time. We respect all user rights. If you have any comments, concerns or complaints, please contact us.

Under the data protection laws, you have the right to:

-Request access to your personal data
-Request correction of your personal data
-Request that your personal data be deleted
-Object to processing of your personal data
-Request restriction of the use of your personal data
-Request transfer of your personal data
-Right to withdraw consent

HOW WE STORE AND PROCESS YOUR DATA

We collect information primarily to process donations, sponsorships, volunteering and visiting applications, Safari booking and hosting information, and to provide you with information related to our projects, events and activities.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Encryption is used when collecting or transferring credit card information via the internet, ensuring a secure environment for the transfer of your confidential data from your browser to our financial institution using the latest encryption technology.

We will only use your personal data for the purpose for which we collected it, and only retain it for as long as necessary to fulfill that purpose, including satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. If for any reason we need to use your personal data outside of the purpose for which we collected the data, we will notify you ahead of time and explain the legal grounds for use.

We also use information for internal and analytical purposes, where appropriate, so that we’re able to understand our base of supporters and improve our communication and processes accordingly.

OUR OBLIGATIONS

In relation to the information that you provide to, we are legally responsible for how that information is handled. We will comply with the Data Protection Act specific to your country in the way we use and share your personal data.

Mission Trips Uganda, intends to ensure that personal information is treated lawfully and correctly and we adhere to the Principles of Data Protection which require that personal information:

-Shall be processed fairly and lawfully and, in particular, shall not be processed unless specific conditions are met
-Shall be obtained only for one or more of the purposes specified in the Act, and shall not be processed in any manner incompatible with that purpose or those purposest
-Shall be adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to those purpose(s)
-Shall be accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date
-Shall not be kept for longer than is necessary
-Shall be processed in accordance with the rights of data subjects
-Shall be kept secure by Mission Trips Uganda who takes appropriate technical and other measures to prevent unauthorized or unlawful processing or accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal information

SHARING YOUR INFORMATION

We do not trade, share, or sell information that you provide to us with other organizations who intend to use it to market their products or services to you.

There may be instances in which we share your information with others as required by law, or with companies that provide us services where the information is needed to complete the transaction (such as our third party merchandise store).

CONTACTING US AND EXERCISING YOUR INFORMATION RIGHTS

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, wish to exercise your information rights in connection with the personal data you have shared with us or wish to submit a complaint, please contact us.

We fully comply with Data Protection legislation and will assist in any investigation or request made by the appropriate authorities.

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