This statement applies to the Omid Foundations' website at www.omid-e-mehr.org.
The Omid Foundations will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is kept securely and to respect the information privacy of all visitors to their website.
Personally identifiable information
The Omid Foundations will only collect personal information on their website when we believe it has been specifically and knowingly provided to us by an authorized party. Examples of personal information are:
- your name
- your address
- your telephone number
- your e-mail address
We do not ask people to disclose their age when collecting their data, however we do not actively collect data of under 18s. We recommend that under 13s obtain the permission of a parent or guardian before sending us their information via this website.
Non-personally identifiable information
Aggregate or summary information is collected automatically by our system e.g. number of visitors to the site. In order to do this we may need to send cookies to your PC. This information is used to monitor use of the website and will not contain information that can identify you as an individual.
How do we use this information?
We will use your personal information:
- to provide you with the services, products or information you have requested;
- for administration purposes;
- to further our charitable aims, including for fundraising activities.
As part of this, we may analyse the personal information we collect to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you in the most appropriate way and with the most relevant information.
We may need to share your information with our service providers, associated organisations and agents for the purposes described above.
By providing us with your personal data, you consent to the collection and use of this information in accordance with the purposes described above and this privacy statement.
You also consent to our transferring your information to other countries or jurisdictions if necessary. Each of these countries may provide different levels of data protection. If we do make such a transfer, we will, if appropriate, put appropriate controls in place to ensure your information is protected.
You have a right to know about the personal data the Omid Foundations hold about you. You have a right to object to the receipt of direct marketing or campaign information sent to you.
Third party sites
This website contains links to other websites. Please be notified that we cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices of other websites.
Privacy statement changes
The Omid Foundations may change this privacy statement at any time. You are advised to read this statement each and every time you visit this website so that you are satisfied with the privacy conditions under which you provide us with your personal information.
In order to make an online donation by credit card or direct debit, the site visitor will be directed to a sub-site operated by our agents, which we might change from time to time.
As the sub-site is operated on behalf of and under contract to the Omid Foundations, this site is similar in appearance to www.omid-e-mehr.org. Where necessary further information about the collection of the data and any further uses to be made of the data will be provided on this sub-site.
The site uses encryption and other security features.
A cookie is a small text file on the user's browser and hard drive that uniquely identifies the user's browser. There are two types of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. Session cookies are temporary and are erased when the browser exits. Persistent cookies remain on the user's hard drive until the user erases them or until they expire.
If, for example, you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer and you wish to block the Omid Foundations' website cookies, you can perform the following:
- On your browser tools menu, select 'Internet Options'
- Click on the 'Privacy' tab and then on the 'Edit' button
- Type into the 'Address of website' field:
- Click on the 'Block' button
- Click on the OK button
Other browsers have similar cookie management abilities somewhere in their preferences settings, please refer to your browser's 'Help' facility.