Privacy Policy

This section pertains to the Privacy Policy of Wingify Foundation (hereinafter referred to as "Website" or "Foundation" or “We”). We value the trust you place and for this reason, we endeavour and insist upon the highest standards for the security of personal information and respect your privacy.

The protection and security of your personal information is among our top priorities. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) discloses our practice with respect to the information collected from the users of this Website and for the personal information that you provide us while participating in our events, campaigns and surveys.

You are hereby advised to read this Policy carefully and fully understand the nature and purpose of gathering and/or collecting sensitive, personal and other information and the usage, disclosure and sharing of such information. By viewing or accessing the Website or by requesting any services through the Website, you hereby also consent to Foundation for sharing information with third-party service providers engaged by Foundation in relation to its operations and to the transfer and/or storage of personal information and data across borders. We store your information reliably and do transfer your personal information to third parties or service providers to fulfil your requests or activity needs. We always make all appropriate arrangements in order to ensure correct and secure data processing in compliance with applicable data protection law.

The Privacy Policy covers the following areas. This list is not all-inclusive and is subject to further updates in the future:

1. Collection of personally identifiable information

For the purposes of this Policy, 'Personal Information' is any data which relates to an individual who may be identified from that data, or from a combination of a set of data, and other information which is in possession of Foundation.

The following table explains the types of data we collect and the legal basis, under current data protection legislation, on which this data is processed.

Purpose Data (key elements) Basis
Enquiring about our organization and its work Name, email, message, phone number Legitimate interests - it is necessary for us to read and store your message so that we can respond in the way that you would expect.
Subscribing to email updates about our work Name, email, phone number Consent - you have given your active consent.
Making a donation Name, email, address, payment information Legitimate interests - this information is necessary for us to fulfill your intention of donating money and your expectation of receiving a confirmation message.
Request to be associated as a volunteer  Name, email, phone number. To further contact you.
Website functionality Website activity collected through cookies

Legitimate interests

- it is necessary for us to store a small amount of information, usually through cookies, to deliver functionality that you would expect, such as remembering the contents you have shared earlier.

Visitors/users Identity, IP addresses, time spent on website, browser and device of the user. Legitimate interests- to provide better user experience.

2. How we use your data

We will only use your data in a manner that is appropriate considering the basis on which that data was collected, as set out in the table at the top of this policy.

For example, we may use your personal information to:

  • reply to enquiries you send to us;
  • handle donations or other transactions that you initiate;
  • where you have specifically agreed to this, send you marketing communications by email relating to our work which we think may be of interest to you.
  • To provide better user experience to visitors/users

3. When we share your data

We will only pass your data to third parties in the following circumstances:

  • you have provided your explicit consent for us to pass data to a third party;
  • we are using a third party purely for the purposes of processing data on our behalf and we have in place a data processing agreement with that third party that fulfils our legal obligations in relation to the use of third party data processors;
  • we are required by law or by any law enforcement agency to share your data;
  • for the purposes of seeking or enforcing legitimate legal remedies.

4. How long do we keep your data

We take the principles of data minimization and removal seriously and have internal policies in place to ensure that we only ever ask for the minimum amount of data for the associated purpose and delete that data promptly once it is no longer required.

5. Rights you have over your data

You have a range of rights over your data, which include the following:

  • Where data processing is based on consent, you may revoke this consent at any time and we will make it as easy as possible for you to do this (for example by putting ‘unsubscribe’ links at the bottom of all our marketing emails).
  • You have the right to ask for rectification and/or deletion of your information.
  • You have the right of access to your information.
  • These rights may be limited in some situations – for example, where we can demonstrate that we have a legal requirement to process your Personal Information.
  • You can assert your rights in the corresponding sections where such information was provided or by contacting us at [email protected].

6. Use of Cookies

A "cookie" is a small piece of information stored by a Web server on a Web browser so that it can be later read from that browser. Cookies are useful for enabling the browser to remember information specific to a given user. This is done to recognize your device during your future visits to our Website, primarily in order to provide better user experience.

7. Consequences of not providing Personal Information

If you choose not to provide your Personal Information that is mandatory to process your request, we may not be able to provide the corresponding experience.

8. Updates to this Privacy Policy

Foundation may change the data privacy practices and update this privacy statement as and when the need arises, and the same will be made available on the website. But our commitment to protect the privacy of website users will continue to remain.