North Star Alliance is committed to protecting your privacy online. We may collect and process data about you, some of which may identify you as a particular individual. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or which you provide to us, will be processed.
What personally identifiable information does North Star Alliance collect about you?
We may collect and process the following information about you:
- information you provide when filling in forms on the website such as your name, email address and address;
- records of correspondences with you;
- details of any transactions you carry out through our site such as donations to our work
The following information may be automatically collected through your use of the website:
We use Google Analytics to collect anonymous information on site usage so that we can track total visitors the website, along with other information such as pages viewed and referring website. For more information: Google Analytics.
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How is North Star Alliance using information about you?
Any information we collect about you from the website is used to help us understand more about who visits the website.
You may receive the following correspondences:
- communications (whether electronically or otherwise) about North Star Alliance’s work or that we feel may be of interest to you.
- periodic email newsletters from North Star Alliance. The frequency of these newsletters may vary. You can choose not to receive these newsletters by unsubscribing at any time.
We do not distribute, sell or rent user information gained by you using our website to any third party. Occasionally, however, we work with other organisations, some of which may write to you for the mutual benefit of both themselves and North Star Alliance. Should you wish us not to use the information as set out above, please contact us stating your name and address.
Does North Star Alliance share your information?
Certain pages on the website indicate that information you submit will not remain with North Star Alliance alone. Information submitted on the donation pages, for example, and as stated on that page, will be processed by PayPal, our partner company that provides secure transactions.
We may disclose your information to third parties in order to comply with any legal obligations or to protect the property and other rights of North Star Alliance, including disclosing information for the purposes of, or protection against, fraudulent activities.
How does North Star Alliance store your information?
Any payment transactions will be based on PayPal.
The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any data transmitted to our site and any transmission is at your own risk.
What are your rights?
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you before collection of data if we intend to use it for such purposes or if we intend to disclose it to third parties for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting us, giving your name and address.
Can you update, correct, or delete your personally identifiable information?
North Star Alliance maintains high standards of accuracy in keeping any identifiable information up-to-date. If you change your email address or know that the information we hold about you is inaccurate or out of date, please contact us.
You have the right to make a written request to access any information held about you. We reserve the right to impose a small administration charge for fulfilling any request for details on the information we hold about you.
Is there anything else you should know?
This website is intended for use by adults. North Star Alliance is not liable for any personal information submitted by users under the age of 18 and recommends that parents and/or guardians do not post, or permit others to post, any personally identifiable information with respect to persons under the age of 18.
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