Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to information we (Aishworya Educational Foundation) collect about individuals who interact with our organisation. It explains what personal information we collect and how we use it. If you have any comments or questions about this notice, feel free to contact us.

We collect information about you when you sign up to our newsletter, donate to Aishworya, email us or engage with us online, for example via facebook. This allows us to answer queries effectively, and to thank our donors for their support. Aishworya does not store credit/debit card details.

EU Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) allows organisations like Aishworya to process data based on consent and legitimate interest. To find out more about this, visit the EU-Lex website.

If you subscribe to any of our communications, you can opt out at any time and are given an easy way to do this.

We also use third party providers to facilitate our services, who may process your data on our behalf. For example, we use Mailchimp to send our newsletters, and Paypal to process some donations.

The following table explains what data is collected and the legal basis, under current data protection legislation, on which this data is processed.

PurposeDataBasisThird Party Data Processor
Subscribing to email updates about our workName, emailConsent – you have given your active consent.We use MailChimp to facilitate our email newsletter updates. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. View MailChimp’s privacy policy.
Making a donation via bank transfer, or direct to NepalName, email, address, payment informationLegitimate interest – this information allows us to fulfil your intention of donating money, and to remain transparent about our income sources.Our bank accounts in the UK, Sweden, and Nepal collect your information and provide us with a bank statement.
Likewise, if you send money via Moneygram or Western Union, they will provide us with basic information that you have entered.
You can see privacy statements for: Santander (UK); SEBS (Sweden); Lumbini (Nepal); Moneygram; Western Union.
Making a donation via PayPal or JustgivingName, email, address, payment informationLegitimate interests – this information allows us to fulfil your intention of donating money and to remain transparent about our income sources.We use PayPal to facilitate our online donations. View PayPal’s privacy policy.
We also use Justgiving. View Justgiving’s privacy policy.
Website functionalityWebsite activity collected through cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a websiteLegitimate interests – we use cookies that do not collect personal information but help us collect anonymous information about how people use our website.We use Google Analytics for this purpose. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website usage by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information collected by Google Analytics about usage of our website is not personally identifiable. The data is collected anonymously, stored by Google and used by us to create reports about website usage. View Google’s privacy policy.
Facebook and TwitterFacebook name, Twitter handleLegitimate interests – this allows us to decide the most efficient way to reach our supporters.We note the number of people who ‘friend’ us on Facebook or ‘follow’ us on Twitter, so that when we make announcements, we do it via the medium that reaches the most people.
Here are the privacy statements for Facebook and Twitter.

Under the GDPR, you have the right to request to see the information that we hold about you. We will aim to fulfil your request as soon as possible, and we will let you know in writing if we are unable to and give you the reasons why.

You also have the right to request rectification or erasure of your information, and to object to us processing your information.

If you have any questions or concerns about how we collecting or processing your personal information, then please contact us. We are an organisation of volunteers and we will respond to you as quickly as we are able to.