Free My Meal Privacy and Data Protection Policy - Updated 3rd February 2022
We take your right to privacy very seriously and so before you use the Free My Meal service, please take a few moments to read how we collect and use your data. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy online. We will only collect, store, and use your personal information for specific purposes.
Who we are
Our website site is www.freemymeal.co.uk and we are called Free My Meal. We are an unincorporated, non-profit charitable organisation. We are currently in the process of applying to become a registered charity.
Why we need your data
You may give us information about yourself when donating, joining, or requesting food on our site or by corresponding with us by phone, email or direct messaging services on social media. This includes information you provide when you use our website, and when you report a problem with our website. The information you give us may include your name, someone else’s name, address, email address and phone number, and other personal details. You have consented to provide this information to us but can withdraw your consent at any time by getting in touch with us at email@example.com.
When you register at our website for our services
All the personal data we process is located on servers within the European Union.
We use secure payment gateways when you donate money via our website or Twitter account donations link. When you pay through the website or through the Twitter account donations link, we do not see your card details, or store these. All procedures are PCI compliant.
What we may collect
We may collect and process the following data about you
The Website uses “cookies” to help you personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed by us or our web hosting company on your hard drive by a web page server. Our cookies do not run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to your computer.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenient feature to save you time. The cookie tells the server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalise the Website pages, or register with the Website, a cookie helps the Website recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your Personal Information, such as your billing address or site preferences. When you return to the same Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Website features that you customised.
We may place the following cookies:
How to reject cookies
If you do not want to receive cookies, you can usually choose to opt-out by modifying your browser settings to decline them. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of, or to fully experience the interactive features of, Free My Meal services or web pages you visit.
Where we store your data
By giving us your personal data when donating or to allow us to provide services to you, we will do what we reasonably can to keep your data secure.
Although we try to provide protection, we cannot guarantee complete security for your data, and you take the risk that any sending of that data turns out to be not secure despite our reasonable efforts.
Disclosing your information
We are allowed to disclose your information in the following cases
· If we want to sell our non-profit charitable organisation, we can disclose it to the potential buyer
· If we are wound up and transferred to another organisation in accordance with Companies House regulations for an Unincorporated, non-profit charitable organisation
· We can disclose it if we have a legal obligation to do so, or in order to protect other people’s property, safety or rights
· We can exchange information with others to protect against fraud or credit risks.
Links to other sites
Please note that our terms and conditions and our policies will not apply to other websites that you get to via a link from our site. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before submitting any data to these websites.
Free My Meal maintains publicly facing pages on social media sites and social networking sites. By posting any content related directly or indirectly to those pages on any Social Media Sites on the internet, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these terms.
These are the simple ‘Rules’ which we publish online for all users of our private social media Free My Meal ‘groups’:
Inappropriate content will be removed immediately from our social media sites. We reserve the right to block users who are in breach of the above terms and conditions without prior notice. We may also report the matter to the police or take legal action where behaviour amounts to abuse or harassment or in the case of libellous or defamatory posts or messages.
By providing any content to our public Social Media Sites eg. Our Public Facebook ‘Page’, public Instagram account and public Twitter account you agree that the content will be considered non-confidential, and we have the irrevocable, worldwide, transferrable, royalty-free, right to reproduce, distribute, publish, and display such content and the right to create derivative works from your content, edit or modify such content, transfer the medium of such content, and use such content.
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to see information we hold about you.
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
If you agree to the above, please feel free to use our service.
If you do not agree please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org