(last updated on July 27, 2015)
PayPal Giving Fund UK, a UK Registered Charity (No. 1110538), with registered office at Whittaker House, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond TW9 1EH, is operated for the benefit of the charity sector ("PayPal Giving Fund," "we" or "our"). PayPal Giving Fund operates a web site located at http://www.paypalgivingfund.org (the "Site"),which assists users of PayPal.com, eBay.com and certain other websites or services with which we partner in donating to charity organisations that have completed the PayPal Confirmed Charity registration process on www.paypal.com website (“Participating Charities”).
In order to enable donors access and use the PayPal Giving Fund Services, in particular assist in making donations to Participating Charities, PayPal Giving Fund collects certain personal information. This information is collected directly from donors, via third parties and/or from other persons when they access the Site.
Personal information you provide to us: We may collect and store any information you provide to us when you access or use the PayPal Giving Fund Services, including when collecting donations to benefit Participating Charities, or as otherwise required to access or use the PayPal Giving Fund Services. This involves, but is not limited to your name, address, e-mail, phone number and your history of donations. In addition, PayPal Giving Fund collects certain information that cannot be used to personally identify any user, such as anonymous, aggregate or statistical data.
Personal information from other sources: PayPal Giving Fund may also receive information about you from other sources, including but not limited to your eBay Seller ID if you make donations using your eBay account. We also collect your PayPal transaction details to be able to assist in making donations to Participating Charities and to maintain records of all individual transactions conducted through the PayPal Giving Fund Services. Those records are associated with each Participating Charity's individual account profile within the PayPal Giving Fund system. Please note that your eBay and PayPal passwords will never be shared with PayPal Giving Fund. We may also collect the Internet address (IP address) and other identifying information about the computer or device you use to access or use the PayPal Giving Fund Services or the Site, in order to help detect possible instances of unauthorized donations or transactions.
The PayPal Giving Fund Services are not directed to children and children are not eligible to use the PayPal Giving Fund Services. Protecting the privacy of children is very important to us. We do not collect or maintain personal information from people we actually know are under 18, and no part of the PayPal Giving Fund Services are designed to attract people under 18. If we later learn that a user is under 18, we will take steps to remove that user's personal information from our databases and to prevent the user from utilizing the PayPal Giving Fund Services.
In particular, we use personal information as needed to collect donations to benefit Participating Charities and to communicate with such Participating Charities.
Further, we use such personal information to do the following:
The disclosures contemplated by this paragraph are necessary if you wish to use the PayPal Giving Fund Services.
PayPal Giving Fund is committed to adequately protecting your information regardless of where the data resides and to providing appropriate protection for your information where such data is transferred outside of the EEA.
You can review the personal information you have provided us and make any desired changes to such information at any time. Click here to contact us.
PayPal Giving Fund is committed to handling your personal information with high standards of information security. Access to personal information is physically restricted within PayPal Giving Fund's offices, so that only certain PayPal Giving Fund employees are granted access to such information as appropriate to perform specific jobs and tasks (e.g., performing customer service). Some information is also stored in an encrypted form within PayPal Giving Fund's own facilities.
We use computer safeguards such as firewalls and data encryption, we enforce physical access controls to our buildings and files, and we authorise access to personal information only for those employees who require it to fulfil their job responsibilities.
The security of your account also relies on your protection of your password. You may not share your PayPal Giving Fund password with anyone. PayPal Giving Fund representatives will never ask you for your password, so any e-mail or other communication requesting your password should be treated as unauthorised and suspicious and forwarded to email@example.com. PayPal Giving Fund bears no liability for access to, or use or disclosure of, Personal Information, if such access, use or disclosure arises in connection with the theft or disclosure (whether intentional or otherwise) of such password.
If you have any questions about our security measures, you can click here to contact us.