We are a small charity that supports community and conservation projects in South Luangwa, Zambia

Bringing a smile to Zambia

Privacy Policy

Make Me Smile Privacy Policy Notice

This is the privacy notice of the charity Make Me Smile. In this document, “we”, “our”, or “us “refer to the Make Me Smile charity.

The Purpose of processing Client Data

In order to communicate with you about our charity, we gather and retain personal information that you provide to us. We will only use this information for the purpose of communicating with you about the charity related services we offer and details about our fund-raising activities

Lawful Basis for holding and using Client Information

As a registered charity we abide by the Charity Governance Code. The lawful basis under which we hold and use your information is our legitimate interests i.e.to communicate with you about our charitable works and fund-raising activities.

What information we hold and what we do with it

In order to communicate with you, we may hold your contact details.
We will NOT share your information with anyone else without obtaining your explicit consent.

How Long we Retain Your Information for

We will keep your information until you advise us that you don’t wish us to retain your information or unsubscribe when we email you.

Summary of your rights under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

GDPR gives you the following rights:

  • The right to be informed: To know how your information will be held and used (this privacy policy).
  • The right of access: To see a record of your personal information, so you know what is held about you and can verify it.
  • The right to rectification: To tell us to make changes to your personal information if it is incorrect or incomplete.
  • The right to erase your records (also called “the right to be forgotten”): For you to request to erase any information they hold about you.
  • The right to restrict processing of personal data: You have the right to request limits on how your personal information is used.
  • The right to data portability: under certain circumstances you can request a copy of personal information held electronically.
  • The right to object: To be able to tell us you don’t want them to use certain parts of your information, or only to use it for certain purposes.
  • Rights in relation to automated decision-making and profiling.
  • The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office: To be able to complain to the ICO if you feel your details are not correct, if they are not being used in a way that you have given permission for, or if they are being stored when they don’t have to be.

Full details of your rights can be found at https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/.

Update of your information

If you would like us to correct or update any information, or if you would like information deleted from our records, then please email us at team@makemesmile.org.