1. Introduction and general terms
Maasai Girls Initiative For Development, and the people we seek to help, are dependent on the generosity of our supporters
as well as the goodwill and trust of the public. We are therefore committed to protecting any personal
information we obtain about you, whether you are just visiting our website or are a financial
obtain, use and protect any personal information you provide to us, whether online, via phone, text,
email, in letters or in other correspondence.
We are committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such
information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the
protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998, the Privacy & Electronic
Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and General Data Protection Regulations which come
into force from May 25th 2018’.
2. Who We Are
Maasai Girls Initiative For Development is a registered charity (charity number 1064413) and a company limited by guarantee
(company number 3322339). Our registered address is Brunswick Court, Brunswick Square, Bristol BS2
3. What information will Maasai Girls Initiative For Development collect about me?
When you contact Maasai Girls Initiative For Development to make a donation, sign up for an event, subscribe to our e-
newsletter, telephone, email, write to or text Maasai Girls Initiative For Development, or engage with our social media
channels, we may receive and retain personal information about you. This can consist of information
such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number, bank account details
to process donations and whether you are a tax payer so that we can claim Gift Aid.
By submitting your details, you enable Maasai Girls Initiative For Development (and where applicable any sub-contractors we
may use) to raise funds and to provide you with the goods, services, information, activities or online
content you select.
We do not usually collect “sensitive personal data” about our supporters, e.g. health status, unless
there is a clear reason for doing so – such as participation in the Bath Half Marathon or similar
fundraising event or where we need this to ensure that we provide appropriate facilities or support toenable you to participate in the event. Clear notices will be provided on applications for such events so
that it is clear what information we need and why we need it.
Maasai Girls Initiative For Development may also use publicly available information to identify people who express an
interest in giving major gifts to international development organisations like us. This information may
include newspaper or other media coverage, open postings on social media sites such as LinkedIn, and
data from Companies’ House. Should this interest be taken further with Maasai Girls Initiative For Development, an
appropriate member of staff will manage this relationship and ensure you understand what
information has been recorded, and how this will be used. Any information collected will not be
retained unless you have given your full consent.
4. How will Maasai Girls Initiative For Development use the information you collect about me?
Maasai Girls Initiative For Development will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:
5. Will I be contacted for marketing purposes?
Maasai Girls Initiative For Development will only contact you for marketing purposes where you have provided us with freely
given consent to do so, or we feel that due to our past relationship with you, we have a legitimate
interest to maintain this communication. Consent can be given in various ways including through
online or paper forms, or face to face through engagement with our fundraising team and volunteers.
You have the right to withdraw permission to receive communication from the charity at any time (see
6. Will Maasai Girls Initiative For Development share my personal information with anyone else?
We will only use your information within Maasai Girls Initiative For Development for the purposes for which it was obtained.
We will not, under any circumstances, share or sell your personal data with any third party for marketing purposes and you will not receive offers from other companies or organisations as a result
of giving your details to us.
We may need to share your information with “data processors” such as our service providers,
associated organisations and agents who help us to prepare and send the materials relating to our
projects and fundraising activities. These “data processors” will only act under our instruction and we
will not allow these organisations to use your data for their own purposes and will take care to ensure
that they keep your data secure.
We will also comply with legal requests where disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example,
to government bodies for tax purposes or law enforcement agencies for the prevention and detection
of crime, subject to such bodies providing us with a relevant request in writing).
7. How long will Maasai Girls Initiative For Development keep my personal information?
We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant
activity, for example we will keep a record of donations for at least seven years.
If you request that we stop sending you marketing materials, a record will be kept on our database to
enable us to comply with your request not to be contacted by us.
Where you contribute material to us, e.g. user generated content or in response to a particular
campaign, we will keep your content for as long as is reasonably required for the purpose(s) for which
it was submitted unless otherwise stated at the point of generation.
8. How can I update, correct, or delete my personal information?
We want to ensure that we are able to communicate with you in ways that you are happy with, and to
provide you with information that is of interest. If you wish to change how we communicate with you,
or update the information we hold, then please contact us:
Should you wish to unsubscribe to our Mailchimp online newsletter, you can do so anytime by clicking
the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each newsletter.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to request a copy of the personal information
we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. We ask you to submit this request in
writing providing proof of your identity with two pieces of approved identification.
Maasai Girls Initiative For Development, Brunswick Court, Brunswick Square, Bristol BS2 8PE.
submit personal information to Maasai Girls Initiative For Development.