1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and mobile app users.
1.2 This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of such persons; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
1.3 Our website and mobile app incorporates privacy controls which affect how we will process your personal data. By using the privacy controls, you can specify whether you would like to receive direct communications via email / SMS or no communication. You can access the privacy controls via “Settings” page in the mobile app.
1.5 In this policy, "we", "us" and "our" refer to Friends Missionary Prayer Band. [For more information about us, see Section 13.]
2. The personal data that we collect
2.1 In this Section 2 we have set out the general categories of personal data that we process [and, in the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, information about the source and specific categories of that data].
2.2 We may process data enabling us to get in touch with you ("contact data"). The contact data may include your name, email address, telephone number, date of birth, and postal address. The source of the contact data is you which you provide voluntarily to your Prayer Group leader.
2.3 We may process your website/mobile app user account data ("account data"). The account data may include your account identifier, name, email address, business name, account creation and modification dates, website/mobile app settings and marketing preferences. The primary source of the account data is you and/or your Prayer Group leader, although some elements of the account data may be generated by our website/mobile app.
2.4 We may process information relating to donation transactions, that you perform with us and/or through our website/mobile app ("transaction data"). The transaction data may include your name, your contact details, your payment card details (or other payment details) and the transaction details. The source of the transaction data is you and/or our payment services provider.
2.5 We may process information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or that we send to you ("communication data"). The communication data may include the communication content and metadata associated with the communication. Our website/mobile app will generate the metadata associated with communications made using the website/mobile app contact forms.
2.6 We may process data about your use of our website and mobile app services ("usage data"). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is our analytics tracking system.
3. Purposes of processing and legal bases
3.1 In this Section 3, we have set out the purposes for which we may process personal data and the legal bases of the processing.
3.2 Operations - We may process your personal data for the purposes of operating our website, the processing and fulfilment of donations for various projects and purposes, generating invoices, and other payment-related documentation. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website, mobile app, and services.
3.3 Publications - We may process account data for the purposes of publishing such data on our website and elsewhere through our services in accordance with your express instructions. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the publication of content in the ordinary course of our operations.
3.4 Relationships and communications - We may process contact data, account data, transaction data and/or communication data for the purposes of managing our relationships, communicating with you (excluding communicating for the purposes of direct marketing) by email, SMS, post, and/or telephone, providing support services and complaint handling. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely communications with our website visitors, service users, individual customers and customer personnel, the maintenance of relationships, and the proper administration of our website, services and business.
3.5 Direct marketing - We may process contact data, account data and/or transaction data for the purposes of creating, targeting and sending direct marketing communications by email, SMS, post and making contact by telephone for marketing-related purposes. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely promoting our vision and communicating field/project related messages to our website visitors and mobile users.
3.6 Research and analysis - We may process usage data and/or transaction data for the purposes of researching and analysing the use of our website and mobile services, as well as researching and analysing other interactions with our organization. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring, supporting, improving and securing our website, services and business generally.
3.7 Record keeping - We may process your personal data for the purposes of creating and maintaining our databases, back-up copies of our databases and our business records generally. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely ensuring that we have access to all the information we need to properly and efficiently run our business in accordance with this policy.
3.8 Security - We may process your personal data for the purposes of security and the prevention of fraud and other criminal activity. The legal basis of this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection of our website, services and business, and the protection of others.
3.9 Insurance and risk management - We may process your personal data where necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks and/or obtaining professional advice. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper protection of our business against risks.
3.10 Legal claims - We may process your personal data where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of our legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.
3.11 Legal compliance and vital interests - We may also process your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
4. Providing your personal data to others
4.1 We may disclose your personal data to our insurers and/or professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice.
4.2 Your personal data held in our website database will be stored on the servers of our hosting services providers Microsoft (Azure Services).
4.3 Financial transactions relating to our website and mobile services are handled by our payment services providers, CashFree. We will share transaction data with our payment services providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds. You can find information about the payment services providers' privacy policies and practices in their website.
4.4 In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 4, we may disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. We may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
5. Retaining and deleting personal data
5.1 This Section 5 sets out our data retention policies and procedures, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.
5.2 Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
5.3 We will retain your personal data as follows:
5.4 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 5, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
6. Your rights
6.1 In this Section 6, we have listed the rights that you have under data protection law.
6.2 Your principal rights under data protection law are:
6.3 These rights are subject to certain limitations and exceptions.
6.4 You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us, using the contact details set out below.
7. About cookies
7.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
7.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
7.3 Cookies may not contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal data that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
8. Cookies that we use
9. Cookies used by our service providers
10. Managing cookies
10.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
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10.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
10.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
11.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
11.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
11.3 We may notify you of significant changes to this policy by email.
12. Our details
12.1 This website is owned and operated by Friends Missionary Prayer Band IT Team.
12.2 We are registered in India under the Societies’ Registration Act XXI of 1860 with the registration number 54/1968, and our registered office is at 29, High School Road, Ambattur, Chennai – 600053, Tamil Nadu, India.
12.3 Our principal place of business is at 29, High School Road, Ambattur, Chennai – 600053, Tamil Nadu, India.
12.4 You can contact us: