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Privacy Policy

November 29, 2023

Fiji Red Cross Society respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy policy will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit our website (regardless of where you visit it from) and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

Collection of Information
When you visit our Site, we may automatically collect certain information about your device, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, and access times. We may also collect information about your use of the Site, including the pages you visit, the links you click, and other actions you take on the Site. We may also collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name,
email address, and phone number. This information may be collected when you sign up for our newsletter, make a donation, or participate in other activities on the Site.

Use of Information
We may use the information we collect to:

  • Provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
  • Send you newsletters or other communications that you have requested.
  • Process your donations and provide you with receipts.
  • Respond to your inquiries and requests.
  • Analyze and improve the Site’s performance and user experience.
  • Comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

Users Rights
The Fiji Red Cross will make every effort to respect the following rights of users:

  • Right to be informed:
    The Red Cross will inform you about the collection, processing, and use of your personal data. This includes the purpose of the data processing, the categories of personal data processed, and the recipients of the data.
  • Right to access:
    You have the right to request access to the personal data that the Red Cross holds about you. The Red Cross will provide you with a copy of your personal data upon request.
  • Right to rectification:
    If the personal data that the Red Cross holds about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to request that the data is rectified or completed.
  • Right to erasure:
    You have the right to request the erasure of your personal data in certain circumstances, such as when the data is no longer necessary for the purpose it was collected or when you withdraw your consent.
  • Right to restrict processing:
    You have the right to request that the Red Cross restricts the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances, such as when you contest the accuracy of the data or when the processing is unlawful.
  • Right to data portability:
    You have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and to transmit the data to another controller.
  • Right to object:
    You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances, such as when the processing is based on the legitimate interests of the Red Cross or when the data is processed for direct marketing purposes.
  • Right to withdraw consent:
    If the processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

Disclosure of Information
The Red Cross may share your personal data with third parties in the following circumstances:

  • Service Providers:
    The Red Cross may share your personal data with third-party service providers who perform services on our behalf, such as IT support, payment processing, and email marketing. These service providers are required to protect your personal data and are not permitted to use your personal data for any other purposes.
  • Affiliates:
    The Red Cross may share your personal data with our affiliates, which include other organizations within the Red Cross Movement. This sharing is necessary for the coordination of our global humanitarian activities.
  • Legal Obligations:
    The Red Cross may share your personal data when we are required to do so by law, such as in response to a court order or subpoena. The Red Cross will only share your personal data to the extent necessary and always in compliance with applicable laws.

Data Security
The measures we take to protect information we collect are:

  • Encryption:
    The website may use encryption technologies to protect user data during transmission.
  • Access controls:
    The website may restrict access to user data to only authorized personnel who require it to perform their duties.
  • Data retention:
    The website may limit the retention of user data to only what is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.
  • Incident response:
    The website may have a plan in place to respond to data breaches or security incidents that may compromise user data.
  • User education:
    The website may provide users with information on how to protect their own data, such as by using strong passwords and avoiding phishing scams.

We may use cookies to collect information about your use of the Site. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your device when you visit a website. Cookies allow us to personalize your experience on the Site and analyze how users interact with the Site. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, if you disable or refuse cookies, some parts of the Site may not be accessible or may not function properly.

Third-Party Links
The Site may contain links to third-party websites that are not operated by Fiji Red Cross. These links are provided for your convenience and information only. Fiji Red Cross does not control and is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these third-party websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these websites before providing any personal information to them.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post the revised policy on the Site and update the “Effective Date” at the bottom of this page. Your continued use of the Site after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes.

Contact Us
If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at info@fijiredcross.org.

Effective Date: March 8, 2023
Last updated: March 21, 2023