Classrooms for Malawi are committed to protecting your privacy.
This policy informs you about how the personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us,
will be processed.
In collecting your personal information, we are acting as a “data controller” and, by law, are required
to provide you with information about us as a charity, about why and how we use the data you
provide, and about the rights you have over this data.
Who are We?
We are Classrooms for Malawi (CfM) , Registered Scottish Charity SC043390.
You can contact us at:
Classrooms for Malawi
2 Kirkwood Street
Phone: 0141 571 8505
If you have any questions about how your data is used, they should be addressed to the above
What personal data do we collect?
When you subscribe to receive our newsletter and other marketing emails, we ask you for your first
name, last name and email address.
We collect names, addresses, contact numbers and emails, and the addresses and names of
emergency contacts from our charity volunteers. We also collect names and telephone numbers of
individuals to whom we are giving talks about the charity.
Why do we collect this information?
This information is required to enable us to recruit volunteers, ensure their safety and wellbeing, to
enable us to organise and attend venues to give talks and to help us to assign supporters to
appropriate lists to receive the email correspondence to which they have opted-in.
What do we do with your information?
Your information is stored in our secure email management CRM system, an encrypted spreadsheet and a locked
drawer specifically used to store volunteer information. We do not share this data with any third
How long do we keep your information for?
We will keep your information for as long as necessary unless you are deemed to be inactive for 5
years or more. Your personal information will then be deleted from our system/shredded.
Your rights over your information
By law, you can ask us what information we hold about you, and you can ask us to correct it if it is
inaccurate. You may also request a copy of your information and for us to stop using it for a period
of time if you deem it’s use to be unlawful. To make a request please use the contact details above.
Your right to complain
If you wish to complain about the use of your information, you can contact the Information
Commissioner’s Office via their website at www.ico.org.uk/concerns.