Privacy Policy

Data Protection Notice.

This document is produced in order to comply with the new data privacy law GDPR effective from 25th May 2018. The Trust is fully committed to protecting personal data.

Please read and understand the full document and our commitment to compliance with this law.


Doc Ref. OSST/GDPR/0020 Revision 0
Issued By KA Date 01/05/2018
Approved By TS Date 06/05/2018
Approved By CS Date 10/05/2018
Comments Issued for dist’n



At Om Sharavanabhava Seva Trust, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy covers personal information (i.e. your full name, date of birth, postal address, email address, telephone number, or bank account or card details) that you have consented to provide to us on a voluntary basis. It is possible to withdraw your consent at any time by emailing us at:

How is your information used?
We may use your information to:

  • Process a donation that you have made;
  • Process orders that you have submitted;
  • Notify you of changes to our services;
  • Send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you. These may include information about campaigns, appeals, other fundraising activities, promotions of our associated companies goods and services; and
  • Fulfil our legal obligations.

Who has access to your information?
All information is stored securely (see below). Only the Chair, Treasurer and Secretary will have access to it for the purposes outlined above.]
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

How you can access and update your information
The accuracy of your information is important to us. We’re working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (we may charge a administration fee for information requests to cover our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you).

Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely. Any sensitive information (such as credit or debit card details) is encrypted and protected with the following software 128 Bit encryption on SSL. When you are on a secure page, a lock icon will appear on the bottom of web browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer. Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

If you wish to notify us of any changes to the data we hold, please notify us by emailing to: no later than 25th May 2018

If we don’t hear from you we will assume you will comply with the terms of this policy.