Amana Trust values your privacy. We strive to protect your personal information and use it in a manner consistent with the laws of the countries in which we collect it.

Please read this Policy to understand what types of information we collect from you, for what purposes and what choices you have regarding our collection of your information. By visiting www.amanatrust.org.uk, www.amanaradio.org.uk or any of its related websites (collectively, the “Website”), you accept the practices described in this Policy.

This Policy may change by updating this page without advance notice to you. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This Policy was effective from 25 August 2015.

Who We Are
Amana Trust is a limited charitable company, registered in England and Wales, Company Number 4366897, and Charity Number 1093401, registered office: Bower House, Orange Tree Hill, Romford, Essex, RM4 1PB, United Kingdom. We conduct charitable religious activities in the UK and throughout the world, including distribution of free Bibles on behalf of Bibles for Europe, radio broadcasting of Bible study programmes, and hosting of seminars and trainings. We are a registered data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK.
Amana Trust is a distributor of Bibles for Europe in the United Kingdom.

Information We Collect
Personal information we gather may be voluntarily supplied by you when you:

  • Request information from Amana Trust
  • Order products from Amana Trust
  • Receive a Bible from us
  • Register to attend Amana Trust events, such as Bible Seminars
  • Sign up for services from Amana Trust, such as newsletters.

The personal information we collect may include your gender, title, name, address, telephone number, email address, university (if applicable), your preferences and interests relevant to Amana Trust offers, and confirmation that you are 18 and over. For events, we may collect additional information to accommodate your needs, including dietary requirements, means of transport, and how you were introduced to Amana Trust.

On our Website we also collect non-identifying demographic and interest data through Google Analytics Demographic and Interest Reporting. You may opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising through Google’s Ads Settings or via the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Our Website may contain links to our partners’ websites or other places of interest, who may collect your information. By selecting these links, you will effectively leave Amana Trust’s site and no longer fall under our privacy policy. Please refer to the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

How We Use Your Information
We use your personal information to respond to your requests for information, products or services. With your prior consent, we use your information to let you know how to use the Recovery Version Bible, and to inform you of Bible studies or seminars in your area. We do not sell or share your information to third-party marketers or any persons or organizations that are not associated with Amana Trust. We store your information in a centralised contacts database on a secure web server. We may also store certain information temporarily on paper at our office.

Demographic and interest data gathered through Google Analytics Demographic and Interest Reporting is for analysing trends in aggregate and is never combined with personally identifiable information.
We use Mailchimp to send Newsletter emails to users who subscribe to receive them. You can review Mailchimp’s privacy policy for information on how they manage user data: mailchimp.com/legal/privacy. MailChimp will collect your email address and optionally other information, but will not pass on or sell your details to anyone else. You can unsubscribe from any email sent from MailChimp by clicking an embedded ‘unsubscribe’ link.

We use Google Apps in operating the forms on our website. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to the transfer, storing or processing of data that we collect from you to secure locations outside of the EU operated by Google for processing and storing. Google is a part of the US-EU Safe Harbor Framework, and has entered into a data processing agreement and model contract clause with us, to ensure that your data is treated and stored securely. Google will only use your information for the purpose of providing the Apps services, and will not use your personal data for advertising purposes. For information on how Google safeguards data that is processed in the use of their Google Apps services please see: google.com/intx/en/work/apps/terms/mcc_terms.html.

How We Protect Your Information
We do our utmost to protect your privacy. The European Union Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and corresponding data protection legislation obliges us to follow security procedures regarding the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us in order to avoid unauthorised loss or access. As such we and our data processors have implemented industry-standard security systems and procedures to protect information from unauthorised disclosure, misuse or destruction.

Cookies
A cookie is a small text file that websites create and store on your computer containing data about websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The below table describes the cookies we use and why. Amana Trust does not disclose to third parties any cookie information created by our Website, except as needed to satisfy any law, regulation, or legal request.

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our Website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the Website, where visitors have come to the Website from and the pages they visited.
PHP session cookie PHPSESSID This session cookie is set when a visitor first loads a page. The cookie is required by the underlying technology to power the Website. It will last as long as the visitor is on our Website and is removed when the visitor closes their browser. It does not store any user information; it is used to maintain a unique link between the browser and the Website for the purposes of information requests and session data used by the Website to manage user logins. This cookie is set without confirmation as it is crucial to the basic operation of the Website.

We use social plugins of a third party, Facebook, to enable users to share the content of the website on social networks. These social plugins use third party cookies. Facebook’s cookie policy can be found at www.facebook.com/help/cookies

Children’s Personal Information
Users of this website must be at least 18 years of age in order to request materials or participate in any activity that requires the submission of personal information.

We do not knowingly market to, or solicit information from, children under the age of 18 years. We cannot distinguish the age of visitors to our website. If a minor has provided us with personal information without parental or guardian consent, the parent or guardian should contact us (data@amanatrust.org.uk) and we will remove the minor’s personal information.

User Submissions
Questions, comments, and remarks you transmit to Amana Trust through the Website or by any other means including, without limitation, email, mail, voicemail, telephone or facsimile will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary, unless explicitly stated otherwise.

How To Access Your Information
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of particular personal information we hold about you then please follow these instructions. We may make a small charge for this service.
Please email our Data Office at data@amanatrust.org.uk with the details of your request.

Contact us
Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:
Amana Trust
Bower House,
Orange Tree Hill,
Romford, Essex,
RM4 1PB,
United Kingdom

+44 (0) 1708 380 300
data@amanatrust.org.uk