Privacy Policy Online Forms

By using and interacting with our site you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

The Himalayan Trust respects the privacy of our website visitors, email subscribers and supporters.

We collect only such personal information as is needed to provide the information (through online forms), product (such as our Himalayan Trust merchandise) or service (processing donations) that you request.

Storage and security of your Personal Information

We will endeavour at all times to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which we hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. 

Access to the information we hold

You can request access to the personal information we hold about you by making a request via info@himalayantrust.org and we will provide you with access unless we are legally authorised not to do so.

Changing and deleting the information we have about you

If at any time you wish to change personal information that is inaccurate or out of date or to have your Personal Information deleted, please contact us by e-mailing us at info@himalayantrust.org

We will take all reasonable steps to change or delete information in response to such a request. If there is a reason that we cannot make that change or deletion, we will inform you of that reason.

Communication with you

In order to maximise the utility of our site and associated services we may use your personal information to send you information and updates about the website and its associated services via email, telephone or post. You may withdraw your consent from each of these types of communication channel (and/or from all communication channels) at any time by using the unsubscribe functionality when available (e.g. on email communications) or by contacting us at info@himalayantrust.org

 Information we collect automatically

If you visit our website to browse, read, or download information or forms:

  • Your web browser automatically sends us (and we may retain) information such as the:
    • Internet domain through which you access the site;
    • Internet Protocol address of the computer you are using;
    • type of browser software and operating system you are using;
    • date and time you access our site; and
    • the Internet address of the site from which you linked directly to our site.

We will use this information as aggregate data to help us maintain this site, e.g., to determine the number of visitors to different sections of our site, to ensure the site is working properly, and to help us make our site more accessible and useful. We will not use this information to identify individuals.

We will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information.

 Other information we collect

If you choose to identify yourself (or otherwise provide us with personal information) when you use our online forms:

  • We will collect (and may retain) any personally identifying information, such as your name, street address, email address, and phone number, and any other information you provide. We will use this information to try to fulfill your request and may use it provide you with additional information at a later time. We will not disclose such information to third parties, except as specified in this privacy policy
  • If you request information, services, or assistance, we may disclose your personal information to those third parties that (in our judgment) are appropriate in order to fulfill your request. If, when you provide us with such information, you specify that you do not want us to disclose the information to third parties, we will honour your request. Note, however, that if you do not provide such information, it may be impossible for us to refer, respond to or fulfill your request.

How long we Keep information

We may keep information that we collect for an unlimited period of time.

Cookies

We may use cookies in order to customize this site for return visitors.  These cookies are not required for site functionality. Third-party widgets such as YouTube or Facebook may install cookies depending on their configuration. You are not required to accept any cookies to use this site.

Google Analytics

We use a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information.

Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.

You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.