Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how ODCD uses and protects any information you give us when you use our website.

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and security. Any personal information you provide via our website will be treated in accordance with this policy and reflects our duties under the UK Data Protection Act to use your personal information fairly, keep it secure, make sure it is accurate, and keep it up-to-date.

By joining our mailing list or making a donation to ODCD, you are agreeing to be bound by this policy.

This policy explains:

  1. What personal information is collected from you
  2. How we use your information
  3. Who has access to your information
  4. How we use cookies
  5. Links to other websites
  6. Changes to your information

1. Information collected from you

We may collect personal information when you visit our site, ask about our services, make a donation, or provide information voluntarily over the phone or by mail. This information may include your name, address, contact details, date of birth, credit/debit cards, IP address, and how you interact with our website.

By providing us with your personal data, you consent to the collection and use of any information you provide in accordance with the purposes stated below and this privacy statement.

2. How we use your personal information

We may use your information in relation to the administration of donations and legacies, or in sending you communications about our work, fundraising and other activities.

3. Who has access to your information

We are committed to ensuring that your personal information is secure. Any details you give us will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We will not sell, share, or lease this information to any other third parties unless we have your explicit permission or are required by law to do so, for example by court order.

We may need to share your details with volunteers, employees, contractors, agents and professional advisors who work on our behalf for the purposes outlined above. Written agreements exist between ODCD and such parties that there must be no further disclosure of such personal data.

4. How we use cookies

The ODCD website uses cookies to enable us to collect statistical information about your browsing activities but these do not collect any personally identifiable information about you.Ttraffic log cookies help us to identify which pages of our website are being visited. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to your needs.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. For more information about cookies, please see

5. Links to other websites

ODCD provides a number of links to other websites on this site. We cannot be held responsible for the content or performance of external websites, or for their privacy and security policies. You are advised to check these yourself if you have any concerns.

6. Changes to your personal information

The accuracy of your information is important to us. You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information. Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate how you would like us to contact you.

If you change address or believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the address to the right. Incorrect information will be deleted or amended promptly