Hong Kong Friends of SOS Children's Villages

Privacy and Cookies Policy

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The privacy of our children and supporters is important to us. This page explains our policies on issues related to privacy. If you have an queries please get in touch.


Privacy and data protection

Personal data collected from supporters is never shared, rented or sold for use by third parties. It is only accessible to external organisations where they have been contracted to aid in the delivery of our services.

We only contact supporters who have given explicit permission to do so. We give everyone the opportunity to state their preferences when donating online. You can update your preferences at any time by contacting us.


Information collected automatically

In order that we can provide the best online experience, we automatically collect some information from visitors to our site and recipients of our emails. The information is used to make our site more efficient, and collected so that we can determine how to make improvements.


Use of cookies on our website

A cookie is a small file which is sent to your computer when you visit a site. Once sent it is used by the website to recognize your browser, and may store your preferences or other information.

We use cookies to record your preferences during donations, and also to help us record the webpage which referred you to us. We also use some third party services which may set cookies:

Partner nameWhat their cookies are used for
Google AnalyticsHelps us analyse how people use our site, and enables us to display adverts to people who have visited our site on previous occasions. This does not allow our visitors to be tracked across websites belonging to other Google Analytics users.
Social sharing: Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Google+These social sites may set cookies if you use them to share our content. For more details please check the relevant social network website.
MailChimpProvides our mailing list and archives. Visiting the archive pages sets a cookie to store preferences and for analytics.


Managing cookies

For more information about cookies and how you can block them if you are concerned about their use, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.