Privacy Policy for Sarah Jennifer Knott Foundation 

The Sarah Jennifer Knott Foundation (SJK Foundation) respects your right to privacy and complies with its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The goal of this privacy policy is to help you understand how the SJK Foundation deals with any personal data you provide when you visit its website or interact with the Foundation online. 

Our commitment to privacy

We know that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate you trusting that we will do so carefully and sensibly. To better protect your privacy, we provide this Privacy Policy explaining our practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used by the SJK Foundation . The information below explains our policy regarding your privacy online and offline. By visiting www or sharing personal information with us you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.
Our website is maintained by the SJK Foundation and True Design.

What type of information do we collect?

You may browse our site anonymously but certain functions and pages may be unavailable to you.

We collect information from you when you visit our website or make a donation.

When making a donation you may be asked to provide personal details such as name, email address, phone number or payment information as needed.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

We may use this information for training, quality monitoring or evaluating the services we provide.

We may also collect and retain your data if you send feedback about any of our services or make a complaint.

To process payments and confirm transactions

Example: Donating online. We will use your information to complete your donation  and to follow up, where relevant or requested, by email, phone or post on any transactions and issue payment receipts.

To enhance our website 

We continually try to enhance and improve our website based on the anonymous information and feedback we receive from you.

We want your visit to our website to be a useful one, making sure you are able to find the information that you’re looking for and that is relevant to you

To update you on what we are doing and to communicate ways you can get involved in our fundraising 

From time to time we may use your address to send you updates on the impact of your donation, and let you know how you can get involved in our fundraising.

We may also contact you by phone and email if you have given us consent to do so.

We will always respect your privacy and will always give you the option to choose to change your mind and not hear from us.

How do we protect your information?

We use a variety of security measures to securely process and keep your personal information safe when you interact with our website.

The SJK Foundation will continue to take, all reasonable step to guarantee the safety of the data you provide to us and we will only use the data for the intended purpose.

To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Additionally, sensitive data such as credit card numbers are encrypted using SSL and immediately transferred into our payment gateway providers database (Stripe) so that they are not saved on our servers. Stripe is certified to the highest industry standards and has obtained regulatory licenses around the world. The SJK Foundation will only store the following information in relation to online donations – name, email address and amount donated.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that lets the sites or service providers systems to recognise your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to help us remember and process items in your shopping cart and compile anonymous data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

This website uses Google Analytics to gather anonymous statistics about visitors to the site and which pages are visited.

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for other uses. For example, we may disclose the total number of visits to our website.

You may provide us with information about yourself and your organization when you register for fundraising, donations, and information services or to buy products. This information is not used for any other purpose than to fulfil your request and is not shared with outside parties. However, donors and visitors should be aware that information collected online or offline may be subject to examination and inspection if such information is a public record or not otherwise protected from disclosure

Your consent

By using our website, you consent to our privacy policy (this page).

Changes to our privacy policy

Changing business practices and circumstances may require that we make changes to this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes will be reflected on this website. The Sarah Jennifer Knott Foundation reserves the right to amend its website and/or this Privacy Policy at any time without any prior consultation. These changes will be posted on this page together with the privacy policy revision date. Our goal is to provide all services to donors or visitors in an accessible, efficient and friendly manner while maintaining their privacy. If you have comments or questions regarding privacy, please contact us.

Contacting us

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.


Postal: 38 Belgrave Road, Rathmines, D06 HW222

Phone: +353 86 837 2721

Policy Review Date: 2nd August 2022