Privacy Policy

Who are we?

This site is owned and operated by Philanthropy & Fundraising Europe Limited. 


Philanthropy & Fundraising Europe Limited is registered in Scotland at Inchnacardoch Lodge Hotel, Fort Augustus, Inverness-shire, PH32 4BL under company number SC702870

“PFI Group” refers to all associated entities, in particular:  ACA Philanthropy & Fundraising Ltd, Philanthropy and Fundraising Australia and New Zealand and Philanthropy and Fundraising North America. PFE staff are supported by PFI marketing function. 

This policy explains how your personal data will be collected, when it will be collected, how it is stored and when it will be deleted.  


What data do we collect and when? 

This website does not store or capture any personal information when someone solely visits the site.  

We will collect personal information such as your name, organisation, job description, country and email address if you: 

  • attend one of our events;  

  • subscribe to our email communications;  

  • contact us directly using the online form; or  

  • request our research reports.  



By contacting us and providing your email address you are agreeing to receive email communications from PFE, including further information about news, seminars and new research. You can opt-out of emails at any time by unsubscribing or contacting us at  

If you make a purchase, your payment details will be processed using Events.  


Payment details are not held by any member of the PFI Group of companies.  


The information collected will only ever be used for delivering the services that you have requested from us and will not be passed onto third parties. Ever. 

How do we store your data? 

PFE securely stores your data using the Client Relationship Management database.  

Although PFE is part of an international organisation, your data will be stored locally and processed by staff in your region. It will not be shared with the wider PFI group, unless in the delivery of a specific service which you have requested.  



How long do we keep your data? 


We will hold data for 20 years from the point data is provided, or from the 4th January 2021 – whichever is farthest away. After this point, we will delete your data securely. 


If you would like your data to be deleted at any time, please email 

How do we use your data? 



We only want to send you information about products and services we think you will like. We will do this via: 

  • a regular email newsletter; and 

  • email messaging about specific news, products or research updates relating to Great Fundraising. 


You have the right at any time to stop Philanthropy & Fundraising Europe from contacting you. 


If you have agreed to receive our newsletter or other updates, you may unsubscribe at a later date.  


Cookies – so we know who is using our website and how 

Our website provider Wix uses cookies and may place a text file called a “cookie” in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain personal information. We use cookies to track user traffic patterns. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you’ve set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site. 



We will treat all your information as confidential and will not give your information to third parties except where: 


  • we are required to do so by law; or 

  • we have your consent; or 

  • it is necessary for the performance or any product or service that we provide to you. 

All personal data is held and processed in accordance with ICO guidelines. 

Your Data Protection rights 

The Data Protection Act 2018 sets out how organisations such as ours may hold and process personal data. It also gives consumers certain rights such as the right to know what information is being held, how long it will be held for and the right to have it deleted at any time. Your rights under this Act are detailed here


If you would like to exercise any of these rights, or think there may have been a breach of our requirements under this Act, please contact us at 




We aim to resolve concerns swiftly and without fuss but if, after contacting us, you still feel your information is not being handled in accordance with legal requirements, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF (  

Changes to the Privacy Policy 


Philanthropy & Fundraising International may amend or update this privacy policy from time to time. Please note that this Privacy Policy was drafted with brevity and clarity in mind, but we are happy to provide additional information or explanation if needed. This policy was last updated on 11th March 2022.  


This webpage was last updated March 2022. It is reviewed when necessary and at least annually. Any changes will be published here.