Laamiga’s privacy policy

Laamiga’s Privacy policy

How we respect privacy when we deal with personal information collected by our organisation

This Privacy Policy applies to information we (Laamiga) collect about people who interact with our organisation. It explains what personal information we collect and how we use it.

If you have any comments or questions about this policy, feel free to contact us at

1. Personal data that we process

The following table sets out the types of data we may collect and the legal basis, under current data protection legislation, on which this data is processed.

PurposeData (key elements)Legal Basis
Enquiring about our organisation and its workName, email, telephone numbers, messageLegitimate interests – it is necessary for us to read and store your message so that we can respond in the way that you would expect.
Subscribing to email updates about our workName, emailConsent – you have given your active consent.
Making a donation  Name, email, address, payment informationLegitimate interests – this information is necessary for us to fulfill your intention of donating money.
Website functionalityWebsite activity collected through cookiesLegitimate interests – it is necessary for us to store a small amount of information, usually through cookies, to deliver functionality that you would expect.
Being involved in our mentoring activitiesPhotographLegitimate interests – it is necessary for us to store your photograph so that we can identify you when working with you.

2. How we use your data

We will only use your data in a way that is appropriate bearing in mind the basis on which that data was collected.

For example, we may use your personal information to:

  • send or reply to messages from you;
  • monitor how our mentoring is progressing
  • manage problems or issues that arise as part of our activities
  • handle donations or other transactions with you;
  • show a photograph of you on our website whilst you’re involved in one of our events;
  • send you updates about our activities

3. When we share your data

We will only pass your data to third parties in the following circumstances:

  • you have provided your explicit consent for us to pass data to a named third party;
  • we are using a third party purely for the purposes of processing data on our behalf and we have in place a data processing agreement with that third party that fulfils our legal obligations in relation to the use of third party data processors; or
  • we are required by law to share your data.

4. How long we keep your data

We take the principles of data minimisation and removal seriously we only ever ask for the minimum amount of data for the associated purpose and delete that data once it is no longer required.

Where data is collected on the basis of consent, we will seek renewal of consent from time to time.

5. Rights you have over your data

You have rights over your data, which include the following:

  • Where data processing is based on consent, you may revoke your consent at any time and we will make it as easy as possible for you to do so
  • You can ask for some or all of your information to be corrected or deleted.
  • You can access your information by contacting us.
  • You can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner if you feel your rights have been infringed.

A full summary of your legal rights over your data can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website here:

If you would like to use the rights we list above, or any other legal rights you have over your information  under any current legislation, please contact us.

Please note that when exercising some of your rights, e.g. if you ask us to delete your data, it may be impossible for us to keep delivering some or all of our services to you. Wherever possible, we will always try to give you the maxium ability to use your rights and to deliver as many services to you as possible.

6. Cookies & usage tracking

A cookie is a small computer program that is downloaded onto your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things, e.g. remembering your preferences and counting the number of people looking at a website.

Where we use cookies to collect personal information, we’ve listed these purposes in section 1 above, along with other personal data that we collect. However, we may also use some cookies that do not collect personal information but that do help us collect anonymous information about how people use our website. We use Google Analytics for this purpose.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website usage by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information collected by Google Analytics about usage of our website is not personally identifiable. The data is collected anonymously, stored by Google and used by us to create reports about website usage. Google’s privacy policy is available at]

7. Modifications

We might modify this Privacy Policy occasionally, and the most current version will be on our website. If any modification reduces your rights significantly, we’ll notify anyone affected.