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Privacy Statement

Please read this statement carefully to understand how Save the Children International (‘SCI’, ‘we’) collects, uses and stores your personal data.

Save the Children International is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with company number 3732267 and a charity registered in England and Wales with charity number 1076822.

The processing of your personal data is carried out by Save the Children International, which is registered with the Office of the Information Commissioner. 

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact:

Data Protection Officer
Save the Children International
St Vincent House, 
30 Orange Street

Email: and mark it for the attention of the Data Protection Officer.

This Privacy Statement takes into account applicable legislation including the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation.

What information do we collect?

When you interact with us, we may collect your name, address, email address(es), telephone number(s), and, where appropriate, date of birth. 

How do we collect information?

We may collect information about you whenever you interact with us. For example, when you contact SCI regarding our activities, register as a supporter, send or receive information or sign a petition, you specifically and knowingly provide us with your personal information. We may also receive information about you from third parties – but only if you have given them permission to share your information.

Will we disclose the information we have collected to outside parties?

We will not share your information with any third party, including Save the Children Members for marketing purposes unless we have your consent.

We may share your information with third parties, including Save the Children Members organisations and SCI’s service providers if:

  • it is required for the organisation to operate; or
  • it is required to protect our organisation or our beneficiaries; or
  • it is required in order to protect against actual or suspected fraudulent activity; or
  • we are required to do so by law; or
  • we have your consent.

With your permission we may also pass your information on to related organisations like other Save the Children Members.   So that they may contact you and/or provide further information about the work of Save the Children. By ticking the box in such communications you are providing that consent, you are also consenting to this transfer.  If you do not want this to happen, please do not tick the box.  

How does SCI protect your personal information?

SCI implements measures to ensure that your information is kept secure, accurate and up to date, and only for as long as is reasonable and necessary.

Children’s data

When you register with us, you are stating that you are over 18 years of age or are under 18 acting with parental consent. If you are under 18, we need your parental consent as well. If you have any issues with parental consent, please contact us at You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any time is true. 


We will not be responsible for the privacy of data collected by websites not owned or managed by SCI, including those linked through our website.

Data retention

We shall only retain your personal information for as long as is necessary for you to use our services or for as long as you are associated with our work. After such time, we shall only maintain your information for as long as is required by law.

What rights do you have in relation to your data?

You may:

  1. request details of the personal information we hold;
  2. request a copy of your personal information;
  3. withdraw the consent you have provided previously for processing your personal data;
  4. request that we correct or remove the information we have on file;
  5. request that we restrict the processing of your personal information in certain ways; or
  6. object to specific processing of your personal information.


You can exercise these rights by submitting a request. This is known as a Subject Access Request.

How to submit a Subject Access Request (SAR)

If you want to make any of these requests, please send an email to SCI shall process such requests unless there is a legitimate reason not to.

Alternatively, you can write to the following address and make a request:

Subject Access Request Team,

Save the Children International
St Vincent House, 
30 Orange Street

Phone number:  +44 (0)20 3272 0300

Please download and complete the Subject Access Request form.

Please submit the completed form along with a self-certified copy of one of the following:

  1. Valid photocard driving license, or
  2. Valid Passport, or
  3. Valid National identity card (with photo) (for Non-UK nationals), or


One of the following documents, not more than 3 months old, showing your full name and current address:

  1. Utility bill or tax bill
  2. Bank or building society or mortgage statement
  3. Landline telephone bill

Please do not send original documents. Please provide self-certified copies of the documents. If the request is submitted by someone other than the data subject, then proof of identity for both the authorised representative and the data subject should be provided.

We will fulfil your request within one month as soon as we have verified your identity. If there are any unavoidable delays, we will update you on the expected revised timelines along with the reason for the delay.

The information you send to us as part of the Subject Access Request will only be used to process your request and respond back to your request. This includes verifying your identity, analysing your request, locating required information, responding back to your request and answering any queries you may have. We may contact you, using the details you send, if we need any further information to be able to fulfil your request.


Making a complaint

If you are not satisfied with the response, please contact us at with the details explaining your concerns.

We will review your complaint and investigate if the right procedures have been followed and respond back to you as appropriate. We aim to complete this investigation within 15 working days of receiving your complaint, however, in some cases it may take longer. If you are still unsatisfied with the response, you may contact the ICO.

Cookie Notice

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Notification of change of Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Statement. You are advised to visit this website section periodically in order to keep up to date with any changes to our Privacy Statement.

Date of last update of Privacy Statement –  October 2019