Privacy Policy

Our commitment to protecting your privacy is paramount at The Thembisa Trust. The following statement describes how The Thembisa Trust collects and uses information about people who visit our website.
If you have any queries about this statement please contact us at 34 Trinity Road, Oxford OX3 8LQ or email us at

Collecting Information
We will collect personal information from you when you sign-up to receive our newsletters, make a donation to us or otherwise provide us with personal information. We will also gather general information regarding the use of our website, such as which pages are visited most frequently. Only anonymous information and statistics will be used which do not identify individual visitors. This information helps us improve the services and information we offer on our website. We may use service providers to help us collect and analyse this information.

Personal Information
The types of personal information collected might include name, email address, postal address and telephone number and we may also collect your opinions about a project, issue or aspect of our website.

How do we use this information?
We will use your personal information to provide you with the information you have requested, for administration purposes and to further our charitable aims, including for fundraising activities. We may need to share your information with carefully selected service providers such as a secure banking provider to facilitate donations.
We will only contact you with our newsletters or relevant information if you have signed up to receive them. You can opt out of receiving any communication from us at anytime by contacting the charity at

Privacy and Security

Emails aren’t always secure, and they may be intercepted or changed after they’ve been sent. The Thembsia Trust doesn’t accept liability if this happens. The contents of emails reflect their author's views and not necessarily those of The Thembisa Trust. 

Please do not send The Thembisa Trust any financial data through email.

‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enable the server to collect information from the browser. Essentially it takes the form of a small text file deposited on your computer’s hard drive. The Thembisa Trust uses cookies to ensure that you can interact with our web sites successfully, to identify you when you visit our web sites and to keep track of your browsing patterns. The use of cookies does not give us access to the rest of your computer or to personal information about you.

Personal Detail Protection
We take appropriate measures to ensure that the information we receive is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.

By providing us with your personal information you consent to the collection and use of that information for the purposes and in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.

Our website may include links to websites run by other organisations. The Thembisa Trust is not responsible for the privacy practices of other organisations’ websites so you should refer to their privacy policies individually.

The Thembisa Trust reserves the right to amend this privacy statement. The most up to date version will be always be available on our website so please check from time to time, continuing to use our website you will be deemed to have accepted any changes.