Being accountable

Sussex Wildlife Trust is registered with the Fundraising Regulator who set and maintain the standards for charitable fundraising in the UK.

We hope that our registration with the Fundraising Regulator will build trust and confidence in charitable giving and encourage more people to provide essential support for nature conservation. By registering with the regulator we follow the Code of Fundraising Practice and make the following promise;

We Are Committed to High Standards

  • We do all we can to ensure that fundraisers, volunteers and fundraising contractors working with us to raise funds comply with the Code and with this Promise
  • We comply with the law including those that apply to data protection, health and safety and the environment

We Are Honest and Open

  • We tell the truth and do not exaggerate
  • We do what we say we are going to do
  • We answer all reasonable questions about our fundraising activities and costs.

We Are Clear

  • We are clear about who we are, what we do and how your gift is used
  • Where we have a promotional agreement with a commercial company, we make clear how much of the purchase price we receive
  • We give a clear explanation of how you can make a gift and amend a regular commitment

We Are Respectful

  • We respect the rights, dignities and privacy of our supporters and beneficiaries
  • We will not put undue pressure on you to make a gift and if you do not want to give or wish to cease giving, we will respect your decision
  • If you tell us that you donโ€™t want us to contact you in a particular way we will not do so

We Are Fair and Reasonable

  • We take care not to use any images or words that cause unjustifiable distress or offence
  • We take care not to cause unreasonable nuisance or disruption

We Are Accountable

  • If you are unhappy with anything we've done whilst fundraising, you can contact us to make a complaint

If you have any concerns about the way we fundraise, we encourage you to get in touch with your feedback. Please do so by contacting our Director for Fundraising & Communications by using the contact form below.

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Sussex Wildlife Trust will store your details securely, and we will never sell, trade or rent your personal information to other organisations. We confirm that any personal information we hold about you will not be communicated to any agency or person outside the Sussex Wildlife Trust.

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