Privacy Policy

Last updated: June 7, 2019

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Dobook Limited uses and protects any information that you provide Dobook Limited when you use this website.

Dobook Limited is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Dobook Limited may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 15 March 2018.

What we collect

We collect and store the following information for our charity users:

  • Selected Charity Commission data

  • Information the charity user adds to the charity profile

  • Charity user comments and responses

We collect and store the following information for our individual users, including charity administrators:

  • Name and email received from third party login (LinkedIn, Google+ or Facebook)

  • Photograph, if uploaded by user

  • Comments, questions and ratings, if applicable

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to verify the identity of anyone rating charities or posting questions and/or comments on the whatCharity platform. We also use this information to improve our products and services. We may also periodically send emails about new features, content or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. If applicable, we will seek a separate opt-in for any email communication.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect and store.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, we do not have any control over the other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us using our Contact Us form.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible. We will endeavour to promptly check and correct any information found to be incorrect.