4Homeopathy treats its duty to protect the personal data it holds with the utmost seriousness. We have never, and will never, pass on personal data to third parties without permission nor sell information to a commercial organisation.

Who we are

4Homeopathy is a collaborative group made up of the following 10 UK organisations:
Alliance of Registered Homeopaths
British Association of Homeopathic Manufacturers
British Association of Homeopathic Veterinary Surgeons*
British Homeopathic Association
Faculty of Homeopathy
Friends of the Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
Homeopathic Course Providers Forum
Homeopathy Action Trust
Homeopathy Research Institute
Society of Homeopaths

Should you wish to contact us about the way we use your information, you can contact us by email at info@releasethefirstreport.com. 

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

Personal information is any information that can be used to identify you, such as name and address, telephone number, email address. The information we hold about you is information you give to us when you make a donation, fill in a form on the website, or respond to email newsletters. We will use the information you have provided to process your donation and keep you updated with 4Homeopathy campaigns.

The main legal basis we rely on is consent, where we have been given clear consent to process your personal data for a specific purpose. You have the right to object to us collecting this information or restricting the way we use it.

We like to keep our donors and supporters updated with news about the collaboration. If you would rather not receive this information from us, you can let us know at any time, by emailing us at info@releasethefirstreport.com

We also use the personal information we collect from you to shape 4H campaigns, refine your experience, improve the site, and optimise ways to promote the 4H mission. 

Namely, if you sign, share, or donate, we use your personal information to:

  • Send you information about our work via any channels you’ve consented to: i.e. email, social media, telephone
  • Give you opportunities to get involved in campaigns, fundraisers, and special projects, to provide you information about 4H’s work, and to make it easier for you to share with your social networks
  • Create targeted marketing campaigns to promote our work and engage the public with particular campaigns.

We may use the personal information of all visitors of the site to:

  • Answer your queries.
  • Administer & improve the site
  • Analyse how you use the site using tools like Analytics and other tools to help us test the performance of content and site functionality, understand traffic patterns, and know if there are problems with the site.

Sharing your information

Where we have indicated above that information may be shared, we always ensure the people receiving your information uphold the same information security standards as we do. 

  • Facebook marketing: We may use your email address and Facebook ID to participate in Facebook’s Custom Audience and Lookalike Audience programs, which enable us to display campaign promotions to both existing and prospective members when they visit. To do this, we first send a digital fingerprint of your data to Facebook — not your actual personal information — and they check if it matches a fingerprint of their data. If you’re a match, 4H campaign promotions may then appear when you access Facebook. Facebook deletes this information (a) if it does not match with a Facebook account or (b) after they confirm you are a registered account holder. For more detailed information please see https://www.facebook.com/business/help/744354708981227and Facebook’s data policy at https://en-gb.facebook.com/policy.php
  • Other marketing: Based on your use of this site, we may use cookies to target you for other 4Homeopathy campaign promotions on Facebook, Google, or other online services. You can read more in our cookie policy and control your cookie settings.
  • Third-Party organisations: We will share your details with the Australian Your Health Your Choice campaign, only with your explicit permission on signing our petition.

Keeping your information

We only keep your information as long as it is necessary for the purposes it was collected for. Depending on the details, your information could be used and securely disposed of very quickly, or it may be necessary for us to keep your information for many years to comply with gift aid or legacy requirements.

Your individual rights

Under data protection regulations, you have rights over how your personal information is used by others.

Right to access: You have the right to access the personal information we hold about you. If you wish to see it, you can submit a request via email to info@releasethefirstreport.com. Depending on the nature of your request, we may need to seek further clarification from you or gain confirmation of your identity before the information can be provided.

Right to rectification: If the information we hold about you contains errors, you have the right for it to be corrected. We have measures in place to keep our information updated, but if you notice anything wrong with the information we are using, please let us know and we will update it as soon as we can.

Right to erasure: You have the right to request we erase the information we hold about you from our records if you think it is no longer required. Where possible, we will always comply with a request for erasure, however in some cases it will not be possible to erase all information about you, because there may be legal or contractual reasons why we need to keep certain details. If any of your details cannot be erased, we will tell you and explain the reasons.

Right to restriction: If you think your personal information is being used for things it shouldn’t be, you have the right to request we stop using it that way. As with erasure, there may be legal or contractual obligations why we need to continue using information in particular ways.

Right to objection: You have the right to object to us collecting and using your information when it is being done on the basis of legitimate interests, or for direct marketing, or research. We will inform you at the point we start collecting your information if this right applies. Any objections will be considered and complied with, unless there is a lawful exemption.

We will endeavour to inform you about your rights and uphold them at all times. If you believe we have infringed your rights, we encourage you to contact us as soon as possible to resolve the matter. If for any reason you are unable to resolve the matter with us, you can escalate your concerns to the Information Commissioner’s Office, who is the UK’s independent authority responsible for upholding rights in the public interest.

Changes to this notice

From time to time, we may need to change this notice in response to different ways of working, or new regulations. The version number and revision date at the bottom of this notice will tell you when it was last reviewed. As a matter of course, we will review the notice no less than once per year.


Version 2. Last updated 25 September 2018