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Our child-friendly privacy policy

This document is aimed at under 18s and tells you how, when and why we collect data from people, and what we use it for. Your data is anything that tells us something about you, eg your address, your age, or things you’re interested in.

At Tearfund we want to keep safe any information you give us about you. We only keep information about you if we need to use it for a specific reason, eg to get in touch with you about something. After that, we won’t keep the information.

We also have rules like this for our website, and you can read about that here. There is also a full privacy policy here.

We’d love to hear from you if you want to talk or ask questions about any of this. Just call us on 020 3906 3906 or email

Who we are

Tearfund is a Christian relief and development charity called to follow Jesus where the need is greatest. We are a charity registered in England and Wales (number 265464) and Scotland (SCO 37624). Our company number is 994339 and our registered office is 100 Church Road, Teddington, TW11 8QE.

In this document, when we say ‘us’, ‘we’ or ‘our’, that means Tearfund, including Tearfund Trading Limited, our trading company.

When and how we collect information

Our rules for using information

What do we do with your information?

How and where we store your information

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