Fundraising Promise We strive for best practice in fundraising and are registered with the Fundraising Regulator, and committed to the Fundraising Promise and to treating donors and the public with respect, fairness, honesty, and clarity in our fundraising activities. We will keep our fundraising practices under review and we will work with others with the aim of improving practice across the charity sector. If you have any questions or concerns about this, or any aspect of our work, please don’t hesitate to email us or call 07498 049579. We will commit to high standards We will adhere to the Fundraising Code of Practice We will monitor fundraisers, volunteers and third parties working with us to raise funds, to ensure that they comply with the Code of Fundraising Practice and with this Promise We will comply with the law as it applies to charities and fundraising We will display the Fundraising Regulator badge on our fundraising material to show we are committed to good practice. We will be clear, honest and open We will tell the truth and we will not exaggerate We will do what we say we are going to do with donations we receive We will be clear about who we are and what we do We will give a clear explanation of how you can make a gift and change a regular donation Where we ask a third party to fundraise on our behalf, we will make this relationship and the financial arrangement transparent We will be able to explain our fundraising costs and show how they are in the best interests of our cause if challenged We will ensure our complaints process is clear and easily accessible We will provide clear and evidence based reasons for our decisions on complaints. We will be respectful We will respect your rights and privacy We will not put undue pressure on you to make a gift If you do not want to give or wish to cease giving, we will respect your decision We will have a procedure for dealing with people in vulnerable circumstances and it will be available on request Where the law requires, we will get your consent before we contact you to fundraise If you tell us that you don’t want us to contact you in a particular way we will not do so We will work with the Telephone, Mail and Fundraising Preference Services to ensure that those who choose not to receive specific types of communication don’t have to. We will be fair and reasonable We will treat donors and the public fairly, showing sensitivity and adapting our approach depending on your needs We will take care not to use any images or words that intentionally cause distress or anxiety We will take care not to cause nuisance or disruption to the public. We will be accountable and responsible We will manage our resources responsibly and consider the impact of our fundraising on our donors, supporters and the wider public If you are unhappy with anything we’ve done whilst fundraising, you can contact us to make a complaint We will listen to feedback and respond appropriately to compliments and criticism we receive We will have a complaints procedure, a copy of which will be available on our website or available on request Our complaints procedure will let you know how to contact the Fundraising Regulator in the event that you feel our response is unsatisfactory We will monitor and record the number of complaints we receive each year and share this data with the Fundraising Regulator on request.