Fundraiser Focus +

Fundraiser Focus +

Our Fundraiser Focus + service provides you with the tools required to continue generating income in these times of unprecedented scrutiny, change and opportunity.

We arm you with the latest knowledge and practical advice. We empower you to make informed your Trustees, donors and the public can trust your handling of personal information.

So whether you want to update your knowledge of the Data Protection Act and Privacy Regulations, or want to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), our subscription service will support you all the way.

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1. Helpline

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Access expert advice when you need it....

Call or email our experts with any question, query or request for advice any time.

Should you require additional hours, they will be charged at the discounted rate of £150 (standard service) and £100 (complete service).

Up to 4 hours Up to 8 hours

2. Updates

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Keep up to date with the latest developments...

Receive regular updates on the latest GDPR guidance, Codes of Practice and case law.

3. Free entry to our regional seminars

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Hear first-hand the latest best practice...

Free attendance to our half-day seminars on the latest developments in fundraising practice.

2 delegates 4 delegates

4. Onsite training workshop

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Review and plan for the GDPR...

We will deliver a day-long training workshop at your offices. Please see below for the typical agenda.

Maximum 15 delegates*

5. Supplier oversight

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Check that your suppliers are not a weak link...

Use our self-assessment to review how your suppliers are handling your donor data, and put in place robust procurement procedures.

Maximum 4 suppliers*

Join us on the package that best suits your immediate needs. After the first year, continue with the service that suits your ongoing requirements.

Please contact us to discuss your needs and to hear about the price of an annual subscription.
020 3691 5731 •

Our fees and charges do not include VAT, which will be charged in addition. Reasonable expenses will be claimed for onsite work.
*Please contact us if you have more than 15 staff in your fundraising team/Directorate, and/or need to review more than four suppliers.

Fundraising GDPR / Data Protection Training Workshop – typical agenda

1. Where are we now?

An old law with new teeth: what has changed since 2010? An overview of the current law (Data Protection Act 1998 and Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations 2003) and current Codes of Practice and guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and Fundraising Regulator.

Case Studies: Pharmacy 2U • RSPCA • British Heart Foundation

Explore the key issues and lessons to learn from the Pharmacy 2U, RSPCA and British Heart Foundation cases.

2. How you can prepare for the future

What the Fundraising Regulator's guidance and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mean for fundraising and marketing. The section will draw out the similarities and differences with current legislation, and how to prepare for the change ahead.

Purpose: Reviewing and clarifying what you want to do with personal information • How different (or not) are different types of fundraising (individual giving; legacy; emergency appeals); campaigning; events promotion; shops/commercial activities • What does this mean for the collection of personal information?

Fairness: How to collect and use personal information in a transparent way • Using layered privacy notices and just in time notices.

Consent What is "unambiguous consent" and when must you rely on it (opt-in) • When you might rely on legitimate interests • Other grounds for collecting and using personal information.

Rights and the FPS: The right to object • Proving consent • Managing the withdrawal of consent and the subsequent recapturing of consent • How long does consent last? • What the Fundraising Preference Service relates to • The practical issues to consider.

Wealth screening: What the ICO says • Re-using public personal information • How to undertake wealth screening and prospecting in a compliant way.

Reporting to Trustees: The key aspects of the Charity Commission's guidance to Trustees on their governance and oversight of fundraising activity.

3. Outsourcing fundraising activity

Due diligence during procurement • Contract must-haves • Contract best practice • Ongoing monitoring • What will likely change in the future.

Case Study: Leave.EU

Exploring the key issues and lessons to learn from the Leave.EU decision to buy data and send 500,000 SMS messages...

4. Using existing data for something new

When existing personal information can be used for new activities • When to re-engage with the individual • When you can act in your legitimate interests.

5. Practical security for fundraisers

With reference to your existing Data Protection and information security policies, present a summary of your key information security requirements expectations. Specific reference to case law and key issues such as remote working • Bring Your Own Device.

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