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Al-Wahab Foundation, formerly known as Ummah Charity International, appreciates your decision to choose us for your donation and trust us with your investment. At AWF, we are committed to keeping your personal data secure and confidential.

We have written this privacy statement to inform you about why we collect and use your personal data, in what circumstances we may share your personal data with another organisation, and your individual rights concerning your personal data.

We are committed to being fully open and honest with you about why we collect and use your personal data. This is the right thing to do, and it will also help you understand and exercise your rights over your personal data.

We understand that privacy is important, and we are strongly committed to protecting the privacy of both our current and prospective donors and visitors to our website. Please note that this Privacy Policy applies only to Al-Wahab Foundation, formerly known as Ummah Charity International. By sharing information with Al-Wahab Foundation or by visiting this site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.


Use of Cookies


Al-Wahab Foundation, formerly known as Ummah Charity International, uses cookies like many other websites. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit certain websites. The primary purpose of using cookies is to provide you with an even and well-organised experience while using our online services. The use of cookies enables the donation process and helps us statistically analyse site usage. It also contributes to customising our site’s content, layout, and services.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies; however, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled. These cookies enable the websites to work more efficiently, so it is advisable to leave them switched on.




Email addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors to this site are known only when voluntarily submitted. We care about the security of your personal data and employ several different security checks to protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorised access by users inside and outside the organisation.

If you subscribe to Al-Wahab Foundation’s email service, we shall be contacting you periodically with information regarding our projects around the world as well as current appeals and campaigns.

If, at any time, you prefer not to receive email marketing information from us, please click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every Al-Wahab Foundation email.


Sharing Information


As a matter of policy, we use profiling to help raise funds for our fundraising objectives by providing an improved experience for our supporters. We will not sell, share, or rent personal information about you in any way except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when the law requires it.


Reasons for Collecting Your Data


The main reasons why we collect your personal data are as follows:

  • Processing donations and making the execution go according to the given instructions by donors.
  • To process GiftAid.
  • To send marketing handouts via email, phone, SMS, or post. Note that we send marketing content only with the consent of a donor.
  • To keep a record of your donations at Al-Wahab Foundation over time, and expedite the processing of your donations in the future.
  • Your personal data can be used to deal with your queries, requests, and responses related to any of our projects.
  • For sending confirmation and reports of processing your donation for the projects, you have donated to.
  • To have your valuable feedback related to our charity services, if we are permitted by the donor to do so.


How Long Do We Keep Your Personal Data?


Al-Wahab Foundation keeps personal data with the data retention policy. The time duration of keeping your personal data for each category primarily depends on the reason behind retaining it and our statutory and contractual requirements as well. For instance, your record is required to be kept for gift aid.


Your Authority Over Your Data

Direct Marketing


If you want to stop the processing of your personal data for any direct marketing purpose (including postal marketing and our use of profiling), please contact our supporter relations team:

As a donor, if you want us to stop processing your personal information/data for postal marketing or any sort of marketing purposes, feel free to contact us at 0208 903 8944 or send us an email at


Consent Withdrawal


You always have the right over your personal data, and when asked, you can withdraw your consent for using your data at any time. Al-Wahab Foundation practices the inclusion of details and comprehensive instructions on how you can withdraw your consent for the data.

Accessing Your Data


Al-Wahab Foundation understands and agrees to the fact that you have got all the rights to access the personal data we have held for you in our record with your consent. At any time, you can ask us for the details of your personal data provided and can request a copy of that information.

Objection & Restriction Rights


As a donor or supporter of the Al-Wahab Foundation, you have the right to raise objections and put restrictions on the collection and use of data at any time you want. We will process your request right away.


Data Manageability Rights


You can forward your request for retrieving a copy of the personal data we have retained, at any time you want, that we are likely to transfer directly to another organisation.

Erasure Rights


As a donor or supporter of the Al-Wahab Foundation, you have all the right to ask if we have erased your personal data that we held for processing with your consent.


Data Rectification Rights


At any time, if you think that your personal data in our record needs to be rectified, you have the right to get it updated accordingly.


For further information and to practice your rights, feel free to contact us at 0208 903 8944 or send us your enquiry by:


Post: Al-Wahab Foundation, 16 Village Way East, Pinner, Harrow HA2 7LU


Privacy Policy Changes


Al-Wahab Foundation, formerly known as Ummah Charity International, may change or update the privacy policy from time to time according to our needs and based on your comments. This privacy policy has been updated on 27th October 2022.

Please contact us at 0208 903 8944 or send us an email at if you have any questions about our site or our Privacy Policy.

Post: Al-Wahab Foundation, 16 Village Way East, Pinner, Harrow HA2 7LU.